Tag: Nicosia

Writers in new book reimagine “Nicosia Beyond Barriers”

Independent London publishers Saqi Books will release a new book focusing on the Cyprus city of Nicosia, the “world’s last divided capital”, in June. Nicosia Beyond Barriers: Voices from a Divided City brings together “writers from all sides of the divide” to “reimagine the past, present and future of their city”. The city has been […]

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Interactive website for Cyprus’ divided capital city

Earlier this year, a new interactive map of Nicosia was launched online. Delivered by bi-communal Cypriot group the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), this 3-year research project set out to capture details about the divided city’s landmarks. The result is “Nicosia: The story of a shared and contested city”, an innovative website with […]

Get Away to Lefkoşa

Nicosia (Lefkoşa in Turkish) is the capital of both the TRNC and South Cyprus. The city has been divided since the outbreak of the Cyprus Conflict in December 1963, although the opening of the borders in April 2003 has enabled greater interaction between the two sides. There are now three crossing points: Ledra Palace, which […]