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2009 Hrant Dink Memorial Lecture
Bogazici University - History, Sociology & Political Science and International Relations Dept.s

2009 Hrant Dink Memorial Lecture on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights

"Freedom of Expression: A Universal Right" by Sir Geoffrey Bindman

Date: January 16, 2009

Time: 15.00
Place: Bogazici University, Southern Campus, Albert Long Hall (BTS), Istanbul

Hrant Dink and the Kinship of the People
AKA-DER (Anatolian Culture and Research Association)

AKA-DER will commemorate Hrant Dink with various events throughout the week.

Exhibition: "Hrant Dink and the Kinship of the People" - the exhibition will be open funtil February 6,2009.

Film Screening: "We Drank the Same Water", by Serge Avedikian
Date: 17 January dating 2009 at 18.00

Panel: "Hrant Dink and the Kinship of the People"
Pakrat Estukyan - AGOS Newspaper Armenian Section Editor
Rakip Zarakoglu - Researcher, Writer
Temel Demirer - Researcher, Writer
Hakan Dilmec - AKA-DER Representative
Date: 18 January 2009 at 14.00

Musical Performance: Armenian Folk Songs, KEOPS
Date: 24 January 2009 at 18.00

Place: Osmanağa Mah. Tellalzade Sokak, no 17 Kadıköy, İstanbul

To Forget is to Lose - After Hrant Dink
Nor Zartonk

Documentary: "My Name is..."
Interview with Hrant Dink during Anashabur Program
Hrant Dink Camtastica murder case - Ozlem Dalkiran
Hrant - Aydin Engin
While Hrant is still being killed - Sirri Emrah Ucer
To Create the Hope - Kerem Demirbas

Date: January 17, 2009

Time: 18.00
Place: Tutun Deposu, Luleci Hendek Cad. No 12, Tophane, Istanbul

We Apologize Campaign and Hrant Dink

A panel on 1915 Big Catastrophe, assasination of Hrant Dink and the "We Apologize" campaign, followed by the documentary film titled " Swallow's Nest"

Volkan AKYILDIRIM (DurDe!)

Date: January 17, 2009

Time: 16.00
Place: TMMOB Mechanical Engineers Chamber İstanbul Branch, Beyoğlu, İstanbul

&What happened on January 19?& - Panel, Istanbul
Irkciliga ve Milliyetcilige DurDe! Initiative

Oral Çalışlar (Radikal Newspaper)
Pakrat Estukyan (Agos Newspaper)
Cengiz Alğan (DurDe Initiative)

Date: January 17, 2009, Saturday

Time: 15.00
Place: TMMOB, İpek Sok. 9 Beyoğlu İstanbul

For Hrant for Justice - Vigil in Eskisehir
Eskisehir Peace Assembly

Eskisehir Peace Assembly is getting together to commemorate Hrant Dink
White doves will be flown for Hrant, for the Iraqi and Palestinian children.
A mini concert will follow the press statement.

Date: January 17, 2009, Saturday

Time: 14.00
Place: in front of Adalar Migros , Eskisehir

That day, we were shot, too! - flashmob

During the second anniversary of Hrant Dink's assasination, there will be a crowded flashmob event.
For anyone wishing to participate, there will be a short preparatory meeting on January 17, Saturday at 18.00 at the Baska Kulturevi (Feridiye Cad. 41, Taksim, Istanbul, 0212-2501292)

Date: January 18, 2009

Time: 15.00
Place: Galatasaray Square, Beyoglu, Istanbul

Friends of Hrant Commemorate Hrant
Friends of Hrant


Kayus Calikman Gavrilof
Nilgun Toker Kilinc
Coskun Usterci
Grup Gunberi
No Name
Kostas * Despina * Flippos

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 19.00
Place: Tepekule Congress and Exhibition Center, Bayrakli, Izmir

For Hrant for Justice - Vigil in Izmir
KESK İzmir Şubeler Platformu, TMMOB – İKK, Genel İş 3 No’ lu Şube, İzmir Barış Meclisi, İHD, ÇHD, ÖDP, EMEP, DTP, SDP, TKP, DSİP, ESP, EHP

You are invited to join the vigil

For Hrant for Justice on January 19, at 17.30.

Take your carnation, candle, torches and join us.

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 17.30
Place: In front of old Sumerbank, Konak, Izmir

For Hrant for Justice - Vigil in Istanbul
Friends of Hrant

We are getting together in front of the Agos newspaper,
where our dear friend, Hrant Dink, was murdered
for Hrant, for Justice.

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 14.30 - 15.30
Place: in front of Agos newspaper (Halaskargazi cad. Sebat apt 192 Harbiye, Istanbul)

For Hrant for Justice - Vigil in Bursa
Bursa Peace Assembly - Friends of Hrant

After the press statement, the documentary by Umit Kivanc, "From January 19 to January 19" will be shown from the big screen that will be set at the square.

