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    * Bilkent Univ Alumni Meeting, 9 Feb 02, New York, USA * World Affairs Council, 11 Feb 02, San Francisco CA, USA * Turkey in the 21st Century, 13 Feb 02,
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      * Bilkent Univ Alumni Meeting, 9 Feb 02, New York, USA
      * World Affairs Council, 11 Feb 02, San Francisco CA, USA
      * Turkey in the 21st Century, 13 Feb 02, Monterey CA, USA
      * TAAC Spring Picnic, 31 Mar 02, Los Altos CA, USA
      * Turkish Music Symposium, 13-19 May 02, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
      * Turkish Classes, Saturdays, Seattle WA, USA
      * Faculty Position, Bilkent Univ., Ankara, Turkey
      * Summer Language Course, 14 Jun - 19 Aug 02, Indiana, USA
      * Summer Language School, 1 Jul-2 Aug 02, Almaty, Kazakhstan
      * Panel on Civilization, 14-17 Aug 02, Italy
      * US Turkish Mother's List, online

      x0x Announcements/Duyurular -- Sat, 02 Feb 02

      Edited for the Turkish Radio Hour by Anita Donohoe

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      * Bilkent Univ Alumni Meeting, 9 Feb 02, New York, USA

      Bilmed Usa & Canada
      NY & NJ 3rd Meeting

      Date: 9 February 2002
      Time: 8.00 pm - 11.30 pm
      Menu: 5 course set menu (tip + tax included)
      Price: $50

      Place: Dervish Restaurant, located at 146 West 47 th Street between 6th
      and 7th Avenues. By subway N-R to 49th street or B-D-F-Q to 47 - 50
      streets
      Tel: (212) 997 0070
      <http://www.dervishrestaurant.com>

      Please RSVP via email:
      <obilgin60@...>

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      * World Affairs Council, 11 Feb 02, San Francisco CA, USA

      World Affairs Council in San Francisco
      Program Title: Turkey in the 21st Century
      Guest: His Excellency Faruk Logoglu,
      Ambassador of Turkey to the United States

      Program Background and Description:
      Turkey has long been a crossroads between Europe and the Middle East.
      Current challenges in the Middle East have drawn Turkey and the United
      States even closer together. In his first visit to the Bay Area since his
      appointment, Ambassador Logoglu will discuss the future of U.S.-Turkish
      relations.

      His Excellency Faruk Logoglu was appointed Turkish Ambassador to the U.S.
      in September 2001, after serving as Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry
      of Foreign Affairs. His career in Turkish public service has spanned over
      thirty years. He has represented Turkey at the European Union and the
      United Nations, and in Bangladesh, Germany, Denmark, and Azerbaijan.
      Ambassador Logoglu has taught political science at Middlebury College and
      received a doctorate in political science at Princeton University.

      Program Details:
      Where: the World Affairs Council
      312 Sutter St, Suite 200 (at Grant)
      San Francisco, CA USA

      When: Monday, February 11, 2002
      Registration: 5:30pm
      Program opens at 6pm

      Fees: Members Free, Nonmembers $12, Student Nonmembers $5
      TAAC members pay only $7 with membership card

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      * Turkey in the 21st Century, 13 Feb 02, Monterey CA, USA

      His Excellency Faruk Logoglu,, Ambassador of Turkey to the United States
      will give a seminar entitled, "Turkey in the 21st Century."

      TURKEY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
      "Turkey's Perspectives on Global and Regional Security"

      His Excellency Dr. Faruk Logoglu
      Ambassador of Turkey to the United States

      Wednesday, February 13, 2002
      6:00-7:30 P.M.

      MIIS - IRVINE AUDITORIUM
      499 Pierce Street
      Monterey, CA 93940

      FREE - OPEN TO PUBLIC

      -- Please come at 5:15pm in you want to participate to the Turkish
      Community meeting with the Ambassador [in Turkish].

      -- Please contact TAAC Monterey Bay by Feb 6th, if you want to join the
      dinner with the Ambassador. $60 per person, limited seating at 8pm.

