Ahmet Nuri Yurdusev

President, AASSA

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Prof. Dr. A. Nuri Yurdusev (1963-), educated in Turkey and England, is presently Professor of International Relations at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

He has been a Visiting Fellow at University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and University of Kansai (Japan). His research interests include theory and history of international relations, making of European identity and Ottoman diplomacy. He is the author of International Relations and the Philosophy of History: A Civilizational Approach (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and the editor of Ottoman Diplomacy: Conventional or Unconventional? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).

He has many conference presentations and publications as book contributions and journal articles. His articles have been published in international journals such as Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Economia Exterior, Nomos (Japan), Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Elected as a full member to the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) in June 2012, Professor Yurdusev was a member of the TÜBA Academy Council from December 2012 to December 2018 and Vice-President of the Academy from January 2015 to January 2019.  Professor Yurdusev is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.