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 19.00
Place: Bursa City Square - Kent Meydani

Without Hrant 2 - Commemoration night event for Hrant, Istanbul
Friends of Hrant

Hrant counted the seeds of the pomegranate
We counted the years we spent without Hrant

We are once again getting together on January 19
To stand side by side and to commemorate Hrant Dink.

You can get the invitations from the addresses below. There will be 2 invitations per person.
Beyazadam Bookshop (Bakirkoy)
Beyazadam Bookshop (Pangalti)
Ada Bookshop (Tunel, Beyoglu)
Karga Sanat (Kadikoy)

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 20.30
Place: Lutfi Kirdar Convention Center (Harbiye, Istanbul)

We are commemorating Hrant Akparik
Hrant Dink Commemoration Initiative

17.30: Gathering in Yüksel Avenue
18.00: Torch march from Yuksel Ave. to Sakarya Ave.
18.30: Press Statement.
Sinevision, Music (Armenian, Greek, Kurdish and Turkish songs)

Date:January 19, 2009

Time: 17.30
Place: Yuksel Avenue, Ankara

For Hrant for Justice - Vigil in Diyarbakir
Diyarbakir Peace Initiative

The people of Diyarbakir will gather to commemorate Hrant Dink on the second anniversary of his assasination with candles.

Time: 17.30
Place: Kosuyolu Park, Yasam Hakki (right to life) monument, Diyarbakir

For Hrant for Justice - Vigil in Antalya
Friends of Hrant

We will be on the streets of Antalya on January 19 for Hrant, for Justice.
We will gather in front of the Egitim-Sen Antalya branch and walk to Kislahan Square.

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 16.30
Place: Egitim-Sen Antalya Branch

We are still Hrant - Racism, Nationalism and Patriotism in Turkey
Anti-Capitalist Students

Murat Belge
Semra Somersan (Istanbul Bilgi University, Sociology Dept.)
Cengiz Algan (Say Stop to Racism and Nationalism! initiative)

Date: January 20, 2009

Time: 16.00 - 18.00
Place: Santral Istanbul E-3 101, İstanbul

4 Ayak - in memory of Hrant Dink
Zeynep Tanbay Dance Project

Zeynep Tanbay dance project will perform its striking choreography, "4 Foot" in memory of Hrant Dink.

All ticket sales income will be donated to the International Hrant Dink Foundation.

Ticket pricesı: Full 20 TL Student 16 TL

Date: January 21, 2009, Wednesday

Time: 20.30
Place: Garaj İstanbul (Galatasaray, Istanbul)

Peace Songs by Sevval Sam - In Memory of Hrant Dink

The peace concert with singer Sevval SAM is being organized in memory of Hrant Dink, as a contribution to understanding and peace.
During the music journey from Istanbul to Crimea, from Hemsin to the Aegean coast, from East to West, whatever the lyrics are, all songs will be song for peace. The International Hrant Dink Foundation will present a slide show during the concert.

All income from ticket sales will be donated to the International Hrant Dink Foundation.
Ticket Price: 25 TL.

Date: January 22, 2009

Time: 22.00
Place: Ghetto-İstanbul / Kalyoncu Kulluk Caddesi, 10 Beyoğlu İstanbul

A Lonely Middle Eastern Intellectual: Hrant Dink

Moderator: Yeliz Kizilarslan
Etyen Mahcupyan
Pakrat Estukyan

Simultaneous translation into French will be available.

Date: January 22, 2009, Thursday

Time: 19.00 - 20.30
Place: French Cultural Center - Istiklal Cad. 4 Taksim, Istanbul

WE ALL - commemorating Hrant Dink
Bogazici Performing Arts Group (with the cooperation of the Bogazici University Theatre and Folklore Clubs)

14:00-15:30 Play: Us, You, Them / Theater Bogazici
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Presentation: 100 Years Ago Armenians in Turkey / Osman Köker
17:00-17:30 Break
17:30-18:00 Dance Performance: Surcbar
18:00-19:30 Panel: The Ones who Live Cautiously: Armenians of Turkey
Moderator: Rober Koptas,
Speakers: Natali Bagdat, Ohannes Kilicdag, Aris Nalci ve Kayus Calikman Gavrilof 20:00 Documentary Film and Concert: Karun e Kalis-When Spring opens its doors / Kardes Turkuler and Sayat Nova Choir

Happenings in the lounge
Installation: Ciplak Ayaklar Kumpanyasi
Animation Huys/Hope : Nor Zartonk
Video performance “How will we clean it?”: Uluc Esen
Book stands: Aras Publishing, Belge Publishing, BGST Publishing, Birzamanlar Publishing, International Hrant Dink Foundation and Perî Publishing

To attend please contact: 0212-251 1921

Date: january 24, 2009

Time: 14.00
Place: Bogazici University, Ucaksavar Campus, Garanti Cultural Center, Istanbul

Conference on Turkish-Armenian Dialogue - Paris, France
Sourp Khatch Tebrevank, Nazarbek Association anf the Hrant Dink School

A panel-conference will be held in memory of Hrant Dink for the second anniversary commemoration of his assasination.

