GTOT e.V. (Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies) invites scholars from all over the world working in the fields of history, linguistics, philology, literary studies, social sciences, anthropology, and political sciences on Turkey and the Turkic World to participate in the third European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2018).
The conference is organized in co-operation with the Department of Oriental Studies at Bamberg University. Papers may be presented in English, German or Turkish. Interested scholars are asked to send a 250 word abstract of their paper along with a short CV to
Panel applications are strongly encouraged and should also indicate the panel language. All applications are due February 15, 2018.
Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by expert reviewers who decide whether or not the paper is accepted to the conference.
Applicants will be notified of the results of review in early April 2018.
Once your paper is selected, you will be asked to submit your conference fee. We encourage you to become a member of GTOT and to be part of a growing international network of researchers engaging in Turkic, Ottoman, and Turkish studies. All members (especially students) will profit by paying reduced conference participation fees!
GTOT is an academic organization operating in the field of Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish studies. GTOT aims at creating a network for scholars and especially for young researchers in the field of Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish studies encompassing a wide range of research interests including the diverse range of religions and ethnic groups existing and living in areas populated by Turkic groups in the past or present.