Academic Staff
PROF. TUFAN BUZPINAR Department Chair, History
Director, School of Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences History
Tufan Buzpınar received his B.A from Ankara University (1984), M.A (1986) and PhD (1991) from the University of Manchester. Between 1992 and 2001, he worked for the Centre for Islamic Studies, first as a research fellow, then as head of the researchers and finally as the director of the Centre. He was a member of the Executive Board of the Council of Higher Education from 2012 to 2016 in Ankara. He is a member of the Committee of Turkish History and Civilization of the Encyclopaedia of Islam in Turkish. His major fields of specialization are Jewish immigration into Palestine from the late 1870s until the First World War, Ottoman Rule in Syria and the Hijaz during the nineteenth century. Prof. Buzpınar’s publications include: Caliphate and Sultanate: Caliphate and the Arabs during the Reign of Abdulhamid II (in Turkish), Istanbul 2016. He has published numerous articles in English and Turkish.

Educational Information

University : ANKARA UNIVERSITY Faculty of Theology Islamic Philosophy, 1984
Graduate School : UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER Middle Eastern Studies, 1986
Doctorate : UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER Middle Eastern Studies, 1991

Field Of Interest

Research Interest
Ottoman Rule in the Arab provinces in the 19th century, the Question of Ottoman Caliphate, the Palestine Question (Ottoman Period).

Publications

Ş. Tufan BUZPINAR, "Celal Nuri's Concepts of Westernization and Religion",, Uluslar arası hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler (SCI & SSCI & Arts & Humanities)),Middle Eastern Studies, 247-258, SSCI, English, January 2007,
Ş.Tufan BUZPINAR, "Vying for Power and Influence in the Hijaz: Ottoman Rule, the Last Emirate of Abdulmuttalib and the British (1880-1882)",, Uluslar arası hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler (SCI & SSCI & Arts & Humanities)),The Muslim World, 1-22, AHCI, English, January 2005,
Ş. Tufan BUZPINAR, "The Repercussions of the British Occupation of Egypt on Syria, 1882-1883",, Uluslar arası hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler (SCI & SSCI & Arts & Humanities)),Middle Eastern Studies, 82-91, SSCI, English, January 2000,
Ş. Tufan BUZPINAR, "The Hijaz, Abdulhamid II and Amir Hussein’s Secret Dealings with the British",, Uluslar arası hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler (SCI & SSCI & Arts & Humanities)), Middle Eastern Studies, 99-123, SSCI, January 1995,
Ş. Tufan BUZPINAR, "Opposition to the Ottoman Caliphate in the Early Years of Abdulhamid II, 1877-1882",, Uluslar arası diğer hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler, Die Welt des Islams,, 59-89, January 1996,
Ş. Tufan Buzpınar, "Sultan Abdülhamid Döneminde İngiliz Hıristiyan Siyonistler", Uluslar arası bilimsel toplantılarda sunulan ve bildiri kitabında (Proceedings) basılan bildiriler, 117-127, 978-975-6153-91-6, January 2019,
Ş. Tufan Buzpınar, "II. Abdülhamid ve Hıristiyan Siyonizmi", Ulusal bilimsel toplantılarda sunulan ve bildiri kitabında basılan bildiriler, 149-162, Turkish, 978-605-86384-8-8, June 2018,
Ş. Tufan Buzpınar, "Abdulhamid II and Sayyid Fadl Pasha of Hadramawt",, Uluslar arası hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler (SCI & SSCI & Arts & Humanities)),Journal of Ottoman Studies, AHCI, January 1993,
Ş. Tufan Buzpınar, "Osmanlı Hilafeti Hakkında Bazı Yeni Tespitler ve Mülahazalar (1725-1909)",, Uluslar arası diğer hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler,Türk Kültürü İncelemeleri Dergisi, 1-38, FIELD, May 2004,
Ş. Tufan Buzpınar, "Suriye ve Filistin'de Avrupa Nüfuz Mücadelesinde Yeni Bir Unsur: İngiliz Misyonerleri (19.Yüzyıl)", , Uluslar arası diğer hakemli dergilerde yayınlanan makaleler,Islam Araştırmaları Dergisi/Turkish Journal of Isl, 107-120, FIELD, October 2003,

Books

Book, Tufan BUZPINAR, Hilafet ve Saltanat: II. Abdülhamid Döneminde Halifelik ve Araplar,, 486, June 2016, Alfa Yayıncılık, Turkish, 978-605-171-312-0.,

Scientific Activities

Speaker: May 2018, Abdulhamid II and the Arabs, American University of Beirut
Speaker: May 2018, Laurence Oliphant and the Question of Jewish settlement in Palestine, American University of Beirut
Panelist: April 2018, İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi, Tarih Bölümü, İstanbul
Panelist: February 2019, İstanbul İl Kültür Müdürlüğü, Beyazıt Devlet Kütüphanesi, İstanbul
Co-Chair: November 2018, 10. Uluslararası Üsküdar Sempozyumu,, İstanbul
Speaker: May 2018, Ottoman Istanbul, İstanbul 29 Mayıs Üniversitesi, İstanbul
Co-Chair: December 2018, Osmanlı Döneminde Kudüs'te İlmi Hayat ve Eğitim, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf Üniversitesi, İstanbul
Speaker: February 2018, İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim Üniversitesi, İstanbul

Experience

Yürütme Kurulu Üyesi: Yükseköğretim Kurulu February 2012-September 2015
Rektör Yardımcısı: İstanbul 29 Mayıs Üniversitesi September 2010-February 2012
Dekan: İstanbul 29 Mayıs Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi August 2010-February 2012
Araştırmacı: İslam Araştırmaları Merkezi September 1992-September 2001
Başkan: İslam Araştırmaları Merkezi March 1999-September 2001

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