Alev Scott was born in the UK to a Cypriot Turkish mother and a British father.
After university she worked in London as an assistant director in theatre and opera before moving to Istanbul in January 2011, where she taught Latin at the Bosphorus University.
She works as a freelance journalist and is the author of Turkish Awakening, published by Faber. In 2019 she co-authored "Power & the People: Five Lessons from the Birthplace of Democracy".
In 2020 she co-authored "Power and the People: The Enduring Legacy of Athenian Democracy", a timely political history on the golden age and chaotic downfall of Athenian democracy, rich with lessons for contemporary America.
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Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.
With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!
Please visit our Community Pages and send us your video on your experience in the International Turkish Community. We look forward to publishing your experience!