DR.ÖĞR.ÜYESİ CEMİL KUTLUTÜRK    
Name : CEMİL
Surname : KUTLUTÜRK
E-Mail : ckutluturk@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 2126800-1265
Title : DR.ÖĞR.ÜYESİ
Unit : FACULTY OF DIVINITY
Department : History of Religions
Personal Information

Asist. Prof. Dr. Cemil Kutlutürk

(cemilkutluturk@gmail.com)

Assist. Prof. Dr. Cemil KUTLUTURK 

Ankara University Faculty of Divinity

Department of History of Religions

Email: cemilkutluturk@gmail.com / ckutluturk@ankara.edu.tr

Phone: 0312 2126800-1265

 

EDUCATION

·     Post-Doc: Columbia University Faculty of Middle East and South Asian Studies (MESAS), “Hindu-Muslim Relationships in 14-16th Century: Impact of Bhakti Movement on Din-e Ilahi of Akbar Shah”, New York-USA, 2015-2016.

·      PhD Dissertation: Ankara University Faculty of Theology Department of History of Religions, “Concept of Avatara (Incarnation of God) in Hinduism”, Turkey, 2009-2014.

·   II. MA: Benares Hindu University (Kashi Hindu Vishvavidyalaya) Department of Indian Philosophy and Religion (Hindu Dharma aur Dharshan), India, 2011-2013.

·      I. MA: Ankara University Faculty of Theology Department of History of Religions, “Importance of Upanishads in the Sacred Texts of Hinduism” Turkey, 2007-2009.

·       BA: Ankara University Faculty of Theology, Turkey, 2003-2007.

 

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

1.    Sacred Texts of Hinduism-Upanishads (Hindu Kutsal Metinleri – Upanişadlar), Dergâh Yayınları, Istanbul-2014.

2.      Avatar Doctrine in Hinduism (Hinduizm’de avatar İnancı), Otto Yayınları, Ankara 2017.  

3.      Hindu Perception of Islam, Muslim and Turk in Medieval India (Hint Düşncesinde Islam, Müslüman ve Türk Algısı), X Publishing, coming in 2018.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.      “Hinduism in Turkey: A General Approach to Indian-Turkish Relations and Activities of Indian Religious Groups” in Hinduism in Europe (I-II), ed. Prof. Dr. Knut A. Jacobsen, Brill Publishing, coming in 2019 (in English)

2.      “Indic Elements in the Indo-Sufi Literature of Qutban Suhrawardi”, in Prof. Dr. A. Küçük'e Armağan, Berikan Publishing, Ed. Prof. Dr. A. Hikmet EROĞLU, Ankara-2016, pp. 625-645.

3.      "Perception of Indian Religions on Other Religions and their Followers", in  Dinler Arası İlişkiler, Ed. Prof. Dr. A. İsra Güngör, Grafiker Publishing, Ankara-2017, pp. 179-206.

4.      “Jainism”. in Doğu’dan Batı’ya Düşüncenin Serüveni, Eds. Bayram Ali Çetinkaya & Ali Osman Kurt, İnsan Yayınları, İstanbul-2015, Vol. 1, pp. 755-772.

5.      “The Concept of Revelation in Hinduism and Sikhism:  A Semantical Approach”, in a Proceedings Book, Matsis Publishing, İstanbul-2017, pp.17-48.

6.      “Akbar’s Religious and Imperial Implements in the Context of Contribution of Culture of Living Together”, in a Proceedings Book, Sude Publishing, Ankara-2017, pp. 335-340 (in English)

7.      “The Impact of Concept of Savior in Hinduism on Qadianism”, in a Proceedings Book Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi Publishing, Sivas-2017, pp.

8.      “Holy Sites in Neo-Liberal World: Indian-Banaras Model”, in a Proceedings Book, Aybil Publishing, Konya-2013, ss. 31-43. (in English)

 

ARTICLES

1.      The Contribution of Muslim Turks on Indian Language and Literature”, BİLİG Türk Dünyası Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi 83 (2018), accepted.

2.      “Hindu Thinker Dayananda Saraswati’s Criticism of Quran”, Milel ve Nihal, 15:1, (2018): 34-56.

3.      “What is happening in Arakan? Rohingya Muslims in Arakan District of Myanmar”, Yeni Türkiye Dergisi İslam Dünyası Özel Sayısı 96, (2017): 135-142.

4.      “Funeral Rites in Hinduism (Antyeşti Samskara)”, Şarkiyat İlmi Arastırmalar Dergisi (Journal of Oriental Scientific Research) 8 (2016): 177-196.

5.      The Impact of Indian Culture on Ismaili Khojas in India and Its Reflections in the Ginān Literature”, Ankara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi 58:2 (2017): 1-29

6.      “Hilmi Omar Budda’s Contribution to the History of Religions in Turkey”, Journal of Sakarya University Faculty of Theology, Issue: 19:36 (2017): 139-167.

7.      “A Critical Analysis of Akbar’s Religious Policy: Dini Ilahi”, Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy 4: 6 (2016), pp. 407-418. (in English)

8.      “Basic Reasons of Incarnation of God Vishnu (Avatara/Hulul) in Hinduism”  Ankara Üniversitesi Dil ve Tarih Fakültesi Dergisi 55:1 (2015): 141-160.

