Lectures on Istanbul and Turkey by Serif Yenen

Serif Yenen is an international speaker who gives comprehensive lectures about Turkey and cultural heritage of Turkey. Topics include Anatolian Civilizations, Places of Interest in Turkey, the Ottoman Dynasty, Interesting Facts about Turkey and Turkish Culture, and a wide range of subjects. These lectures are delivered at schools, universities, museums, libraries, cruise ships and tour companies.

He has lectured at the Smithsonian (Washington D.C.) seven times. He has also been a guest speaker for the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, the Boston University, the University of Washington, the American Turkish Societies, the Boston Cultural Festival, Stormont Parliament Building in Belfast, various libraries and many more places.

He will be available for lectures in Istanbul. Depending on the availability, he can do it at your hotel or at his place in Taksim area.

Here are some ideas about possible lecture topics:

  • Anatolian Civilisations and History of Anatolia (all day)
  • Wonders of Anatolia (Unknown or lesser known surprising facts about Anatolia, all day)
  • Human History and Göbekli Tepe (1-2 hours)
  • From Byzantion to Istanbul (History of Istanbul, 1-2 hours)
  • Byzantine Constantinople
  • Ottoman Istanbul
  • Highlights in Istanbul (1-2 hours)
  • Istanbul Unveiled (Unknown parts of Istanbul, 1-2 hours)
  • Delicious Istanbul (A journey on Istanbul food, from street food to traditional dishes, 1-2 hours)
  • Flavours of Anatolia (1-2 hours)
  • Hagia Sophia,
  • Chora Church,
  • Topkapi Palace,
  • Blue Mosque,
  • Süleymaniye Mosque,
  • Cisterns of Istanbul,
  • Byzantine Istanbul
  • Ottoman Istanbul,
  • Göbekli Tepe,
  • Ephesus,
  • Ankara Anatolian Civilisations Museum
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