Centre's Main Research Interest on Ottoman Studies

  • Religion and Society

  • The effect of religion on the structuring / implementation of politics

  • Muslim-non-Muslim relations

  • State and society

  • Conversions-apostates

  • Dissident movements

  • Foundations and their place in the social structure

  • Politics and Law

  • Administration

  • Administrative and bureaucratic structure

  • Legal thought and practice

  • Legal and political changes in the classical-modern period

  • Economy

  • Production-consumption relations

  • Financial-financial structure

  • Functioning of the commercial structure

  • International trade

  • Mining

  • Army and War

  • Army organization

  • Expedition organization

  • War industry

  • War-economy relationship

  • Ottoman navy

  • Ottoman historians

  • Suleiman The Magnificent

  • Ottoman taxation and finance

  • Sultan III. Selim's reign

  • Ottoman navy

  • Ottoman Architecture

  • Ottoman land army

  • Education in the Ottoman world

  • Minority groups under Ottoman rule

  • The role of women in Ottoman rule

  • Science, Technology and Thought

  • Philosophy, theology and mysticism thought

  • Science

  • Medical sciences

  • Industrial, military production

  • Cultural / intellectual interactions

  • Health in the Ottoman Empire

  • Health policies

  • Folk medicine

  • Diseases

  • Recreation, entertainment

  • Ottoman kitchen

  • Costume and decoration

  • Ottoman explorers, geographers and cartographers

  • Zionist movement in the Ottoman period

  • Crimean Tatars and Cossacks

  • Old and New Turkish poetry

  • Entry into the Caucasus region

  • Ottoman Transylvania

  • Ottoman-Kurdish relations

  • Sephardic Jews in the Ottoman world

  • Ragusa (Dubrovnik) and the Ottomans

  • Rhodes and Malta in the Ottoman period

  • Tanzimat, an age of reform

  • Young Turks "

  • "New Ottomans"

  • Ottomans in World War I

  • The rise of the Republic of Turkey

  • The role of the armed forces in modern Turkish politics

  • Islamic revival and anti-republican tendencies in modern Turkey

  • International Relations and Diplomacy

  • Foreign policy

  • Testaments and treaties

  • Embassies

  • Security and intelligence

  • The foreign relations of the Ottomans with any of the following:

    • Hungary

    • Poland

    • Russia

    • the Hapsburgs

    • France

    • Venice

    • Safavid Iran

  • The Ottoman legacy and the nationalist movement in:

    • Greece

    • Armenia

    • Yugoslavia

    • Albania

    • Bulgaria

    • Rumania

    • Cyprus

    • Palestine

    • Israel

    • Egypt

    • Sudan

    • Iraq

    • Syria

    • Lebanon

    • Arabia

    • Yemen

    • the Gulf States

    • Libya

    • Tunisia

    • Algeria

    • Azerbaijan

    • Chechniya

Centre's Main Research Interest on Turkic World Studies

  • Turkish Dialects and Literatures

  •  Comparative Studies

  • Old Turkish Language and History

  • Historical Turkish Literatures

  • Relationship and Interaction of Turkish and World Literatures

  • Contemporary Turkish Dialects

  • Contemporary Turkish Literatures

  • History of the Turkic World

  • Geography of the Turkic World

  • The Silk Road and Economic Issues of the Turkic World

  • Turkish Communities and Culture

  • Youth Issues in the Turkish World

  • Interaction and Relations Between Turks in the Turkic World

  • History of Eurasian States and Societies

  • Historical Values of Eurasia-Archeology

  • Innovative Approaches and Applications in Education in the Region

  • Environmental Problems in the Turkish World

  • Issues of Religion and Belief in the Turkic World

  • Intercultural Relations in Eurasia

  • Folk Science Studies in Turkish Communities

  • History of Music

  • Fine Arts and Art in the Turkic World

  • Media and Communication in the Turkic World and Modern Societies

  • Turkish World Folklore and Studies

  • Art Studies in the Turkic World

  • Regional Problems and Solutions in Eurasia

  • Political Relations of Region States and Communities

  • Turkish World and International Politics

  • Energy in Eurasia

  • Economic Problems in the Turkish World

  • Economic Relations, Cooperation and Integration in Eurasia

  • Monetary and Fiscal Policies in Turkic Republics

  • Economic History in the Turkic World

  • Business Management and Management Approach in Turkish Republics

  •  Entrepreneurship in Turkic Republics

  • Religion, Philosophy and Law in the Turkic World

  • Sociological Problems and Solutions in the Turkish World

  • Turkish World Geography and Geography Studies

  • Regional Tourism and Applications

  • Women's Studies in the Turkic World