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In Memorium

We are sorry to report that Vangelis Kechriotis has passed away in Istanbul.  His funeral will be held tomorrow (Friday) at Agios Phokas, in Ortaköy,at 1:30 PM.  Before that, there will be a ceremony at 11 AM at Boğaziçi, Albert Long Hall.

Call for Papers: AATT Graduate Student Pre-Conferences


The American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT) is pleased to announce the eleventh annual “Graduate Student Pre-Conference" for graduate students in a range of disciplines enrolled at institutions in North America. This Pre-Conference was established to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of AATT. The Pre- Conference is co-sponsored by the Institute for Turkish Studies and AATT.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Turk: 17 August - 24 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 17 August 
2015 to 24 August 2015. These job postings are included here based on 
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Turk. See the H-Net 
Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.


Daemen College - Assisstant Professor of History

The 9th issue of the Journal of Human & Society released

İsmail Çağlar argues in his English-written article titled “Obedience or Resistance: Muslim Conception of Time as a Reaction to Authoritarian Turkish Modernization” that the ulama and sufi groups developed a non-modern opposition to modernization by inverting the conviction that these groups remained silent and passive in the face of the modernization experience.

Room to let at Beşiktaş, İstanbul

Dear All, 

I have a room to let in my home on Müvezzi Street, Beşiktaş. 

The building is located on one of the most quiet streets in Beşiktaş, just next to Yıldız Park. 

The room is furnished with two closets, one single bed, a dresser and a desk. The house has all the facilities that one might need including washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, full equipped kitchen, 7/24 hot water, broadband wifi etc. Moreover a houselady comes twice a month to clean, iron and cook. 

The 400 Euro rent is all inclusive. 

The room is available after 7 September, Monday.