M. Hakan yavuz
  • Professor, Political Science Department

Publications

  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Nostalgia for the Empire. Oxford University Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz with Peter Sluglett, War and Diplomacy: The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 and the Treaty of Berlin (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2011),. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Nostalgia for the Empire: The Politics of Neo-Ottomanism. (pp. 350). Oxford University Press. Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Erdogan: The Making of an Autocrat (Edinburg University Press, 2020. (pp. 350). Edinburg University Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz and Feroz Ahmad (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz and Feroz Ahmad, "Introduction," in eds. M. Hakan Yavuz with Feroz Ahmad, War and Collapse: World war I and the Ottoman State (University of Utah Press, 2015), pp. 1-47.. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). "The Three Stages of the Gulen Movement: From Pietistic Weeping Movement to Power-Obsessed Structure.". (pp. 20-45). University of Utah Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Introduction The Gulen Movement and the Coup. (pp. 1-19). University of Utah Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). "Postscript: How Credible Are Alternative Coup Scenarios?". (pp. 309-318.). University of Utah Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). "The Gulen Movement vs. Erdogan: The Failed Coup,". University of Utah Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz, "A Topography of Positions in the Turkish-Armenian Debate," in eds. M. Hakan Yavuz with Feroz Ahmad, War and Collapse: World War I and the Ottoman State (University of Utah Press, 2015), pp. 541-569.. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). with Peter Sluglett, “Introduction: Laying the Foundations for Future Instability.” In ed. M. Hakan Yavuz and Peter Sluglett, War and Diplomacy: The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 and the Treaty of Berlin (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2011), pp. 1-16.. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Islam without Shari’a,” in ed. Rober Hefner, Shari‘a Politics Islamic Law and Society in the Modern World (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011).. Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Turkey’s Foreign Policy and the Karabakh Conflict". (pp. 37). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Introduction. (pp. 35). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). 1. With Peter Sluglett, “Introduction: Laying the Foundations for Future Instability.” In ed. M. Hakan Yavuz and Peter Sluglett, The “Eastern Question” and the 1878 Treaty of Berlin: Laying the Foundation for Modern World Politics (Salt lake City: University of Utah Press, due in 2011).. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz and Isa Blumi (date unknown). Isa Blumi and Hakan Yavuz, “Introduction: Lasting Consequences of the Balkan Wars (1912-1913),: In In ed. M. Hakan Yavuz and Isa Blumi, eds., War and Nationalism: The Balkan Wars 1912-1913, and Their Sociopolitical Consequences (Salt Lake City: University of Utah, 2013), pp. 1-30. M. Hakan Yavuz, “Warfare and Nationalism: The Balkan Wars as a Catalyst of Homogenization.” In ed. M. Hakan Yavuz and Isa Blumi, eds., .... Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz and Bayram Balci (date unknown). Turkey’s July 15th Coup: What Happened and Why?. (pp. 345pp). The University of Utah Press. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz with Feroz Ahmad, War and Collapse: World War I and the Ottoman State (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2015). Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz and A. Erdi Ozturk (date unknown). Islam, Populism and Regime Change in Turkey. Routledge. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). The Tragedy of the Ottomans: Muslims in the Balkans and Armenians in Anatolia. Vol. Vol. 39, No. 3 (2019). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Historical and Political Perspectives. (pp. 520). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Erdoğan’s Turkey: Islamism, Identity and Memory. (pp. 345-365). