Keyman Modern Turkish Studies
The Keyman Program promotes intellectual dialogue and scholarship to provide a deeper, interdisciplinary, and critical understanding of contemporary Turkey in connection with global social processes, problems or conflicts.
To achieve this goal, the program organizes seminars and conferences on critical issues; funds research by Northwestern faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; offers Postdoctoral Fellowship, Visiting Professor and Visiting Scholar programs; supports undergraduate teaching on topics related to Turkey; facilitates study abroad and exchange programs in Turkey; and funds the university library’s acquisitions in the area of modern Turkish Studies.
Conference: Historical and Comparative Perspectives on Kurdish Politics
This conference aims to bring together cutting-edge research examining the last hundred years of Kurdish existence in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic in a historical and comparative perspective.
We are now accepting paper proposals. Learn more.
Vote: “Streets of Modern Turkey” photography competition
The Program invites you to vote in the “Streets of Modern Turkey” photography competition.
Voting will take place on Facebook from Monday, May 2 to Friday, May 27. Vote here!
Ali Yaycioglu: Wealth, Power and Death in the...
This talk analyzes how insecurity of property rights and risks of political lives shaped the Ottoman orde...