A very significant work for our country and our parliament…

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Added On: 23 February 2018, Friday, 08:44
Last Edited On: 23 February 2018, Friday, 08:44

A very significant work for our country and our parliament…

Near East University Near East Institute Committee: “Oral History Project based on the views of the politically elected” was presented to the TRNC Chairperson of the Parliament, Teberrüken Uluçay…
The project run by the Near East University Near East Institute was presented to the Chairperson of the Parliament, Teberrüken Uluçay, during a visit of courtesy. Teberrüken Uluçay was provided details regarding the project which is moderated by the Head of Near East Institute Assoc. Prof. Dr. Umut Koldaş, and the significance of the project in terms of the country and the parliament was emphasised. Teberrüken Uluçay stated that as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Parliament, they were ready to support the study at its each stage. He also congratulated the Near East University Near East Institute for planning and bringing a significant such as the one in question to life. During the courtesy visit to the Chairperson of the Parliament, the following figures were also present: Vice Head of Near East Institute, Assist. Prof. Dr Mert Baştaş, Projects Coordinator Dr. Mustafa Çıraklı and Head of TRNC Administrative, Financial, Technical and Parliament Assist.

Chairperson of the TRNC Parliament Teberrüken Uluçay: “The project data will serve as a significant database for the parliament!”
Making evaluations regarding the project presented to him, the Chairperson of the TRNC Parliament, Teberrüken Uluçay, stated that the project seemed rather significant for the country as a whole and for the parliament in particular. He added that in terms of institutionalism, there were many deficiencies. In this regard, he stressed his belief that he expected the project to be an important database for the parliament and that is why they were ready to fully support the project. Furthermore, he emphasised that having recording data to be retrieved from individuals who have previously worked, put efforts for the TRNC parliament will be great data source. In fact, he stated that the project will also provide an opportunity to honour all those who played a role in the political history of the country.

A very significant work for our country and our parliament…

Assoc. Prof Dr. Umut Koldaş: “This project will be the first and only of its kinds for the Turkish Cypriots”
Head of Near East Institute, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Umut Koldaş, provided insights regarding theproject and stated that knowledge, experiences and suggestions of political figures will be scientifically scrutinised and documented and the aim of the project was to enable the data to act as a future reference for the next generations. Furthermore, he pointed out that a systematic study on political figures who were elected has never been done before. Therefore, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Umut Koldaş stressed that the project at hand will be filling this knowledge gap and contribute to the knowledge of the public on the matter. Since 1960, political organisations and elected figures from these represented the Turkish Cypriots. He expressed that interviews will be conducted and the data collected will be interpreted by basing them with Oral History method and paradigms. He ended his words by pointing out that they were planning to complete the project within a year and the fact that the TRNC Parliament supports and provides ownership will make the project much more meaningful as being realised.
At the end of the courtesy visit to the Chairperson of the TRNC Parliament, Teberrüken Uluçay was wished the best of luck for his duty and presented a plaque in memory of the day.

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