MAIN SUBJECTS

PHILOSOPHY


Philosophy of War

• What Is War?
• Human Nature and War
• The Morality of War
• Moral Principles of War
• The Possibility of Fair War
• War and Justice
• Pacifism and War
• The Phenomenology of War
• The Past and the New Wars
World Wars and Philosophy

• The First World War, Philosophers and Writers (L. Wittgenstein, E. Husserl, H. Bergson, S. Freud, M. Weber, E. Durkheim, G. Bataille, Alain, M. Proust, S. Zweig, P. Valéry)
• Polemology, Irenology and Stasiology
• The Concept of 'Total War' in the Context of the First World War and the Figure of Soldier
• The Concept of 'Absolute War' in the Context of the First World War
• The First World War and the Dissolution of the Jus Publicum Europaeum
• The First World War and the Philosophers of the Weimar Period
• The First World War and the Philosophy of International Relations
• The First Word War and the Ideals of Aufklärung
• Sèvres, Versailles and the Idea of Revanchism
• Tolstoy versus Clausewitz
• Imperialism and Universalism
• Total Mobilization and Democracy

SOCIOLOGY


- The Ottoman Society in the Years of War, Poverty, Social Stratification, Cases of Suicide, Family, Demography, Cases of Divorce, Agricultural Production, Rural and Urban Life, Vertical and Horizontal Mobility, Commerce, Craft, the Conditions of the Workers - Migration Experienced Before and After WWI and its Social Effects
- Anti-militarism
- Reflections of the Social Life in Istanbul on Literature during the Ceasefire Period (1918-1922)
- Evaluation of the Reflections of the Effects of WWI and the Social Life on the Literary Works and Memoirs in Terms of the Sociology of Literature
- WWI and the Front Lines in Terms of the Military Sociology
- Social Origins of the Commanders and Soldiers in WWI
- The Demographic Effect of War and the World Population
- The Effect of War on Social Lives: Public Order and Security
- The Situation and Activities of Civil Society
- Healing the Wounds of the War: Refugees, Immigrants, Asylums, Exiles and the Situation of the Orphans


PSYCHOLOGY


- The Development of Applied Psychology during World War I

- The Emergence and Development of Military Psychology
- World War I and Development of Group-Administered Intelligence Tests: The Contents of Army Alpha Test and Army Beta Tests
- The Impact of WWI on Industrial and Organizational Psychology: The Evaluation, Classification, Recruitment and Training of Military Staff
- The Emergence and Development of Aviation Psychology: The Psychological Evaluation of Pilots
- War, Values and Social Emotions: Comrade in Arms, Loyalty, Patriotism, Honor
- Interaction of National Identity and Propaganda during World War I
- WWI and Racism: Evaluation of Migrants and African Americans, and Re-Emergence of Eugenics.
- WWI and Redefining Gender Roles in Society: Defining Manhood and Womanhood in Terms of Participating in War
- The Relationship between War and Psychopathology: “Shell Shock”, War Trauma, Development of the Sources and Treatment of Psychopathological Traumas Caused by War

HISTORY


- The Effect of War on Social Life. Efforts to Fix the Broken Order
- The End of the War: International Law, Ceasefires, Conferences, Treaties
- Media and Public Opinion
- War and Imprisonment
- Losses in War
- States Established As a Result of the War, Border Problems and Solutions Postponed to the Future
- Social Changes and Transformations Experienced in Anatolia, Balkans, Caucasus in the Aftermath of WWI
- World War I From the Point of View of the Neutrals
- World War I and Its Parts in 20th Century Historical Literature
- How Should the World Wars Be Dealt? Suggestions and Evaluations
- Time-depending Change of the Evaluations in War-Centered Historical Events

LITERATURE


- The Literature of War and the Problem of Terminology
- The Social Reflections of World War I in Turkish Literature, Memoirs, Diaries, and Autobiographical Works
- WWI and Literature
- Literary Works Written on War
- Representations, Imageries and Images Created on the Basis of the Hero and Enemy Concepts
- Men of Letters Who Are Also Soldiers and Those Who Participated in the War
- The Scenes of Victory, Valor, Defeat and Invasion
- Literary Works in Terms of Being Sources for the History and Other Fields
- Bibliography and Works Done on War in the Field of Literature
- War and Folk Songs, Folklore
- The Literature of War in the Sense of Religion, Nation and Nationalism Concepts
- Literature As a Means of Propaganda in the Times of War and Struggle
- The Reflections of the World Wars on Turkish and World Literatures
- The Reflections of War and Social Changes in Literature
- The Literary Works That Strengthen the Motives of War
- The Situation of Women and Children during War and Post-war Period, and Its Reflection in Literature
- The Reflection of the Negative Effects of War on Children in Literature
- The Adaptation of War Themed Literary Works to Cinema/ Theatre
- The Perception of War in the Turkish and World Literature
- The War Memoirs/War Diaries Reflected in Literature
- The Descriptions of War Traditions Belonging to Distant Cultures in Literature
- Visual Means Supporting the Literature of War (Picture, Photograph, Cartoons, etc.)
- Visual and Written Proofs of War: Memoirs, Diaries, Autobiographical Works, Monuments, Photographs, Pictures, Films, etc.

LANGUAGE


- The Production of the Language in the War and Post-war Texts through the Linguistics’ Point of View: Propaganda, Mourning, Graffiti, Memoirs, International Post-War Treaties, etc.
- The Influence of the Occupying Country’s Language on the Occupied Country’s Language and the Applied Language Politics
- War Terminology

ECONOMICS


- The Economic Effect of War: Financial Policies, Production, Agriculture, Industry and Commerce
- Economic Depressions Caused by War and New Searches