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Artists in Conversation: Bilen Işıktaş

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the…

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Artists in Conversation: Ayesha Gamiet

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the…

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Artists in Conversation: Laurelie Rae

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the…

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In the Footsteps of Pilgrims: Rediscovering the Ottoman Hajj

Yunus Emre Institute in London is delighted to host a new and interesting talk as part of the Arts & Culture series with Andrew Peterson and Yahya Nurgat on “In the Footsteps of Pilgrims: rediscovering the Ottoman Hajj” on Tuesday 7th of July 2020 at 19:00. This presentation will discuss the development of the Syrian Hajj (Muslim pilgrimage) route under the Ottomans…

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Artists in Conversation: Soraya Syed

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the Institute. For the second…

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The Netflix Ecosystem: A Focus on Turkish Series

Turkish television dramas (dizis) have grown exponentially in international popularity in the last decade. Today, the Turkish television market is the second biggest exporter of content after US television. In the last few years, Netflix has shown interest in Turkish series, ordering their first ever original production from the country, The Protector(2018) followed by The…

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Artists in Conversation: Nuria Garcia Masip

Yunus Emre Institute in London and Leighton House are delighted to announce another fascinating series of talks featuring notable contemporary artists, exploring the classical and traditional arts and crafts of Turkey. Through the talks, we aim to showcase Leighton House and Frederic, Lord Leighton’s travels and appreciation of Turkey and highlight the work of the Institute. For the first…

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The Self-formation of Turkish International Higher Education Students

Yunus Emre Institute in London is delighted to host its second online talk as part of the Young Scholar Seminar Series. Yusuf İkbal Oldaç will talk on “The Self-formation of International Higher Education Students and Their Contributions to Society: The Case of Turkish International Higher Education Graduates” on Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020 at 19.00 pm (BST). The main purpose of this study…

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Humanitarian Diplomacy, Soft Power and Covid-19

Yunus Emre Institute in London is delighted to host its first online talk as part of the Arts & Culture series with Omar Salha and Carla Figueira on “Humanitarian Diplomacy, Soft Power and Covid-19” on Tuesday 21st of April 2020 at 18:00. The Coronavirus pandemic has seen over 2 million cases recorded worldwide with different…