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Omer Carullah Sevim

Omer is a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. After graduating from Bogazici University Department of Sociology, he completed his master’s degree in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham. His areas of interest are media discourse analysis, neoliberalism, immigration and European studies.


Items by Omer Carullah Sevim

  • Israeli propaganda is unconvincing and failing

    While talking about the war in Ukraine, former US President George W. Bush made a telling slip of the tongue. “The decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq… I mean, of Ukraine,” said Bush, who then joked: “Iraq too, anyway…” This was...

  • Breaking free from the cycle of violence: the reality of the Gaza conflict

    At the start of the colonial era, the imperial powers not only seized natural and human resources, but also sought to occupy time, space and minds. Those who were colonised learned to resist the daily oppression, though, and from the second half of the 20th century onwards, a snowball...

  • A musical performance and the shrinking public discourse

    Seventy-nine-year-old singer Roger Waters’ new show has caused a stir. Waters’ moment of fame is not about art this time. Rather, it is more about ‘cancel culture’. The controversy surrounding the show centres around Waters’ political stances. The Pink Floyd co-founder has been labelled an anti-Semite and a “Putin apologist”....