The tour presents Cyprus' past focusing on the historical period before, during and after 1974. The coup by Greek colonels resulted in ousting the Greek-Cypriot leader Archbishop Makarios and Turkey retaliated by invading and seizing a third of Cyprus. Since then, Cyprus is still bristling with troops and Nicosia remains the last divided capital.
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RePAST has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. It investigates how European societies deal with their troubled pasts today through the analysis of conflict discourses rooted in those pasts.