FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF HISTORY


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Birten Çelik


Contact

 

Social Sciences Building, #Z 22
+90 312 210 31 70
birten(at)metu.edu.tr

 


Education

 

Ph. D., Dokuz Eylül Unversity, 1999

M. A., Dokuz Eylül University, 1992

B.A., Middle East Technical University, 1988

 

  

Areas of Interest

 

19th and 20th Centuries Social and Political History of the Ottoman Empire; History of Modern Turkey; Ottoman and Turkish Labor History; Military History; History of Ottoman and Turkish Press

 


Courses

 

HIST 113        Readings in History I

HIST 114        Readings in History II

HIST 345        History of the Turkish Press

HIST 360        Ottoman Labor History (19th Century)

HIST 401        Readings in the History of the Turkish Revolution

HIST 402        Readings in the History of the Turkish Revolution

HIST 419        Undergraduate Historical Research

HIST 515        History of the Ottoman Press and Publications

HIST 2201      History of the Turkish Revolution I

HIST 2202      History of the Turkish Revolution II

HIST 2205      History of the Turkish Revolution I

HIST 2206      History of the Turkish Revolution II

HST 201          History of the Turkish Revolution I (METU Northern Cyprus)

HST 202          History of the Turkish Revolution II (METU Northern Cyprus)

HST 205          History of the Turkish Revolution I (METU Northern Cyprus)

HST 206          History of the Turkish Revolution II (METU Northern Cyprus)

 


Selected Publications

 

“Labor Battalions, Ottoman”, Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World:Historical Encyclopedia (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2011): 507-508.

 

 “Ereğli Kömür Havzası’nda Bir Baskın ve Etkileri,” Osmanlı’nın Peşinde  Bir Yaşam, Suraiya Faroqhi’ye Armağan  (İstanbul: İmge Yayınları, 2008), 271-326.

 

 “The Impact of European Revolutions on the Ottoman Empire,” The Consortium on  Revolutionary Europe 1750-1850. Selected Papers, 2004 (High Point, NC: High Point University, 2008), 92-103.        

 

"Osmanlı İşçi Tarihi ve Türkiye: Genel Bir Değerlendirme” XIV.Türk Tarih Kongresi, Ankara:9-13 Eylül 2002, Kongreye Sunulan Bildiriler, vol. 2 (Ankara: TTK Yayınevi, 2006),1059-79.

        

“Osmanlı İmparatorluğu ve Savaş,” Felsefe Yazın 8 (Eylül-Ekim 2006): 35-40.

 

“Not One of Them Ever Came Back”: What Happened to the 1/5 Norfolk Battalion on 2 August 1915 at Gallipoli?” The Journal of Military History 66: 3 (2002): 389-40 (with Tim Travers).

 “Web-based History Education in Turkey,” Journal of the Association for History and Computing IV: 3 (2001).