The IDEA Society UGA

The IDEA Society UGA The IDEA Society is a public non-profit and non-partisan student organization at the University of Georgia.
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11/01/2017
Turkish Journalist Sevgi Akarcesme Visits UGA

Thanks to GradyNewsource for covering the visit of Sevgi Akarcesme to University of Georgia and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia

This package was aired on Grady Newsource on Thursday October 26, 2017.

Today 3:30, MLC 150Come and learn about the current climate in Turkey. Great opportunity to listen to a light but import...
10/26/2017

Today 3:30, MLC 150
Come and learn about the current climate in Turkey.
Great opportunity to listen to a light but important talk right before Fall break;
“How did Turkey become the largest jail for journalists?”

09/06/2017

Come and join us today, 12pm - 3pm at the Involvement Fair at Tate Center. Meet and discuss with IDEA members and learn more about the IDEA and activities. If interested, consider becoming a member.

Table # 254. See you all there!

We had a successful Cultural Food Fair Event yesterday, and we have raised an amount of $1,579.60 to be sent to Africa f...
04/14/2016

We had a successful Cultural Food Fair Event yesterday, and we have raised an amount of $1,579.60 to be sent to Africa for building a Water Well!
We are proud to be a part of this great community.

A Water well’s cost is $4,500, and thanks to you all, we have managed to raise more than 1/3 of it. It will be built in Haiti, Niger, Burkina Faso,
Nigeria, Kenya, Togo, Chad and Cameroon.

Peace by Piece UGA & The IDEA Society UGA

Facebook Album: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1280723251939337.1073741828.214769441868062&type=1&l=91e9a03d52

We had a successful Cultural Food Fair Event yesterday, and we have raised an amount of $1,579.60 to be sent to Africa f...
04/13/2016

We had a successful Cultural Food Fair Event yesterday, and we have raised an amount of $1,579.60 to be sent to Africa for building a Water Well! We are proud to be a part of this great community.
A Water well’s cost is $4,500, and thanks to you all, we have managed to raise more than 1/3 of it. It will be built in Haiti, Niger, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Kenya, Togo, Chad and Cameroon.
Peace by Piece UGA & The IDEA Society UGA

Turkish Lunch Menu is here! - Invite your friends to this delicious lunch :)
Doner Kebab(Turkish Gyro - Halal)
Baklava
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Spicy Bulgur Balls(cig kofte)
Ottoman Sherbet(Juicy syrup)
Cheese Cakes

We had a successful Cultural Food Fair Event yesterday, and we have raised an amount of $1,579.60 to be sent to Africa for building a Water Well! We are proud to be a part of this great community.
A Water well’s cost is $4,500, and thanks to you all, we have managed to raise more than 1/3 of it. It will be built in Haiti, Niger, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Kenya, Togo, Chad and Cameroon.
Peace by Piece UGA & The IDEA Society UGA

Turkish Lunch Menu is here! - Invite your friends to this delicious lunch :)
Doner Kebab(Turkish Gyro - Halal)
Baklava
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Spicy Bulgur Balls(cig kofte)
Ottoman Sherbet(Juicy syrup)
Cheese Cakes

It started! We are at the Tate Center, join us, have your Turkish lunch today, and have fun with other cultural activiti...
04/13/2016

It started!
We are at the Tate Center, join us, have your Turkish lunch today, and have fun with other cultural activities!
Bring your friends too :)

Turkish Lunch Menu for Wednesday is here! - Invite your friends to this delicious lunch :)Doner Kebab(Turkish Gyro - Hal...
04/11/2016

Turkish Lunch Menu for Wednesday is here! - Invite your friends to this delicious lunch :)
Doner Kebab(Turkish Gyro - Halal)
Baklava
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Spicy Bulgur Balls(cig kofte)
Ottoman Sherbet(Juicy syrup)
Cheese Cakes
https://www.facebook.com/events/567524800078278/

