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MEXICO
Tamualipas
Date: February 16 - March 16, 2015
Biennial: "Collapsing New Buildings" by Pınar Öğrenci, installation artist and writer, at the Biennial of the Frontiers
Place: In the State of Tamaulipas and other locations in Mexico
Information: http://www.bienaldelasfronteras.org/en/
Pinar Ogrenci is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

USA
Washington D.C. -
Date: March 28, 2015 8:45 am - 2:30 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" entitled Where East Meets West with experts on Turkey and the area teachers who participated the Study Tour in the past.
Place: The University of Phoenix
Information: https://www.worldaffairsdc.org/ForEducator_ProfDevlopProgs.aspx
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Montana - Bozeman
Date: March 14, 2015 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" with Prof. James Meyer and the teachers from the area who participated in 2014 Study Tour. Paper marbling and carpet demonstrations are part of the program.
Place: Bozeman Public Library, Small Meeting Room
Information: http://www.montanaworldaffairs.org/teacher-workshops/
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Washington - Seattle
Date: March 11, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" entitled Debunking the Myths of Teaching About Turkey with Prof. Yasemin Alptekin and six area teachers who participated 2014 Study Tour.
Place: Billings Middle School (West Hall)
Information: https://www.world-affairs.org/calendarevent/educator-workshop-debunking-myths-teaching-turkey/
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

New Mexico - Santa Fe
Date: March 07, 2015 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" with Dr. John Dobson and the area teachers who participated the Study Tour in the past. The SFCC culinary institute provides an authentic Turkish luncheon.
Place: Santa Fe Community College
Information: https://www.sfcir.org/events/featured-events/workshop-on-turkey-introduces-sixth-teacher-tour-in-2015
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America

Nevada - Las Vegas
Date: March 07, 2015 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" features Dr. William Clayson, Dr. Meral Keskintepe, Dr. Linda Miller and the teachers who participated the Study Tours in the previous years.
Place: Clark High School, Las Vegas
Information: http://www.waclv.org/upcoming-events.html
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Texas - Houston
Date: March 07, 2015 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" Global Perspectives for Educators with Houston Consul General Ferhat Alkan and Dr. Firat Demir.
Place: The Federal Reserve Bank Building, Houston
Information: http://www.wachouston.org/assnfe/ev.asp?ID=494&SnID=
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America

California - San Bernardino
Date: February 28, 2015 8:15 am - 3:00 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey " with Prof. Dr. Kevin Grisham, Dr. Cheryl Riggs, Dr. Ece Algan and the teachers from the area who participated in the TCF Teacher Study Tours in the past.
Place: CSU San Bernardino, University Hall
Information: http://iecss.org/Resources/Documents/Spotlight%20Turkey%20flier%20color%20Map%202-28-15.pdf
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Hawaii -
Date: February 28, 2015 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey” entitled Turkey: Bridge Between East & West with Prof. Tamara Albertini, Prof. Thomas Klobe and Hawaii teachers who participated the program in the past years.
Place: East West Center, Burns Hall Room 4012
Information: http://paachawaii.org/high-school-program/teacher-workshops/
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America

Connecticut - New Haven
Date: February 24 - 25, 2015
Film screening and presentation: The documentary film “The Other Town” and discussion on Greek and Turkish enmity by Nefin Dinc, a director and filmmaker
Place: Yale University-Hellenic Studies Program (February 24) and Princeton University (February 25)
Information: http://filmturkey.net/j/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:about-us&catid=30:hakkmzda&Itemid=71
Nefin Dinc is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Ohio - Dayton
Date: February 21, 2015 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Event: "Teacher Workshop on Turkey" with Prof. Mohsen Khani and Dr. Adil Baquirov and the teachers from the area who participated in the TCF Teacher Study Tours.
Place: Ahiska Turkish American Community Center
Information: https://www.facebook.com/daytonjcowa
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

California - San Francisco
Date: February 07, 2015 1:00 pm
Lecture: The Eighth Annual Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Memorial Lecture: "Women's Visions: A Nomad Legacy in Islamic Art" by John T. Wertime
Place: de Young Museum, Koret Auditorium, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Contact: TAC@famsf.org
Information: http://deyoung.famsf.org/calendar/eighth-annual-caroline-and-h-mccoy-jones-memorial-lecture-womens-vision-woven-gems-islamic

Washington D.C.
Date: January 29, 2015 6:00 pm
Event: "Portrait of Turkey" features Walter Denny, a leading expert on textiles of the Islamic world to discuss his new book "How to Read Islamic Carpets", and how carpet weaving flourished under the Ottoman Empire and became a major international trade industry.
Place: Freer Gallery of Art - Meyer Auditorium
Information: https://www.worldaffairsdc.org/EventDetails.aspx?enc=KzyCJwyvAmFmzSsRHY1aWimA2hzoQ5/vHYXNQN5z0QQ=
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Maryland - Potomac
Date: January 26, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: AFOT Lecture "Istanbul: New Perspective of Old Buildings" by Dr. Walter Denny
Place: Normandie Farm, 10710 Falls Road,Potomac,MD 20854
Information: http://www.americanfriendsofturkey.org/calendar/annual-dinner-walter-denny/

