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A reflection on Canadian identity in a moment of crisis
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A reflection on Canadian identity in a moment of crisis

Today Canadians watched horrified as Ottawa was locked down when at least one gunman opened fire at the national Parliament, forcing politicians to barricade the doors, journalists to dive for cover, all streaming live across national and international airwaves. When the dust settled, one reservist and one gunman lay dead and a nation stood in … Continue reading

The strife of finding oneself, or a trip through the House of the Dead: Review of The Charnel House
Book Review

The strife of finding oneself, or a trip through the House of the Dead: Review of The Charnel House

By Pablo de Orellana: In a foray into the relationship between art and conflict, editor Pablo de Orellana reviews The Charnel House, a poetic graphic novel  by painter Tom de Freston in collaboration with 37 leading contemporary poets, a book that takes readers through an agonising exploration of knowledge about oneself –and the problems of … Continue reading

Presidency à la Erdogan: A Perspective on the System of Government and the Future of Turkey
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Presidency à la Erdogan: A Perspective on the System of Government and the Future of Turkey

By Gonenc Uysal: Turkey had increasingly staged discussions about the system of government when Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that Turkey should have presidency in November 2012[1] (the Turkish system of government is located between parliamentarism and semi-presidentialism).[2] Although the system is parliamentarian, the Constitution of 1982 broadened the President’s fundamental executive, legislative and juridical competences … Continue reading

Strife Announcement: Positions on Strife editorial board open for applications
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Strife Announcement: Positions on Strife editorial board open for applications

Thanks to the hard work of our contributors and the enthusiastic support of our readers and collaborators, strife is continuously growing. Accordingly, we are seeking a number of talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our editorial board for the 2014-2015 academic year.  . We are currently accepting applications for the following posts:  . ·   Webmaster  … Continue reading