Typescript document signed 'Halil Inalcik' sent to the Preparation Committee of XVth Sociology Congress.
HALIL INALCIK, (Turkish historian), (1916-2016).
Typescript Letter - Document, Ank., 1952.
Original typescript document & letter with autograph signature by Halil Inalcik. Oblong: 15x23 cm. In Turkish. 1 p. Appeal for sending a paper to the 'XVth Sociology Congress' attn. preparation committee, held in Istanbul, 1952. Dated 11.VIII.1952. Signed as 'AÜDTCF New Eras History Professor'. One autograph correction as well. On a paper with an "Extra Strong" watermark. Inalcik was a Turkish historian of the Ottoman Empire. His highly influential research centered on social and economic approaches to the empire. His academic career started at Ankara University, where he completed his Ph.D. and worked between 1940 and 1972. Between 1972 and 1986 he taught Ottoman history at the University of Chicago. From 1994 on he taught at Bilkent University, where he founded the history department. He was a founding member of Eurasian Academy.