by Mehmet Kalpaklı

Bilkent University

Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Letters (2016-2018)

Chair, Department of History, Faculty of Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences (1999 – ….)

Chair, Department of Turkish Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Letters (2014 – ….)

Director, Halil İnalcık Center for Ottoman Studies (2002 – ….)

Director, Center for Turkish Literature (2014 – 2020)

Director, Oğuz Tansel Research Center for Turkish Literature (2020 – …)


United Nations, UNESCO, Turkish National Commission, Executive Board Member, (2006-2010, 2010-2014)

UNESCO, The International Institute for Central Asian Studies, Scientific Committee Member (2010 – 2014)

UNESCO Turkish National Commission, Cultural Dialogue Committee, Head (2006-2014)

Republic of Turkey, Prime Ministry, Allience of Civilizations, Coordination Committee, Observing Member (2010 – 2014 )

Co-Chair of OTAP (Ottoman Text Edition Project)

[OTEP/OTAP/OHD, Ottoman Text Edition Project–a digital humanities project]
Bilkent University– University of Washington

Tel Aviv University, Moshe Dayan Center – Süleyman Demirel Program for Contemporary Turkish Studies

Executive Board Member

BKG, Bilkent Cultural Initiative (2009-2016)

Coordinator for Advisory Board