On 6 March 2014 IRCICA received Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi, Secretary General of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation. During the visit to IRCICA headquarters, Dr. Mousavi and IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren had the opportunity to exchange views and explore potential areas of future cooperation between the two organisations.
Dr. Halit Eren, Director General of IRCICA, paid a courtesy visit to Prof. Dr. Emrullah İşler, the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, on 3 January 2014. Dr. Halit Eren congratulated Prof. İşler on his appointment.
On 26 December 2013 IRCICA received Mr. Ali Mohamed Al-Bashir Hamouda, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Libya. The Minister was visiting Turkey officially.
Mr. Enver Hoxhaj, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, visited IRCICA on 29 April 2013. Dr. Halit Eren received the Minister in his office; talks were held on cultural cooperation at international level, highlighting the activities of IRCICA and the contacts and cooperation developed with the government and the cultural institutions of Kosovo.
On 27 April 2013 Dr. Halit Eren received the Minister of Health of Turkey Mr. Mehmet Müezzinoğlu. He gave information to the Minister on the Centre’s work and guided him to the library.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said conferred the Sultan Qaboos Order for Culture, Science and Art on IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren
The Sultan of Oman His Majesty Qaboos bin Said conferred the Sultan Qaboos Order for Culture, Science and Art of the First Degree on Dr. Halit Eren, Director General of IRCICA, in recognition of his crucial contributions to the promotion of research and studies on Islamic culture, arts and sciences, as well as the development of ...
The President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Abdullah Gül visited IRCICA on 16 September 2011. The President received information on the activities of the Centre and visited its library at Silahhane Building, one of the largest structures of the Yıldız Palace complex. He received information on the modernisation and expansion projects carried out in the library in recent years. IRCICA Director General Dr. Eren briefed the President on the main collections ...
Haremeyn. Makka al-Mukarrama and al-Madina al-Munawwara in photographs from the Ottoman period selected from the albums of Sultan Abdulhamid II and the collection of Fahreddin Pasha (Türkkan)10.02.2014
prepared by Halit Eren and Salih Sadawi, Foreword by Abdullah Gül, prologue by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Series of historical photograph albums 8, IRCICA; Istanbul, 592 p., 37x46 cm., illustrations, maps, plans (Turkish, English, Arabic)
The Kuwait Centre for Islamic Arts of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in the State of Kuwait and the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and culture based in Istanbul (IRCICA) jointly organized the First International Exhibition in Kuwait on Handmade Pray Carpets, on 29 December 2013-9 January 2014 with participation of 12 Master Innovators
The first issue of Ircica Journal, an interdisciplinary refereed journal of scholarship published by IRCICA, has just been released. Ircica Journal will be published two times annually (Fall and Spring) and will include scholarly articles in English, French and Arabic.
Professor Li Jie, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), accompanied by a delegation of scholars from CASS, visited IRCICA on 27 May 2013. Following the talks held at Director General Dr. Halit Eren’s office, Prof. Li and his delegation were guided by Dr. Eren to the research departments and the library, where they saw the publications and other results of the activities.
IRCICA was honoured to receive Mr. Rafet Husović, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Montenegro, on 10 April 2013. The Deputy Prime Minister was first received by Dr. Halit Eren at the Directorate General. During the talks, Dr. Eren gave information to the Minister on the Centre’s activities.
Proceedings of the Internatonal Congress on al-Quds during the Ottoman Era, Damascus, 22-25 June 200910.08.2012
Edited by Halit Eren, prepared for publication by Zeynep Durukal, Salih Sadawi, Güler Doğan Averbek; IRCICA, Istanbul 2012, 49+207 pp. ISBN 978-92-9063-244-3
Machiel Kiel, Arkitektura Osmane në Shqipëri 1385-1912 (Ottoman architecture in Albania 1385-1912), transl. into Albanian by Holta Vrioni, Islamic Architecture and Heritage Preservation Series no. 2, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2012, 494 pp., illustrated
prepared for publication by Ibrahim Rabaia, preface by Halit Eren, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2013 (in Arabic)
Halit Eren, Amir Pašić, Aida Idrizbegović Zgonić, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2013, vii, 207 pp., colour illustrations, maps, plans
Sources and Studies on the History of Islamic Civilisation Series 29, IRCICA, 2013 The Symposium on "Islamic Civilization in South Asia" was co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and IRCICA in association with Dhaka University and held in Dhaka on 16-18 November 2008.
Yüzüncü Yılında İkinci Meşrutiyet Milletlerarası Kongre Tebliğleri / Proceedings of the International Congress on The Second Constitutional Period of the Ottoman State on Its Centenary09.01.2014
History of the Ottoman State and Civilization Series 11, IRCICA; Istanbul, 2012
Educational Establishments in the Ottoman Arab Mashriq: Historical statistical study based on Ottoman documents09.01.2014
Fazıl Bayat, Preface: Halit Eren; IRCICA, Istanbul 2013, 868 pp., annexes (reproductions of Ottoman documents and historical photographs); general index
3 vols., Prepared by: Halit Eren, Onder Bayır, Mustafa Oğuz, Zekai Mete, Editor: Halit Eren, Ottoman Waqfs in the Balkans Series 1, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2012 (Turkish, English, Arabic)
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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