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Latest comment: 6 days ago by GnocchiFan in topic Peer review of LGBT in the Ottoman Empire

Should Yüksek Hızlı Tren be merged into high speed rail in Turkey? edit

Don't answer here but at Talk:High-speed_rail_in_Turkey#Merge_Yüksek_Hızlı_Tren please Chidgk1 (talk) 17:34, 23 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Guys please comment there - we need you as only 2 have commented besides me as the proposer Chidgk1 (talk) 14:24, 3 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Requested move at Talk:History of the Jews in Turkey#Requested move 21 August 2023 edit


There is a requested move discussion at Talk:History of the Jews in Turkey#Requested move 21 August 2023 that may be of interest to members of this WikiProject. —usernamekiran (talk) 21:01, 29 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Women in Green's 5th Edit-a-thon edit


Hello WikiProject Turkey:

WikiProject Women in Green is holding a month-long Good Article Edit-a-thon event in October 2023!

Running from October 1 to 31, 2023, WikiProject Women in Green (WiG) is hosting a Good Article (GA) edit-a-thon event with the theme Around the World in 31 Days! All experience levels welcome. Never worked on a GA project before? We'll teach you how to get started. Or maybe you're an old hand at GAs – we'd love to have you involved! Participants are invited to work on nominating and/or reviewing GA submissions related to women and women's works (e.g., books, films) during the event period. We hope to collectively cover article subjects from at least 31 countries (or broader international articles) by month's end. GA resources and one-on-one support will be provided by experienced GA editors, and participants will have the opportunity to earn a special WiG barnstar for their efforts.

We hope to see you there!

Grnrchst (talk) 13:50, 21 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

1927 census edit

Hi, The 1927 census results, in Midyat District there were 3,897 "Diğer Dinler" (other than: İslam Hristiyan Musevi) and 5,285 "diğer diller" (other than: Türkçe Arapça Kürtçe Çerkezce Ermenice Fransızca Arnavutça Rumca İtalyanca İbranice İngilizce Bulgarca Tatarca). And in Mardin District (Artuklu I guess): 4,305 "Diğer Dinler" but only 253 "diğer diller". A note says Doğu illerindeki gayrimüslim nüfusu genelde Ermeniler teşkil ederken, Mardin’deki gayrimüslimlerin önemli bir kısmını Süryaniler teşkil etmektedir.

Who are these "Other religions" and "Other languages"? Did they include Assyrians in "Diğer dinler" instead of Hristiyan? "Diğer diller" could be the Turoyo language spoken by Assyrians. This would explain the results for Midyat (a large Assyrian settlement), but not for Mardin Merkez. Some publications of the 1927 census distinguish "Ermeni" vs "Ortodoks" vs "Hıristiyan", for instance here for Bingöl, so it's unclear. The authors note p. 466: 1927 Nüfus Sayımına göre Bingöl’de 40.540 Müslüman, 46 Ermeni, 1 Ortodoks ve 5 Hıristiyan yaşamaktadır. Ancak Ermeni, Ortodoks ve Hıristiyan kategorilerinin neye göre yapıldığı muallâkta kalmıştır. Ortodoks bir Ermeni aynı zamanda Hıristiyan değil midir? Böyle bir Ermeni hangi kategoriye girmektedir? Bunlar 1927 nüfus sayımı verilerinde açıklanmaya muhtaç olan konulardır. 1927 nüfus sayımı verilerine göre Çapakçur ve Genç’te hiçbir gayrimüslim yaşamamaktadır. Sadece Kiğı’da 52 gayrimüslim yaşamaktadır a455bcd9 (Antoine) (talk) 07:44, 22 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

For what it's worth, I asked ChatGPT. Its conclusion: for Midyat probably Syriacs, incorrectly classified as non-Christians (not recognized by those conducting the census as Christians like more "established" Christian groups like Greek Orthodox or Armenian Apostolic), and Syriac dialects. Could be the same for Mardin but the low number of "Diğer diller" could be because Syriacs in Mardin had abandoned their language and switched to Turkish, Arabic, or Kurdish; whereas Midyat was the only town in the Ottoman Empire with an ethnic Assyrian majority so the Syriac language may have survived longer there. It could also be that some "Diğer dinler" who were not in "Diğêr diller" were Yazidis, as they didn't have their own language but spoke Kurdish. However there were more Yazidi in Midyat than in Mardin and there weren't a lot of them. a455bcd9 (Antoine) (talk) 08:10, 22 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
From here: 5,285 "diğer diller" = Syriac indeed (source). a455bcd9 (Antoine) (talk) 08:42, 22 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nomination for deletion of Turkish-Georgian war edit

 Turkish-Georgian war has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at Talk:Turkish-Georgian war.Annwfwn (talk) 22:53, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Byzantine Empire Featured article review edit

I have nominated Byzantine Empire for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets the featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" in regards to the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:05, 30 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Turkey's link to the balaclava? edit

I noticed that the balaclava article is listed as a WikiProject Turkey article. Is there a connection I am unaware of, or is this somebody confusing balaclava and baklava? Arjsd (talk) 02:30, 5 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

1927 Turkish census results edit

FYI: the 1927 Turkish census results were not easily accessible before (only in scanned PDF files). Now they are :):

a455bcd9 (Antoine) (talk) 19:52, 5 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Category question edit

Hi there! I was recently cleaning up articles that contain WikiProject categories, and stumbled across Gallipoli campaign, which includes Category:WikiProject Turkey current top in-process tasks. Being unfamiliar with the category, I didn't make any changes. Is this category intended to contain articles, or should the category be removed from the article? Thanks! GoingBatty (talk) 04:25, 9 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Looking for better lead pic for Agriculture in Turkey edit

If you have any idea please suggest at Talk:Agriculture_in_Turkey#Any_suggestions_for_better_lead_picture? Chidgk1 (talk) 11:33, 11 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Kurds "Iranian ethnic group" RFC edit

Editors are invited to join the discussion at Talk:Kurds#RFC: Iranian ethnic group. Levivich (talk) 00:04, 15 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Peer review of LGBT in the Ottoman Empire edit

Hi everyone - just letting this WikiProject know that a Peer Review of LGBT in the Ottoman Empire (with the intention of improving this to Good Article status) is currently under way. If anyone has anything to add to the article / review, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! GnocchiFan (talk) 17:21, 21 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]