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Turkish Republic Day 2014


Uzbek Language FLTA Gulnoza Yusupova

On October 31st, students, faculty, and families gathered to celebrate the 91st anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Turkey. The evening began with speeches by CEUS faculty members Dr. Öner Özçelik and Dr. Gulnisa Nazarova on Turkey and its place in the broader Turkic-speaking world. Afterwards, there was food and performances of folk dances and songs. The event was held at the Indiana Memorial Union.

This event was sponsored by Indiana University Student Association, School of Global and International Studies, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Regions, Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies Chair, Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, and the Department of Anthropology.