COMMEMORATION OF ATATÜRK

Vaşington Büyükelçiliği 10.11.2008

Over the years, the Turkish nation has immortalized Atatürk through impressive development and far-reaching reforms along his dynamic principles.

Every year we commemorate this great leader, a towering figure in world history, by remembering aspects of his achievements and fulfilling his dreams.

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s passing,a special Atatürk lecture was delivered by Prof Heath Lowry on Monday, November 10, 2008 at the Turkish Embassy on ““WERE ATATÜRK ALIVE TODAY”.

Dr. Heath W. Lowry is a Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies at the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.

His most recentpublications include a series of three books on early Ottoman history: The Nature of the Early Ottoman State. Albany (SUNY Press), 2003; and Ottoman Bursa in Travel Accounts. Bloomington (Indiana University: Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies Publications), 2003.

Atatürk

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