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The Self-formation of Turkish International Higher Education Students

As part of its Young Academic Seminars series, the Yunus Emre Institute in London was pleased to virtually host “The Self-formation of Turkish International Higher Education Students”. This timely discussion was undertaken by Yusuf İkbal Oldaç, who is currently a PhD student at Oxford University, and was moderated by Turgay Durak. The fascinating talk revolved…

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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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Online Shadow Play: Karagöz&Hacivat

Karagöz & Hacivat Shadow Play is an educational project launched by Yunus Emre Institute in London that aims to promote an understanding and appreciation of Turkish culture as well as establishing a bridge between students coming from different cultural backgrounds. Performer Ada Burke is a British actress, born in Turkey. Since joining Yunus Emre Enstitüsü…

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Humanitarian Diplomacy, Soft Power and Covid-19

On 21st April 2020, the Yunus Emre Institute in London hosted the ‘Human Diplomacy, Soft Power and Covid-19’ conference online. Part of the Institute’s Arts & Culture Lecture Series, the talk was given by Ömer Salha who works in the International Diplomacy and Soft Power field at SOAS University and moderated by Dr Carla Figueira…

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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…

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Online Shadow Play: Karagöz&Hacivat (Turkish)

Karagöz & Hacivat Shadow Play is an educational project launched by Yunus Emre Institute in London that aims to promote an understanding and appreciation of Turkish culture as well as establishing a bridge between students coming from different cultural backgrounds. Karagöz & Hacivat is a traditional Turkish shadow play which performed in a relatively dark…

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Online Shadow Play : Karagöz&Hacivat

Karagöz & Hacivat Shadow Play is an educational project launched by Yunus Emre Institute in London that aims to promote an understanding and appreciation of Turkish culture as well as establishing a bridge between students coming from different cultural backgrounds. Karagöz & Hacivat is a traditional Turkish shadow play which performed in a relatively dark…

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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…