Guest: Dr. Kenneth Weisbrode
"Framing Late Antiquity in the Iberian Peninsula"
Jorge Lopez Quiroga, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Date: 21.11. 2023, Tuesday
Guest: Prof. Paul Latimer
Join us for an enlightening discussion that will unveil the impact of this dynamic field on academia and inspire fresh perspectives on the future of scholarship.
Ottoman Justice and Political Economies of Empires: European merchants in Ottoman courts (16th/17th centuries)
Dr. Tommaso Stefini, PhD, Yale University
Date: 19 October 2023, Thursday
Venue: A-130 Seminar Room
The Department of History at Bilkent University invites applications for a tenure-track position of open rank in the European History of Modern Period (post-1500).
Application Deadline: December 30, 2023.
For more information about the position, job benefits and application please refer to;
Job Opportunities Page
“Religion and Science”: The late Ottoman case in a global debate
M. Alper Yalçınkaya
Date: 12 October 2023, Thursday
Venue: AZ-31 Seminar Room
Bilkent Tarih Topluluğu ve 2023-2024 planlarımız hakkında bilgi almak isteyen herkesi tanışma toplantımıza bekliyoruz.
Date/Tarih: 29.09.2023 Friday/Cuma
On the seventh anniversary of his passing (25 July), we commemorate with respect and gratitude Prof. Dr. Halil İnalcık, prominent Ottoman historian and founder of the Department of History at Bilkent University
Vefatının yedinci yılında (25 Temmuz) Bilkent Üniversitesi Tarih Bölümü'nün kurucusu ve değerli Osmanlı tarihçimiz sayın Prof. Dr. Halil İnalcık'ı saygı ve minnetle anıyoruz
4-5 May 2022
Twenty eight graduate students from various universities of Turkey, Europe and United States will present their work in eight panel sessions at this two-day event which will be held at C-Block Amphi from 10:30 till 17:30 each day.
Keynote Speaker: Christoph K. Neumann - The Director of the Orient-Institut Istanbul
Çiğdem Barçan Tansel
Kalbiye Tansel Thesis Awards
Our M.A. Student Ayşenur Çenesiz is awarded the best MA thesis written in history
We would like to congratulate our student for receiving the award!
9-10 May 2022
Twenty six graduate students from Bilkent University, Bogazici University, Middle East Technical Umiversity and Koç University will present their work in eight panel sessions at this two-day event which will be held at C-Block Amphi from 09:30 till 17:00 each day.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Luca Zavagno of the Department of History published his third monograph.
"The Byzantine City from Heraclius to the Fourth Crusade, 610-1204"
The book was published by Palgrave McMillan, 2021 in the New Approaches to Byzantine History and Culture Series.
A further seminar on Byzantine Coins will be held (virtually) in the Fall 2021/22 Semester.
research grant for nine months as a visiting fellow at the University
of California, Davis in the United States of America.
Göksel Baş, our Ph.D. candidate, has been awarded a TUBITAK research
grant for six months as a visiting fellow at the University of Vienna,
He will also be delivering a speech at the IMC International Medieval Congress 2021
(Turaç Hakalmaz has been awarded a grant by "Templar Heritage Trust Fund" which has been awarded only to six applicants)
Date of the Congress: 5-9 July 2021