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Prof. Halil İnalcık commemorated

Prof. İnalcık, prominent Ottoman historian and founder of the Department of History at Bilkent, was commemorated at the Department of History on July 25, on the second anniversary of his passing.

Those who spoke at the commemoration ceremony included Vice Rector Prof. Kürşat Aydoğan, Prof. Özer Ergenç of the Department of History, and Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Kalpaklı, acting chair of the Department of History. All shared their personal recollections of Prof. İnalcık with his students, colleagues and the members of the Bilkent community.

After the ceremony, Prof. İnalcık’s room, preserved in his memory opened for visitors.