Tag Archives: Research

Our DNA looks East, not West

… A study found that Greek markers accounted for around 23 per cent of Cypriot DNA. Apart from ‘Greek DNA’ markers, Cypriots showed signs of Iranian, Italian – a significant 20 per cent – Sicilian, Armenian, Syrian, Georgian, Saudi and Palestinian markers. … The genetic information, presented this week at a colloquium hosted by the Cyprus


@SCOREIndex results presented on @mahallae

The results of SCORE have been presented beautifully through online interactive charts. The Social Cohesion and Reconciliation (SCORE) Index is a smart tool designed to measure peace in societies around the world. You can visit it through http://score-v3.mahallae.org/?country=1 No surprise that Mahallae is also involved given the web content.

POST – Education for a culture of peace

We came across this research center based in Lefkosia. Here’s part of their statement: POST RI is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Members of the intended groups collaborating with POST are not required to

Resolving Cyprus: New Approaches to Conflict Resolution

http://www.ibtauris.com/Books/Reference%20information%20%20interdisciplinary%20subjects/Interdisciplinary%20studies/Peace%20studies%20%20conflict%20resolution/Resolving%20Cyprus%20New%20Approaches%20to%20Conflict%20Resolution.aspx “Over the past 50 years the Cyprus Problem has come to be regarded as the archetype of an intractable ethnic conflict. Since 1964, the United Nations has been at the forefront of efforts to find a political solution to the dispute between the island’s Greek and Turkish communities. And yet, despite the active involvement

Internal displacement in Cyprus #Prio

A fantastic project by PRIO Cyprus, with extensive information on all Cypriot villages. It gives a short description of the name and history as well as population data and how it has changed over the years of conflict. http://www.prio-cyprus-displacement.net/default.asp?id=245