      Info/contact: (831) 646-1916
      <montereybay@...> or <vpwest@...>

      His Excellency Faruk Logoglu was appointed Turkish Ambassador to the U.S.
      in September 2001, after serving as Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry
      of Foreign Affairs. His career in Turkish public service has spanned over
      thirty years. He has represented Turkey at the European Union and the
      United Nations, and in Bangladesh, Germany, Denmark, and Azerbaijan.
      Ambassador Logoglu has taught political science at Middlebury College and
      received a doctorate in political science at Princeton University.

      Sponsored by:

      MONTEREY INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (MIIS)
      CENTER FOR NONPROLIFERATION STUDIES
      in cooperation with
      ASSEMBLY OF TURKISH AMERICAN ASSOCIATIONS (ATAA) &
      TURKISH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA (TAAC)
      Monterey Bay Chapter

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      * TAAC Spring Picnic, 31 Mar 02, Los Altos CA, USA

      Please mark your calendars for the annual membership meeting of TAAC on
      March 31, 2002. We will start with a picnic in South Bay, as usual, and
      then hold the membership meeting afterwards. As you know, every spring a
      new board is elected by TAAC members to serve the Turkish American
      community in Northern California for the next 12 months. It is time to
      vote for select individuals who are willing to serve on the TAAC board for
      the next year.

      For more information, email <taac@taaca>
      Or visit our web site: <http://www.taaca.org>

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      * Turkish Music Symposium, 13-19 May 02, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

      The Second International Turkic Musicology Symposium in Bishkek,
      Kyrgyzstan

      The International Association for the Study of Turkic Musical Cultures is
      organizing an international symposium on 13-19 May 2002 on "Turkic Music
      and the Youth."

      Papers examining the relationship of musical turkology to other fields of
      academic endeavor, including anthropology, art history, computer science,
      esthetics, historiography, literary studies, mathematics, philosophy, and
      sociology as well as the aims and scope of Turkic musicology today may
      also be presented.

      If you would like to take part in the symposium and present a paper,
      please contact us by January 31, 2002. We look forward to your
      participation.

      Dr. Feza Tansug
      Associate Professor of Musicology

      Dr. Kamchybek Dushaliev
      Professor of Musicology

      Doc. Dr. Feza Tansug
      International Association for the Study of Turkic Musical Cultures
      Manas University
      56 Mira Blvd.
      Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
      Phone: + (996-312) 541-942
      Fax: + (996-312) 541-935
      Email: muzika@...
      Visit the Symposium website at <http://www.manas.kg>

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      * Turkish Classes, Saturdays, Seattle WA, USA

      Another Beginner Level Turkish class will be beginning later this month.
      Our advanced beginner classes are going to start soon as well. Please let
      us know if you're interested in taking classes. Depending on the replies,
      we'll set up the time and dates.

      Tentative dates and times:
      Saturday 11am-1pm
      Saturday 1:30pm-3:30pm
      Sunday 11am
      Can't do weekend, Monday evening 6pm

      If you can do more than one of these options, that's great, please
      indicate all of the times that fit your schedule.
      If you have any questions or would like further details, please contact:
      Elif Andac at 206-524-6321.

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      * Faculty Position, Bilkent Univ., Ankara, Turkey

      Bilkent University Open Rank Faculty Positions, Turkish Literature
      Location: Ankara, Turkey
      Closing Date: Open until further notice
      Primary Category: Turkish Literature
      Secondary Categories: Comparative Literature

      The Department of Turkish Literature at Bilkent University in Ankara,
      invites applications for full-time, permanent faculty positions in Turkish
      Literature. Rank open. All periods and all fields considered, but
      preference is for modernization period. Demonstrated excellence in
      research and teaching is essential. Candidates must have a completed PhD
      by 1 January 2002. Salary is competitive and commensurate with
      credentials. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Membership in
      a comprehensive group health plan (with small monthly premium), a free,
      fully-furnished on-campus apartment, and support for travel to
      international conferences are among the fringe benefits. More information
      about the university can be found at its website:
      <http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/academic/index.html>.

