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Valuable as leather


In its new study, our project partner SÜDWIND Institute documents problems in Turkish small enterprises in the leather sector. In the summer of 2021, workers and employers who produce leather, shoes, belts or bags in Turkey were interviewed.

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Syrians in Istanbul and Post-war Syrian Ghettos


The results of the study are based on field visits where in-depth interviews took place with 370 individuals to verify the presence of the five basic parameters of ghettoization: i) isolated area, ii) residential segregation, iii) homogeneous relations, iv) social exclusion, and v) population density, which are present in both Fatih and Sultangazi, effectively turning certain areas within the districts into post-war ghettos.