International Turkish Academy Delegation at Gazi University
15 January 2016 | 09:13


Turkish Academy, which is located in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, and which was established on 25 May 2010 in Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, carries out activities such as Turkish Nations’ language, history, literature and culture. The Academy delegation visited The Turkic Application and Research Center with Gazi University Chancellor on 13 January 2016 and they had a round table meeting. The meeting was hosted by the manager of the center Prof. Dr. Hülya Kasapoğlu Çengel and the President of the Academy Prof. Dr. Darhan Kıdırali, the Head of Hacettepe University Faculty of Literature Department of Turkish Language and Literature Prof. Dr. Şükrü Haluk Akalın, Academician at Gazi University Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. Kadriye Altok, Head of Faculty of Literature Contemporary Turkish Dialects and Literatures Department Prof. Dr. Fatih Kirişçioğlu, from the same department Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülcanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tümen Somuncuoğlu from the Department of History and Academicians from the Department of Turkish Ethnology Assistant Prof. Dr. Evrim Ölçer Özinel and Assistant Prof. Dr Dilek Türkyılmaz attended the meeting.



Prof. Dr. Hülya Kasapoğlu Çengel stated at the meeting that they value the scientific and academic relations between Turkey and Kazakhstan; they have bilateral agreements on this issue and within this framework, they are happy to welcome undergraduate and graduate students from Kazakhstan. Also, Hülya Kasapaoğlu Çengel metioned the national and international activities that have been conducted by The Turkic Center, which is established in 2005, in the last ten years and added that Gazi University has a substantial potential in terms of academicians in the field of Turcology.



The President of International Turkish Academy Prof. Dr. Darhan Kıdırali stated that they would like to increase the bilateral relations with Gazi University, which was founded in 1926, and as of the year 2016 they are planning to carry out joint projects. After Kıdırali talked about the past activities that the Academy conducted, he talked about the future projects they are planning to carry out and proposed collaboration with Turkic Application and Research Center for these projects. Both institutions stated that they will be happy to conduct scientific projects that will be realized in the future in collaboration.



15.01.2016 / Consultancy of Press and Public Relations


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