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The Third Annual Roundtable Conversation on Contemporary Research Trends in Turkish Studies: “New Approaches to the Young Turk Movement.”

Date
Tuesday 11 May 2021
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This is an online event. Please register to receive the link

Turkish Studies at Leiden University invites you to the Third Annual Roundtable Conversation on Contemporary Research Trends in Turkish Studies, with this year’s guest speaker Dr. Erol Ülker (Işık University) and a thematic focus on “New Approaches to the Young Turk Period”. In an open conversation with scholars and PhD and MA students, we would like to discuss research trends in studying the role of Young Turks in politics and society from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic.  

Registration via mail to Dr. Alp Yenen: a.a.yenen@hum.leidenuniv.nl

The Annual Roundtable Conversation on Contemporary Research Trends in Turkish Studies features visiting scholars at Leiden University Institute for Area Studies. Previous guest speakers are Dr. Emre Erol (Sabancı University) and Dr. Onur İşçi (Bilkent University).

About Erol Ülker

Erol Ülker is a faculty member at Işık University, Department of International Relations. Ülker obtained his BA in International Relations from Istanbul University (1999). He holds two MA degrees from the Political Science and International Relations Department of Boğaziçi University (2003) and the Nationalism Studies Program of the Central European University (2004). He received his PhD in History from the University of Chicago in 2013, with a dissertation entitled ‘Sultanists, Republicans, Communists: The Turkish National Movement in Istanbul, 1918–1923’. Ülker was a EUME Fellow at the Forum Transregionale Studien in 2015/2016. He is a member of the administrative board of the Social History Research Foundation of Turkey – TÜSTAV. His research interests include nationalism, migration, socialist and communist movements, and labor politics in Ottoman and Turkish history. Ülker is a section editor for 1914-1918-online: International Encyclopedia of the First World War.

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