Prof. Teoman Duralı Awarded the Presidential Culture and Art Grand Award


The faculty member of the Department of Philosophy Prof. Teoman Durali was awarded the Presidential 2021 Culture and Art Grand Award in the field of “science and culture.”

In that context, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the names of laureates of the annual Presidential Culture and Art Grand Awards for this year. Accordingly, the winners are Professor Teoman Duralı in the field of science and culture, İdil Biret in the field of music, Alev Ebuzziya in the field of visual arts, Cüneyt Arkın in the field of cinema, Gürbüz Azak in the field of literature, Etem Çalışkan in the field of calligraphy, İbrahim Manav in the field of bookshops, Kemal Tahir in the field of loyalty award.

IHU congratulates Prof. Teoman Duralı on his important contributions to the university, the life of thought and the world of science, and wishes him a good health and a prosperous life.

Who is Prof. Saban Teoman Durali?

Duralı, who was born in 1947 in Kozlu, Zonguldak, completed his higher education in the fields of Philosophy, Anthropology and Biology. He became a doctor in 1977 and an associate professor in 1982 with his work “The Living Problem in Contemporary Thought.” From 1977 to 2015, he worked as a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Istanbul University. Between 2009 and 2016, he served as the dean of Kırklareli University Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He has been in the academic staff of Ibn Haldun University since 2017. He has many works in various fields of philosophy.

Prof. Duralı tells about his “life that is not in the CV” in a program organized at IHU in 2018. Detailed news: https://www.ihu.edu.tr/en/honor-meetings-hosts-professor-teoman-durali/

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