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Rumi Forum Podcast

Rumi Forum was founded in 1999 with the mission to foster intercultural dialogue, stimulate thinking and exchange of opinions on supporting and fostering democracy and peace and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange. The Forum contributes to this ultimate aim by means of conferences, panel discussions, community engagement, luncheons, publications and other activities. In particular the forum has an interest in issues regarding pluralism, peace building and conflict resolution, intercultural and interfaith dialogue, social harmony and justice, civil rights and community cohesion.

Feb 21, 2012

Ambassador Namık Tan was appointed Ambassador of Turkey to the United States in February 2010. Prior to this appointment, Ambassador Tan was Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for bilateral political affairs and public diplomacy.


He was previously Ambassador of Turkey to Israel from...


Feb 21, 2012

Salih Memecan acquired his BA and MA in architecture from Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) and received his doctorate in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania as a Fulbright scholar. As a cartoonist for the Sabah daily, Memecan draws the cartoon strips Bizimcity and Sizinkiler. Bizimcity’s...