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‘Sarikamis’tan Canakkale’ye’ konferans notlari

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Hollanda’nın Rotterdam şehrinde Çanakkale ve Sarıkamış savaşları tartışıldı Sivil Tartışmalar Merkezi (CPD), Türk İslam Kültür Dernekleri Federasyonu (TİKDF) ve Hollanda Öğrenci Dernekleri Ülkesel Kuruluşu (NATDS) tarafından 19 mart 2015 Perşembe akşamı, Rotterdam’da Yunus Emre Toplantı Merkezinde bir konferans düzenlendi. Sarıkamış’tan Çanakkale’ye adıyla düzenlenen konferansa, T.C. Lahey Büyükelçisi Sadık Arslan ve T.C. Rotterdam Başkonsolosu Togan Oral beylerin yanı sıra çoğunluğu gençlerden ... Read More »

Monument in The Hague for Turkish diplomat’s son Ahmet Benler

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On March 18, a monument was inaugurated in front of the Turkish Embassy in The Hague in memory of Ahmet Benler who was murdered by the Armenian terorist organisation Asala in oktober 1979. Benler was a promising PhD student and the only child of the then Turkish ambassador Özdemir Benler and his wife Jale Benler. Centre for Public Debate was ... Read More »

First meeting NADTS a success

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National Assembly of Turkish Dutch Students (NATDS ) organized their first meeting on March 12th, 2015 at the Erasmus University. The theme of the evening was ‘integration paradox’. The meeting was attented by many students and there was a hot discussion about the definition of integration and govermental integration policy. Read More »

CPD is hiring

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Centre for Public Debate (CPD) is looking for an Executive Secretary to strengthen the office team. Are you an ambitious young professional looking for a new position? Read on to find out if we have a match. The ideal candidate we are looking for will be responsible for carrying out clerical responsibilities such as handling administrative tasks and attending telephone calls while also representing the executive ... Read More »

100 years: WWI and the Ottoman Empire

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2015 marks the centenary of the start of the First World War which had tremendous effects over the whole world. Effects that can even be recognized today.  WWI would ultimately lead to the dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire, the abolition of both the Ottoman sultanate and the caliphate and the subsequent exile of the Ottoman imperial family. It would lead to ... Read More »

PERSONAL MEMOIRS FROM WWI

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Persoonlijke verhalen uit de 1e Wereldoorlogen Osmaanse Rijk Memoires van een dienstplichtig soldaat tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Mijn Osmaans Arabische grootvader uit Adana Sulayman Hajj Ali [1892-1958]. Meltem Halaceli Mijn deelname aan deze conferentie zal bestaan uit een overzicht van mijn boek dat binnenkort uitkomt bij uitgeverij Athenaeum-Polak in Amsterdam getiteld: De geschiedenis van mijn grootvader Sulayman Hajj Ali. De belangrijkste primaire ... Read More »