Past Event

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul Launch Reception

October 3, 2011
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The launch of Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul was celebrated at a reception held at Turkish House, New York hosted by Turkey’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, H.E. Ertuğrul Apakan and Consul General of Turkey in New York, Mehmet Samsar.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger, founding Chair of the Faculty Steering Committee Professor Karen Barkey, Director of Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul İpek Cem Taha, as well as numerous Columbia faculty and students joined the event. Several UN diplomats and officials were also on hand.