Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Rector Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın received the new executive board of the EMU Atatürk Research and Application Center (EMU ATAUM) in his office. EMU-ATAUM President Assist. Assoc. Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk, Board Members Assoc. Prof. Dr. Canan Zeki, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nimet İlke Akcay, Dr. Mustafa Erbilen and Sen. Inst. Erkan Malkoç were present at the said visit. EMU-ATAUM President Assist. Prof. Dr. Göktürk stated that the main task of ATAUM is to teach young people the Kemalist Thought System and the Turkish Cypriot National Struggle correctly. Assist. Prof. Dr. Göktürk also made statements about the activities of ATAUM in the past period and the activities and targets planned to be carried out in the new period.
Atatürk Portrait Presented
Assist. Prof. Dr. Göktürk thanked EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın for his support towards EMU ATAUM. Emphasizing the importance of EMU-ATAUM's activities, Prof. Dr. Hocanın conveyed his wishes of success to the new ATAUM Executive Board and emphasized his belief that the Center will undertake successful activities in the upcoming period. During the visit, ATAUM President Assist. Prof. Dr. Turgay Bülent Göktürk presented a portrait of Atatürk to Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Göktürk Presented His Last Book
Assist. Prof. Dr. Göktürk also presented Prof. Dr. Aykut Hocanın his latest book, "My Articles on Cyprus in the Historical Process", which includes 22 articles on the history of Cyprus presented at national and international symposiums or published in journals. Assist. Prof. Dr. Göktürk stated that the book in question will not be put on sale, but will be sent, alongside with
the books "Famagusta Sanjak in the Struggle for Existence" and "The Mujahids Narrating" (co-published with Süheyla Göktürk), to universities in Turkey and the TRNC to be presented for the use of students and relevant academicians.