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz and Peter Sluglett, The “Eastern Question” and the 1878 Treaty of Berlin: Laying the Foundation for Modern World Politics (Salt lake City: University of Utah Press, due in 2011). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). AK Part: Yeni Aktorler (in Turkish). Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz and Isa Blumi (date unknown). with Isa Blumi, eds., War and Diplomacy: The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 and the Treaty of Berlin (Salt Lake City: University of Utah, 2013). Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz and Vasif Huseynov (date unknown). “The Second Karabakh War: Russia vs. Turkey?,” Middle East Policy, 27:4 (2020): 103-118. Middle East Policy. Vol. 27:4. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “A Framework for Understanding the Intra-Islamist Conflict between the AK Party and the Gülen Movement.”. Politics, Religion & Ideology. Vol. 19:1, 11-32. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “15 Temmuz darbe tesebbusu uzerine,” (In Turkish). Turkiye Gunlugu. Vol. 127, 120-131. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Contours of Scholarship on Armenian-Turkish Relations,” Middle East Critique, 20:3 (2011): 231-251. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz and Nihat Ali Ozcan, "Democracy and Kurdish Question," Middle East Policy, 24:4 (2015): 73-87. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Minorities: Muslims in the Balkans and Christians in Anatolia.”. Frank Cass/Routledge. Vol. Vol. 39, No. 3 (2019): 1-17., 1-17. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz and Rasim Koc (date unknown). "The Turkish Coup Attempt: The Gulen Movement vs. State," Middle East Policy 23:4 (2016): 20-39. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Orientalism, the ‘Terrible Turk’ and Genocide.” Middle East Critique Vol. 23, No. 2 (2014): 11-126. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “The Turkish-Armenian Historical Controversy: How to name the events of 1915,” Middle East Critique, 29: 3 (2020): 345-365. Middle East Critique. Vol. 29:3, 345-365. Accepted, .
  • Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). "The Motives Behind Erdogan’s Foreign Policy: Neo-Ottomanism and Strategic Autonomy.”. Turkish Studies. Vol. 23, 25. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). "Social and Intellectual Origins of Neo-Ottomanism: Searching for a post-national vision," Die Welt des Islams 56:3-4 (2016): 438-465. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz, “Understanding Turkish Secularism in the 21th century: A Contextual Roadmap.” , 19:1 (2019). Southeast European and Black Sea Studies. Vol. 19:1, 45-63. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Introduction” special issue on Secularism in Turkey. Southeast European and Black Sea Studies. Vol. 19:1, 1-17. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Single Goal of Erdogan’s Foreign Policy: Staying in Power at the Expense of Turkey’s National Interests. Mapple Institute https://mapleinstitute.org/. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Erdogan’s Ottomania (long essay). Boston Review. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Erdoğan and the Hagia Sophia: Nostalgia for the Ottoman Empire. Georgetown University Berkeley Center. Accepted, .
  • M HAKAN YAVUZ (date unknown). "Interview: Turkey's Armenian Question," AVIM, 23, 4-14. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Kholaji as Azerbaijan’s Nanjing. Mapple Institute https://mapleinstitute.org/. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). “Erdoğan’s Soft Power Arm: Mapping the Muslim Brotherhood’s Networks.”. (pp. 1-50). Vol. RN:187. The King Faisal Center (Saudi Arabia). Accepted, .
  • M HAKAN YAVUZ (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz, "Mulakaat: Ermeni Meselesi," Turkiye Gunlugu, 212 (2015), 8-24. Accepted, .
  • M HAKAN YAVUZ and Mujeeb Khan (date unknown). M. Hakan Yavuz and Mujeeb Khan, "Turkey Asserts Its Role in the Middle East," The New York Times, 02/12/2015. Op-ed. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Self-Hating Turks and the Genocide Debate,. Daily Sabah newspaper. Accepted, .
  • M. Hakan Yavuz (date unknown). Discussion: Nostalgia for the Empire. (pp. 314-321). Vol. 22. Turkish Studies. Accepted, .

