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CONFERENCES, LECTURES, SEMINARS, PRESENTATIONS

TAA Programs Department organizes selected conferences, seminars and panel discussions on topics of general interest and hot topics which occupies the agenda in Turkey and abroad. TAA has organized the following talks, lectures, seminars at its own facilities:

LECTURE: "ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSALISMS? 
Host:
Dr. İlker Aytürk 
Speaker: 
Dr. Katerina Dalacoura, Assoc. Prof. at LSE and BIAA Feloow
Date: 24 March 2016
*BIAA-TAA Event 

"AMBASSADORIAL PERSPECTIVES" PROGRAM SERIES-IV
Host:
Ambassador (R) Namık TAN
Konuşmacı: 
Ukrainian Ambassador Dr. Sergiy Korsunsky 
Date: 22 March 2016

LECTURE: "PEOPLE'S HOUSES"
Host:
Prof. Elif Ekin Akşit Vural
Speaker: 
Dr. Alekos LAMPROU, BIAA Fellow
Date: 25 Şubat 2016
*BIAA-TAD Event

"AMBASSADORIAL PERSPECTIVES" PROGRAM SERIES-III
Host: 
Ambassador (R) Namık TAN
Speaker: 
H.E. Hansjörg Haber, head of EC Delegation to Turkey 
Date: 20 January 2016


LECTURE: "SOCIAL MEDIA IN TURKEY'S SOUTHEAST"  
Discussant:
Prof. Güliz GER 
Speaker: 
Elisabetta COSTA, Antropologist and BIAA Fellow
Date: 2 December 2015
*BIAA-TAA Joint Event

"AMBASSADORIAL PERSPECTIVES" PROGRAM SERIES-II 
Host:
Ambassador (R) Namık TAN
Speaker: 
British Ambassador Richard Peter MOORE
Date: 21 October 2015


LECTURE AND BOOK LAUNCH: "REPORTS OF THE LASY BRITISH CONSUL IN TRABZON" 
Speaker: 
Christopher Harris  
Date: 19 October 2015
 *BIAA-TAA Event  

"AMBASSADORIAL PERSPECTIVES" PROGRAM SERIES-I 
Host:
Ambassador (R) Namık TAN
Speaker: 
U.S. Ambassador John BASS
Date: 17 September 2015

PANEL: “WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION AND PROSPECTS FOR 2014” 
Speakers: Mark White Lewis, IMF Türkey Representative 
Prof. Turalay Kenç, Deputy Director, Turkish Central Bank
Date: 18 March 2014


KONUŞMA: “TURKEY BETWEEN TWO ELECTIONS” 

Speaker: Prof. Ersin Kalaycıoğlu
Date: 29 April 2014
In cooperation with BIAA and NIHA

TALK: “TURKEY BETWEEN TWO ELECTIONS”
Speaker: Prof. Ersin Kalaycıoğlu
Date:      April 29, 2014
* In cooperation with BIAA and NIHA

PANEL: “WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION AND PROSPECTS FOR 2014”
Speakers: Mark White Lewis, IMF Turkey Representative
                Prof. Turalay Kenç, Vice President, Central Bank of Turkey
Date:        March 18, 2014


TAA GUEST SPEAKER PROGRAM SERIES

As part of this program, every month the Turkish American Association, in cooperation with former TAA chairman Prof. Ersin Onulduran, hosts prominent speakers to enlighten audiences on specific topics. The program is The Bu programda her ay Türk-Amerikan Derneği, eski başkanlarından Prof. Ersin Onulduran’ın işbirliği ve destekleriyle konusunda uzman konuşmacılar ağırlanmaktadır.

Date:      29 November 2013
Topic:     Internatinonal Relations, World and Domestic Political Agenda
Speaker: Prof. Hasan S. Köni, Istanbul Culture University


Date:      20 December 2013
Topic:     Turkey’s Agenda and the Media in Turkey
Speaker: Utku Çakırözer, Cumhuriyet Daily, Ankara Representative


Date:      22 January 2014
Topic:     Domestic and World Energy Policies
Speaker: Necdet Pamir, Energy Expert

PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES HELD AT TAA ON AMERICAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE

Date:      3 January 2014
Topic:    “Staging Tennessee Williams in Turkey”
Speaker: Jason Hale
* Organized in cooperation with AmStudies Association in Turkey.


