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PROF. INALCIK RECEIVES TURKSOY MEDAL OF HONOR

Professor Halil Ä°nalcık, renowned historian and founder of Bilkent University's Department of History, was awarded the TÜRKSOY Medal of Honor during a ceremony held at the Ankara State Museum of Painting and Sculpture on February 16 last week. The award recognized his vast and diverse contribution to historical scholarship, which has been illuminating many facets of the Turkic world and its culture for more than three-quarters of a century. As part of its mission of promoting and transmitting Turkic culture throughout the world and to future generations, TÜRKSOY (International Organization of Turkic Culture) awards its Medal of Honor to individuals who have made significant contributions to these ends.