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Monthly Photos

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

(The copyright belongs to the photographers.)

Shared tables of coffee in Turkey

Şanlıurfa is a town located in the south-eastern Turkey near from the border with Syria. It has rich religious episodes and historical monuments which dates back to ancient period. Many of the residents are Kurds who speak Kurdish, Turkish and some of them also Arabic. Since 2011 there are many Syrian refugees living in this town. In courtyard coffee shops in Gümrük Hanı, people enjoy their tea and coffee laughing and chatting together.


February 2019
Courtyard coffee shops in Şanlıurfa, Turkey
Photograph by Aiko NISHIKIDA



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