TODAY’S – BoIazii University names new center after NazIm Hikmet

BoIazii University names new center after NazIm HikmetNazIm Hikmetandrsquos legacy will continue to live on at Istanbulandrsquos BoIazii University, thanks to the schoolandrsquos newest research center that is named after the world-renowned 20th-century Turkish poet.The school is inaugurating the BoIazii University NazIm Hikmet Cultural and Artistic Research Center on Monday with an afternoon ceremony at the Albert Long Hall.

andldquoNandacirczImandrsquoIn KamerasIndanandrdquo (From NazImandrsquos Lens), a documentary by journalist Can Dundar, will be shown during Mondayandrsquos inauguration, where Nobel Literature Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk is also expected to speak.A detailed exhibition featuring documents, photographs and witness accounts about Hikmetandrsquos hunger strike during his time in prison in 1950 will also be presented on Monday at the center, the first facility of its kind named after the poet to be opened in a Turkish university.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman