Understanding Modern Turkey: Workshop for Educators
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Join us for this informative workshop on the formation of modern Turkey.

When: Saturday, April 2, 2016
10:00 AM
Where: National World War I Museum and Memorial
100 W 26th Street
Kansas City, Missouri  64108
United States
Contact: Dayna Marinan

Online registration is closed.
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We have a few more seats available for this workshop. Register online or call us today: 816-221-4204.


9:30 AM - Coffee & Mingling

10:00 AM - Presentation & Discussion w/ 

Professor Mike Wuthrich, University of Kansas


Interactive learning w/ World War I Museum

Roundtable discussion w/ 

UMKC School of Education 

2:00 PM - Close



Saturday, April 2

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

WHO should attend: 

Educators and High-level School Administrators

in Grades 6-12

COST: Free 

HOW to register: 

Online or Contact: irc@irckc.org or 816-221-4204

Deadline: Wednesday, March 30

The first 20 educators who register for the workshop will receive a $50 stipend upon completion of the workshop.

Administrators are ineligible for stipends.

Study Tour of Turkey: The Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF), World Affairs Councils of America, and International Relations Council had planned to sponsor a summer study tour of Turkey. Due to security concerns related to recent attacks and violence in Turkey, the 2016 summer study tour has been cancelled.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

About the museum: The National World War I Museum and Memorial was opened to the public as the Liberty Memorial Museum in 1926 and designated in 2004 by the United States Congress as America's official museum dedicated to World War IThe National World War I Museum tells the story of the Great War and related global events from their origins before 1914 through the 1918 Armistice and1919 Paris Peace Conference.



Spotlight on Turkey: This workshop is part of the Spotlight on Turkey program, a joint collaboration between the Turkish Cultural Foundation and the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA). 2016 is the ninth year of this national educational program for American educators. Organized through TCF and WACA with a network of WACA affiliates nationwide, the program is funded by a major grant from TCF and features Teacher Workshops on Turkey, Teacher Study Tours to Turkey, and a series of cultural programs for the general public titled Portrait of Turkey.