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Turkish Art and Culture Lecture Series in United States

Lectures in 2014:

APRIL

1st: Banu Ozden, Project Executive, TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
Exploring Turkey's Culinary Heritage”, North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh
This event is supported by TCF under the TCF Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art.

3-5: Banu Ozden, Project Executive of TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
“From stone press to continue system; The technology that shaped the extraction of olive oil in Anatolia through the ages.Roger Smith Hotel, New York City
This lecture is supported by TCF.

7th: Banu Ozden, Project Executive, TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
Exploring Turkey's Culinary Heritage”, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor
This event is supported by TCF under the TCF Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art.

12th: Banu Ozden, Project Executive, TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
“Exploring Turkey's Culinary Heritage”, Cafe Divan, Washington, D.C. http://www.lesdamesdc.org/
This event is supported by TCF under the TCF Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art.


Lectures in 2013:

JANUARY

17th, 6:00pm: Dr.Recep Karadag, Head of the TCF Natural Dyes Research and Development Laboratory-DATU
 "In the Sultan’s Studios: Recreating Ottoman Textiles",The Textile Museum
This lecture is supported by TCF as part of the organization’s Lecture Series on Turkish Culture and Art.


Lectures in 2012:

DECEMBER
1st, 1:00 p.m.: Smithsonian Institute Arthur M.Sackler Gallery's 25th Anniversary, Asian Art and Culture book fair, featuring Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
Free to the public, Sackler and Ripley Center, Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
http://www.asia.si.edu/events/allevents.asp
This event is supported by TCF.

NOVEMBER
28th, 6:00pm: Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence
"In the Sultan’s Gardens: Ottoman Gardens and the Decorative Arts", The Textile Museum
This lecture is supported by TCF as part of the organization’s Lecture Series on Turkish Culture and Art.

MAY

29th, 6:30 p.m.:Book presentation and lecture by Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Impressions of Ottoman Culture in Europe:1453-1699” , American Turkish Society, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, NY
Reservation required, contact ATS at 212.583.7614 or info@americanturkishsociety.org
This lecture is co-sponsored with the American Turkish Society.

31st, 7:00 p.m.:Book presentation and lecture by Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Impressions of Ottoman Culture in Europe:1453-1699” , Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium, Washington, DC
Open to the public, http://www.asia.si.edu/events/lectures.asp
This lecture is co-sponsored with the Smithsonian Institution’s Sackler and Freer Gallery of Art.


Lectures in 2011:

OCTOBER

21th, 7:30 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Ottoman Imperial Tents", First Parish, MA., Boston
Ottoman Imperial Tents. Register with Julia Bailey at  juliabailey@rcn.com.
This event is co-organized with the New England Rug Society.

28th, 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Costumes of the Ottoman Sultans", Minasian's Oriental Rug Company, 1244 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL. Chicago
Register with Mary Solt,  msolt@sbcglobal.net   or 773-728-7652.
This event is co-organized with the Chicago Oriental Rug and Textile Society.

30th, 6:00 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Costumes of the Ottoman Sultans", Textile Museum, Washington DC
This event is co-organized with The Textile Museum.

MARCH

10th, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"A Garden for the Sultan, Gardens and Flowers in the Ottoman Culture", Anatolian Artisans, Washington DC
This event is co-organized and sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation with Anatolian Artisans and the Turkish Embassy.

14th, 5:30 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Ottoman Gardens and The Western World", Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor.
This event is co-organized and sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation with the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; University of Michigan-Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies and Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Turkish American Cultural Association of Michigan.

17th, 6:00 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Ottoman Gardens", Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.
This event is co-organized and sponsored by Turkish CulturalFoundation with Turkish American Society of Northeastern Ohio and Case Western Reserve University.

19th, 6:00 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
"Life in Istanbul in 1582 through the Miniature Paintings of Surname of Murad III", Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
This event is co-organized and sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation with the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the American Turkish Association of Houston.

22nd, 2:00 p.m.: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Walter Denny. In honor of Dr. Elizabeth Ettinghausen.
"Mobile Ottoman Palaces, Imperial Tents", Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Department of Islamic Art, New York. 
THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY.
This event is co-organized and sponsored by Turkish CulturalFoundation with the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Department of Islamic Art, New York.

