New publication by CEMS Director M. Brett Wilson

September 13, 2023

Nur Baba: A Sufi Novel of Late Ottoman Istanbul
By Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu

M. Brett Wilson (Editor and Translator)

This first-ever English translation of Nur Baba – a classic of modern Turkish literature written by Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu – offers a unique window into Sufi lodges, social dilemmas, and intellectual life in early twentieth-century Istanbul.

Check out CEU faculty and students presenting at Turkologentag and DAVO 2023, Vienna

September 10, 2023

CEU faculty and students are presenting papers and chairing sessions at Turkologentag and DAVO this month! Don't miss!

21 September:


Cankat Kaplan (together with Hasan Karataş), Deconstructing İcazetnames: The Rise and Fall of the Suhrawardi Heritage in the Formation and Periodization of Ottoman Sufism

Raife Cemre Kumla, Being, Belonging: Gendered Mechanisms of Sexual Violence in Nation-Making

Call for Papers: Humans and Nature in the Mediterranean Landscape

February 22, 2023

Call for Papers

CEMS Graduate Conference

Humans and Nature in the Mediterranean Landscape

Keynote Speaker: Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers University-Newark)

May 30-31, 2023

Central European University, Vienna