Upcoming Events October 2015
UPCOMING TCF EVENTS OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2015
Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: October 8, 2015
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “The Serving Platters and Utensils Used in Ottoman Palace Kitchens I: Copper and Silver” by Ömür Tufan
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
Lecture will be presented in Turkish. Ömür Tufan is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Austin, Texas - USA
Date: October 17, 2015, 16:00
Conference: Paper presentation of “Space Architecture and Long Term Outer Space Travels” by Ayşe Ören at the conference “New Worlds 2015,” organized by New Worlds Institute
Place: The Palmer Event Center in Downtown Austin, TX
Information: www.newworlds.space
Ayşe Ören is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Thessaloniki - GREECE
Date: October 21-24, 2015
Presentation: Dye and Metal Thread Analyses of some Tomb Covers in Istanbul Fatih Mosque Complex” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the 34th international conference for Dyes in History & Archaeology (DHA34)
Place:  University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki
Information: http://web.aeath.gr/jaeath/dha2015/

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: October 26, 2015
Lecture: “A History of the Ottoman Empire from 1923 to Today” by Nicholas Danforth
Place: The American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)
Information: +90 (212) 257-8111
Nicholas Danforth is a recipient of the 2012-2013 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: October 27, 2015, 17:30-18:30
TCF Lecture: “Classical Ottoman Rugs and Textiles in Italian public and private collections” by Dr. Alberto Boralevi
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Lecture will be presented in English.

Rome - ITALY
Date: October 27-28, 2015
Presentation:Advantages and Importance of Natural Dyes in the Restoration of Textile Cultural Heritage” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Green Conservation of Cultural Heritage international workshop
Place: National Research Council of Italy (CNR)
Information: http://www.yococu.com/event/international-workshop-green-conservation-cultural-heritage/

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: November 5, 2015
TCF-YESAM Lecture: “The Serving Platters and Utensils Used in Ottoman Palace Kitchens II: Copper and Silver” by Ömür Tufan
Place: TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM
Information: http://www.yemeksanatlari.org/en/upcoming-events.htm
Lecture will be presented in Turkish. Ömür Tufan is a recipient of the 2015 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Houston - USA
Date: November 10, 2015
Event: "Portrait of Turkey" featuring the Hon. Ferhat Alkan, Consul General of Turkey, Houston, Özlem Direk, President of American Turkish Association of Houston, and area teachers who participated in the 2015 Teacher Study Tour to Turkey
Place:  1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Conference Room/Lobby Floor, Houston
Information: http://www.wachouston.org/assnfe/ev.asp?ID=656&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.   

Santa Fe - USA
Date: November 14, 2015
Event: "Portrait of Turkey" Turkish Luncheon featuring Turkey expert Prof. John Dobson and New Mexico teachers who participated in the 2015 Study Tour and teachers' curriculum projects about Turkey
Place: Santa Fe Community College, Jemez Room, 6401 Richards Ave.
Information: https://sfcir.org/
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.

Houston, TX - USA
Date: November 14 - 15, 2015
Festival: 24th Annual Houston Turkish Festival
Place: Jones Plaza 601 Louisiana St., Houston, TX
Information: http://www.houstonturkishfest.com
This event is supported by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: November 17, 2015, 17:30-18:30
TCF Lecture: “Asker ressamlardan günümüze Türk Resim Sanatı” by Prof. Dr. Ayla Ersoy
Place: TCF Istanbul Office
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

San Bernardino, CA - USA
Date: November 18, 2015 at 3 pm - 5:45 pm
Event: “Portrait of Turkey” with Turkish folk dance workshop, and slide show and poster sessions by the teachers who participated in the 2015 Study Tour.
Place: CSU San Bernardino, Santos Manuel Student Union Theater 5500 University Parkway
Information: http://www.worldaffairsinlandempire.org/#!programs-/c2t8 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

Hawaii - USA
Date: November 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Event: “Portrait of Turkey”, Turkish luncheon featuring keynote speaker and teachers who participated in the 2014 and 2015 TCF Teacher Study Tours, presenting on the history and culture of Turkey.
Place: the East-West Center Hawaii, International Conference Center
Information: http://www.wright.edu/ucie/dcowa/events.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.

Athens - GREECE
Date: November 23, 2015
Lecture: “Greek-Orthodox ecclesiastical costume during the Ottoman period: between tradition and innovation” by Dr. Nikolaos Vryzidis
Place: British School at Athens, Upper House
Information: http://www.bsa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=121
Dr. Nikolaos Vryzidis is a recipient of the 2011-2012 TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: November 28 and 29, 2015
Exhibition: DOBAG Carpet exhibition
Place: Anglicans Istanbul
Address: Serdar Ekrem Sokak 52, Galata, Istanbul
Information: http://anglicansistanbul.blogspot.com.tr/

Dayton, OH - USA
Date: December 3, 2015
Event: “Portrait of Turkey” event featuring Dr. Adil Baquirov, Member of Dayton Board of Education, and teachers who participated in the 2014 and 2015 TCF Teacher Study Tours.
Place: TBD
Information: http://www.wright.edu/ucie/dcowa/events.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.

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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