Millyet Daily (Turkish)

8th Kocaeli Book Fair

International Symposium

Civilizational Heritage -- "Common History, Common Future"

sponsored by

Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality

and

Istanbul International Civilization Research Center (MEDAR)

Kocaeli, Turkey, 14-15 May 2016

 

İbrahim Karaosmanoglu, Mayor of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, second from left, with Prof. Bekir Karlιğa, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey, center; Prof. Hans Köchler (Austria), second from right; Prof. Salah Jarrar (Jordan), right; Prof. İsmail Kara (Turkey), left.

Session IV: Problems of Contemporary Civilization

From left: Prof. Ziya Kaczιcι, Faculty of Islamic Theology, Marmara University, Istanbul; Prof. Hans Köchler, University of Innsbruck, Austria, Moderator; Mr. Yusuf Kaplan, Yeni Safak daily newspaper, Turkey.

Final Session, 15 May 2016: The Future of Civilizational Heritage

Prof. Hans Köchler, University of Innsbruck (Austria), President of the International Progress Organization, second from right, speaks on "The Quest for Civilizational Identity: The European Dilemma." Second from left: Prof. Bekir Karlιğa, Chairman of the Turkish Coordination Committee of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, Session Moderator; left: Prof. Salah Jarrar, University of Jordan, former Minister of Culture of Jordan; right: Prof. İsmail Kara, Marmara University, Turkey.

Prof. Hans Köchler receives Document of Appreciation from Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality and Istanbul International Civilization Research Center (MEDAR).