Kebikeç – Special Issue on “Felaket” (Disaster)

Kebikeç, a journal of studies for human resource sciences, published in Turkey has an open call for papers for submissions for a forthcoming special issue on “felaket” (disaster). The editors of for the special issue are Elif Ekin Akşit and Eda Acara. Papers in Turkish can be submitted to the editors by the April 1, 2018 deadline.  

Joachim Radkau’s “Nature and Power” Now Available in Turkish

Prof. Joachim Radkau, an emeritus professor at the University of Bielefeld in Germany, is considered one of the leading representatives of environmental history in the German-speaking world. We were fortunate to listen his keynote lecture at the First Conference on the Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey at the University of Hamburg in October 2017. Now, we are…
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ICOHTEC Prizes and Grants

The International Committee for the History of Technology, ICOHTEC has announced article and book prizes, as well as a travel grant. The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize for books on the history of technology (formerly ICOHTEC Prize for Young Scholars) consists of 2,500 Euro. The deadline for submission is 2 February 2018.  For more information, click here. The Maurice Daumas Prize will be awarded to the author…
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The First Conference on Ottoman/Turkish Environmental History Took Place in Hamburg

The “Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey” conference, organized by the TürkeiEuropaZentrum (TEZ) of the University of Hamburg, took place in Hamburg, Germany on 27-28 October 2017. The conference was funded by the Asia Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg (AAI), German Research Foundation (DFG), and the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH). The two-day conference was…
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Job: Lecturer in Environmental History, The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a specialist working on any aspect of environmental history, in any historical period, and in any geographical region. The appointee would teach and conduct research on the changing uses of, and attitudes towards natural environments in human societies over time. S/he should be an outstanding academic teacher, have a strong track record of…
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CfP: 3rd European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies

 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…
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CfA: TEZ Visiting Fellowship

The TürkeiEuropaZentrum Hamburg (TEZ) is a unique place in the German academic landscape for the study of contemporary Turkey with respect to interdisciplinary and critical research. In order to promote (international) academic exchange, it offers one visiting fellowship (one to three months) per year. Applications that complement and expand current research focus of the centre (gender and politics, consumption and culture, environment…
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