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Metin Atmaca


Academic Profile

Received his undergraduate degree on the political sciences at the University of Ankara, master’s degree on the Middle East History at the University of Texas at Austin and doctoral degree on the Ottoman and Iranian history from the University of Freiburg. He was a guest researcher at Bilkent, Boğaziçi and Damascus universities and a post-doctoral fellow at CETOBaC at EHESS. He is currently an assistant professor at the Social Sciences University of Ankara.

Sample Publications

• “Babans” in the Great Islamic Encyclopedia, The Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia, Tehran, Iran (in publication in Persian in 2016) • “Iraq: Past and Present”, Oxford Bibliographies Online, (in publication in 2016) • With Muhittin Ataman, “Regime Change and Its Impact on Ethnic Policy: The Case of Kurds in Iran and Turkey”( forthcoming in the Journal of Iran and Caucasus in 2016) • "Osmanlı Zihin Dünyasında Bir Doğu Ülkesi: Diyar-ı Acem yahut İran” (An Eastern Land in the mental world of the Ottomans: Diyar-ı Acem or Iran), Muhafazakar Düşünce, 11/ 43, 2015, 97-112 • Book review, “I. Mahmud-Nadir Şah Mektuplaşmaları: 3 Numaralı Nâme-i Hümâyûn Defteri,” (Correspondence between Mahmud I-Nadir Shah: The Third Book of Imperial Script) The Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association (JOTSA), 2/2, Nov. 2015 • Review Article, “A new historiography on the Ottoman Arab and Eastern Provinces,” Insight Turkey, 17/4, Fall 2015, 231-240

Current Position

Assistant Professor, Social Sciences University of Ankara