Cultural and Educational Events 2016
Cultural & Educational Events 2016
Mark Wynn, a retired Nashville police officer and an expert on domestic violence was invited by the U.S. Embassy to participate in speaking events with women’s NGOs and federations, experts at municipalities , provincial directorates and the ministry of family and social policies, advisors at shelters and violence prevention and monitoring centers, lawyers, social service and health experts, police officers, experts at TNP domestic crimes units and public order and crime investigation department, academics, local journalists and citizens in Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul and Adana. Full text »
U.S. artist Leroy Campbell arrived in Turkey to hold a series of creative workshops between March 6 and 21 as part of International Women’s Day (March 8) activities. After holding a creative workshop under the theme of “Happy Memories” at the Children Care House for Girls in Ankara, Campbell met youngsters in Isparta, Burdur, and Denizli. Full text and image gallery »
Artist Dennis Lee Mitchell visited Ankara as part of the Art in Embassies program to run workshops on smoke paintings and talk to the art students in Ankara on ceramic sculptures and how to make smoke paintings. After his Ankara visit, Mitchell's next stop was Istanbul for similar interactions with the art lovers. For a photo gallery and a video, please click here »
(Jan. 13) January 13, Ambassador Bass hosted a reception attended by over 160 guests from all over Turkey to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the U.S.-Turkey Fulbright Commission. Full text »
(Jan.12) Consular Officer Susannah Wood gave a presentation on ‘Summer Work and Travel Program and the Visa Process’ to students at Yildirim Beyazit University in Ankara. Full text »
(Jan.11) Ambassador to Turkey John Bass met with a group of Yale University students at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. The students are on a visit to Turkey to learn more about the recent Syrian refugee crisis. Full text »
- The U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, and the U.S. Consulate in Adana would like to encourage English-speaking Turkish students between the ages of 15 and 17 to apply for a summer program at EducationUSA Academy.
- The Humphrey Program brings young and mid-career professionals from designated countries to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Application deadline is August 22, 2016.
- The 2016 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) competition began on February 9. Gather your Exchange Alumni teams and apply for $25,000.
- The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6-18 month professional fellowship in the United States.