The Author
Chapter Table and Synopsis
Readings and Lectures
Turkey Unveiled
Links to booksellers

Please contact Jim Behrle at Overlook Press in New York (jbehrle@overlookny.com) if you wish Hugh Pope to appear at your institute or bookshop in the coming months. Upcoming events include lectures for Dutch edtiion book launch in the Netherlands (December 2006).

Please follow these links for a Transcript of Hugh Pope's talk at the Carnegie Institute, or to hear Hugh Pope's interview with Robert Siegel on NPR's All Things Considered

Please click here to see CSPAN's BookTV broadcast of Hugh Pope lecturing on the Turkic World

Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, 15:30. "Rethinking the Turkic World: New Connections Along the Old Silk Road," a lecture with slides. Turkish Department, University of Leiden, Holland. Open to the public. Witte Singel 24 / Matthias de Vrieshof 4 Gebouw 1173. Click here for map http://www.letteren.leidenuniv.nl/index.php3?m=1&c=239

Tuesday, May 16, 2006, 15:30: Lecture with slides "Rethinking the Turkic World: New Connections along the Old Silk Road." Followed by book signing and complimentary kımız (fermented mare's milk). Sevgi Gönül Auditorium, Koç University, Istanbul

Thursday, April 27, 2006, 17:00 Lecture with slides on "Rethinking the Turkic World: New Connections along the Old Silk Road" Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College, Oxford.

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 Diana Greene Lecture on the Turkic World at the American School in London.

Monday, April 24, 2006, 19:00: University of Wisconsin-Madison  "Journeys through the Turkic World: New Connections Along the Old Silk Road" Lecture with slides. Fluno Center for Executive Education, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715. Open to public.

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 Talk on "Turkey and the Turkic World" at Georgetown University's McGhee Center, Alanya, Turkey

Thursday, March 9, 2006, 18:30: Kadir Has University, Istanbul "Culture and the Arts" lecture series. Fener Salon, Cibali Building (ex-Tekel Factory on the Golden Horn). Slide-illustrated lecture, open to the public. 

Tuesday, March 7, 2006: Yeditepe University, Istanbul. Slide-illustrated lecture at Bostanci campus

Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, 18:30: Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, co-sponsored with the American Turkish Council and the American Friends of Turkey. Tel: 202-347-3030 for reservations. Cite code no: 1JO-971

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005: Middle East Studies Center, Portland, OR Tel: 503-725-8566

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 19:30. 2005: University of Washington, Seattle, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Seattle WA Tel: 206-543-4227

Monday, Nov. 14, 2005: University of Chicago, Center for Middle East Studies cmes@uchicago.edu  Tel: 773-702-8297

Monday, May 30, 2005, 19:00-20:00. Illustrated lecture "In Search of the Turkic World" at the American Research Institute in Turkey ARIT, Istanbul. Tel: +90 212 257 8111.

Thursday, May 12, 2005, 14:30-15:00 Talk and discussion on "Islam from a Turkic Perspective." Center for Strategic and International Studies CSIS, Washington, D.C. 1800 K Street NW. Tel: 202-887-0200

Wednesday, May 11, 17:00-19:00: Lecture illustrated with slides for the W.P. Carey Forum at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 1619 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC. Tel: 202-663-7721

Tuesday, May 10, 2005, 16:00-18:00: Presentation of book at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

Friday, May 6, 2005, 16:30-17:30: Illustrated lecture on "Sons of the Conquerors: the Rise of the Turkic World" at Princeton University. Tel: 609-258-4281.

Wednesday, May 4, 2005, 12:30-14:00: Author's presentation on the Turks and Turkic peoples followed by discussion and buffet lunch at the Open Society Institute, New York. West 59th St (between 9th and 10th Avenues). Tel: 212-548-0600.

Tuesday, May 3, 2005, 08:00-09:15: Books for Breakfast at New York's Carnegie Council on ethics and International Affairs. Lecture, discussion, book signing and breakfast at CCEIA's headquarters at Merrill House, 170 E 64th Street. Tel: 212-838-4120. For Transcript, click here.

Monday, May 2, 2005, 19:00: Reading and signing at Half King Bar, New York 505 W. 23rd Street NY NY 10011. Tel: 212-462-4300.










Photo © Quentin Pope

Thursday, April 28, 2005, 19:00: Reading and signing at Paragraphe Books, Montreal, Canada. Address: 2220 McGill College Avenue (corner of Sherbrooke Street). Tel: 514 845 5811.

Wednesday, April 27, 10:00: Illustrated lecture on "The Turkic Connection: Turks, Islam and the New Eurasia." McGill University, Montreal.

Friday, March 18, 2005, 18:30-19:30: "Sons of the Conquerors: the rise of the modern Turkic world," an illustrated lecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in conjunction with the TURKS exhibition.