Ara Sarafian, Historian
Ayse Hur, Historian and journalist
Date: January 16, 2009

Time: 20.00
Place: l'Ecole Hrant Dink, 40-42 Rue Saint Just 95400 Arnouville-les-Gonesse, Paris

Commemorating Hrant Dink – Ottowa, Canada
Friends of Hrant: Voices in Dialogue

A special event to commemorate the life and vision of Turkish-Armenian Journalist Hrant Dink.

Keynote Speaker: Phil Jenkins, Chair of Writers-in-Prison Committee, PEN-Canada

Date: January 17, 2009

Time: 19:30
Place: Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street – Room A, Ottawa

Hrant Dink: The Voice of the Unseen - Commemoration and Exhibition, Koln, Germany
Deutch-Armeniche Gesellschaft, Herbert Quandt Stiftung, Kulturforum TürkeiDeutschland

Commemoration and introduction of Hrant Dink's book "Von der Saat der Worte" (The Harvest of the Words)

19.00: Opening
19.30: Greeting
Dr.Günter Seufert, Translator and the editor of the book- Keynote speaker
Karin Karakasli - Thoughts and Memories
Prof.Dr.Baskın Oran - The political influence of Hrant Dink and the current situation
Sewan Latchinian - Reading and moderation
Film Screening: Swallow's Nest, Bulent Arinli ve Sehbal Senyurt, SUFilm
Musical performance: Ardak Voskanyan (p), Nerses Ohanyan (fl), Artin Simonyan(vok)

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 19.30
Place: Alte Feuerwache, Melchiorstrasse 3, 50670 Köln, Ebertplatz

Hrant Dink Day 2009, Vigil - London, UK
Armenian Solidarity with the Victims of All Genocides, Nor Serount Cultural Association, Centre of Halabja (CHAK), Seyfo Centre

"Turkey face your past, respect your Minorities!"
There will be a vigil outside the Turkish Embassy

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 13.00-14.00
Place: Belgrave Square, London Sw1x 8PA

Commemorating Hrant Dink – Vigil - Berlin, Germany

Everyone is invited to join the vigil with candles and torches to commemorate Hrant Dink, to demand justice for Hrant and to shout the silence of the anger.

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 18.00
Place: Kottbusser Tor, in front of the Celalettin Kesim monument

In Memoriam Hrant Dink, Berlin, Germany
Forum Berlin Istanbul e.V., Vangelis Kechriotis, Selcuk Dursun, Sehnaz Tahir Gurcaglar, Umut Azak, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse

A commemorative event to mark the second anniversary of Hrant Dink's assasination.

Concert: Kemal Kahraman and Stepan Gantralyan.
Film screening: "From 19 January to 19 January" by Umit Kivanc. (in Turkish with English subtitles and simultaneous translation to German).

Date: January 19, 2009

Time: 20.00
Place: Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Naunynstrasse 27, 10997 Berlin

Prayer and Wreath Placing for Late Hrant Dink - Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Organization of Istanbul Armenians

Please join us in front of the Armenian Martyr’s Monument to light candles and to offer symbols of remembrance and hope to our Armenian Hero.

Date: January 25, 2009

Time: 13.30
Place: Bicknell Park (850 Via San Clemente, Montebello Ca, 90640)

Being a Minority in Turkey - Panel, Berlin, Germany
Allmende, Rosa Luxemburg Vakfı, Friends of Hrant Dink

Panel in memory of Hrant Dink

Karin Karakasli, Journalist, Writer
Oral Calislar, Journalist, Writer

Film: State of Citizenship in Turkey by Sehbal Senyurt

Date: January 25, 2009

Time: 15.00
Place: Werkstatt der Kulturen (Wissmannstrasse 32, Berlin)

Remembering Hrant , Salach, Germany
Karun Magazine and the Baden Wuttengerb Armenian Society

Prayer: Father Diradur Sardarian
Opening: Artin Ormanciyan (Karun Redaktion)
Music: Lernik Kasparian
“WC Choir” Hrant Dink, (Armenian and Turkish)
Documentary Film: “From the assasination to the funeral of Hrant Dink”, Garo Garabetyan
Music: Devrim Kavallı

Film: “My Name is...”
Music: Lernik Kasparian
Film: Swallow's Nest
Closing: Artin Armanciyan
Music: Devrim Kavallı

Date: January 25, 2009

Time: 16.00
Place: "Haus Der Armenier"(Hay Dun), Göppingen, Salach

The Legacy of Hrant Dink - Cambridge, USA
Friends of Hrant Dink

A panel discussion featuring
Rakel Dink, Honored Guest, Hrant Dink's Widow
Amberin Zaman, Correspondent, The Economist
Prof. Peter Balakian, Author, The Burning Tigris
Andrew Tarsy, Facing History and Ourselves
Prof. Oktay Ozel, Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
Moderator: Khatchig Mouradian, Editor, The Armenian Weekly

Date: February 1, 2009

Time: 15.00
Place: Kresge Auditorium at MIT, 48 Massachusetts Ave (Rear) Cambridge, MA 02139