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Christiane Schlötzer I October 2020-January 2021

Christiane Schlötzer studied journalism and first worked as a political editor at the German News Agency. In 1992 she moved to the Süddeutsche Zeitung, for which she initially worked in Munich, Bonn, and Berlin, before going on to Istanbul for the first time in 2001 as a foreign correspondent for both the SZ and Zurich Tages-Anzeigers. As a reporter, she toured many regions not only of Turkey, but also of Greece and Cyprus. All in all, she spent more than ten years on the Bosporus. In 1993 she founded the non-governmental organization Journalists Help Journalists, which provides emergency aid for journalists and their families in war and crisis areas. Her book Istanbul – ein Tag und eine Nacht. Ein Portrait der Stadt in 24 Begegnungen am Bosporus (Istanbul – A Day and a Night. Portrait of a city in 24 encounters on the Bosporus) will be published by Berenberg in Berlin on September 21, 2021. The book is based on research she conducted during her stay at Tarabya Cultural Academy. Schlötzer lives in Munich.
Christiane Schlötzer was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from October 2020 to February 2021.