North Carolina - Durham
Date: January 08, 2015 6:00 pm
Tribute: Celebration of the Life and Work of Talat Sait Halman
Place: Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Thomas Room / Lilly Library
Contact: Iyman Ahmed-Gaspard ia45@duke.edu
Information: http://calendar.duke.edu/events/show?fq=id%3ACAL-8a0870ef-4a5d7c76-014a-5ec0eb6f-0000505ademobedework%40mysite.edu

New York
Date: December 12, 2014 - February 16, 2015
Mixed Exhibition: “Istanbul Breeze” Turkish modern art exhibition
Place: Bene Rialto, 13 West 38th Street New York, NY 10018, 4th Floor
Information: http://www.benerialto.com/artist-gallery/
This event is a joint project between ARMAGGAN Art & Design Gallery and the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

SWEDEN
Boda
Date: June 14, 2014 - January 14, 2015
Exhibition: "Turkish Unlimited - Made in Istanbul"
Place: The Glass Factory Museum
Information: http://theglassfactory.se/english/exhibition/east-meets-west-turkish-glass/

TURKEY
Istanbul
Date: May 26, 2015 2:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: "Back to the Future: Reconstruction of Anatolian Carpets from Renaissance Paintings" by Ali Riza Tuna (independent researcher)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: May 21, 2015 5:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: “Anadolu Uygarliklari” (Anatolian Civilizations) by Halil Demirdelen (Museum of Anatolian Civilizations)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Istanbul
Date: May 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "From Phaba to Kuru Fasulye - Everyday Food in Constantinople" by Johannes Koder, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: May 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Food as Spirit and Spirit as Food in Byzantium" by Niki Tsironi, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: April 22, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Seafood as Gift and Everyday Meal in Byzantine Constantinople" by Christine Angelidi, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: April 22, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Fish and Fisherman in Ottoman Istanbul" by Suraiya Faroqui, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: April 16, 2015 5:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: “Avrupa'dan Istanbul'a bakmak: Istanbul'a gelen Yabanci Ressamlar ve Gravur Ustalari” (Looking at Istanbul from Europe: The Foreign Painters and Gravures Masters who came to Istanbul) by Dr. Ayse Yetiskin Kubilay (Kirklareli University)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Istanbul
Date: April 14, 2015 2:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: "Perspectives on the Future of Istanbul" by Prof. Dr. Dogan Kuban (Istanbul Technical University)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: March 19, 2015 2:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: Panel “Mubadele: Population Exchange between Turkey and Greece” - “The Cultural Aspects of the Livelihoods of the Exchanged Greek Refugees” by Prof. Dr. Evangelia Balta (National Hellenic Research Foundation) and "The Cultural Aspects of the Livelihoods of the Exchanged Greek Refugees" by Ipek Ozel (Istanbul Bilgi University)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: March 17, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Viticulture and Wine Production on the Western coasts of Asia Minor" by Ersin Doger, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: March 17, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Rum Vinegrowers before and after the Exchange of Populations. A History of Wine in Asia Minor and Greece" by Elsa Kontogiorgi, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: March 17, 2015 5:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: “Harvard Universitesi - Koc Universitesi - TCF Osmanli Yaz Okulu: Kurulusu ve Gunumuze kadar Faaliyetleri” (From Past to Present: The Activities of the Ottoman Summer School of Harvard University-Koc University - TCF) by Prof. Dr. Gonul Tekin (Ottoman Studies Foundation)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Istanbul
Date: February 24, 2015 5:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: "Artisans of Empire: Crafts and Craftspeople under the Ottomans" by Prof. Dr. Suraiya Faroqhi (Istanbul Bilgi University)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: February 20, 2015 3:00 pm
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “History of Wine in Turkey” by Murat Yankı
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center-YESAM
Contact: Rsvp Banu Ozden, 0212 522 28 00, lecture@yemeksanatlari.org
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: February 18, 2015 5:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: “Cumhuriyet Donemi Turk Tiyatrosu” (Turkish Theater in the Republic Period) by Prof. Dr. Ozdemir Nutku (Dokuz Eylul University)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Istanbul
Date: February 17, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Byzantine, Indian and Saracen meals: glimpses into Byzantine and Arab eating habits" by Maria Leontsini, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: February 17, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Bourgeois from the Levant; Their Everyday Habits and Culinary Tastes" by Maria-Christina Chatziioannou, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: February 13, 2015 1:00 pm
Seminar: “Cultural Heritage in Danger from Japanese and Turkish Experiences” organized by Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in collaboration with TCF
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center – YESAM
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/newssocial/newsletters.php?ID=276
http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/
Seminar will be presented in Turkish, English and Japanese

