tureduc9Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak

(Researcher at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies (MDC), Tel Aviv University. He serves as Turkey analyst for the Doron Halpern Middle East Network Analysis Desk’s publication, Bee Hive, and is co-editor of Turkeyscope)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr)
Publication date: 20 August 2017

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Re-search Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Despite the shadow of historical rivalry and significant political disagreements, Greece and Turkey enjoy a relatively neighborly relationship. The personal relations linked to tourism, culture, music and food constitute the backbone of this fragile stability. However, these alone are insufficient to form a complete picture of one state and its citizens in the eyes of another. Thus, alongside the platform of civic dialogue, states' education systems and their auto-biographies - i.e the school textbooks – act as complimentary tool in shaping a country's reputation....Read more

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