Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic


CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Room L63 New Building
524 West 59th Street (Between 10th & 11th Ave) New York, NY 10019
October 27, 2013 (Sunday)

90th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic

Istanbul Technical University Alumni Association - USA
New York City
and
Turkish-American Community and American Friends of Turkey in the Tri-State Area Celebrate
90th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic

The Members of
Federation of Turkish-American Associations
Assembly of Turkish-American Associations
Turkish American Scientists & Scholars Association
Turkish American Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Society of Turkish American Architects, Engineers & Scientists
Istanbul Technical University Alumni Association - USA
Middle East Technical University Alumni Association - USA
Istanbul University Alumni Association - USA
Bogazici University Alumni - USA
Bilkent University Alumni - North America
Kabatas Erkek Lisesi Alumni Association - USA
Alumni Association of TED College - USA
Robert College Alumni Association of America
Turkish Society of Yale Graduate Student and Scholars
ATA-DC, MATA
Lehigh Valley Turkish American Association
Izmir USA, Trabzon USA
Turkish American Giresun Organization
and
Besiktas USA, Fenerbahce USA, Galatasaray USA

Cordially Invite You to Attend the Conference

Turkish Republic: Founding Principles, Current Status and Future Prospects
John Jay College, City University of New York
Auditorium, New Building
524 West 59th Street (Between 10th & 11th Ave) New York, NY 10019
October 27, 2013 (Sunday)

1:00-1:15 Refreshments
1:15-1:20 Welcoming Remarks
1:20-1:35 National Anthems and Ataturkís Address to the Youth
1:35-2:00 The Incredible Turk by Walter Cronkite, a documentary movie on Ataturk, 1958
2:00-2:30 Hasan B. Paksoy, Ph.D, Republic
2:30-3:00 Sinan Ciddi, Ph.D, The Institute of Turkish Studies: 30 years in Helping to Forge a Better Understanding of the Turkish-American Partnership
3:00-3:30 Abdullah U. Tansel, Ph.D, Educational Reforms of Turkish Republic: Motivations and Impact
3:30-4:15 Panel Discussion and Q&A
4:15-5:00 Ataturk Chorus of New York, A Mini-Concert of Mustafa Kemalís Favorite Songs


Sinan Ciddi ITS
Sinan Ciddi, Ph.D, Institute of Turkish Studies, Executive Director, turkishstudies.org
Koy Enstituleri
Prof. Abdullah Tansel: Reading Hour at the Village Institutes, 1940-1954
Cumhuriyet Toreninde ITUMD USA Yonetimi
ITUMD USA and ODTU Alumni Association at the Republic Day event