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Turkish Cultural Year

Posted by on April 10, 2014 – 06:29 am

Turkish Cultural Year

If Ataturk could drag the backwards turks out of the 14th century, perhaps another leader can drag the arabs out of the 7th century. Seeking to limit the influence of Islam on Turkish political and cultural institutions, which he regarded as one of the principal causes impeding Turkish development, Mustafa Kemal Atatrk abolished the 1300-year-old Islamic caliphate on 3 March 1924 and established a western-style separation of church and state ( mosque and state) in Turkey. While promoting a secular Turkish state, Atatrk maintained the traditional…

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Turkish Cultural Foundation

Posted by on September 30, 2013 – 06:21 am

Turkish Cultural Foundation

Thanks Clinton! MOSCOW. Feb 27 (Interfax) - The destruction of cultural and Orthodox monuments is continuing in Kosovo amid unsuccessful attempts to settle the Kosovo problem, said Alexander Melnik, president of the St.Andrew the First Called Foundation and National Glory Center. About 200 Orthodox churches, mostly 10th-13th century architectural monuments, which survived the 500 years-long Turkish yoke, have been destroyed in Kosovo since the KFOR international peacekeeping force and police units arrived in Kosovo in 1, Melnik, leader of a Russian…

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Turkish culture and Language Olympiad

Posted by on September 24, 2013 – 09:02 am

Turkish culture and Language Olympiad

The mission of Turkish Language and Culture Olympiads of Southwestern States in America is to contribute to linguistic and cultural diversity of the United States by encouraging and motivating students in secondary schools and colleges as well as adult learners to showcase their knowledge and skills of Turkish language and its culture in a friendly contest and to develop understanding and respect among cultures. About the Program Raindrop Foundation has organized Turkish Language and Culture Olympiad in Texas since 2007. This year s contests will…

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Turkish culture Portal

Posted by on February 6, 2014 – 06:39 am

Turkish culture Portal

Established in 2, the TCF is a US tax-exempt public charitable organization and it is totally supported with private donations. They have offices in Boston, Detroit, Istanbul, Sonoma and Washington, DC. Visit their About Us section to see all the wonderful work they do. What really impressed me about this site more than anything else is that it is very easy to follow, the content is clear and concise, the categories are easy to follow and it is very informative. The website is available in English and Turkish. They have broken up the site into…

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Turkish culture in business

Posted by on May 4, 2014 – 09:50 am

Turkish culture in business

Turkish Translation Initiative to be showcased at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair DUBAI: Turkish literature and culture will be highlighted at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) from April 30th until May 5th. The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in Dubai, who will participate at ADIBF, will showcase its global literary initiative TEDA – a project aimed at translating Turkish literature and art into several languages for dissemination worldwide – to promote art and literature exchange between Turkey and GCC countries. “TEDA…

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Turkish work culture

Posted by on November 23, 2013 – 07:58 am

Turkish work culture

You are here attempting to suggest culture is a given magic word. Describe this supposed culture. I suspect when you say culture you are speaking superstitiously regarding some divine state of enlightenment. I think you do not know what culture is, nor principles of culture, nor how they repeat, and can be found universally among all mankind. Let me give an example. I know an artist whose whork is universally understood by several cultures, including Turkish heads of state, Rural Chinese and Thai communities, former Pakistani soldiers, Isrealis…

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About Turkish culture

Posted by on September 27, 2013 – 07:00 am

About Turkish culture

Ahmet s father had warned him to return to their village and to see a doctor and imam in order to cure him of his homosexuality and get married, but Ahmet refused, Mr. Kaya said. Ahmet loved his family more than anything else and he was tortured about disappointing them. But in the end, he decided to be who he was. Ahmet Kaya, cousin of a gay Turkish man, Ahmet Yildiz, who murdered for being gay -- hunted down and shot five times by his own father, Yahya Yildiz. The so-called honor killing is a heinous tradition in Muslim culture where…

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Turkish culture engagement

Posted by on December 11, 2013 – 07:24 am

Turkish culture engagement

Abstract: The recent growth of interest in children’s participation in civic life, partly reflected in and stimulated by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), has led to concerns about how to facilitate the involvement and participation of young people in public life and in the public policy process. Young people are fully capable of involvement in community assessment, planning and decision making. Research around the world shows that they gravitate naturally to a purposeful engagement with their surroundings and have strong feelings…

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