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Book Launch & Talk: Ayfer Tunç

With great pleasure, the Yunus Emre Institute in London hosted its first ‘Meet the Author’ event of 2020 with the book launch of Ayfer Tunç’s new novel, ‘Madhouse’ in collaboration with Istros Books who translated the work. Starting with an introduction by Dr Mehmet Karakuş, the director of Yunus Emre Institute in London, and followed…

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Karagöz&Hacivat at Luton Turkish Weekend School

For our educational content project, we are continuing to perform the traditional Turkish shadow play Hacivat&Karagöz at primary schools across the UK. This time we performed the traditional shadow play, Hacivat&Karagöz at Luton Turkish Weekend School. After the performance, a painting workshop where children painted the Hacivat Karagoz activity book took place. Stay tuned for…

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Book Launch & Talk: Ayfer Tunç

The Highly Unreliable Account of the History of a Madhouse by Ayfer Tunç Yunus Emre Institute in London is proud to host the book launch of ‘Madhouse’, a new novel from Ayfer Tunc, in collaboration with Istros Books on the 12th of March at 7pm. The event will start with a talk moderated by Lawrence…

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Talk : Echoes From the Deep

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! We are sorry to inform you that the event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure with the importance of prevention and reducing the risk of vulnerable populations’ exposure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but the health and wellbeing of our community is our overriding concern. We hope that the events will…

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Karagöz&Hacivat Turkish Shadow Play

The traditional Turkish Shadow play was one of the most popular entertainments in the Ottoman Empire. Families will enjoy a mesmerising performance lit against the traditional white curtain, or ‘mirror’, as common sense Karagöz and smooth-talking Hacivat attempt to solve everyday problems, meeting a host of other characters along the way. 𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗼̈𝘇 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗛𝗮𝗰𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁 is…

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Exhibition: Echoes from the Deep – Wrecks of the Dardanelles Campaign About this Event

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! We are sorry to inform you that the event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure with the importance of prevention and reducing the risk of vulnerable populations’ exposure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but the health and wellbeing of our community is our overriding concern. We hope that the events will…

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Ottoman Gardens & Europe

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! We are sorry to inform you that the event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure with the importance of prevention and reducing the risk of vulnerable populations’ exposure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but the health and wellbeing of our community is our overriding concern. We hope that the events will…

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Ottoman Culture in Europe: 1453 -1699

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! We are sorry to inform you that the event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure with the importance of prevention and reducing the risk of vulnerable populations’ exposure. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but the health and wellbeing of our community is our overriding concern. We hope that the events will…

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Hacivat&Karagöz Turkish Shadow Play

For our educational content project, we are continuing to perform the traditional Turkish shadow play Hacivat&Karagöz at primary schools across the UK. This time we performed the traditional shadow play, Hacivat&Karagöz at Dr. Fazıl Küçük Turkish School. Stay tuned for more Hacivat & Karagöz performances. Hacivat & Karagöz is an educational project launched by Yunus…