Upcoming Events December 2016
Olive and Olive Oil Culture on the Northern Aegean Coast

December 3-4, 2016
Ayvalık is one of the largest olive oil producing regions of Turkey. The region grows delicious and high quality olives due to its geographical location, mild climate, and high temperature gaps in the winter. The story of olives throughout history can be seen everywhere in Ayvalık. Led by Nedim Atillan, the tour will highlight this history and sample the region's cuisine. For more information click here.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: December 1, 2016
TCF Lecture: "1950'den Günümüze Türk Resim Sanatı (Art of Turkish Painting from the 1950’s to Today)" by Prof. Dr. Ayla Ersoy (Yeditepe University)
Place: TCF Yemek Sanatları Merkezi - YESAM
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
Contact: +90-212-297-4038 or lecture@turkishculture.org
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

Paris - FRANCE
Date: December 1, 2016
Conference presentation: “Ordinary Women's Everyday Politics During the Fall of the Ottoman Empire” by Dr. Elif Mahir Metinsoy (Galatasaray University) at the conference “Sciences Po-CERI: Politics from below in Turkey and beyond”
Place: SciencesPo, Centre de Recherches Internationales, 56 rue Jacob, Paris, France
Information: www.sciencespo.fr/ceri
Contact: nathalie.tenenbaum@sciencespo.fr
Dr. Elif Mahir Metinsoy is a recipient of the 2012-2013 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: December 6, 2016, 3:00 pm
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “Ode to Rice Pilaf” by Nazlı Pişkin
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

Ankara - TURKEY
Date: December 6-18, 2016
Workshop: Artist Marco Cops’s a multi-disciplinary workshop with Başkent University
Place: Architects Association MD 1927
Contact: info@md1927.org.tr
Marco Cops is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Jerusalem - ISRAEL
Date: December 11 - 14, 2016
Presentation: Resin Analysis in the Yenikapı Byzantine-Era Shipwreck (YK 12)” by Dr. Recep Karadağ of TCF’s Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Project-DATU at the 2nd International Conference on Art & Archaeology 2016
Place:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, HaAliya St 1, Jerusalem, 9544001, Israel
Information: http://www.isas.co.il/art-archeology2016/

Ankara - TURKEY
Date: December 16, 2016, 7:30-9:30 pm
Presentation:  “Engaged Photography” by Marco Cops
Place: Ka Fotoğraf Geliştirme Atölyesi
Contact: info@kaatolye.com
Marco Cops is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Brussels - BELGIUM
Date: November 19 - December 22, 2016
Exhibition: Nathalie Doyen & İpek Kotan Exhibition
Place: Puls Contemporary Ceramics Gallery, Brussels
Contact: mail@pulsceramics.com
İpek Kotan is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York, NY - USA
Date: First Saturday of every month at 4:00 pm
Program: Turkish Story Time, a program of Makam New York
Place: Book Culture on Columbus, 450 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
Information: http://makamnewyork.org/turkish-story-time-turkce-hikaye-zamani/
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

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