Westminster Debate with Ece Temelkuran ‘Turkey: Everything You Don’t Want to Know!’
The Centre for Turkey Studies is pleased to invite you to a Westminster based forum on ‘Turkey: Everything You Don’t Want to Know’ featuring Ece Temelkuran.
Born in 1973 in Turkey, Ece Temelkuran is one of Turkey’s best-known journalists and political commentators. She has been a journalist since 1993 and has been writing political columns since 2000. Her investigative journalism and books broach subjects that are highly controversial in Turkey, such as the Kurdish and Armenian issues, the women’s movement, and matters dealing with political prisoners. She has published widely and was honoured many awards including the Pen for Peace and Turkish Journalist of the Year award. As a writer she has published 12 books. Two of her books: Deep Mountain, Across the Turkish-Armenian Divide and Book of the Edge have also been published in English. Her first novel Muz Sesleri (The Sound of Bananas) has recently been published in Arabic. Her recent novel ‘Dugumlere Ufleyen Kadinlar’ was published in February, 2013. Ece Temelkuran’s articles have been published in various newspapers and journals including Nawaat, The New Left Review, Le Monde Diplomatique, Global Voices Advocacy and The Guardian. In addition, Ece Temelkuran was a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She regularly writes for Al-Akhbar English.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, 12th of June 2013, between 8PM and 10PM, in Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Westminster. Please note that security checks are required to enter the House of Commons, so we kindly ask you to arrive at 07:30PM, allowing the event to start and end promptly on time.
This CTS Westminster Debate is kindly hosted by Seema Malhotra, the Labour and Co-operative Party Member of Parliament for Feltham and Heston.
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