Upcoming Events March 2016
UPCOMING EVENTS MARCH 2016
Philadelphia, PA - USA
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.

Nashville, TN - USA
Date: February 27, 2016
Event: Teacher Seminar on “Historical Perspective of Turkey” and “Contemporary Turkey and the West” with Prof. Daniel Schafer and Dr. Michael Gunter.
Place: Belmont University, Massey Business Center, Room 304, Nashville, TN
Information: http://www.tnwac.org/programs/spotlight-on-turkey/2016-spotlight-on-turkey/
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program in partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Cambridge, MA - USA
Date: March 1-2, 2016
Opera: Othello in the Seraglio: The Tragedy of Sümbül the Black Eunuch by Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol
Place: OBERON
Information: http://americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/othello-seraglio-tragedy-s%C3%BCmb%C3%BCl-black-eunuch
Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a recipient of the 2013 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: March 3, 2016
TCF Lecture: “Archaeology, technology, and sustainability: Approaches to the past in the Gediz Valley, western Turkey” by Dr. Chris Roosevelt, Associate Professor at Koç University and Director of the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations
Place: Turkish Cultural Foundation, Istanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
R.s.v.p by March 2, 2016 to 212-297-4038 or lecture@turkishculture.org
Lecture will be presented in English.

Seattle, WA - USA
Date: March 5, 2016
Event: Teacher Workshop exploring Turkey’s history, culture and cuisine with Prof. Onur Bakıner and TCF Study Tour past participants.
Place: Newport High School, 4333 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA
Information: https://www.world-affairs.org/programs/community-programs/calendar-of-events/reflections-from-turkey-exploring-politics-culture-and-cuisine/
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program in partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Santa Fe, NM - USA
Date: March 5, 2016
Event: Teacher Workshop with Prof. John Dobson, Santa Fe Institute, Ottoman Empire to Modern Turkey and the Republic after Atatürk.
Place: Santa Fe Community College, Jemez Room, 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM
Information: http://www.sfcir.org/santa-fe-cir-teacher-tour-to-turkey-continues-for-a-seventh-year/
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.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: March 9, 2016
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “Anatolian Cuisine through the Eyes of the Itinerants” by M. Bülent Varlık
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
R.s.v.p by March 8, 2016 to 0212 522 28 00 or lecture@yemeksanatlari.org
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

Dayton, OH - USA
Date: March 12, 2016
Event: Teacher Workshop featuring Dr. Adil Baquirov, Member of the Dayton Board of Education, and area teachers who participated in the 2014-15 Teacher Study Tours.
Place: Ahiska Turkish American Center, 1306 East 5th Street, Dayton, OH
Information: http://www.wright.edu/ucie/dcowa/events/2016-03-12-tcf.html
This program is sponsored by TCF and organized as part of the "Spotlight on Turkey" national educational program in partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America.

Vienna - AUSTRIA
Date: March 15, 2016, 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Workshop: “Gemischt, Karışık, Mixed” Workshop with Mansur Bildik
Place: Kulturzentrum Spittelberg im Amerlinghaus
Information: http://www.amerlinghaus.at/index.htm
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Zurich - SWITZERLAND
Date: March 16-22, 2016
Exhibition: Exhibition of Anatolian Kilims presented by Hisar Anadolu Destek Derneği
Place: Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey in Zurich.
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Austin, TX - USA
Date: March 31, 2016, 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Workshop: A Bağlama workshop for the University of Texas Middle Eastern Ensemble by Mansur Bildik
Place: University of Texas at Austin
Information: Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin http://www.utexas.edu/cola/mes/index.php
Mansur Bildik is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Cary, NC - USA
Date: April 10, 2016
Festival: 8th Annual Nazım Hikmet Poetry Festival
Place: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27513
Information: http://nazimhikmetpoetryfestival.org/index.php?id=3
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

The events listed on this newsletter require registration or invitation. For more information on how to attend, please visit the provided links.

For a listing of Turkish cultural events around the world, visit the TCF Calendar.

 
   
   
   
   
 
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