Halil  Berktay

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


    B.A. and M.A. in Economics, Yale University (USA), 1968; Ph.D. in History, Birmingham University (U.K.), 1991.

Work Experience

    Ankara University, 1969-1971, 1978-1983; İstanbul Academy of the Economic and Commercial Sciences, 1977; Birmingham University 1989; Middle East Technical University (METU), 1992-1995; Bosphorus University 1994-1995; Koç University, 1996; Harvard University 1997; Encyclopedia of Ana Britannica History Advisor: 1989-1993; Europalia Exhibition Projects History Advisor: 1994-1996.

Areas of Interest

  • 20th century Turkish nationalism and its historiography; studies from comparative perspective of social and economic history and Europe medieval history; the construction of Turkish National Memory.