Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Atatürk Research Centre academic staff member Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk represented EMU and TRNC at the “International Symposium on Turkey – Romania Relations: Past and Present”. At the symposium organized by the Republic of Turkey Atatürk Supreme Council of Culture, Language and History Atatürk Research Centre and Bucharest Ovidius University, Dr. Göktürk presented the conference paper titled “Reflection of Atatürk Period Turkey – Romania Relations in Cypriot, Turkish and Romanian Press”.
The conference paper noted that news was relayed to the Turkish Cypriot community at the mentioned period mainly by the newspapers “Söz” and “Masum Millet”. Dr. Göktürk’s conference paper attracted the attention of participants and the audience at the symposium where 52 conference papers were presented by academicians from different countries.
Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk had also attended the “22nd International Turkish Culture Symposium” in Macedonia’s capital Skopje with EMU Atatürk Research Center academic staff member Süheyla Göktürk from the 5th to the 9th of May 2017 presenting the conference paper “An Immigration Story from Crete to Cyprus”. Dr. Göktürk presented the proceedings book of the symposium organized by the International Folk Culture Research Institution of Turkey and Skopje International Vision University to EMU Rector Prof. Necdet Osam. Whilst presenting the proceedings book of the symposium attended by 11 countries including Turkey, Macedonia, Poland and Russia, Dr. Göktürk thanked Prof. Dr. Osam for the support shown to him, also expressing his satisfaction regarding representing the TNRC. Prof. Dr. Osam congratulated Dr. Göktürk stating that they always support this kind of such academic work.