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Poster for the event "Award Ceremony to Celebrate Minority Artists Working on Intersectionality"

Echoes of resilience and diversity: Unveiling minority stories from Türkiye amidst earthquake challenges

11 October 2023 • 2:00 – 3:00 pm CEST
Hotel Sofitel Victoria

We are inviting you to our Warsaw Human Dimension Conference side event, Echoes of Resilience and Diversity: Unveiling Minority Stories from Türkiye Amidst Earthquake Challenges.’ This event is dedicated to addressing the challenges faced by minority communities in Türkiye in the aftermath of earthquakes, with a particular focus on emphasizing the importance of cultural preservation, integration and advocacy to amplify minority voices.


  • Prof. Joshua Castellino, Co-Executive Director, Minority Rights Group
  • Gözde Aslanhan, Türkiye Programme Officer, Minority Rights Group
  • Dr. Azad Barış, Founding Member of the Norm Socioeconomic and Cultural Studies Association (NORDEM)
  • Dr. Yasemin Oral, Deputy Director General, Federation of Caucasus Associations Türkiye

MRG’s MARC programme supports Turkish minorities in national and international advocacy.

Adıyaman Alewi after the earthquake. Credit: Tolga Sezgin.

This content was published in the context of the programme ‘Strengthening the capacity of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities in Türkiye’ (MARC). Learn more >

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