WOMEN AT THE PEACE TABLE ~ WOMEN AS PEACEMAKERS

by Rene WADLOW*
Seeing with eyes that are gender aware, women tend to make connections between the oppression that is the ostensible cause of conflict (ethnic or national oppression) in the light of another cross-cutting one: that of gender regime. Feminist work tends to represent war as a continuum of violence from the bedroom to the battlefield, traversing our bodies and our sense of self. We glimpse this more readily because as women we have seen that ‘the home’ itself is not the haven it is cracked up to be. Why, if it is a refuge, do so many women have to escape it to ‘refuges’? And we recognize, with Virginia Woolf, that ‘the public and private worlds are inseparably connected: that the tyrannies and servilities of one are the tyrannies and servilities of the other.’  (Cynthia Cockburn, Negotiating Gender and National Identities)

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BİR İLKLER HALKASI: ELAZIĞ FIRAT ÜNİVERSİTESİ…

Bu yazıyı, Doç. Dr. Sebahattin Devecioğlu, Doç. Dr. Fatih Özek ve Arş. Görv. ve
Edebiyat Öğrenci Topluluğu Danışmanı Sema Oruç ve Edebiyat Öğrenci Topluluğu üyelerine ithaf ediyorum.
Her şeyin bir ilki ve kendi dönüşüm halkası vardır. İletişim ağı ve kendi iç ve dış bağlantıları çerçevesinde de, bir tarihi…
Bu bir insanın doğuşundan, her bir insanın “hayatım da ilk defa” ifadesinde kendini bulan bir zincirler skalasına; o noktadan da görünen-görünmeyen ağlarının birbiriyle örtüşmesine kadar geniş bir alanı kapsar. Bu soyutlama, yer-coğrafya, mekan, tarih, olay, nitelik benzeri her biri kendi içinde ayrı bir olgu da veya kıpırdanma ile başlayan bir çok unsur için geçerlidir. Gerek coğrafi, gerek sosyal, gerek akademik, gerek entellektüel, gerek tarihsel gerekse bireysel birikimler ve olgular bileşkesinde ise “hayatım da ilk defa”ların dahi, kendi içinde—farkında olunsun ya da olunmasın—bir tarihi vardır!

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“KELEBEK ETKİSİ” YA DA “BİZİM KELEBEK ETKİMİZ” ÜZERİNE…

 

Keban Barajı, Elazığ

DENEME | Bircan ÜNVER, IşikBinyılı.Org

GİRİŞ:  [28-29 Ekim 2017, İstanbul]  Bu denemeye ilham veren konu, Elazığ, Fırat Üniversitesi’nde sunumu gerçekleştirilmiş olan “SANATIN LABİRENTLERİNDEN ~ IŞIK YOLLARINA: Sürdürülebilir İnsani Gelişme, Kültür ve Gelecek” adlı söyleşiye yine Elazığ’dan katılmış olan YERELCE ve ÜLKECE’nin yazarlarından Münir Kebir Bey ile sanal bir tanışıklığın gerçekliğe dönüşmesidir. Aynı zamanda, Elazığ’da geçirdiğim son günü köylerindeki evlerinde bir köy kahvaltısı ile başlayan ve Keban Barajı’nı birlikte görmeyi de içeren, öz’de bir güne damgasını vurmuş olan sımsıcacık bir ev sahipliği ve misavirperverlik ile Belçika merkezli Yerelce‘nin kurucusu ve yayın yönetmeni olan yılların gazetecisi ve editörü Nusret Özgül’ün, yine Yerelce kanalıyla, dünyanın farklı noktalarında olan yazarları arasında yapmış olduğu “Kelebek Etkisi” nedeniyle, bu deneme, değerli meslekdaş ve dost Nusret Özgül ve Yerelce‘ye ithaf edilmiştir.

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MALAYSIA PAVILION RANKS AMONG TOP 10 OF MOST VISITED PAVILIONS AT EXPO 2017

Over 100,000 visitors learn about Malaysia’s green capabilities at the Pavilion 4 July 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan  – The Malaysia Pavilion is one of the top 10 most visited pavilions at EXPO 2017, according to an attendance report issued by the organiser of EXPO 2017 Astana here.

 

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MALAYSIA IDENTIFIED OVER USD113 MILLION WORTH OF INNOVATION PROJECTS

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MALAYSIA IDENTIFIED OVER USD113 MILLION WORTH OF INNOVATION PROJECTS DURING WEEK 3 OF EXPO 2017 ASTANA

3 JULY 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan – The business matching sessions held during the “Green Innovation: Powering the Future” Week organised by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, Malaysia (MOSTI) at the Malaysia Pavilion here at EXPO 2017, saw potential collaboration in bio-based and innovation projects worth more than USD113 million between Malaysian companies and their counterparts from Kazakhstan, India, China and Switzerland. [Read more…]

ENERGY EFFICIENCY TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT THE MALAYSIA PAVILION DURING WEEK 2 OF EXPO 2017

Malaysia Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017

Highlights Include Malaysia’s Energy Efficiency Successful Initiatives,
GaN on GaN Invention and Development of Blue LEDs
20 JUNE 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan – Malaysia will continue advocating Green Growth at EXPO 2017 here, with a focus on Energy Efficiency, as part of the weekly-themed Business Programme held at the Malaysia Pavilion throughout the thirteen weeks of EXPO 2017.
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MALAYSIA IDENTIFIED USD1 BILLION WORTH OF ENERGY PROJECTS DURING WEEK 1 OF EXPO 2017

News from Astana Expo 2017

Business Matching Session Held During Malaysia’s Renewable Energy Week Saw Potential Cooperation Between Malaysian Companies and Kazakh Counterparts
20 JUNE 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan – The business matching session held during the Renewable Energy Week programme organised by Malaysia at EXPO 2017 here, saw potential cooperation in energy projects worth about USD1 billion identified between Malaysian companies and their Kazakh counterparts.

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MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE AND THE EIGHT INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ENERGY

Astana Expo2017  | Lightmillennium.Org

Final day of the Eighth International Forum on energy

Today (June 14) is the final day of the Ministerial Conference and the Eighth International Forum on energy “Meeting the challenge of sustainable development”.  [Read more…]

VARIOUS FORM OF RENEWABLE ENERGY DISCUSSED THESE DAYS IN ASTANA


News from Astana Expo 2017 | Lightmillennium.Org, June 14, 2017.

Today, on the sidelines of the Eighth International Energy Forum, there are meetings, trainings and seminars on topical issues of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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AGREEMENTS TO FINANCE THE PROJECT OF EXTENSION OF THE “BURNOYE” SOLAR POWER STATION TO 100 MW IN ZHAMBYL REGION SIGNED AT THE MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE

News from Astana, EXPO Congress Center, Kazakhstan, June 11, 2017.

The goal of the project is to provide Kazakhstan with safe, reliable and environmentally friendly electricity through the use of solar energy. The project will expand the existing “Burnoye” solar power plant from 50 MW to 100 MW and increase the generation of “clean” electricity to 146 million kWh per year. To be put into operation in the second quarter of 2018, the “Burnoye” solar power plant will become one of the largest renewable energy sources in the CIS.”

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