Date:      9 October 2013
Topic:     “Undocumented: Culture, Citizenship and Community in Latino/A America”
Speaker: Jennifer Reimer, Bilkent University, Department of American Culture and Literature


Date:      8 May 2013
Topic:     “American Popular Culture”
Speaker: Christopher Rivera, Bilkent University, Department of American Culture and Literature


Date:      22 March 2013
Topic:     “Women Have the Right to Say': Tillie Olsen's Contributions to American Literature and Culture"
Speaker: Dr. Linda J. Strom, Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature


LECTURE: “UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUE OF GENDER VIOLENCE AT TIMES OF HUMANITARIAN CRISES” (In English)

October 20, 2013 at 7 pm
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

Speaker: Dr. Leyla Welkin, Clinical Psychologist
* Organized in cooperation with the BIAA and NIHA.

LECTURE: “GENETIC PREDISPOSITION TO CANCER” (In Turkish)
February 18, 2013 between 5:30 pm-7 pm
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

Speaker: Prof. Ajlan TÜKÜN, Düzen Labaratories, Genetics Units Coordinator
The lecture is organized by Europa Donna (The European Breast Cancer Coalition) Turkey and hosted by the Turkish American Association to raise awareness on cancer. The lecture is open to public and free of charge.

LECTURE: “EXCAVATING HENRY JAMES” (In English)
January 4, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

Speaker: Dr. Laurence A. Raw, Department of English, Başkent University
The lecture is organized by the American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) in cooperation with TAA in order to promote American culture and literature. The lecture is open to all those interested in American literature and free of charge


TALK BY HUGH POPE: “TURKEY UNVEILED: A HISTORY OF MODERN TURKEY” (In English)
November 14, 2012 at 7 p.m.
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

Speaker: Hugh POPE, project director for Turkey and Cyprus at the International Crisis Group, author of the Book “Turkey Unveiled: A History of Modern Turkey” and former reporter
In his talk, organized in cooperation with British Institute at Ankara (BIAA), the Netherlands Institute for Higher Education (NIHA) and the Turkish-American Association, Hugh Pope, a well-known reporter who has worked for The Independent, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters and author of many books on Turkey and the Middle East, will be talking about his book “Turkey Unveiled: a History of Modern Turkey,” new edition of which has recently been published.


LECTURE: “LIES TOLD ABOUT CANCER” (In Turkish)
October 13, 2012 at 2 p.m.
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

Speaker: Prof. Aytuğ Üner, Internal Diseases and Medical Oncology Specialist Cancer is the problem of this century and will most probably continue to be so in the next century. There is so much to discuss, including diagnosis, treatment and formation mechanisms!


PANEL DISCUSSION: “COMBATTING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES”
April 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

The panel aims to raise awareness about gender violence in Turkey and internationally; highlight current Turkish government, NGO activities and what orher countries do to combat GBV. The speakers and venue will be announced later via TAA’s website and electronically.


LECTURE: “A MUSLIM CASE FOR LIBERTY: AFTER THE ARAB SPRING” (In English only)
February 23, 2012 at 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge
Speaker:
Mustafa AKYOL, columnist and writer In his talk organized in cooperation with the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA), columnist and writer will talk about and sign his latest book “Islam Without Extremes: A Muslim Case For Liberty.”


PANEL:"GENDER VIOLENCE"
December 8, 2011 at 7 p.m.
TAA Reşat Aktan Lounge

TAA, in cooperation with TAA member Nancy Walker, will organize a panel on gender violence to raise awareness about gender violence in Turkey and internationally; to highlight current Turkish government and NGO activities to combat gender violence and to offer information and practical activities for members of the Ankara community who wish to be involved