Turkey in Turmoil

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 5:30 PM 

Hilton Garden Inn

1400 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80202

Description

The event will include a networking reception with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and a presentation and audience Q+A from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Abdülhamit Bilici is a Turkish newspaper executive in exile in the United States following recent political turmoil and government oppression of the media in Turkey. Before leaving the country, Bilici served as editor-in-chief of the newspaper Zaman, the largest daily newspaper in Turkey. He also was Chief Executive Officer of its English-language version, Today's Zaman. Bilici also served as general director of Cihan News Agency and editor of Aksiyon Weekly Magazine. Starting his career at Zaman daily as a correspondent, Bilici worked as an editor at Aksiyon Magazine between 1995-1997, as foreign news editor at Zaman Daily between 1998-2001, as general editor at Zaman Daily between 2002-2008 and as general director of Cihan News Agency and as the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Zaman Newspaper and is a columnist for Zaman and Today’s Zaman dailies. Bilici is an expert on Turkish politics and is widely sought as a speaker on the ongoing political crisis. Bilici is editor of the book Why Turkey?, which combines different perspectives on Turkey-EU relations.

Contact

Name: WorldDenver
Phone: 3034464921
Email: lily@worlddenver.org

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