Dear Friends of TAAM,

Committee on Foreign Relations Minnesota (CFRMN) is featuring Kemal Kirişci, whose talk is entitled:

“Turbulent Times: Turkey’s Tenuous Relationship with the West.”

Kemal Kirişci is a TÜSİAD senior fellow and director of the Center on the United States and Europe’s Turkey Project, Brookings Institution.

Date and Time: Wednesday, December 12th: 5:45 cocktails, 6:30 dinner, 9:00 adjourn

Place: University Club, 420 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102

The organizers highly stress the importance of submitting your RSVP by DECEMBER 3 since they need to provide a head count to the Club ahead of the evening’s program for seating arrangements and dinner reservations.

You have two options:

1) If you are interested in BOTH the dinner and the talk, to RSVP, please fill out the CFRMN link below if you plan to attend.
Don’t forget to hit the Submit button at the bottom of the form once you’re done.

Click here —>

If you have trouble accessing the link above or have any questions, you can contact CFRMN directly: Please note, the charge for dinner is $45, but Zehra Tanberk has negotiated a $35 rate for TAAM guests.

2) If you are only interested in the talk, it is free, but please email to so that we can forward the attendee (no dinner, talk only) head count to CFRMN.

Please include the following information in your RSVP:

  1.  Yes, I am interested in attending ONLY the talk
  2. Number of guest(s)
  3. Name(s) of guest(s)

Thank you for your interest in this timely and interesting topic.

TAAM Board of Directors

Turbulent Times: Turkey’s Tenuous Relationship with the West…PDF