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Prof. Dr. Barbara Kellner-Heinkele

Dr. phil. habil. 1990-2007 Professor of Turkology at Berlin

Free University; 1982-1990 Professor of Turkology and Islamic Studies at

Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

Research Areas:

Cultural history of the Turkic steppe peoples, especially the Crimean

Tatars, and of the Ottoman Empire; history of the Türkmens; Turkic

biographical and autobiographical works as sources of cultural history

(Ottoman empire, Central Asia); language policy in the post-Soviet

Central Asian republics.


Memberships/ Associations:

Academia Europaea (member of section committee Classics & Oriental

Studies), Permanent International Altaistic Conference (Secretary

General since 2007), Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, Societas

Uralo-Altaica, American Oriental Society, Middle East Studies

Association of North America, Turkish Studies Association,

Deutsch-Jemenitische Gesellschaft; International Congress of Asian and

North African Studies (member of international preparatory board);

Co-editor of Turkologischer Anzeiger/Turkology Annual; editorial board

of Archivum Ottomanicum.


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