Gezi Insurgency as ‘Counter-Conduct’



Gezi Insurgency as ‘Counter-Conduct’
Ertuğrul, Kürşad (2022-07-01)
This article defines the Gezi insurgency as a case of ‘counter-conduct’ with a heterotopia in a Foucauldian sense and compares it with similar movements to underline its peculiarity. It argues that Gezi cannot be defined as an ‘anti-austerity’ or ‘anti-dictatorship’ movement. Rather, it was a struggle against the neoliberal-cum-neoconservative conduct under AKP rule and its leadership taking the form of a pseudo-presidential regime. Gezi not only was a search for a different conduct but also a possible self...
Gezi movement: an analysis in the context of place/space, the discursive practices and the society
Yılmaz, Ayşenur; Cengizkan, Ali; Department of Architecture (2015)
This study aims to analyse the Gezi Movement, emerged in the last days of May 2013 against Taksim Pedestrianization Project which is conceptualized starting in 2007 by İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality and spread to whole country in a record time in June 2013 and lasted effectively for a month and continued during and after the research time, in terms of architecture and the society together with the discourses revealed in this process. The relationships between the society, the place and the places, and t...
Yok, Kıvılcım Kardelen; Birler, Reşide Ömür; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2022-2)
This thesis investigates the possibility of interpreting the Gezi Park protests, that took place in 2013 and which was one of the most important resistances in Turkish political history, through the lens of contemporary French philosopher Alain Badiou and his theory of event to the evaluate its effects on the political subjectivization of LGBTIQ+ people. It provides the demonstration of the history of transnational LGBTIQ+ movement alongside the history of the LGBTIQ+ movement in Turkey. To interpret the Ge...
Gezi Park and EuroMaidan: social movements at the borders
Onal, Leyla (2016-01-02)
Both Turkey and Ukraine are located at the external borders of the European Union (EU), and are seen as important partners of the EU, especially in terms of economic relations and strategic partnership. Both countries experienced en masse protest events in 2013: the Gezi Park protests and EuroMaidan, starting, respectively, in May 2013 and November 2013. Although these protests started initially for different reasons - the brutal eviction of a sit-in organized for protecting the trees in Taksim Gezi Park an...
Fethiye Burdur Fault Zone a Myth
ÖZKAPTAN, MURAT; Kaymakcı, Nuretdin; Koç, Ayten; Özacar, Atilla Arda; GÜLYÜZ, ERHAN; Lefebvre, Côme; UZEL, BORA; LANGEREİS, Cor G; SÖZBİLİR, HASAN (2014-10-13)
Citation Formats
K. Ertuğrul, “Gezi Insurgency as ‘Counter-Conduct’,” Middle East Critique, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 221–240, 2022, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: