4th Graduate Congress for Modern Turkish Studies
4th Graduate Congress for Modern Turkish Studies invites senior, undergradutate and graduate students to discuss the issues which has shaped Turkey’s political, social and cultural life from a multidisciplinary perspective.
4/16/2020 9:00 AM
YER : Dragos Campus
​Due to the threat of the epidemic of Coronavirus, the activities at our university were canceled until a new announcement. Hence, 4th Graduate Congress for Modern Turkish Studies has been postponed. When the new timetable is ready, you will also be informed as soon as possible. ​

16-17 April 2020

The main goal of the congress is to provide a platform for participants who are interested in studying in this field and provide them network opportunities. We are expecting the papers which analyse the experiences of social, political, economic and modernization process in the last two centuries emerged in Turkey’s and her surroundings. 

The Congress aims to examine the political, social, historical, economic, religious and artistic continuties, changes and transformations which occured in Turkey and her surroundings.

This year the congress calls paper and panel proposals which mainly focus on the following topics: Political systems, foreign policy, sociology, history, psychology, international relations, migration, freedoms, identity, religous groups, civil disobedience, military intervention, defence, literature, philosophy and law.

The Congress is organized by İstanbul Şehir University Center for Modern Turkish Studies and Tarih Vakfı and it will be held between 16-17 April 2020 at İstanbul Şehir University Dragos Campus.​

Abstract submission deadline is 18 March 2020. Papers will be in Turkish and English. 

Application Deadline: 18 March 2020
Notification of Acceptance: 20 March 2020
Registration Date: 20 March - 1 April 2020
Announcement of the Congress Programme: 5 April 2020
Congress: 16 - 17 April 2020​

Click here to apply.

The fee is 100 TL. It will be paid after the acceptance.

Mehmet Ö. Alkan, İstanbul University
Y. Doğan Çetinkaya, İstanbul University
Gökhan Çetinsaya, İstanbul Şehir University
Nurşen Gürboğa, Marmara University
Ebru Kayaalp, İstanbul Şehir University
Ferhat Kentel, İstanbul Şehir University
Abdulhamit Kırmızı, İstanbul Şehir University
Ayşe Gün Soysal, Boğaziçi University
Muzaffer Şenel, İstanbul Şehir University​

​Visa Information:
Click here for the details of visa procedure applied by Turkey. 
Click here for the details of e-visa.
If you need a visa letter, please contact with Mr. Bekir Turan via e-mail​ (bekirturan@std.sehir.edu.tr).
Participants need to arrange his/her accommodation. If you are planning to stay at University's dorms where is located in İstanbul Şehir University Dragos Campus, please contact with the Dormitory Management via e-mail (yurtlar@sehir.edu.tr).

İstanbul Şehir University Dragos Campus
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İstanbul Şehir University Center for Modern Turkish Studies 
Orhantepe Mahallesi, Turgut Özal Bulvarı No: 21, 34865, Dragos / Kartal / İstanbul
Phone: +90 444 4 034 / 9343