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SCOTLAND
Edinburg
Date: May 13, 2016
Event: Reading by Nurduran Duman at the UNESCO European Literature Night
Place: North Edinburgh Arts Centre and Summerhall Red Lecture Theatre
Information: http://www.theenemiesproject.com/eln
Nurduran Duman is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

USA
Massachusetts - Boston
Date: July 21, 2016
Summit: ATC's U.S.-Turkey Innovation Summit
Place: Knafel Auditorium, Harvard University
Information: http://www.the-atc.org/summit2/

Washington - Washington
Date: May 21, 2016
Celebration: The completion of the second academic year at ATA-WA
Place: South Bellevue Community Center, Bellevue, WA
Information: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2548468

Illinois - Evanston
Date: May 09, 2016
Conference: "Order of Volatility: Wealth, Power and Death in the Ottoman Empire" by Ali Yaycioglu, Stanford University
Place: Buffet Institute, Northwestern University
Information: http://buffett.northwestern.edu/programs/turkish-studies/events/index.html

California - Los Angeles
Date: May 07, 2016
Program: Los Angeles Philharmonic 64th International Benefit Ball showcasing “Turkey: A Night of Turkish Delights”
Place: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Information: http://www.laphil.com/give/volunteer-opportunities/affiliate-committees/events-enrichment-and-support
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Virginia - McLean
Date: May 01, 2016
Celebration: "23 Nisan" International Children’s Day Celebration
Place: Chesterbrook Elementary School McLean Virginia 1753 Kirby Rd, McLean, Virginia 22101
Information: http://www.atadc.org/Events.aspx?dhpId=1172

New York
Date: April 27 - July 24, 2016
Exhibition: Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs
Place: The Metropolitan Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10028-0198
Information: http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/court-and-cosmos

Washington D.C.
Date: April 15 - 29, 2016
Exhibition: Ara Guler "The Eye of Istanbul" Photo Exhibition and Film Screening
Place: Embassy of Turkey - 2525 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20008
Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ara-guler-the-eye-of-istanbul-photo-exhibition-and-film-screening-tickets-24547390907

New York
Date: April 01 - 30, 2016
Solo Exhibition: "A distance as close it can be" by Carol Szymanski
Place: Elga Wimmer PCC
Information: http://www.elgawimmer.com
Carol Szymanski is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Date: February 13 - November 27, 2016
Exhibition: “The Golden Age of King Midas” exhibition of artifacts from the ancient site of Gordion
Place: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Information: http://www.penn.museum/information/press-room/press-releases/1009-treasures-from-turkey-to-be-featured-in-world-premiere-exhibition-at-the-penn-museum
This program is sponsored by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

CZECH REPUBLIC
Pardubice
Date: June 13 - 16, 2016
Presentation: "Sustainability of Natural Dyes Nowadays" by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the XXIV. International Congress “Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourations”
Place: University of Pardubice | Faculty of Chemical Technology
Information: http://ifatcc2016-pardubice.upce.cz/

CANADA
Toronto
Date: February 06 - June 26, 2016
Exhibition: A City Transformed: Images of Istanbul Then and Now
Place: Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1
Information: https://www.agakhanmuseum.org/exhibitions/city-transformed-images-istanbul-then-and-now

ITALY
Padua
Date: October 20 - 22, 2016
Presentation: “Characterization of 19th Century Istanbul Kandilli Yazmas (hand painted textiles)” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Textiles and Dyes in the Mediterranean Economy and society, VI. Purpureae Vestes International Symposium
Place: National Museum of Altinum (Museo Nazionale Altinate)
Information: http://purpureaevestes.weebly.com/

Pisa
Date: October 05 - 08, 2016
Presentation: “Turkey Red“ by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Dyes in History and Archaeology 35
Place: Auditorium of the Polo Piagge Università di Pisa
Information: http://www.scich.it/dha35/

Roma
Date: April 19 - May 03, 2016
Exhibition: Paul Veysseyre: Turkey – The Eye of the Traveller
Place: L'Argonauta – Libri per Viaggiare, Via Reggio Emilia 89, 00198 ROMA (near Porta Pia)
Information: http://www.cornucopia.net/events/turchia-locchio-viaggiatore-di-paul-veysseyre/

Rome
Date: December 11, 2015 - April 30, 2016
Group Exhibition: "Istanbul: Passion, Joy, Fury"
Place: MAXXI- National Museum of the 21st Century Arts
Information: http://www.fondazionemaxxi.it/en/events/istanbul-passione-gioia-furore/
Pınar Öğrenci is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

POLAND
Warsaw
Date: September 21 - 23, 2016
Congress: The Fourth International Congress of Turkology "Turkic Peoples Through the Ages and Lands…"
Place: “Stary BUW” (Old Library of the University of Warsaw), ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, Warsaw
Information: www.orient.uw.edu.pl/congress_of_turkology.html

TURKEY
Istanbul
Date: May 26, 2016
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: "Birinci Dünya Savaşı Döneminde Osmanlının Tarihi Eserleri Koruma Gayretleri" by Prof. Dr. Fatma Ürekli
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Seminar will be in Turkish.

