Zamansız çocuk- evsiz beden

 Gaile, Yenidüzen Gazetesi Eki, Sayı 459 –02 Aralık 2018 Zamansız çocuk- evsiz beden Ceren Boğaç Modernizmin ev kavramını nasıl metalaştırdığı, paradoks örüntüler içerisinde nasıl hem arzulanan bir ideale, hem de tekinsiz bir işkence yuvasına dönüştürebildiği, sanattan psikolojiyle, mimarlıktan felsefeye bir çok alanda irdelenmiştir. Modernizmin modüler ve biçimlendirici yapısı ile dönüşen iktidar, tüm yaşam alanlarını rekabete açık bir…

Meeting with the Kettering Foundation

Today I had a very productive and inspiring meeting with Ramon E. Daubon and Randall Nielsen from Kettering Foundation, Janice Nielsen, and amazing Jessica Hench, from the International EcoPeace Community (ESTIA) and Ecocity Project.  We discusses about the concept of economic citizenship which encompasses the related notion of environmental citizenship. We talked about our common…

Divided cities in conflict- Urban peacebuilding

I am honoured to share my vision and experience about urban peacebuilding with a delegation of Palestinians and Israelis, who were leading figures from various fields, including urban planning and architecture, journalism and academia. We discussed our learning from the divided cities of Cyprus to inspire future solutions for Jerusalem. The project was developed by…

“Reunifying Cyprus: Hopes and fears, 44 years” France 24

Thanks to France 24 for giving us part in their report. Special thanks to Raphaëlle Vivent and Guillaume Chamerat ! We are honoured to be in this review as a Eco-city Project team, who are dedicated to build a peaceful and sustainable co-existence together in Cyprus. We would also like to thank to all our supporters…

Mimarlık ve Eğitim Kurultayı 5

5. Mimarlık ve Eğitim Kurultayı’nda “İnsan belleğinde mimarlık hafızasının oluşum politikaları” çalışma grubu olarak, mimarlık ve hafıza paradigmasını çocuk özelinde tartıştık. Düşünce üretme ve tasarlama idealine karşı, günümüzde iktidar ve sermaye gücüne kayan mimarlık zemininin, arz ve talebi karşılamaya teslim olan mimari pratikle metalaşarak, toplumsal ve kültürel değerlerden uzaklaştığını; çocukluk döneminin, mimari öğelerle tetiklenen duygu…

Building a peaceful co-existince together

How can we empower the voice of the people for the unification of Cyprus? How can we show two communities that unlike the “deadlock”, something different, something sustainable can be done in this island? We talked about our inspirations, strategies and will to build a peaceful co-existince together in Cyprus with Raphaelle Vivent from news…

Review on Cypriot Cities on EL PAIS

Interesting review on Cypriot cities, especially with a special focus on Famagusta and Eastern Mediterranean University through the narrative of our respectful rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam (3:30’). And final remarks from me (3:53’) on the sustainable future of the Cyprus: Famagusta Ecocity Project. Thanks to EL PAIS!

Lefkoşa’da Bir Kent Heterotopyası

 Detay Gazetesi, 13 Temmuz 2017  Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ceren Boğaç ceren.bogac@emu.edu.tr Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi Kentsel  Araştırma ve  Geliştirme Merkezi   Uzun bir aradan sonra Kıbrıs’ta yeniden sanal mekânlardan somut mekânlara geçmeye çalışan bir barış eyleminin sesleri yükselmeye başladı. Hala daha ‘kent ölçeğinde uzlaşma mekânı’ kavram ve pratiğinden uzak bir toplum olarak, düşünce ve arzularımızın üç boyutlu…

The ‘Journey’, International Summer School

Today we talked at the International Summer School, the ‘Journey’, organised by Cyprus University of Technology with Climate-KIC about how to handle the challenges caused by ecological treats, climate changes and war/conflict in specific areas. We shared our experiences from the Famagusta Ecocity Project with those international postgraduates and young professionals to inspire them to tackle…

Stories for Peace

We shared two ‘peace’ stories with the editor in chief of http://www.coastalseekers.com Amelia and her partner Josh. This inspiring couple created an online platform for travel video/ bloggers to share their stories. There are many ways for peace making; art, architecture, storytelling, permaculture, economy and many more. Our first story came from art in which…