Lectures in 2010:

NOVEMBER

14th, 5:00 p.m. : Lecture by Mesut Ilgim, Arnold Reisman and Emir Kivircik, with the Turkish American Cultural Alliance of Chicago.
Jewish-Turkish Relations Throughout History, Northwestern University, The McCormick Tribune Center, Forum, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston IL 60208
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

11th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Lecture by Mesut Ilgim, the American Turkish Society and the Mens' Club of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun
"The Educational Contributions of German-Jewish Academics in Turkey”, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

8th, 7:00 p.m.:  Lecture by Serif Yenen, with Boston University’s Studies of Muslim Societies and Civilizations and BU Turkish Student Association.
Topkapi Palace: The Luxe Life, Sultan Style, Boston University 725 Commonwealth Avenue (CAS 313) , Boston
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

7th, 10:00 a.m.: Lecture by Kader Konuk, Ph.D., as part of the Jewish Community Center Book Festival
East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey, Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor,MI
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

7th: Lecture by Mr. Mesut Ilgim, followed by panel discussion with Kader Konuk, Ph.D. and Rudi Lindner, Ph.D.
Contribution of the Expelled (heimatlos) Jewish German Professors to the Turkish Republic's University Reform of 1933, University of Michigan, Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor,MI
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

6th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Lecture by Mr. Serif Yenen, Travel Writer, Guide
Topkapi Palace: The Luxe Life, Sultan Style, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Co-sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

5th, 7 p.m.: Presentation by Yasemin Aslan Bakiri
Glass Art and the Evil Eye, SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier, Illinois
For a limited number of complimentary tickets, contact nurtenural@turkishculture.org
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

5th, 6:00 p.m.: Lecture by Andria Post Ergun
Ottoman Gardens and Beyond, The Howard Thurman Center at Boston University, Boston
Co-sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

5th, 6:00 p.m.: Presentation by Gamze Araz Eskinazi
Art of Glass in Turkey, SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier, Illinois
For a limited number of complimentary tickets, contact nurtenural@turkishculture.org
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

5th, 1:30 p.m.: Lecture by Mr. Serif Yenen, Travel Writer, Guide
Turkey: Ancient and Modern, Penn Museum, Philadelphia
Co-sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

3rd, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Lecture by Serif Yenen, with American Turkish Society.
Travel to Turkey: Destinations and Suggested Itineraries, The American Turkish Society, 305 E. 47th Street, 8th Floor
Sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

APRIL

16th: Lunch Talk by Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Senior Scholar in Residence, Turkish Cultural Foundation; Istanbul University
Turkish and Ottoman Studies Graduate Student Conference
University of Washington, Seattle Campus. Walker Ames Room, 225 Kane Hall
Co-sponsored by Turkish Cultural Foundation

13th-15th: Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Senior Scholar in Residence, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Professor Emeritus of Art History of Istanbul University 
Tulip, Ottoman Turkey and Europe2010 World Tulip Summit, Mount Vernon, Washington
This event is sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Foundation  
  
12th: Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Senior Scholar in Residence, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Professor Emeritus of Art History of Istanbul University
Turkish Tulip and the Ottoman Gardens, The American Turkish Society, NY
This event was co-organized by the Turkish Cultural Foundation and the American Turkish Society, New York


Lectures in 2008-2009:

MAY

17th: Prof.Dr. Nurhan Atasoy 
Imperial Ottoman Tents: Mobile PalacesSaint Louis Art Museum

16th: Prof.Dr. Nurhan Atasoy and Dr.Walter Denny
Ottoman Gardens and Links to the West, Missouri Botanical Garden


Lectures in 2007-2008:

OCTOBER

13th: Dr.Walter Denny, Dr.Karin Ruhrdanz
Between East and West: Ottoman Turkish Art , Royal Ontario Museum, Canada

MARCH

12th: Dr.Esin Atil and Dr.Walter Denny.
Musical presentation by the Cambridge Turkish Classical Music  Ensemble and Dr.Feridun Ozgoren.
The Arts of Sufism, Boston Museum of Fine Art

FEBRUARY

11th: Dr.Esin Atil, Dr. Walter Denny, Dr.Heather Eckert, Dr.Louis Mackie and Dr.Jon Thompson.
The Art of the Turkish Carpet, Detroit Institute of Art

 
 

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