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Saturday, May 28, 2011

OTTOMAN EXHIBITION - The Art of Living Together RECEPTION June 6, 2011


Historic Ottoman Exhibition
The Art of Living Together

Monday, June  6th
6 - 8:00 p.m.
at Rumi Forum
1150 17th Street NW, Suite 408,  Washington, D.C. 20036
Free and open to the public (registration required)
Light refreshments will be served
Come see how the Ottomans were able to cohesive and harmoniously live and provide sanctity to their minorities. In a first for Washington DC, Rumi Forum has organized re-prints of Ottoman Decrees regarding their Armenian, Jewish and Greek minorities dating back 550 years, also including documents and letters outlining the transatlantic relations between North America and the Ottoman state. A total of 25 documents are present in this exhibition. All re-prints of original documents from the Ottoman archives with both English and Turkish translation

Opening Reception with Turkish refreshments, 6pm on June 6 at Rumi Forum

Exhibition from June 6 to June 11(Registration necessary for all days)

MONDAY 6-8pm Opening Reception (open to public)
TUESDAY - FRIDAY 10am- 7pm
SATURDAY 10am-2pm

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