İsa Babur

İsa Babur

Arş. Gör.

Telefon:

E-mail:isa.babur@igdir.edu.tr

Akademik Birim
:
The Faculty of Theology
Bölüm
:
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Anabilim Dalı/Program
:
History of Religions
İdari Görevler
:
Lisans
:
ANKARA UNIVERSITY, Ankara, Turkey. The Faculty of Divinity B.A. in Islamic Theology, Spring 2007.
Yüksek Lisans
:
1-FREIE UNIVERSITAT BERLIN, Berlin, Germany. Institute of Islamic Studies M.A Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World, Fall 2015. 2-UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Boulder-CO, USA. The Graduate School, M.A. in Department of Religious Studies, Fall 2012
Doktora
:
Diller
:
1)Turkish, Kurdish(native speaker), 2)English(advance), 3)Arabic (reading Knowledge) 4) Persian, Latin (basic reading knowledge).
İlgi Alanları
:
Primary research interests: Early Muslim-Christian Relations/Encounters, Early Islamic History, Eastern Christianity, Non-Muslim subjects under Islamic rules. Intellectual History, Secondary research interests: Religious and Ethnic Minorities Rights, Media-State-Religion Relations. Secularism, Nationalism, Hate Crimes, Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism, the Middle East.
Uluslararası hakemli dergilerde yayımlanan makaleler:
  1. EDUCATION                 
  • DEGREES
  • FREIE UNIVERSITAT BERLIN, Berlin, Germany
    • Department of History and Cultural Studies
      • M.A Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World, Fall 2014- Fall 2015.
      • Thesis: “ ‘Ammār al-Baṣrī and the Discussions on Divine Attributes in the Sectarian Milieu” (Advisors: Prof. Sidney H. Griffith, Prof. Jon McGinnis)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Boulder, CO. USA
  • The Graduate School
    • M.A. in Department of Religious Studies. Fall 2010 –Fall 2012.
  • ANADOLU UNIVERSITY, Eskisehir, Turkey.
    • Faculty of Economics
      • B.A. in Public Administration, Fall 2005-Fall 2009.
  • ANKARA UNIVERSITY, Ankara, Turkey
    • The Faculty of Divinity
      • B.A. in Theology, Fall 2003 – Spring 2007.

 

  • NON-DEGREES
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Washington DC, USA
  • The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.
    • Certificate of Teaching About Islam in History and Contemporary Society, October 2011.
  • RICE UNIVERSITY Houston, TX. USA
  • Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
    • English Language School, July 2009- July 2010.
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  1. WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
  • University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) London, UK
  • Visiting Scholar at Department of Study of Religions, July 2014 to October 2014.
  • Igdir University, The Faculty of Theology Igdir, Turkey
  • Research Assistant at Department of History of Religions, October 2013-present.
  • Ministry of National Education Duzce, Turkey
  • Officer, August 2007- February 2009.
  • Language and area studies in Egypt and Jordan, the Balkans.

 

  1. PRESENTED PAPERS
  •  "(An)Iconism in Turkish Islam: A literary Genre and the Calligraphic Form of Depiction of the Prophet” American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Boston, the USA. (forthcoming, 18-21 November 2017).
  • “A Pseudo-Secular State and Higher Religious Education: A contemporary Debate on Faculties of Theology Curriculums in Turkey” Faith in the Academy - Theology Among the Disciplines   Postgraduate Conference of the Society for the Study of Theology. Leuven, Belgium (forthcoming, 28-30 August 2017).
  •  “’Whoever Faces To Fight With Infidels is the Turk’ A Controversial Definition of the Turk By A Contemporary Turkish Poet İsmet Özel.” the Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies, “Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion.” New York, the USA (accepted, but not presented).
  • “Studying Theology without Theology: the State’s Attempts to Change the Curriculum of the Faculties of Theology in Turkey.” Trans-l Encounters: Religious Education and Islamic Popular Culture in Asia and the Middle East International Conference." Marburg, Germany.  (26-29 May 2016)
  • “‘Ammār al-Baṣrī and the Discussions on Divine Attributes in the Sectarian Milieu” accepted for International Graduate Student Conference “Crossing the borders: Interdisciplinary research in Arabic and Islamic studies”, Yerevan, Armenia. (5-6 May 2016)
  • “Studying Theology without Theology: the State’s Attempts to Change the Curriculum of the Faculties of Theology in Turkey.” Autumn School of Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies(NISIS), Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (20-23 October 2015).
  • “Islamophobia in Turkey,” Summer School of “Muslims in Europe: Challenges of Pluralism,” Organized by the IIIT, Sarajevo-BIH, September 2014.
  • “Islamic Education in Turkey: Past to Present” Summer School of “Muslims in Europe: Challenges of Pluralism,” Sarajevo-BIH Organized by the IIIT, September 2014.
  • “The Practice of 'Marriage' among the Jews of Istanbul in 16th and 17th centuries.” accepted to “International Conference of Social Science,” Bursa, Turkey. June, 2012. (accepted, but not presented).
  •  
  1. PUBLICATIONS
  1. BOOKS
  2. ARTICLES
  3. REVIEWS
  4. INTERVIEWS
  • “Ilahiyat Fakülteleri Dindar Nesil Yetiştirecek Ehliyette mi?” Helsinki Yurttaşlar Derneği Saha Dergisi. Eylül 2016 (sayı 4). Interviewed by Ayşe Çavdar.
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  1. TRANSLATIONS

