The western coast of Anatolia has become the beating heart of camel wresting events. As a local cultural celebration, this phenomenon has been subject to anthropological and heritage related research.
Devrim Ertürk has an interest in the culture of camel dealing and wrestling and wrote a book about this topic, combining different disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, history and folklore.
Activism and welfare
Ilse Köhler Rollefson is a vet, anthropologist, activist and author of the book Camel Karma: twenty years among India’s camel nomads, an autobiography about human-camel relationships in Rajasthan, India.