US cartoonist Kallaugher in Istanbul
ISTANBULIstanbul Bilgi University will today host Kevin (Kal) Kallaugher, the political cartoonist of The Economist and the daily newspaper The Baltimore Sun.
Kallaugher will give a speech titled “Ink and Pixels: Being a political cartoonist in the 21st century,” at 2 p.m. at the university’s santralistanbul campus. After the talk he will also respond to questions from the audience.
In the second part of the program, Kallaugher and Turkish cartoonist Kutlukhan Perker will each give a speech on “being a political cartoonist in Turkey.” The event will be moderated by the dean of Bilgi University’s Communications Faculty, Professor Halil Nalçaoğlu.
One of the leading cartoonists of the present age, Kallaugher comes to Istanbul as a special guest of the Bilgi University Communications Faculty and the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul. The university is also displaying an exhibition featuring works by Kallaugher at the Bilgi Contemporary Arts Museum until Oct. 23.