Nuri Yurdusev

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Prof. Dr. Nuri Yurdusev
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+90 (312) 210-2042
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+90 (312) 210-7983

B.S. METU; M.S. METU; Ph.D. University of Leicester

Research Interests: 

Theory and History of International Relations, Civilisations and International systems, European Identity, and Ottoman Diplomacy


Forthcoming:     ‘Just War and Ghaza: Ottoman Conceptions of War and Peace in the Classical Period’ in Sohail H. Hashmi (ed.), Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads:Christian, Jewish, Muslim Encounters and Exchanges, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming)


2010       “Turkey’s Engagement with Europe: A History of Mutual Management” in Celia Kerslake, Kerem Öktem and Philip Robins (eds.), Turkey's Engagement with Modernity: Conflict and Change in the 20th Century (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)


2009       "The Middle East and Its Encounter with the Expansion of European International Society" in Barry Buzan and Ana Gonzalea-Pelaez (eds.), International Society and the Middle East: English School Theory at the Regional Level (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmilan, 2008).


2007       "Re-visiting the European Identity Formation: The Turkish Other", Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. XXX, No. 3 (Spring 2007), pp. 62-73.


2006       "Thomas Hobbes and International Relations: From Realism to Rationalism", Australian Journal International Affairs, Vol. 60, No. 2 (June 2006), pp. 305-321.


2006       "The Greater Middle East Initiative and Democracy in Muslim States: A Turkish Perspective", Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Vol.XVIII, No. 2 (June 2006), pp. 73-94.


2005       "From the Eastern Question to the Western Question: Rethinking the Contribution of Toynbee", Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 14 (Fall 2005), 323-332.


2004 (ed.)            Ottoman Diplomacy: Conventional or Unconventional (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).


2003       International Relations and the Philosophy of History: A Civilizational Approach(Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).


2000       "Turkey and Europe: The Other in Identity Formation", Zeitschrift für Türkeistudien, (13. Jahrgang 2000, Heft 1), 85-94.


1997       "Avrupa Kimliğinin Oluşumu ve Türk Kimliği" ("The Making of European Identity and Turkish Identity") in Atila Eralp (ed.) Türkiye ve Avrupa: Batılılaşma, Kalkınma ve Demokrasi (Turkey and Europe: Westernization, Development and Democracy), (Ankara: İmge Yayınları, 1997).


1996       ""Uluslararası İlişkiler" Öncesi" ("Before "International Relations"") in A. Eralp (ed.) Devlet, Sistem ve Kimlik: Uluslararası İlişkilerde Temel Yaklaşımlar (State, System and Identity: Main Approaches in International Relations) (Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 1996).


1994       "The Concept of International System as a Unit of Analysis", METU Studies in Development(Vol.21, No.1, 1994), 143-174.


1993       "Level of Analysis and Unit of Analysis: A Case for Distinction", Millennium: Journal of International Studies (Vol.22, No.1, Spring 1993), 77-88.