Prof. Dr. Ali Nesin (İstanbul, 1956)

  • Director of the Nesin Foundation (since 1995)
  • Academician at İstanbul Bilgi Universty (since 1996)
  • Founder Member of the Human Rights Foundation (since 1999)
  • Director of the Nesin Publishing House (since 2004)
  • Founder of Nesin Mathematics, Art and Philosophy Villages (since 2007)
  • Advisory Board Member of the Hrant Dink Foundation (since 2011)
  • NESIN FOUNDATION

    The Nesin Foundation was founded by Turkish writer Aziz Nesin with the aim of taking in children with educational needs, and ensuring their development as people who are socially responsible and self confident givers. The Foundation’s mission is to help children continue to develop themselves.

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  • NESIN VILLAGES

    The Nesin Mathematics Village perched on a hillside and overflowing with greenery, it is a place where young and old learn, teach, and think about mathematics in peaceful remoteness. Unpretentious and unostentatious, the houses made out of rock, straw and clay give off a simple welcoming air.

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  • NESIN PUBLISHING HOUSE

    Nesin Publishing House was founded on December, 2004. It’s founding purpose is to publish all the books written by Aziz Nesin, to collect his writtings into a book which are not yet published and to transfer the most of its income to the Nesin Fondation.

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  • AZIZ NESIN

    Aziz Nesin, born Mehmet Nusret, (20 December 1915 – 6 July 1995) was a Turkish writer, humorist and the author of more than 100 books. Born in a time when Turks did not have official surnames. He chose the surname "Nesin". In Turkish, Nesin? means, What are you?

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