Introduction: modernity, history, and conflict in divided cyprus: an overview yiannis papadakis, nicos peristianis, and gisela welz 1 transforming lives: process and person in cypriot modernity michael herzfeld 2 on the condition of postcoloniality in cyprus rebecca bryant 3. 1983 - rauf denktash declares the breakaway state of turkish republic of northern cyprus, which is recognised only by turkey 2003 - turkish and greek cypriots cross island's dividing green line for first time in 30 years after turkish cypriot authorities ease border restrictions 2004 - cyprus joins the eu, but does so as a divided island.
The cyprus conflict is an intractable, identity-based conflict that has challenged the international community for over 40 years this article provides an overview of the history and sources of the conflict, followed by a description of both official and unofficial third-party interventions.
The conflict in cyprus resulting in the turkish invasion of the island in 1974 and stalemating in the subsequent partition and frozen dynamics which exist today, represents in many ways the latest. Political geography and the cyprus conflict, 1976 press and information office of the republic of cyprus the almanac of cyprus, 1997 peristianis, john.
Due to the colonial presence and subsequent political problems, research in cyprus used to be mainly focused on disciplines such as history, folklore, and politics, which both sides could use to support and legitimize their political goals. As cyprus slid toward war, the united states and britain feared that the conflict could open the door to soviet dominance in the eastern mediterranean archbishop makarios, the longtime greek cypriot leader, agreed to independence as an alternative to union with greece the new country’s constitution, ratified on aug 16, 1960, provided for a greek cypriot president, a turkish cypriot vice president, and a civil service 70 percent greek cypriot and 30 percent turkish cypriot.
Cyprus issue (summary) in 1960, a partnership state between turkish and greek cypriots was set up in accordance with the international agreements signed by the turkish cypriot and greek cypriot sides, as well as the turkish, greek and british governments. Press freedom the hiik presents its 22nd annual overview of political conflicts an overview of the cyprus political conflict worldwide in this publication.
A survey in 2000—02 in both the greek- and turkish-cypriot communities examines the beliefs about the root causes of the cyprus conflict, the political culture, social attitudes, and future solutions.
The cyprus dispute, also known as the cyprus conflict, cyprus issue or cyprus problem, is the ongoing issue of turkish military invasion and occupation of the northern third of the island since 1974. However, the division of cyprus remains a key issue in the political arena, but un-brokered peace talks between the greek and turkish cypriot leaderships gained significant momentum following the election win of turkish cypriot leader mustafa akinci in 2015.