Istanbul
Date: May 26, 2016
Seminar: "Osmanlı Ulemasını Çalışmak" by Abdurrahman Atçıl
Place: Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı, Vefa Cad. No: 41, 34134 Fatih İstanbul
Information: http://bisav.org.tr/default.aspx

Istanbul
Date: May 25, 2016
Lecture: "Nationalism in Turkey and Other Parts of Europe 1800-1950" by Joep Leerssen and Ugur Ungor
Place: Netherlands Institute in Turkey
Information: http://www.nit-istanbul.org/

Istanbul
Date: May 24, 2016
Lecture: "Disremembering the Ottoman Past: Problems of Turkish Film Historiography" by Nezih Erdoğan
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Caddesi No 60, 34433, Galatasaray-Beyoglu, Istanbul
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey

Istanbul
Date: May 24, 2016
Lecture: "Reflections of Asio Minor in Greek Cinema" by Yannis Papadopoulos
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Caddesi No 60, 34433, Galatasaray-Beyoglu, Istanbul
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey

Edirne
Date: May 23 - 27, 2016
Presentation: “TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU“ by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Republic of Turkey Minister of Culture and Tourism, International Research Excavation and Archaeometry Congress
Place: Trakya University | Balkan Congress Centre
Information: http://www.kultur.gov.tr/

Istanbul
Date: May 23, 2016
Discussion: A Prisoner of His Ambitions: Bayezid “The Underbolt” by Feridun Emecen
Place: Center for Turkish Studies
Information: http://bisav.org.tr/etkinlik.aspx

Istanbul
Date: May 19, 2016
Seminar: "Osmanlı Ulemasını Çalışmak" by Abdurrahman Atçıl
Place: Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı, Vefa Cad. No: 41, 34134 Fatih İstanbul
Information: http://bisav.org.tr/default.aspx

Istanbul
Date: May 16, 2016
Lecture: "Power and Opposition under the Komneni" by Dr. Zdenko Zlatar, Department of History, University of Sydney, Australia
Place: ARIT - Uvez Sok., No. 5 Arnavutkoy 34345, Istanbul
Information: http://aritist.org/

Istanbul
Date: May 13 - 14, 2016
Symposium: International Graduate Conference on the Balkans: Religion, History, Arts, Socio-Economic and Political Interactions
Place: Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı, Vefa Cad. No: 41, 34134 Fatih İstanbul
Information: http://balkan.bisav.org.tr/

Konya
Date: May 12 - 14, 2016
Presentation: “Non-Destructive and Micro-Analytical Methods in the Restoration of Textile Cultural Heritage“ by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the VI. International Turkic Art, History and Folklore Congress/Art Activities
Place: Selçuk University | Congress Centre
Information: https://www.selcuk.edu.tr/dosyalar/files/206/VI_KonyaBro%C5%9F%C3%BCr(3).pdf

Istanbul
Date: May 12, 2016
Seminar: "Osmanlı Ulemasını Çalışmak" by Abdurrahman Atçıl
Place: Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı, Vefa Cad. No: 41, 34134 Fatih İstanbul
Information: http://bisav.org.tr/default.aspx

Izmir
Date: May 06 - 08, 2016
Cultural Tour: TCF-Culinary Arts Center Presents: “Exploring the Culinary Culture of the Aegean Region” with Asst. Prof. Ahmet Uhri
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm

Istanbul
Date: April 30 - May 15, 2016
Solo Exhibition: "Figurative Glass Sculpture" by Agah Barış Can Aksakal
Place: GLASST - Tülin Yiğit Akgül Glass Studio & Gallery, Lüleci Hendek Cd. Hoca Ali Sok. No. 18/A, 34424, Galata, İstanbul
Information: www.glasst.works
Agah Barış Can Aksakal is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: April 07 - 29, 2016
Exhibition: “Unutmanın Değil Hatırlamanın Zamanı / Time To Remember But Not To Forget" Postcards of Turkish-Armenian history
Place: Tophane-i Amire Culture and Arts Center
Information: http://www.msgsu.edu.tr/#gallery_modal_707

UNITED KINGDOM
London
Date: May 14, 2016
Event: Reading by Nurduran Duman at the European Poetry Night as part of European Literature Festival
Place: Rich Mix Arts Centre
Information: http://www.theenemiesproject.com/#/epn/
Nurduran Duman is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.