Category: People Beyond Borders

Hasan Yalçın from Diyarbakır, member of the Human Rights Association-Diyarbakir Branch, will be supported with the travel grant to visit Yerevan, for meeting civil society organisations working in the field of human rights including the Kurdish civic initiatives in Armenia. “I say if we want to know and understand each other correctly, we need to […]

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Ms. Arpine Aleksanyan and Ms. Sona Baloyan from Yerevan, from “Matenadaran” Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, were supported with the travel grant to visit Istanbul, Turkey for meetings with the Armenian Patriarchate, Armenian high schools, foundations and publishing houses to discuss possibilities of further collaboration on preserving the Armenian culture. Arpine Aleksanyan:”Since our Two […]

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Erdinç Alnıak from Çanakkale, member of the Troya Culture Association, was supported with the Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant to visit Yerevan, to hold creativity workshops with the children in Armenia as part his joint project “Art for My Neighbour”. “So far I have mostly shared my personal experiences apart from my comments, feelings or political ideas […]

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Alper Ecevit from Istanbul, from Bahçeşehir University EU Affairs Department, was supported with the Armenia-Turkey travel grant to visit Yerevan, Armenia for meeting experts and academics for his research about the Armenia-Turkey border. “During my visit to Armenia I realized that the low level of diplomatic relations between two countries is getting more and more […]

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Gayane Ayvazyan, Lilit Stepanyan and Lia Mkhitaryan from Yerevan, representatives of Eiva Arts Foundation, was supported with Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant to visit Istanbul for meeting with their partners Boyut Publishing, ONES Media, as well as Istanbul Museum of Modern Art to work on joint projects aiming to promote Turkish and Armenian art among young generations.

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‘I believe in being together personally’ Rabia Aslı Koruyucu from Istanbul, was supported with Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant to visit Yerevan for sharing her academic research on gender issues at a round-table discussion and talk series organised by “Helsinki Citizens” Assembly Vanadzor. “I didn’t know anything about the cultural aspects.” “Personal or independent activism and encounters can […]

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