In Memoriam: Talat Halman, Columbia graduate and the first culture minister of Turkey

December 05, 2014

We commemorate Talat Sait Halman, a graduate of Columbia University and the first Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey. A great contributor to the social and cultural development of Turkey and the world at large, Professor Halman passed away on Dec. 4, 2014.

As Columbia Global Centers | Turkey, we would like to express our condolences to his family and to the community at large who admired his leadership and scholarship.

Click here to read a news article published in Hürriyet Daily News.