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‘Corsairs and Merchants’ Conference – 26.5.2016


Info: The Dutch and the Turks encountered each other more than a few times off the coast of Algeria during the Dutch Golden Age. This peculiar relationship throughout the 17th and 18th centuries will be dealt with by Dr. van Krieken in a lecture at CPD The Hague. Date & Time: May 26, 2016; 19:00 Adress: Centre for Public Debate Scheveningseweg 15, 2715 KS, Den Haag. ... Read More »

‘Osman Hamdi Bey’ Conference – 3.6.2016


Info: Osman Hamdi Bey was not only a pioneering Turkish painter but also a museum curator. In this lecture Osman Hamdi Bey’s art and other endeavours will be dealt with in detail by Ilkay Canan Okkali. Date & Time: June 3, 2016; 19:00 Adress: Centre for Public Debate Scheveningseweg 15, 2715 KS, Den Haag. Language of conduct: Turkish Read More »

‘History of the Quran in the Netherlands’ Conference – 28.4.2016


This is a past event. On April 28, 2016, dr. Rob van Gent from the Univeristy of Utrecht gave a lecture at the CPD The Hague, about the history of Quran translations in the Netherlands. Van Gent’s talk focused on Quran translations in Europe and especially the Netherlands starting from the 16th century. The question round involved interesting questions regarding van Gent’s ... Read More »

‘History of Science in the Ottomans’ Conference – 31.3.2016


This is a past event. On March 31, 2016, PhD. candidate Hüseyin Şen (University of Utrecht) who is renowned and awarded for his efforts in tracking down stolen manuscripts gave a lecture at the CPD, The Hague about the science in the Ottomans. Şen’s lecture focused on the 16th century Turkish scholar Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma’ruf’s body of work; his ... Read More »

Turgut Reis and Great Siege of Malta 450 Years


Turgut Dragut Reis and Great Siege of Malta 450 Years It is now exactly 450 years ago that on 23 June 1565 Great Turkish Captain (Corsair) Dragut was killed when he was over 80 years during the siege of Malta. In honour of this great Corsair CPD will organize in cooperation with the Embassy of Malta and Turkish Museum Netherlands ... Read More »

‘Abraham Kuyper en Turkije’ lezing – 11.5.2015, The Hague

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Discussie en leesbijeenkomsten Abraham Kuyper en Turkije. Lezing door Prof. dr. George Harinck Hoogleraar geschiedenis van het neocalvinisme aan de faculteiten Godgeleerdheid en Letteren van de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2007-) 11 mei tussen 19.00 tot 21.00. Bij CPD Gebouw, Scheveningseweg 15, Den Haag. voor meer informatie click hier Oud-premier Abraham Kuyper maakte een reis in 1905 door zestien landen rondom ... Read More »

KONFERANS: SAMIHA AYVERDI ‘Osmanlı’dan Cumhuriyet’e değişim portresi: münevver bir kadinin izlenimleri’

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Konuşmacı:  Sean Patrıck Smyth (Leiden Üniversitesi) 29 Mayis 2015, Saat 19.00 CPD Konferans salonu Scheveningseweg 15, 2517 KS Den Haag (Uluslararası Adalet Divcanının Karşısında)   Sâmiha Ayverdi was born in 1905 as the child of collapsing empire. She witnessed the high pace of traumatic events that lead to the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire and the foundation of the Turkish ... Read More »