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Biography:Onur Ä°ĹźĂ§i is assistant professor of international relations and the director of Bilkentâ€™s Center for Russian Studies. He received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University with distinction in 2014. Dr. Ä°ĹźĂ§i specializes on the histories of Russia, Turkey and the two countriesâ€™ relationship from the late imperial period to the present day. At Bilkent, he teaches Diplomatic History and Turkish Foreign Policy at the undergraduate level, and offers two doctoral colloquia on Russian-Turkish relations and the international history of the Cold War. Dr. Ä°ĹźĂ§i is the author of two books and various articles that appeared in leading academic journals. His new book project explores Turkey and its world during the Cold War.
-Turkey and the Soviet Union during World War II: Diplomacy, Discord and International Relations (London: I.B.Tauris, 2019).
-Rusya Ä°mparatorluÄźuâ€™nun Ă‡Ă¶kĂĽĹźĂĽ, 1881-1917 (Ä°stanbul: Kronik, 2019).
-â€śThe Massigli Affair and its context: Turkish Foreign Policy after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact,â€ť Journal of Contemporary History .
-â€śRussian and Ottoman Newspapers in the War of 1877-1878,â€ť Russian History.
-â€śYardstick of Friendship: Soviet-Turkish Relations and the Montreux Convention of 1936,â€ť Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History (Forthcoming).
-â€śSmokestacks and Pipelines: Russian-Turkish Relations and the Persistence of Economic Development,â€ť Diplomatic History (Forthcoming) - with Samuel J. Hirst
- B.A. Bilkent University, International Relations (2002)
- M.A. Bilkent University, International Relations (2005)
- M.A. Miami University of Ohio, History (2007)
- M.A. Georgetown University, History (2010)
- Ph.D. Georgetown University, History (2014)