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Doctoral Workshop: From Unionism to Kemalism: Social and Political Transformation of Turkey (Basel, Oct 27-28, 2017)


Call for Applications

5th Annual MUBIT Doctoral Workshop in Late- and Post-Ottoman Studies in Basel

From Unionism to Kemalism: Social and Political Transformation of Turkey

October 27-28, 2017

A Workshop with

Prof. Dr. M. Asım Karaömerlioğlu (Boğaziçi University)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kuyaş (Galatasaray University)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards in Turkey - August 1, 2017 Deadline

Dear Colleagues,

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars.

Opportunities that may be of interest to the H-TURK community include the following awards to Turkey:

New Book on Ramadan in Istanbul

Dear colleagues,

on behalf of François Georgeon, please note the publication of his new book.


François Georgeon, Le mois le plus long. Ramadan à Istanbul. CNRS Éditions, 2017, 352pp.

« Le sultan des mois » : c’est ainsi que les habitants d’Istanbul avaient coutume d’appeler le mois de ramadan. Rite religieux marqué par le jeûne collectif de la communauté musulmane et conclu par l’une des deux grandes fêtes de l’islam, le ramadan est devenu au fil des siècles le temps fort de la vie sociale et culturelle de la capitale ottomane.