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People from Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, and Great Britain come to Gallipoli to commemorate their fallen soldiers who were lost nearly one hundred years ago, in 1915, during the Great War. This article elaborates on the rediscovery of the Gallipoli campaign by Australians, New Zealanders, and Turks in the 1980s. The collective remembrance enacted by these peoples, divided by nationalities but united by history, provides an exemplary precedent of reconciliation that can extend to all parts of the world.

 

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Kenan Çelik
Kenan Çelik
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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