Articles by Rebecca Heier

Translating A Life Between in Mely Kiyak’s “The Gold Watch”

July 29, 2014

In 1961, Germany and Turkey signed a recruitment agreement to fill job vacancies in Germany's booming post-war economy while also providing Turkey with benefits. Young, healthy, preferably unmarried Turkish men would be enlisted to work in German factories and mines. Transportation to, and housing…...read more »