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Links of Interest


Peace Corps:
National Peace Corps Association   Association of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the National Peace Corps Association is the nation’s leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community through networking and mentoring to help guide former volunteers through their continued service back home. The organization encompasses a network of over 30,000 individuals and more than 140 member groups. It is also the longest-standing advocate for an independent and robust Peace Corps and its values. It is not a part of the United States Peace Corps, which is a federal agency.
To learn more, visit www.PeaceCorpsConnect.org

Peace Corps 

http://collection.peacecorps.gov 
A collection of PC photos.  You can search on country name.  Photos and PDFs

Peace Corps Crossroads  Peace Corps-related websites

Peace Corps Library  With over 30,000 index entries in over 500 categories, this is the largest collection of Peace Corps related reference material in the world.

Peace Corps Online  The Independent News Forum serving RPCVs

Peace Corps Writers

RPCV Mentoring Program



Turkish Contacts in the USA:
The American Turkish Society
A New York City-based organization dedicated to promoting U.S.-Turkish friendship and mutual understanding.

Assembly of Turkish American Associations
News and links on Turkey and Turkish American Associations.

Republic of Turkey, Turkish Embassy
This well-designed site contains information on all aspects of Turkey as well as a comprehensive listing of links to schools, universities, government bureaus, media sources, and political parties.

TASNO
Turkish American Association of Northeastern Ohio


Turkish Media in the US


San Francisco Turkish Radio
  Website also has cultural articles and news about Turkey


Turkish Restaurants in the US

Turkish Restaurants in the US  Additional listings from Arkadaslar members
 

Turkey:
Books in English about Turkey (Nettleberry.com) is a new website that sells books in English about Turkey, books authored by Turks (English and Turkish), and books translated into
Turkish language 

Cornucopia Magazine 
Articles and fabulous photography, book reviews, interesting features -- all about Turkey. Magazine published three times a year, and there's a break on the cost of a two-year subscription.

Library of Congress Area Handbook on Turkey 

Library of Congress   Links to infomation on Turkey


METU
For the legions of RPCV's who taught at METU, this site should be interesting.

New York Times Turkey
Travel information featured in the New York Times.

Online Turkish Learning Center
Designed by
Ankara University Turkish and Foreign Language Teaching, Application and Research Center, and Mobilsoft,  opened for use on the Internet on November 22, 2002.  Users able to register for  "Online Turkish Learning Center."

Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Official press releases, news, history and links.

Turkish Classes  Free, online Turkish language classes.

Turkish Cookbook   An online Turkish cookbook with recipes in both English and Turkish.

Turkish Cultural Foundation  Information on ceramic arts, money, bath, plants, animal breeds, metal artwork, performing arts, tapestry, glass art, jewelry, wood artwork, navy, dance, museums, lamps, flags, leather artwork tents, tourism, and games.  Also has: Turkish Music Portal, which includes a link to  Turkish Music Dictionary

Turkish in Turkey

Turkish expressions along with audio and video.  Cultural contexts also explained.

Turkish Music
A listing of and resource for Turkish music.

Turkish Travel Planner   
Excellent site for planning your travel in Turkey by our own Turkey-15 Tom Brosnahan, author of several travel guides on Turkey.

  Videos of Turkey
Lots of videos of places, cultural events, and more. 

Photos of Turkey by Dick Osseman: (click on the name to see the photos).

Abana , Adana , Afyon, Ahlat , Akdamar , Aksaray, Alacahöyük , Alanya ve Side , Amasra, Amasya, Anamur , Ani, Ankara , Anıt Kabir , Ankarada Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi , Antakya ,Antakya müze , Antalya  , Termessos , Perge , Artvin , Assos, Ayvalik, Ballıca Mağarası , Balıkesir , Bergama, Birecik , Bitlis, Bodrum, Boğazkale , Boyabat, Bursa , Çanakkale, Çayeli, Cappadocia - içinde özel galeriler kiliseler ve şehirler var , Çorum , Dalyan, Didyma, Divriği, Diyarbakiır , Doğubeyazit , Edirne, Efes , Erzincan, Eğirdir, Erzurum, Eskişehir , Fethiye, Gaziantep, Göreme, Harran, Hasankeyf, Ihlara, Inebolu , Isparta, Istanbul 1 , Istanbul 2 , Istanbul 3 , Istanbul Levent , Istanbul Yedinci Tepe , Istanbul Pera , Istanbul dolaşı , Istanbul Üsküdar , Istanbul Boğazı , Istanbul Aya Sofia , Istanbul Kariye Müzesi , Istanbul Top Kapı Saray , Istanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi , Istanbul Çinili Kösk Müzesi , Istanbul Asker ve Deniz Müzesi , Istanbul Dolmabahçe Saray , Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi , Izmir, Izmit, Iznik, Kahramanmaraş , Karaman,, Kars, Ani ve Hopa ile , Kaş ve Patara , Kasaba, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Knidos, Konya , Kütahya, Malatya, Mardin, Mersin , Midyat , Milas , Miletus ve Priene , Muğla , Muş , Mustafapasha, Niğde , Niksar, Ordu, Ortahisar , Pamukkale, Hierapolis ve Aphrodisias ile , Samsun, Şanlıurfa , Sardis / Sart , Selşuk , Siirt , Silifke, Sinop, Sivas, Tarsus , Taşköprü ve Kale Kapı , Tekkiraz ve Akkuş , Tercan, Tire, Tokat, Trabzon, Turhal ve Zile , Uçhisar , Ünye, Urfa, Ürgüp, Üsküdar , Van , Yalvaç and Antioch Pisidian , Yazılıkaya , Zile ve  Turhal

Women's Museum Istanbul
One of the newest museums in Istanbul and several of our members have worked on English translations of their material for the website.

Turkey News:

Gazeteoku.com  Links to Turkish newspapers, radios, TV channels, magazines, and more.  All in Turkish.

Turkish Press  In English

  Wall Street Journal Turkey  Begun in early 2014

Zaman 
 "The First Turkish Daily Newspaper on the Internet"





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02/27/14