Research Statement

Current projects: a book on the Gulen movement, the most powerful Islamic movement of Turkey, and Islamic Calvinisim. This book will assemble the socio-historical background of the movement by examining the life-story of Gülen within the larger national and regional forces that were shaping politics in Turkey. Alsoa an edited book about the Eastern Question and the Treaty of Berlin (1878).

Presentations

  • “The social and political implications of the Balkan wars,”. , Presented, 2019.
  • “The Causes of the Failed Coup,” Turkish Heritage Organization, Washington DC, 16 July 2018. , Presented, 2018.
  • The Political Faultlines in Turkey,” United Nations Chapter of Utah, 27 February 2018. , Presented, 2018.
  • “Neo-Ottomanism: The Politics of Nostalgia in Turkey,” at Brigham Young University, 23 February 2018. , Presented, 2018.
  • “The politics of Nostalgia: The Case of the Ottoman Empire in Modern Turkey,” Seminar at the University of Tokyo, Japan, 14 February 2018. , Presented, 2018.
  • “The Political Crisis in Turkey,” Turkish Studies at IDE-JETRO Institute in Tokyo, Japan, 13 February 2018. , Presented, 2018.
  • “Turkish-US Relations under the AK Party Government,” at the US Congress, The Fourth Annual TCA American Youth Leadership Congress, 26 October 2017. , Presented, 2017.
  • “Coups in Turkey and the July 15th Coup Attempt.” Panel, Foundation for Political and Social Research (SETA; Washington, DC), July 10, 2017. , Presented, 2017.
  • "Islamic Enlishtenment and the Market Forces in Turkey," A Keynote speech at the University of Amsterdam. , Presented, 2015.
  • "Prospects for Turkish-Armenian Relations." in AVIM Conference, Ankara. , Presented, 2015.
  • "Turkey's new foreign policy," at ATAA 35th Annual Turkish American Conference, Washington DC. , Presented, 2015.
  • A keynote speech- “War and the State.” Balkan Worlds II: Balkan Perceptions of War and revolution in the Long Century (1789-1918). University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, November 27-29, 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • “The Causes of Instability in the Middle East,” Hasan Kalyoncu University, 9 December 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • “The Justice and Development Party versus the Gulen Movement,” Harvard University, 16 April 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • Keynote Speech. “Secularism and Religion in South-Eastern Europe,” at University of Leipzig, 10 October 2013. Keynote Speech, “Islam and Politics under Justice and development Party,” at University of South Florida, 24 March 2011. , Presented, 2013.
  • “The Zones of Islam: The Case of Turkey,” keynote Speech at First Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison/Michigan State University Conference on Middle east Studies, Madison, Wisconsin, 8 May 2010. , Presented, 2010.
  • “The politics of Islamic Neoliberalism,” University of Texas-Austin, March 5, 2010. , Presented, 2010.
  • "Secularization of Islam," at International Conference on Secularism, Bishkek, 12 July 2020. , Presented, 2020.
  • International Conference: “War & Independence: Trauma, Memory, and Modernity in the Young Turkish Republic (1908-1950), Conference organized by The University of Utah, 24-25 January 2020. , Presented, 2020.
  • "The social and political impacts of the Balkan Wars". , Presented, 2020.
  • The social and political origins of authoritarianism in Turkey. , Presented, 2019.
  • “Political Islam in Turkey,” Carleton University, 9 March 2018. , Presented, 2018.
  • “Patterns of Ethnic Cleansing in the Late Ottoman Period (1821-1921), at Tubingen University, 20-22 October 2016. , Presented, 2016.
  • “The Failed Coup and the Gulen Movement Workshop” at the University of Utah, 7 October 2016. , Presented, 2016.
  • “The Genocidizing the Past,” Cağ University (Mersin, Turkey), 23 February 2016. , Presented, 2016.
  • "Transnational Islamic Public Sphere." at Alpbach Political Science Symposium, Austria. , Presented, 2015.
  • "World War One and the Collapse of the Ottoman Empire." at the Diplomatic Legacy of World War One," University of Wisconsin-Madison. , Presented, 2015.
  • "The Age of Komitadjis" at Basel University, Switzerland. , Presented, 2015.
  • Co-organizer of a conference. The Clash of Empires: World War I and the Middle East, Cambridge University, 13 June 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • “The Ottoman War Decision: The Case of Armenians,” The Great War: Regional Approaches and Global Context, Sarajevo University, 21 June 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • “What is Genocide,” at International Conference on Genocide Prevention, 31 March-1 April 2014, Brussels, Belgium. , Presented, 2014.
  • “The Patterns of Ethnic Cleansing in the Balkans,” The Collapse of Ottoman and Austria-Hungarian Empires: Patterns and Legacies, Vienna University, 17 January 2014. (Co-organizer with Tamara Sheer). , Presented, 2014.