We had a successful Cultural Food Fair Event yesterday, and we have raised an amount of $1,579.60 to be sent to Africa for building a Water Well! We are proud to be a part of this great community.
A Water well’s cost is $4,500, and thanks to you all, we have managed to raise more than 1/3 of it. It will be built in Haiti, Niger, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Kenya, Togo, Chad and Cameroon.
Peace by Piece UGA & The IDEA Society UGA

Turkish Lunch Menu is here! - Invite your friends to this delicious lunch :)
Doner Kebab(Turkish Gyro - Halal)
Baklava
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Spicy Bulgur Balls(cig kofte)
Ottoman Sherbet(Juicy syrup)
Cheese Cakes

Today at 5pm, MLC - 350,"Women & Girls: Local to Global, Global to Local"The IDEA Society UGA and Peace by Piece UGA wil...
11/17/2015
Girl talk: Two UGA organizations to discuss women's issues locally, globally

Today at 5pm, MLC - 350,
"Women & Girls: Local to Global, Global to Local"
The IDEA Society UGA and Peace by Piece UGA will be hosting an insightful talk, and Dr. Cecilia Herles will be speaking about challenges that are being faced by women and girls in Georgia and women and girls on a global scale. Don't miss this talk!
https://www.facebook.com/events/169013786779401/

This Tuesday, the University of Georgia IDEA Society and Peace by Piece UGA will partner up to bring students a talk titled, "Women & Girls: Local to Global, Global to Local." The event’s speaker, Cecilia Herles, will discuss issues women face both in the Georgia community as well as around the worl…

Next Week is International Education Week at UGA! And Thanks to International Student Life - ISL at UGA, Rose George wil...
11/11/2015

Next Week is International Education Week at UGA!

And Thanks to International Student Life - ISL at UGA, Rose George will be on campus for a talk on November 16th @ 5:30pm in Tate Grand Hall.
Her topic is; "How Looking Sideways Can Expand Your View of the World”
Registration Link is here; https://goo.gl/c3hONA,
and also one of her TedTalks: https://goo.gl/1WkNty

Thank you UGA, Six Cataract Surgeries in Africa gets funded with your support!We are proud to be a part of this great co...
04/22/2015

Thank you UGA, Six Cataract Surgeries in Africa gets funded with your support!

We are proud to be a part of this great community and excited to announce that we have raised $669.98 at our Food Fair last week at the Tate Center Plaza.
Thus, six people will have a better vision because of you.
Thanks so much again for your support to this cause!

Want to have Turkish Lunch Tomorrow?   Eat for a Cause!Come by our table at the Tate Center Plaza and Give the gift of C...
04/15/2015

Want to have Turkish Lunch Tomorrow? Eat for a Cause!

Come by our table at the Tate Center Plaza and Give the gift of Cataract Surgery to people in Africa..

Between 10:30 and 2:30, Come and Enjoy Simit, Baklava, Turkish Quesadilla, Hummus,Cup cakes, Tabbouleh, Cheese Rolls, Bulgur balls and many more..

This Thursday, at the Tate Center, from 10:30am to 2:30;Come have lunch with us and Give the gift of Vision to people in...
04/13/2015

This Thursday, at the Tate Center, from 10:30am to 2:30;
Come have lunch with us and Give the gift of Vision to people in Africa. https://www.facebook.com/events/1572240933046722/
The IDEA Society and Peace by Piece are teaming up to organize a Food Fair at the Tate Center for a very special relief project of Cataract Surgery in Africa.
Please share this event with your friends to give them an opportunity to contribute to this wonderful cause!

04/03/2015
Robert A. Pape "Violence and Religion"

You missed the talk by Dr. Robert A. Pape on "Violence and Religion" last week?
Video of the talk is available now.

Fountain Talks Dr. Robert A. Pape speaks at the University of Georgia about "Violence and Religion" on March 24, 2015.