Istanbul
Date: January 29, 2015 3:00 pm
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “Istanbul Markets Throughout History” by Ayfer Yavi
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center-YESAM
Contact: Rsvp Banu Ozden, 0212 522 28 00, lecture@yemeksanatlari.org
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Istanbul
Date: January 22, 2015 2:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: "UNESCO World Heritage and Turkey" by Atila Ege (World Heritage Travelers)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: January 21 - March 21, 2015
Exhibition: ART 7/24
Place: ARMAGGAN Art & Desgin Gallery
Information: http://www.armaggangallery.com/en/upcoming-exhibition.html

Istanbul
Date: January 21 - February 21, 2015
Exhibition: "Being There" by Utku Dervent with İlker Yardimci
Place: Bozlu Art Project
Information: http://www.bozluartproject.com/en
Dr. Utku Dervent is a recipient of the 2012 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: January 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "Byzantine Diet. Myths and Realities" by Ilias Anagnostakis, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: January 20, 2015 7:00 pm
Lecture: "The Old and New Diet of the Aegean Population" by Angelos Sikalidis & Aleksandra Kristo, under Food, Spirits & Gastronomic Traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean Lecture Series
Place: Sismanoglio Megaro, Istiklal Cad. No:60, Galatasaray, Beyoglu
Information: http://www.mfa.gr/turkey/tr/consulate-general-in-istanbul/news/dogu-akdenizde-yeme-icme-aliskanliklari-ve-gastronomi-gelenekleri.html

Istanbul
Date: January 19, 2015 10:00 am
Meeting: “The New Silk Road” The building of an economic and cultural network from the Mediterranean to Central Asia organized by Fondazione Ugo Spirito e Renzo De Felice
Place: Italian Institute of Culture in Istanbul, Meşrutiyet Caddesi 75, Tepebaşı, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Contact: R.S.V.P. to info.iicistanbul@esteri.it For info: direttore@fondazionespirito.it

Istanbul
Date: January 15 - February 28, 2015
Exhibition: "Waves /Dalgalar" by Refik Anadol and other 10 artists (curated by Ebru Yetiskin)
Place: Blok Art Space
Information: http://blokartspace.com/?cat=14&lang=en
Refik Anadol is a recipient of the 2013 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul
Date: January 13, 2015 2:30 pm
TCF Istanbul Lecture Series: "Exploring Turkey's Culinary Heritage - A Look through the History, Traditions and Ingredients" by Banu Ozden (YESAM)
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Lecture is presented in English.

Istanbul
Date: January 10 - March 22, 2015
Exhibition: Propaganda and War: The Allied Front during the First World War
Place: RCAC, İstiklal Caddesi No: 181 Merkez Han 34433 Beyoglu Istanbul
Information: https://rcac.ku.edu.tr/en/node/197

Istanbul
Date: January 08, 2015 6:30 pm
Lecture: "Excavations at Barcın Höyük: A step towards understanding the Neolithic of Northwest Anatolia" by Fokke Gerritsen and Rana Ozbal
Place: Netherlands Institute in Turkey
Information: http://www.nit-istanbul.org/

Istanbul
Date: December 18, 2014 - January 17, 2015
Exhibition: ARMAGGAN Solo Exhibition Series V "Illusion" by Ayse Ozen and "Blastocyst "Like Reborn"" by Nese Cogal
Place: ARMAGGAN Art & Desgin Gallery
Information: http://www.armaggangallery.com/tr/gelecek-sergi.html

Izmir
Date: December 08 - 29, 2014
Residency: The Dance Residency Program based on Turkish and Indian Dance traditions by Manasi Ghanekar (dancer)
Place: The Department of Turkish Folk Dance in the State Turkish Music Conservatory at Ege University
The artist is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Ankara
Date: December 08, 2014 - January 02, 2015
Photography Exhibition: "Ankara: Streets and Citizens From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic”" curated by Murat Akar
Place: Turk-Amerikan Dernegi / Turkish-American Association, Cinnah Caddesi No:20 Kavaklıdere/Ankara
Information: http://www.taa-ankara.org.tr/eng/programlar1a-eng.php?id=424

Istanbul
Date: September 25, 2014 - January 04, 2015
Art Exhibition: Istanbul Modern presents an exhibition in honor of the 100th anniversary of Turkish film: “One Hundred Years of Love”.
Place: Istanbul Modern
Information: http://www.istanbulmodern.org/en/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/one-hundred-years-of-love_1437.html

UNITED KINGDOM
London
Date: February 01, 2015
Talk: "Turkey's Culture Routes" by Kate Clow, Chairman of the Culture Routes in Turkey at the Destinations the Holiday & Travel Show
Place: Olympia, London, UK
Information: http://www.destinationsshow.com/london/
Kate Clow is a recipients of the 2014 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

London
Date: October 31, 2014 - February 22, 2015
Photography Exhibition: Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East
Place: The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Information: http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/exhibitions/cairo-to-constantinople-early-photographs-of-the-middle-east-QGPHH