Announcing Abadan Awards for Social Scientists

(NEW YORK, NY) On April 18, Turkish Philanthropy Funds announced the establishment of Abadan Awards to encourage outstanding scholars in post-graduate studies in social sciences and law. The awards will alternate each year between the following: Dr. Yavuz Abadan Constitutional Law Award (2015) will be granted towards studies in constitutional law around government theory, legislative,…

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Turkey You’ve travelled to Turkey, eaten the local cuisine, danced at the open air nightclubs, made new friends, indulged in the local drink and chatted with the shopkeepers at the bazar. So now you can say you know Turkey? Or do you? As the largest country in Europe, Turkey’s…

We are deeply saddened by the unfolding of another mining disaster in Turkey. Our thoughts are with the families, friends of the miners and everyone impacted by this tragedy in Ermenek, Karaman. We wanted to use this opportunity to announce the recipients of Turkish Philanthropy Funds’ Soma Disaster Relief Fund: Anne Cocuk Egitim Vakfi (Mother…