 

  1. CONFERENCE/SEMINAR/SUMMER SCHOOL PARTICIPATIONS
  • “Annual Meeting of American Academy of Religion,” (AAR) San Francisco, CA. USA November 2011.
  • “Muslims in Europe: Challenges of Pluralism,” summer school of International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT). Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. (all expenses paid by the IIIT). 23 August - 7 September 2014.
  • “The Bible in Arabic: The Evidence of the Manuscripts.” Leuven-Belgium. 22-24 April 2015,
  • “Together Against Islamophobia - Acting for Human Rights,”. Budapest-Hungary (all expenses paid by Council of Europe). 3-9 May 2015.
  • “Congress International Association History of Religions (IAHR)” Erfurt-Germany (I was also helper, registration fee waived, accommodation provided, and stipend paid by the IAHR). 23-29 August 2015. 
  • “Changes and Debates in the Study of Islam and Muslims Societies,” Autumn School of Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies(NISIS), October 2015. (travel and accommodation allowance paid by the NISIS).
  • “Arabic Christianity: History, Culture, Language, Theology, Liturgy” Summer School of Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Münster, Germany.  accepted with full scholarship (tuition +travel+ accommodation). (Forthcoming 12 July-18 August 2016).  
  • “Annual Meeting of American Academy of Religion(AAR)” Boston, MA. November 2017.

 

  1. SKILLS

LANGUAGE

  • Turkic :
    • Turkish (native).
    • Ottoman Turkish (advanced reading knowledge).
  • Indo- European:
    • Kurdish (fluent speaking), second native language.
    • English (advanced speaking, writing and reading).
    • Latin (Beginning reading knowledge), I have taken and passed three semesters Latin courses at the University of Colorado.
    • German (Intermediate reading knowledge), I have taken and have passed “German Reading Knowledge” class at the University of Colorado.
    • Persian (Beginning reading knowledge), I have taken two semesters Persian courses in Ankara University, the Faculty of Divinity.
  • Semitic:
  • Arabic (Advanced reading), I have taken Arabic courses throughout the high school, and three years in the college (Ankara University, the Faculty of Divinity). Also, I have been in Cairo, Egypt for two summers, and a summer in Amman, Jordan, for intensive Summer Arabic Language Schools.
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  1. AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS /FELLOWSHIPS
  • American Academy of Religion(AAR), travel grant for Annual Meeting (2017). ($500 + free registration).
  • Freie Universitat Berlin, waived full tuition for the master program, and paid travel and accommodation expenses for three colloquiums in Istanbul and Berlin (2015-6).
  • Turkish Ministry of Education, Full graduate scholarship which paid all expenses (school fees, tuition, health insurance, and monthly stipend etc.) during language education and Master degree the USA (2009-2012).
  • Islamitische Stichting Nederland, student support scholarship. (2006).
  • Islamitische Stichting Nederland, student support scholarship, (2005).

 

  1. ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST

Primary research interests: Early Muslim-Christian Relations/Encounters, Early Islamic History, Eastern Christianity, Non-Muslim subjects under Islamic rules. Intellectual History, Secondary research interests: Religious and Ethnic Minorities Rights, Media-State-Religion Relations. Secularism, Nationalism, Hate Crimes, Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism, the Middle East.

 

  1. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Academy of Religions (AAR), 2009-present. Atlanta, GA. USA
  • European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS), 2015- present. Sheffield, UK
  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 2012-2013 Tuscon, AZ. USA
  • Islamic Research Center (ISAM), 2007-present. Istanbul, Turkey

 

(updated May, 2017)

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Ödüller:
  • American Academy of Religion(AAR), travel grant for Annual Meeting (2017). ($500 + free registration).
  • Freie Universitat Berlin, waived tuition for the master program, and paid travel and accommodation expanses for three colloquiums in Istanbul and Berlin (2015-6).
  • Turkish Ministry of Education, Full graduate scholarship which paid all expenses (school fees, tuition, health insurance, and monthly stipend etc.) during language education and Master degree the USA(2009-2012).
Üyelikler:
  • American Academy of Religions (AAR), 2009-present. Atlanta, GA. USA
  • European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS), 2015- present. Sheffield, UK
  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 2012-2013 Tuscon, AZ. USA
  • Islamic Research Center (ISAM), 2007-present. Istanbul, Turkey
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+90-476-223 0010
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+90- 476-223 0017
E-posta
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isa.babur@igdir.edu.tr
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