Mr. Enver Hoxhaj, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, visited IRCICA on 29 April 2013. Dr. Halit Eren received the Minister in his office; talks were held on cultural cooperation at international level, highlighting the activities of IRCICA and the contacts and cooperation developed with the government and the cultural institutions of Kosovo.
On 27 April 2013 Dr. Halit Eren received the Minister of Health of Turkey Mr. Mehmet Müezzinoğlu. He gave information to the Minister on the Centre’s work and guided him to the library.
IRCICA was honoured to receive Mr. Rafet Husović, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Montenegro, on 10 April 2013. The Deputy Prime Minister was first received by Dr. Halit Eren at the Directorate General. During the talks, Dr. Eren gave information to the Minister on the Centre’s activities.
On 4 April 2013, the Minister of Public Administration of Kosovo Mr. Mahir Yağcılar visited IRCICA. Director General Dr. Eren’s meeting with Minister Yağcılar covered cultural topics relating to the Muslim communities in Europe and cultural issues in general.
Dr. Halit Eren, IRCICA Director General, paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Dr. Hisham Kandil, Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, at his office in Cairo on 7th February 2013, during Dr. Eren’s visit to Cairo on the occasion of the Twelfth Islamic Summit Conference (Cairo, 6-7 February). Dr. Eren was accompanied by Dr. Nazih Maruf, Head of Craft Development Program at IRCICA.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said conferred the Sultan Qaboos Order for Culture, Science and Art on IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren
The Sultan of Oman His Majesty Qaboos bin Said conferred the Sultan Qaboos Order for Culture, Science and Art of the First Degree on Dr. Halit Eren, Director General of IRCICA, in recognition of his crucial contributions to the promotion of research and studies on Islamic culture, arts and sciences, as well as the development of ...
The President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Abdullah Gül visited IRCICA on 16 September 2011. The President received information on the activities of the Centre and visited its library at Silahhane Building, one of the largest structures of the Yıldız Palace complex. He received information on the modernisation and expansion projects carried out in the library in recent years. IRCICA Director General Dr. Eren briefed the President on the main collections ...
Tehran-Tabriz International Congress on: Features, Characteristics and Cultural and Economic Contribution of Arts and Handicrafts04.09.2013
Tehran and Tabriz on Sunday 5 May-Thursday 9 May 2013 The Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), Istanbul and the Organisation for Culture and Islamic Relations, Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Universityof Islamic Arts in Tabriz jointly organised the "Tehran International Congress on the Features, Characteristics and Cultural and Economic Contribution of Arts and Handicrafts accompanied by an Exhibition of Albums, Catalogues and Books Published in the Field of Arts and Handicrafts".
“The Secret of the Pen” - Exhibition by the world-renowned Iranian calligrapher Amir Ahmad Falsafi opened in Istanbul19.07.2013
IRCICA and the Istanbul Classical Arts Centre (İKSM) have jointly organized an exhibition of calligraphies by the world-renowned Iranian artist Amir Ahmad Falsafi, who is known in particular as the Dean of masters in Nesta’liq (Ta’liq) style for the perfection and beauty of his writing. The exhibition opened at Dolmabahçe Art Gallery in Istanbul on 18 July 2013.
Professor Li Jie, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), accompanied by a delegation of scholars from CASS, visited IRCICA on 27 May 2013. Following the talks held at Director General Dr. Halit Eren’s office, Prof. Li and his delegation were guided by Dr. Eren to the research departments and the library, where they saw the publications and other results of the activities.
Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) is pleased to announce the results of the Ninth International Calligraphy Competition which has been organized in the name of Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu.
From the beginning of its activities in 1980 until 2009, IRCICA publishedapproximately 120 editions of books in various languages resulting from its subject areas in Islamic history, art and culture.
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Director General ( Dr. Halit EREN )
Dr. Halit Eren has been appointed Director General of IRCICA as of 1st January 2005, by appointment of the Secretary General at the recommendation of the Governing Board of IRCICA after being nominated by the Government of the Republic of Turkey. ›› more