Aim & Scope

The Journal of Ottoman Civilization Studies [JOCS], presents a scientific inventory of the interaction studies between the individuals and societies in the Ottoman State. Its scope is to publish authentic studies about Ottoman Empire societies and cultures, which are written by social scientists who are related to anthropology, sociology, history, and political sciences. The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, the past and the future. The comparisons are made, as far as possible, between the cultures and societies. Articles must be predicated on authentic research and analysis.

The Journal of Ottoman Civilization Studies [JOCS], adopted as a principle to publishing in the fields that are related to Ottoman History and Ottoman Civilization and concerning the entire Ottoman geography.

JOCS organizes or supports in-country or abroad academic conferences, symposiums, workshops, etc. It includes the full versions of the proclamations that are submitted in these studies, only if it is not published elsewhere.

The journal presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Ottoman Cvilization. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, history, political science and related social sciences about Ottoman Empire societies and cultures and their relationships. The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, past and future. Where possible, comparisons are made between cultures and societies. Articles should be based on original research and can be co-authored.

Period Months
March June September December


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