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Aspects of Turkish culture

Posted by on August 25, 2013 – 09:34 am

Aspects of Turkish culture

In addition to the Turkish language sequence, the Department of Asian Studies also offers several courses that deal with diverse aspects of Turkish history and culture. All the courses listed below are taught in English and have no prerequisite. ASIA 62 First-Year Seminar: Women and Spirituality in Turkey (3). This course will examine the various definitions of who and what constitutes a mystic woman, the social engagement of these women, and the controversies around gendered authority in the Sufi communities in Turkey. ASIA Turkey: Beyond Tradition…

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Turkish culture Tourism Office London

Posted by on March 26, 2014 – 11:03 am

Turkish culture Tourism Office London

Turkey has seen consistent increases in visitor numbers over the past decade, as travellers realise there is a great deal more to see outside of the wonders of Istanbul. Here Breaking Travel News sits down with Ali Selcuk Can, director, Turkish Culture & Tourism Office, London, to discuss what the organisation is doing to get its message out to consumers. Breaking Travel News: Antalya, on the south Mediterranean coast of Turkey, hosted the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony in 2013. How important is the hosting of events of this nature…

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Turkish culture Facebook

Posted by on March 29, 2014 – 08:11 am

Turkish culture Facebook

Turkish Nationalists established an own Youth Culture in Germany Alexandra Wangler, MYPLACE team member at University of Bremen. In our focus group interviews we realized that German citizens with migration background tend to have a different kind of political participation. Most of them eagerly follow the contemporary political events in their country of origin – or rather the country of origin of their parents. Especially the Turkish population in Germany, with 2, 4 millions of people the largest foreign group in Germany, has a predominantly in…

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Turkish culture respect

Posted by on December 29, 2013 – 01:46 pm

Turkish culture respect

The Turkish Cultural Center of Long Island (TCCLI) organized an event called “Cross Cultural Night” on February 25, 2012. TCCLI hosted “An Evening in Ecuador” to share Ecuadorian culture and traditions. The ultimate goal of this event was to share experiences of various ethnic, genders, religious, and cultural groups and listen to one another. First, the event started by serving delicious Turkish food. Obviously these groups of people enjoyed Turkish food. While they were eating their food they tried to have fun and learn from each other. In one…

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Values of Turkish culture

Posted by on January 22, 2014 – 09:52 am

Values of Turkish culture

Turkish Film Screenings are one of the most significant activities of the Turkish Cultural Center of New York (TCCNY). It is one of the most successful way of presenting Turkish culture and lives. This is a program where people come together from different ethnicities and cultures to better understand each other and realize common values. On February 28th, 2014, the Turkish Cultural Center of New York in cooperation with the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) hosted a Turkish Film Screening in New York Institute of Technology. It was an acclaimed…

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Turkish culture and thankfulness of gift

Posted by on September 3, 2013 – 11:13 am

Turkish culture and thankfulness of gift

Bosnian; Herzegovinan Orientation Identification. The name Bosnia is derived from the Bosna River, which cuts through the region. Herzegovina takes its name from the word herceg, which designated the duke who ruled the southern part of the region until the Ottoman invasion in the fifteenth century. The two regions are culturally indistinguishable and for much of their history have been united under one government. Although cultural variations in Bosnia and Herzegovina are minimal, cultural identity is currently extremely divisive. The three main…

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