IRCICA organized an exhibition of historical photographs of al-Quds, which was held in Eastern al-Quds, in the newly opened headquarters of Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre. The photographs were selected from the albums of Sultan Abdulhamid II (end of the 19th – beginning of the 20th centuries) and other collections preserved in IRCICA’s archives.
“Konya in Islamic Civilization” International Symposium by IRCICA (17-19 December 2016) on the occasion of the OIC’s selecting Konya as Islamic World Tourism Capital 2016
IRCICA, in cooperation with Karatay University of the Chamber of Commerce of Konya, with the support of Konya Metropolitan Municipality and Konya Governorate, organized an international symposium titled “Konya in Islamic Civilization”.
Consultative meeting at IRCICA with the Working Group on the Establishment of Imam Bukhari International Research Centre (IBIRC)a to be set up by Uzbekistan in Samarkand, 24-25 November 2016
The initiative of H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Acting President the Acting Republic of Uzbekistan to establish an ”Imam al-Bukhari International Research Centre” (IBIRC) in the city of Samarkand ....
Ivory Coast’s Minister of National Entrepreneurship, Crafts and Promotion of Sme’s H.E. Mr. AZOUMANA Moutaye at Ircica
H.E. Mr. Azoumana Moutaye, Minister of National Entrepreneurship, Crafts and SME’s of the Republic of Ivory Coast visited IRCICA and met with IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren, on 24 November 2016.
IRCICA’s Tenth International Calligraphy Competition in the name of Hafiz Osman finalized and winners announced * 17 May 2016
The results of the Tenth International Calligraphy Competition organized by IRCICA were announced on 17 May 2016. From among 688 participants from 36 countries, 113 participants from 18 countries won awards. Out of 975 works presented to the competition, 314 were kept for the final selection stage. 122 works won awards.
OIC Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), organized an OIC Day Reception in Istanbul on 1st October 2016 to commemorate the 47th Anniversary of the Organisation. The Reception was held in the presence of Turkey’s Former President H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül, Vice Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Veysi Kaynak and OIC Secretary General H.E. Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani.
WORKING VISIT OF IRCICA DIRECTOR GENERAL DR. HALİT EREN TO BAMAKO, MALI: Dr. Eren received by H.E. Ibrahim Aboubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali
H.E. Ibrahim Aboubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali received Dr. Halit Eren, Director General of IRCICA, at the presidential office on 1st September 2016.
IRCICA Director General’s meetings with the Speaker of Parliament of Turkey, the Prime Minister of Turkey and high officials in the Turkish Government
IRCICA Director General Assoc. Prof. Halit Eren was received by Mr. İsmail Kahraman, Speaker of the Turkish Parliament, in Ankara on 18 August 2016. During this courtesy visit Dr. Eren informed Mr. Kahraman on recent activities of IRCICA
The Letter of IRCICA Director General Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halit Eren to the President of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the aftermath of the 15 July Coup attempt
21 July 2016 My Respected President, I would like to express, on behalf of myself and the personnel of the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) which strive to reflect a better understanding of the Islamic civilization in the world through its research and ....
Historical photograph exhibition on “Al-Haramein (Makkah al-Mukarramah and al-Madina al-Munawara) during the Ottoman Period” opened by IRCICA jointly with Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Art and Letters, 20 Dec. 2016-11 Feb. 2017
Osmanlıca Yazma Eser (Nesih, Rika, Talik, Nestalik) Optik Karakter Tanıma Yazılım Hizmetleri Alımı ihale ilanı22.02.2017
İslam Tarih, Kültür ve Sanat Araştırma Merkezi – IRCICA, İstanbul Kalkınma Ajansı Yenilikçi Ve Yaratıcı İstanbul Mali Destek Programı kapsamında sağlanan mali destek ile IRCICA – Yıldız Sarayı’nda “Yazma Eserlerin (Nesih, Rika, Talik, Nestalik) OCR Teknolojileri Geliştirilerek Sayısallaştırılması” projesi için bir “Osmanlıca Yazma Eser (Nesih, Rika, Talik, Nestalik) Optik Karakter Tanıma Yazılım Hizmetleri Alımı” ihalesi sonuçlandırmayı planlamaktadır.
Ambassador Gunay Afandiyeva, President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, visited IRCICA’s Director General01.12.2016
On 1st December 2016 the Director General of IRCICA Assoc. Prof. Halit Eren received Ambassador Gunay Afandiyeva, President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, Baku, Azerbaijan, at IRCICA’s headquarters at Yıldız Palace. Possible areas of cooperation between IRCICA and the Foundation were discussed in detail.
البلاد العربية في الوثائق العثمانية، الحرمان الشريفان في عهد السلطان سليم خان الثاني The Arab Provinces in the Ottoman Documents, Al-Haramayn during the period of Sultan Selim II21.10.2016
Compilation, translation and study by Fazıl Bayat. Foreword: Halit Eren Volume IV, History of Muslim countries through Ottoman Archive Documents, n°3, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2015, 308 pp.+ CD, reproductions of sample documents, 29 cm. (texts of documents: in Ottoman; translation and study: in Arabic)
prepared for publication by Dr. Tayyar Altıkulaç, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2016; 50, , 309, 54 pp. (Text in Arabic and Turkish)
IRCICA participated in the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Women’s Role in the Development of OIC Member States (Istanbul, 2-3 November 2016)03.11.2016
The Sixth Ministerial Conference on Women’s Role in the Development of OIC Member States was opened with an address by H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey in Istanbul, on 2 November 2016.
A comprehensive Cultural Cooperation Agreement has been signed between IRCICA and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Mali on -September 2016 in Bamako.
From the beginning of its activities in 1980 until 2009, IRCICA publishedapproximately 120 editions of books in various languages resulting from its subject areas in Islamic history, art and culture.
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Director General ( Dr. Halit EREN )
Dr. Halit Eren has been appointed Director General of IRCICA as of 1st January 2005, by appointment of the Secretary General at the recommendation of the Governing Board of IRCICA after being nominated by the Government of the Republic of Turkey. ›› more
13-14 January, 2017 YTU Auditorium, Istanbul Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) of the OIC, and Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies (BALKAR) of Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, organize a joint international symposium on “Islamophobia in Europe: Past and Present” on 13-14th January, 2017. Islamophobia in Europe has a long tradition and history. Many of the first German leaflets in the 16th century, the early forms of newspapers, dealt with the Ottoman advance in Southeast Europe and propagated a major Islamic threat for Christianity and Europe. This propaganda helped the German Emperor to collect a “Türkensteuer” (Turks tax) from all principalities within the Empire, which was the first common tax in German history. Many of the European nations define their historical role as “antemurale christianitatis” (Bulwark of Christianity) against the Turkish (which means: Islamic) threat. At the beginning of the 20th century, British Foreign Minister Edward Grey described “Panislamism” in a speech in the House of Commons as the “biggest threat for the civilized world” which provoked a Panislamism debate.
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