Faculty member receives young scientist award

Jonathan Payton, from the Department of Philosophy, has been awarded the Science Academy’s Young Scientist Award (BAGEP) for 2024. The aim of the award is to reward the best young academics and to support them in conducting new studies.   + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT

Faculty member receives approval for excavations at Türkmen-Karahöyük

Michele Massa from the Department of Archaeology has received official approval to commence excavations at Türkmen-Karahöyük. This is a major archaeological site in the Konya Plain, with an occupation spanning approximately the end of the Late Chalcolithic to the late Hellenistic periods (ca 3500-30 BCE). The excavation is being sponsored by Bilkent University, The University of Chicago, Oriental Institute at […]

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Faculty member awarded British Academy Global Professorship

Sandrine Bergès from the Department of Philosophy has been awarded a prestigious British Academy Global Professorship to carry out research in the Department of Philosophy at the University of York (UK). During her research leave from Bilkent she will be working on new project which focuses on the abolitionist debates of the early modern and enlightenment periods in France and […]

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Faculty member awarded international prize

James Kinkaid from the Department of Philosophy is this year’s recipient of the American Philosophical Association’s Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize, which recognize the scholarly work of junior professors. James won the prize for his article “Phenomenology, anti-realism, and the knowability paradox”, which appeared in the European Journal of Philosophy (2022). You can read more about the prize and the […]

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Teaser video for Sinopia Symposium

Watch the teaser video for the upcoming Sinopia Symposium at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtvP46udqBY + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT

Master’s student awarded Fulbright scholarship

Our Philosophy MA student, Erim Bakkal, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright scholarship to pursue his PhD studies in the United States. Congratulations to Erim on this wonderful achievement! + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT

Faculty member publishes book with Routledge

Dr Patrick MacDonald from the Department of American Culture and Literature has just published a monograph with Routledge on narrative fiction during the antebellum period in the United States. + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT

Faculty member gives tercentenary lecture at Adam Smith’s house

Sandrine Bergès from the Department of Philosophy recently gave the Fringe Tercentenary Lecture at the final permanent home of the Scottish Enlightenment thinker, Adam Smith. Professor Bergès’s lecture formed part of the celebrations of the 300th anniversary of Adam Smith’s birth and the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival. + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT

Department of Archaeology to direct excavations at Parnassos

Department of Archaeology has been granted approval to conduct excavations at the Byzantine site of Parnassos in Cappadocia. Luca Zavagno from the Departments of Archaeology and History will direct the project, in partnership with the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Professor Dominique Tezgör, Chair of the Department of Archaeology, also played a vital role in securing this important project for the […]

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