Dear Friends, we are having Dr. John Cressler from GATech this Thursday for a talk on his Novel; "What Medieval Muslim S...
02/02/2015

Dear Friends, we are having Dr. John Cressler from GATech this Thursday for a talk on his Novel; "What Medieval Muslim Spain Can Teach Us About Achieving Peace in our Broken World".

Please share this insightful event with your friends; https://www.facebook.com/events/784795591596246/

We are pleased to announce that, for this year, The IDEA Awards for Service will be presented to Dr. Kavita K. Pandit, A...
10/11/2013
The 9th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner & Award Ceremony « The IDEA Society

We are pleased to announce that, for this year, The IDEA Awards for Service will be presented to Dr. Kavita K. Pandit, Associate Provost for International Education at the University of Georgia and Dr. Philip D. Lanoue, Superintendent of Clarke County, for their service and extremely valuable contributions to the University of Georgia and Athens Community.

As the IDEA Society, we are so excited to be holding our Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner & Award Ceremony this year on October 15th, 2013 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. We annually hold the Dialogue and Friendship Dinner to promote the intellectual dialogue, strengthen mutual…

Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Scott C. AlexanderBLUE CARD Event"Moving Beyond Media Sound Bites: Islam-Muslims & Cur...
02/16/2013

Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Scott C. Alexander

BLUE CARD Event

"Moving Beyond Media Sound Bites: Islam-Muslims & Current Global Context"

Miller Learning Center, Room: 171

Thursday, February 21, 2013 5:00pm

http://www.facebook.com/events/332597290178419/?ref=22

11/29/2012
Turkish journalist gives insight on Middle Eastern politics

The IDEA Society hosts Aydogan Vatandas, Journalist & Writer and He gives insight on Middle Eastern politics including Syria.

A Turkish journalist spoke to students stressed the importance of understanding context and global politics in understanding conflict in the Middle East and crisis in Syria.

As The IDEA Society, we held the 8th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner at Georgia Center for Continuing Education on...
10/27/2012
The 8th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner & The Diversity Appreciation Awards « The IDEA Societ

As The IDEA Society, we held the 8th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner at Georgia Center for Continuing Education on October 23, 2012.

As The IDEA Society, we held the 8th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner at Georgia Center for Continuing Education on October 23, 2012. We annually hold the Dialogue and Friendship Dinners to promote the intellectual dialogue, strengthen mutual understanding and provide cultural exchange by bring...

The 8th Annual Dialogue & Friendship Dinner
10/27/2012

The 8th Annual Dialogue & Friendship Dinner

This year, as an appreciation to their efforts promoting the dialogue and diversity at University of Georgia and in the ...
10/11/2012
The IDEA Society 8th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner « The IDEA Society

This year, as an appreciation to their efforts promoting the dialogue and diversity at University of Georgia and in the community, as The IDEA Society, we will present The Diversity Appreciation Awards to Dr. Michael F. Adams, the President of the University of Georgia, and Chief Joseph H. Lumpkin, Sr., the Chief of Police of the Athens-Clarke County Police Department.

As The IDEA Society, we are excited to be hostingThe 8th Annual Dialogue and Friendship Dinner on October 23, 2012 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Our guests will be from diverse backgrounds, such as administrators and faculty members at the University of Georgia and distinguished me...

Ladino Reception Invitation
02/22/2012
Ladino Reception Invitation

Ladino Reception Invitation

The IDEA Society will present a historical exhibition of images commemorating over 500 years of Jewish-Turkish history courtesy of the Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews in Istanbul. Reception of the exhibition will be held in the Concourse between Tate I and Tate II on March 6, 2012 ...

Please contribute to the Earthquake Relief Fund of Istanbul Center for the devastating quake recently happened in Turkey...
10/25/2011
Earthquake Relief Fund

Please contribute to the Earthquake Relief Fund of Istanbul Center for the devastating quake recently happened in Turkey.

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