  • 1. “Secularism and Religion in South-Eastern Europe,” at University of Leipzig, 10 October 2013. 2. “The Ottoman and Armenian Relations: The case of the events of 1915,” at The First World War and Its Impact on the Balkans and Eurasia, Sofia University, 17-18 September 2013. 3. Workshop: Turkish Nationalism: Approaching Ottoman and Islamic Legacies Beyond Ethnicity, Secularism, and Westernism, University of Basel, September 13-14, 2013. 4. “History and Politics in the Caucasus,” Baku State University, 10 September 2013. 5. “The Caucasus at Imperial Twilight: Nationalism, Ethnicity and Nation-Building,” Ivana Javakhvili Tbilisi State University, 5 June 2013. 6. Rumi Forum Book lecture, 19 April 2013. 7. Houston University Book Lecture, 3 April 2013. 8. Loyola University Book Lecture, 21 March 2013. 9. Princeton University Book Lecture, 7 March 2013. 10. UC-Berkeley Book Lecture, 3 March 2013. , Presented, 2013.
  • “Competing Faces of Islamic Movements in Turkey: Liberal and Authoritarian,” at 5th Erlangen International Conference on the Middle East, Frederich-Alexander Universitat, Erlangen, 20-24 June, 2011. , Presented, 2012.
  • “Said Nursi and the Balkan Wars,” at Lasting Socio-Political Implications of the Balkan Wars (1912-1913), University of Utah, 5-8 May 2011. (Organizer). , Accepted, 2012.
  • “Wars before the war, 1911-1914,” UCD Center for war Studies, Dublin, 25-27 November 2011. , Presented, 2011.
  • “Turkey’s neo-Ottomanist Foreign Policy, Middle East Studies Association Convention, San Diego, 18 November 2010. , Presented, 2010.
  • Visit to Macedonia with 18 Senior Congressional Staffers and meeting with President Gjorge Ivanov, 17-23 August 2010. I joined the delegation as an academic expert of the region. , Presented, 2010.
  • Visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina with 80 Senior Congressional Staffers and meeting with Foreign Minister Steven Alkalaj and President Haris Silajdzic, 4-10 July 2010. I joined the delegation as an academic expert of the region. , Presented, 2010.
  • “The role of religion in the formation of nation-state ideology,” at Zwischen Formation und Transformation –Die Religionen Europas auf dem Weg des FriedensUniversität Osnabrück (Germany), 24 June 2010. , Presented, 2010.
  • “The Transformation of Empire through Wars and Reforms: Integration vs. Oppression,” at The Political and Social Implications for the Ottoman Empire and Its Successor States of the Treaty of Berlin, 1878,” April 3, 2010. , Accepted, 2010.
  • “The Zones of political Islam: The Case of Turkey and Iran,” at the Middle East in Transition Conference, Hebrew University, 21-22 December 2009, Jerusalem, Israel. , Presented, 2009.
  • “Azarbaijan in Global Politics: Crafting Foreign Policy,” Foreign Ministry, Baku, 8 July 2009. , Presented, 2009.
  • “Islam and Secularism,” CESNUR 22nd International Conference, Salt Lake City, June 11-13, 2009. , Presented, 2009.
  • “Political Crisis in Turkey,” National Press Club, Washington DC, 22 March 2018. Panel, Presented, 2018.
  • “The Political and Social Consequences of the Coup of July 15th in Turkey,” (I organized the Workshop), The University of Utah, October 20, 2017. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • “The Political Origins of the Karabag Conflict,” Turkic Council, Ankara, 22 February 2017. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • “Seminar on Islamic Law and the US Policy,” at Berkeley Center of Georgetown University, Conference, 22 December 2011. Panel, Presented, 2011.
  • “Nationalism and the Armenian Question,” Association of Nationalities Studies, 15 April 2011. (Panel Organizer). Panel, Presented, 2011.
  • “Turkey's Policy Toward the Caucasus: Azerbaijan, Armenia, & Georgia,” at The Political & Social Origins of Ethnic and Territorial Conflicts" 25 February 2010, The University of Utah. Panel, Presented, 2010.
  • "The Turkish-Armenian Historical Controversy: How to Name the Events of 1915" at Wolr Conference on Genocide Studies, November 20-22, 2020 Baku, Azerbaijan, Baki Avrasia Universitesi. , Presented, 2020.
  • “The Armenian Revolutionaries and Said Nursi,” The Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, 25 April 2014. , Presented, 2014.
  • 3. “The Ottoman and Armenian Relations: The case of the events of 1915,” at The First World War and Its Impact on the Balkans and Eurasia, Sofia University, 17-18 September 2013. 4. Workshop: Turkish Nationalism: Approaching Ottoman and Islamic Legacies Beyond Ethnicity, Secularism, and Westernism, University of Basel, September 13-14, 2013. 5. “History and Politics in the Caucasus,” Baku State University, 10 September 2013. 6. “The Caucasus at Imperial Twilight: Nationalism, Ethnicity and Nation-Building,” Ivana Javakhvili Tbilisi State University, 5 June 2013. “The Construction of Narrative: Nursi and the events of Adana,” at Uluslarasi 1909 Adana Olaylari Sempozyumu, Turk Tarih Kurumu, 26-27 June 2009. , Presented, 2013.

Languages

  • Turkish, Fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Cyprus
    Nationalism and Secessionism.
  • Turkey
    Islamic Movements, Nationalism, Kurdish Question, and the politics of memory.