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Comparative Development/Environmental Studies Dbl Hns, Trent University, Canada
Bogazici University
English, Türkçe
Hey, I'm James!
Istanbul, Turkey · Member since February 2013

Teacher, traveller, climber, diver, adventurer. Currently teaching the prep year at Bogazici University. Istanbul is a great city.

About me, well let's see.....I studied Development work and Environmental Studies in Canada, which led me to a life of travel. I have done research in Baffin Island with the Inuit, and also with the Karen people, in a village in Northern Thailand. I lived in Thailand for 5 years, did aid work in Burma (for the Karen, not the 'government'), and then moved to South Korea. After travelling the Phillipines, India, Nepal and Northern Pakistan I moved to Hong Kong for 2 years. I also spent a good part of my high school in the States, though most of my family comes from England and Scotland. I've been in Istanbul for about 12 years now, cause it is just an impossible place to leave!! :)) Hope to meet you so we can exchange stories, info and insights on the world...



Istanbul 2013 events

International Istanbul Film Festival
Date : 30 March 2013 - 14 April 2013
Organised by the prestigious Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, this ......

International Theatre Festival
Date (To be confirmed): May 2013
Performances of a wide variety of theatrical works from Turkey and Europe. ......

International Istanbul Music Festival
Date (To be confirmed): May 2013 - June 2013
Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, this annual even ......

International Jazz Festival
Date (To be confirmed): July 2013
Jazz from Turkey and abroad. ......

Efes Pilsen One Love Festival
Date (To be confirmed): July 2013
A two-day, open-air rock and dance music festival that takes place around m ......

Rock'n Coke
Date : 20 July 2013 - 21 July 2013
An open-air rock music festival sponsored by Coca-Cola and featuring intern ......

Istanbul Biennial
Date : 14 September 2013 - 10 November 2013
Istanbul's main arts festival takes place in a variety of historic building ......

Akbank Jazz Festival
Date (To be confirmed): October 2013
A jazz festival with a number of big international names performing. ......

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