      Applicants should send a letter of application, three letters of
      reference, sample publications, interests in research and teaching,
      graduate transcripts, and curriculum vitae to:

      Prof. Talat Halman, Chair
      Faculty of Humanities and Letters
      Department of Turkish Literature
      Bilkent University
      TR-06533 Bilkent
      Ankara - TURKEY
      Phone: +90 (312) 290-2711
      Fax: +90 (312) 266-4059

      Search remains open until all the positions are filled. All appointments
      are pending staffing needs and budgetary approval. Applicants, who may
      wish to discuss matters pertaining to this search may contact the
      department by e-mail:
      <turkedeb@...>
      More information about the Department of Turkish Literature can be
      obtained at:
      <http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~turkedeb/bindexe.html>

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      * Summer Language Course, 14 Jun - 19 Aug 02, Indiana, USA

      Summer Language Opportunities: First and Second Year Summer Central Asian
      Language Classes at Indiana University.

      Indiana University's Summer Workshop in Slavic, East European and Central
      Asian Languages (SWSEEL) is proud to offer 1st and 2nd year language
      courses in Azeri, Kazakh, Turkmen and Uzbek during summer 2002. Indiana
      University has one of the top Central Asian programs in the nation, and
      SWSEEL is the only summer program in America to offer intermediate levels
      of all these Turkic languages.

      The 2002 Summer Workshop will be held from June 14 to August 9. Each
      Central Asian class is worth 6 graduate or 8 undergraduate credits for 1st
      year students and 6 credits to both graduates and undergraduates for 2nd
      year students. Tuition is $180.40 per credit hour for all participants,
      (except for Indiana resident undergraduates who pay $130.95 per credit
      hour) plus fees. Every year, the university offers a number of
      scholarships to both graduate and undergraduate students.

      For further information about the scholarship and the program, please see
      <http://www.indiana.edu/~iuslavic/swseel.shtml>

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      * Summer Language School, 1 Jul-2 Aug 02, Almaty, Kazakhstan

      International Summer Language School, University of International
      Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan

      University of International Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan, invites all
      interested to participate in the summer language-training program in
      July-August 2002.

      International Summer Language School is ideal for postgraduate who wishes
      to make good progress in his knowledge of Central Asian or Russian
      Language. We specialize in teaching Kazakh, Uighur and Russian for
      foreigners.

      Admission
      No beginner knowledge of targeted language is required. ISLS does not
      grant credit or confer degrees. The closing date for applications is 15
      May 2002.

      Program Cost Includes. Tuition, handout materials, insurance, hotel,
      single room, breakfast daily.
      Program Start Date. July 1.
      Fee: $1,900

      For more information see:
      <http://www.uib.kz/isls/fr800.htm>

      or contact:

      Leila Shayakhmetova
      Director for International Development
      University of International Business
      8-a Abai Ave., Almaty, 480100
      The Republic of Kazakhstan

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      * Panel on Civilization, 14-17 Aug 02, Italy

      We invite you to participate in the workshop we are organizing to take
      place at the 7th Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social
      Anthropologists in Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-17 August, 2002.

      Our panel, entitled "East, West, and the Limits of Civilization," aims to
      stimulate a critical interdisciplinary conversation on the civilizational
      discourses, as crystallized in the ever-popular terms of engagement "East"
      and "West" (the full abstract of the panel is below). We are soliciting
      papers advancing theoretical interventions and interrogating extant
      debates, as well as new ethnographic, and preferably comparative, case
      studies.

      Please send one-page abstracts and/or draft-papers by email to both Ayse
      Caglar and Levent Soysal. The deadline for submitting abstracts is
      February 14, 2002.

      Ayse Caglar
      Jean Monet Fellow
      The Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies
      Convento
      European University Institute
      Via dei Roccettini 9 Convento
      50016 San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy
      Email: Ayse.Caglar@...
      Tel: +39 055 4685 778
      Fax:+39 055 4685 770

      Levent Soysal
      Visiting Research Fellow
      Program for Advanced Studies German and European Studies
      Freie Universitat Berlin
      Garystr. 45,
      14195 Berlin, Germany
      Email: levsoy@...-berlin.de
      Tel: +49 30 8385 6671
      Fax:+49 30 8385 6672

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      * US Turkish Mother's List, online

      A new list has been formed for Turkish mothers in the US to share their
      experiences in raising their infants. All you need to join is the
      interest and an email address.

      If you would like to subscribe, send a blank e-mail to:
      <ABD-ana-subscribe@yahoogroups.com>

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