Main Events

“The Rise of Turkey: Challenges and Prospects.” – Talk by Dr. Soner Cagaptay.

Date: Tuesday, September 9th, 7pm-8:30pm.
Location: Ayse’s Cafe. 1703 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
See on Google Maps.

Dear Friends,

We are happy to announce that Dr. Soner Cagaptay will be visiting Ann Arbor as a guest of TACAM to give a talk titled  ”The Rise of Turkey: Challenges and Prospects.”

We warmly invite you to join us to hear from a leading scholar in the field of Turkish studies and discuss the most recent issues regarding the critical changes taking place in Turkey and in the Middle East.

The talk will be free and open to anyone interested.

Dr. Soner Cagaptay is currently Senior Fellow and Director of the Turkey Research Program from the Washington Institute of Near Eastern Policy.

Dr. Cagaptay has written extensively on U.S.-Turkish relations, Turkish domestic politics, and Turkish nationalism, publishing in scholarly journals and major international print media, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, Jane’s Defense Weekly, Foreign Affairs, Atlantic, New Republic, and Newsweek Türkiye. He has been a regular columnist for Hürriyet Daily News, Turkey’s oldest and most influential English-language paper, and a contributor to CNN’s Global Public Square blog. He appears regularly on Fox News, CNN, NPR, Voice of America, BBC, and CNN-Turk.

A historian by training, Dr. Cagaptay wrote his doctoral dissertation at Yale University (2003) on Turkish nationalism. Dr. Cagaptay has taught courses at Yale, Princeton University, Georgetown University, and Smith College on the Middle East, Mediterranean, and Eastern Europe.

Bookbound will have copies of his new book, “The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century’s First Muslim Power,” for sale at the event as well.

We are looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday.

TACAM Mourns Victims of Coal Mine Explosion in Soma & Joins ATAA to Support Turkish Philanthropy Fund Disaster Relief Effort

TACAM mourns the deaths of more than two hundred coal miners who were killed in a mining explosion on May 13 in Soma, Manisa, Türkiye. We share the sorrow of miners still trapped and of those waiting to hear of the fate of their relatives.

In an effort to help the families of the victims, TACAM joins ATAA to support the Turkish Philanthropy Fund (TPF) Disaster Relief program and encourages the Turkish American community give generously to the TPF at http://www.tpfund.org/project/soma-disaster-relief-fund/.

We send our deepest condolences to friends and families of the victims and hope that the remaining miners will be rescued soon.

- TACAM


Community Announcements & Holiday Wishes

“The Rise of Turkey: Challenges and Prospects.” – Talk by Dr. Soner Cagaptay.

Date: Tuesday, September 9th, 7pm-8:30pm. Location: Ayse’s Cafe. 1703 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 See

TACAM Mourns Victims of Coal Mine Explosion in Soma & Joins ATAA to Support Turkish Philanthropy Fund Disaster Relief Effort

TACAM mourns the deaths of more than two hundred coal miners who were killed

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Our premium cultural sponsor: Turkish Airlines

From the Anatolian Voice

The Anatolian Voice is looking for new content for the upcoming Issue 33. We’d love to receive long articles or short pieces on your experiences, thoughts or knowledge of Turkish culture, Turkish history, Turkish relations or being Turkish-American! Please send any articles (with high-quality images if applicable) to the Anatolian Voice.

  • If you were born and raised in Turkey and miss many cultural connections…
  • If you were born into Turkish parents…
  • If you have visited Turkey and enjoyed the culture…
  • If you have served or worked in Turkey and have fond memories…
  • If you are interested in learning about Turkish culture and history…
  • If you fell in love with a Turkish person and married into Turkish culture…
  • Then, Turkish AmericanCultural Association of Michigan Welcomes You!