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  • Science and flags: deconstructing Turkey's Antarctic strategy 

    Authors:Yanık, Lerna K.; Karaoğuz, H. Emrah
    Publisher and Date:(ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, 2021)
    This article explores Turkey's recent increased interest in the Antarctic by deconstructing how this interest contributes to the making of Antarctic nationalism(s). It makes two arguments. First, Turkey's status-seeking by being present in the Antarctic contributes to Antarctic nationalism(s) by invoking three distinct yet overlapping strands of nationalisms - banal, pragmatic-techno and Kemalist nationalisms, or what we term assemblage nationalism. Second, we argue that it was this nationalist ...