Professor Semih Tezcan, retired faculty member of the Department of Turkish Literature, passed away on September 17, 2017, following a massive heart attack. We extend our condolences to his family, colleagues, students and the Bilkent community.
The funeral service was held at Maltepe Mosque on Saturday, September 17.
An expert on Turkology, Prof. Semih Tezcan was a faculty member of the Department of Turkish Literature between the years 2008-2015 and serving as a member of the World Memory Committee. Prof. Tezcan was a 2006 recipient of the TÜBA (Turkish Academy of Science) Award.