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90th Anniversary of the Republic of Turkey

 

Turkish Republic Day

Students, faculty, and families gathered at the Indiana Memorial Union on November 2nd to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey.  The event included Turkish food, folk dancing, and musical performances. Professor Cenk Sahinalp and Professor Osman Cekic delivered speeches highlighting the importance of Turkish Republic Day.  The evening concluded with games, prizes, and dancing.

Sponsors  for Turkish Republic Day included: the IAUNRC, Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies, CEUS, Center for the Study of the Middle East, Department for Near Eastern Languages and Culture, Mufflers, and Anatolia restaurant.