Luncheon with Renowned Writer Mustafa Akyol

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Theme: "Media Freedom in Turkey"

Date: Tuesday, April 10th 2012, from 11:30-1:30pm

This event is free and open to the public.


Welcome: 11:30-11:45

Luncheon: 11:45-12:15

Lecture: 12:15-1:00

Followed by Question and Answer Session: 1:00-1:30  

Venue: Istanbul Center Midtown Headquarters Office, Two Midtown Plaza, 1349 West Peachtree St. NW, Suite 1010, Atlanta, GA 30309


Link to Mustafa Akyol's Official Website, "The White Path":


Join us at our Midtown headquarters for the first of our "Midtown Luncheon Series" programs featuring renowned writer Mustafa Akyol! These luncheon programs are intended to gather people together to discuss issues in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere over delicious food!


Mustafa Akyol is a renowned Turkish political commentator from Turkey. He is a columnist for two of the biggest newspapers in Turkey: Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey's most published English-language daily newspaper, and Star. His writings have also been published in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, Washington Post, Huffington Post, BBC World, and the International Herald Tribune in addition to also being published in a variety of other newspapers and journals. To learn more about the author and his works, please visit his website by clicking here.


Mustafa Akyol has also written two books, one of which was published in Turkey entitled "Rethinking the Kurdish Question: What Went Wrong? What Next" (Dogan Publishing 2006). His other more recent book, "Islam Without Extremes: a Muslim Case for Liberty" (W.W. Norton and Company 2011) was released in English. To read more about "Islam Without Extremes," you may read a detailed account of the book on Mr. Akyols website by clicking here or on by clicking here.

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