Second International Gallipoli Symposium

15-16 April 2009 Canberra


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Istanbul Medeniyet University in collaboration with the Australian National University, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University and the Çanakkale Foundation invites scholars specialising in the Gallipoli campaign to propose papers for its Third International Symposium on Gallipoli to be held on 20-21 April 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.

With the “Third International Symposium on Gallipoli”, Istanbul Medeniyet University intends to bring together international scholars of the Gallipoli campaign of 1915 including specialists from Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. The main themes of the conference will be the social, economic and military aspects of the campaign particularly as they are reflected in archival documents, memoires, newspaper articles, visual art, literature, documentaries and films. It is expected that scholars will address the subjects from a range of perspectives based on the original documents and primary sources. Papers from Ottoman and Byzantine periods will also be accepted especially if there is relevance to the period of the Gallipoli campaign.

The central aim of the Symposium is to bring together scholars who will address a broad range of approaches that the campaign has come to be associated with so as to develop new understandings of and perspectives on the campaign. The study of Gallipoli remains a high academic priority as it becomes more of a historical and social focal point.

We would be pleased if you could send us a 250-300 word abstract of your paper that reflects your methodology, sources used, main assumptions and a conclusion by 5 December 2011. You must also provide your title, full name, institutional affiliation, full address, email, telephone and fax numbers as well as a short professional biography. Please list any audio-visual equipment that you may need in presenting your paper.

We would request an electronic submission through filling an online application form that can be found on our website:  Registration Form Those who do not have access to electronic communication can send their abstracts and other details mentioned above either through fax or post to the address below. We would appreciate if you could observe the deadline.
The final date of submission for the abstracts is December 5, 2011. The proposals will be evaluated and its authors will be informed of their acceptance by January 5, 2012. The final date of submission for the full text of the paper will be March 5, 2012.

The registration fee is $US100. This will cover the conference dinner, refreshments and all conference material. The conference committee and sponsors will meet the cost of two days accommodation and meals of participants. Details of accommodation will be sent at a later date.

Cost of travel will be covered by the participants and those participants who would like to stay longer particularly for 57th Regiment Parade (57. Alay Yürüyüşü) and Anzac Day on 25th April may continue with the accommodation booked for them providing they pay for those extra nights and inform us of their intent at the time of booking for the accommodations. The participants are free to make arrangements for their own accommodation.

The conference website will be updated regularly for the participants and those who are interested in the symposium. We will welcome papers in English or Turkish.

Symposium Subjects:
Gallipoli campaign: history, legend and memory
First World War, Ottoman Empire and the Gallipoli campaign
Land and sea wars of the Gallipoli campaign
The causes and consequences of the Gallipoli campaign
Military strategies and technologies used in the Gallipoli campaign
Mustafa Kemal's role in the Gallipoli campaign
The loss of human capital in the Gallipoli campaign
The roles of clergy and religious institutions in the Gallipoli campaign
Media, cinema and the Gallipoli campaign
Literature and the Gallipoli campaign
Socio-economics and culture of the Gallipoli
And related other subjects

Symposium Co-Chairs:
Mehdi İlhan, Australian National University, Australia
Ibrahim Güran Yumuşak, Istanbul Medeniyet University & Çanakkale Foundation, Turkey

Symposium Executive Board:
Gülfettin Çelik, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Mehmet Bulut, Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
R. Deniz Özbay, Marmara University, Turkey

Symposium Scientific Board:
Ahmet Kavas, İstanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Ahmet Tabakoğlu, Marmara University, Turkey
Amin Saikal, Australian National University, Australia
Davut Aydüz, Sakarya University, Turkey
Elizabeth Minchin, Australian National University, Australia
Erol Özvar, Marmara University, Turkey
Fehmi Yılmaz, İstanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Gülfettin Çelik, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Halil Ersin Avcı, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Halil İnalcık, Bilkent University, Turkey
İbrahim Güran Yumuşak, Çanakkale Foundation, Turkey
James Piscatori, Durham University, United Kingdom
Kemal Özler, Uludağ University, Turkey
Mehdi İlhan, Australian National University, Australia
Mehmet Bulut, Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
Mehmet Fatih Yavuz, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Mete Tunçoku, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Muhammet Erat, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Mustafa Budak, Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry G. Directorate of State Archives, Turkey
Mustafa Çiçekler, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Mustafa Demir, Sakarya University, Turkey
Nurullah Genç, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey
Peter Londey, Australian National University, Australia
Sedat Laçiner, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Yaşar Bülbül, Istanbul University, Turkey
Zekeriya Kurşun, Marmara University, Turkey
Symposium Honorary Board:
Hamit Okur, President of Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Sedat Laçiner, President of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Ian Young, Vice-Chancellor of Australian National University, Australia

Symposium Important Dates:
First Announcement                                      5 April 2011
Second Announcement                                  1 September 2011
Final Date for Submitting Abstracts                15 January 2012 (extended)
Final Date for Submitting Full Texts               1 March 2012
Announcement of Congress Final Program       5 March 2012
Final Date for Registration                             2 April 2012
Printing of Proceeding CD                              15 April 2012

Dr. M. Mehdi İlhan E-mail: Mehdi.Ilhan@anu.edu.au
Dr. İbrahim Güran Yumuşak E-mail: kongre@canakkalevakfi.org.tr

Website: http://www.canakkalevakfi.org.tr




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