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Reaching out to enemy communities after conflict

Reaching out to enemy communities after conflict

Dr Christalla Yakinthou is a Birmingham Fellow in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Birmingham. She presented at ‪‎TEDx‬ at the University of Birmingham recently. Among many issues, she spoke about Cyprus and Bosnia. She spoke about the missing people and the relations between the people of the various

[Video] – Birds of a Feather – stories from a conflict zone

On the south-eastern edge of Europe, two communities remain divided on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, playing host to one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions. This documentary looks at the contrasting personal memories formed on a post-conflict space after decades of physical separation. The well-oiled narratives of each community’s official histories have left little

The Stream-Cyprus: On the road to reunification?

On The Stream: As leaders continue meetings, the Stream speaks with Cypriots on prospects for reunification. The member of Cypriot Puzzle  Andromachi Sophocleous  part of the debate on Al Jazeera. The other speakers are: Ozdil Nami- Foreign Minister, Republic of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Cirakli – Researcher, Lancaster University Christiana Erotokritou- Spokesperson, Democratic Party in Cyprus Source: http://video.aljazeera.com/channels/eng/videos/the-stream—cyprus%3A-on-the-road-to-reunification%3F/4331164252001

Should Cyprus be reunified? [Video]

Watch the debate on Al Jazeera’s site Here’s the show’s description: Our very own Andromachi Sophocleous will be part of tonight’s debate on Al Jazeera. The other speakers are: Ozdil Nami- Foreign Minister, Republic of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Cirakli – Researcher, Lancaster University Christiana Erotokritou- Spokesperson, Democratic Party in Cyprus On Tuesday, June 30 at 19:30GMT (10:30pm Cyprus

#BreakingBorders Cyprus: Island of Hope (Video)

Award-winning journalist Mariana van Zeller and acclaimed chef Michael Voltaggio travel to Cyprus, an island nation literally split by religion and language. In 1963, violence broke out between the Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots creating a patrolled U.N. buffer zone and heavy tension in Nicosia, the capital city. Mariana and Michael visit both sides and

“The Third Motherland”-Documentary about the Cypriot Maronite community

A documentary film by Costas M. Constantinou and Giorgos Kykkou Skordis What does it mean to belong to a motherland? How does it feel to be caught in-between different motherlands? What burdens but also what rights and opportunities does belonging to an “other” motherland entail? How does ethnic conflict exacerbate identity problems and impact on

Manhole ‘A film about citizens getting their shit together’

  Yesderday on the 26th of April 2015 Mustafa Akinci was elected leader of the Turkish Cypriot government, in light of this turn of events the Cypriot Puzzle features a Documentary by Aris Kyriakides, released in 2000, called Manhole ‘A film about citizens getting their shit together’. 1974 was traumatic for all of the communities

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