9.       “Significance of Rama in Indian Religious Thought”, Ankara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi, 55:2, (2014): 17-33.

10.  “Effects of Religious Phenomenon to Social Life in India: Sample of Hinduism”, Journal of Academic Research 62, (2014): 147-163.

11.  “The Basic Notions of Upanishads and its Contributions to Religious and Philosophical Life of India”, Journal of Religious Studies, 12, (2009): 31-47.

12.  “Peace and Progress: Role of Religions”, Symposium Observations, Ankara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Dergisi 54:1, (2013): 201-207.  

13.  “Significance of Varanasi in terms of Indian Religions", International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) 10, (2013): 36-40. (in English)

14.  “Notions of Two Religions about Concept of Incarnation of God: Islam and Hinduism", Research Journal of Indian Cultural, Social & Philosophical Stream, Banaras Hindu University Arts Faculty 27, (2013): 11-19.  (in English)

15.  “Islam and Gandhi on Peace and Nonviolence”, Journal of Religious Studies 43, (2014): 209-224. (in English)

 

ATTENDED INTERNATONAL CONFERENCES

1.      “Mehdilik Düşüncesi Bağlamında Kadıyanilik Üzerinde Hint Kültürünün Etkisi”, Uluslararası Mehdilik Sempozyumu, Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi, 29-20 Eylül 2017, Sivas.

2.      “Türkiye’de Dinler Tarihi Disiplinin Teşekkülünde Hilmi Ömer Budda’nın Rolü”, Uluslararası Prof. Dr. Halil İnalcık-Tarih ve Tarihçilik Sempozyumu, 10-13 Nisan 2017, Türk Tarih Kurumu, Ankara.

3.      “Birlikte Yaşama Kültürüne Katkısı Bağlamında Ekber Şah’ın Dini ve Siyasi Uygulamaları”, Uluslararası Ortak Değerlerin Avrupa Barışına Etkileri Sempozyumu, 25-26 Mart 2017, Ankara. (in English)

4.      “Hinduism in Turkey”, International Conference on Hinduism in Europe, Stockholm University, 26-28 April 2017, Stockholm. (in English)

5.      “Diğer Dinlerde Vahyin Semantik Alanı”, Kuran Vahyi Sempozyumu, 7 Ekim 2017, İstanbul.

6.      “The Impact of Hindu Religion and Culture on the Khojas Branch of Ismailis”, International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society, , 22-23 March 2016, Catholic University, Wahnigton D.C. (in English)

7.      “The Subtle Influence of Hindu Doctrines on Film Industry: A Case Study of Movie Avatar”, International Conference on Film and Media Studies, 06-07 June 2016, Waset, New York.  (in English)

8.      “Peace and Nonviolence: Islamic and Gandhian Perspective”, International Conference on “Peace and Progress: Role of Religions”, Aligarh Muslim University, Hindistan/Aligarh-2012. (in English)

9.      “Incarnation of God from the Viewpoint of Hinduism in Comparison to Christianity and Islam”, 1st International Conference of Comparative Theology, Ankara Universitesi, Ankara- 2014. (in English)

10.  “Holy Sites in Neo-Liberal World: Indian-Banaras Model”, International Conference on Religious Tourism and Tolerance Nisan-2013, Konya. (in English)

 

 

SEMINARS

1.      “Religious and Social Life in India, Benares Model”, Türkiye Dinler Tarihi Derneği Conference Hall, 26.05.2012, Ankara.

2.      “ The Traces of Muslim Turks in Indian Subcontinent”, Gönüllerde Birlik Vakfı Conference Hall, 4.6.2012, Ankara.

3.      “India with its Unknown Aspect”, Ankara Üiversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Conference Hall, 11.06.2013, Ankara. 

4.      “Eminent Holy Places in India ad their significance for Hindus”, Dinler Tarihi Çalıştay Toplantısı, 21-22 Eylül 2013, Rize.

5.      "The Activitices of Modern Religious Movements in Krghizstan, Murat Hüdevandigar Conference Hall, 4.8.2017, Bursa.

6.      The Earliar Contact Between Turks and Buddist, Murat Hüdevandigar Conference Hall, 7.8.2017, Bursa.

 

ATTENDED COURSES/SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

1.        ISAM International  Tahqiq of Manusripts Cource, 15 Ocak – 4 Şubat 2017, İstanbul.

2.        Hindi-Urdu Reading Group, Eylül 2015 - Şubat 2016 Columbia Univ. NY.

3.        Hindu-Muslim Interaction: Discussion Class, Ocak 2016 - Mayıs 2016 Columbia Univ. NY.

4.      Hindi Core Course, September 2011 - Fabruary 2012, Benares-India.

5.      Hindi Diploma Course, Septmeber 2012 - May 2013, Central Hindi Directorate, New Delhi-India.

6.      Private Lessons on Sanskrit Basic Religious Notions, December 2011 - January 2012, Brindavan, Matura-India.

7.      India Sightseeing Tour with ICCR, Jenuary 2012 and Fabruary 2013.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Indian Council For Cultural Relationship (ICCR), 2011-2013 / Benares Hindu University

Council of High Education (YOK), 2013, six months, for PhD Studies in India

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2013-2014.

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2015-2016.

 

 

FIELDS OF INTEREST:

* Hindu - Muslim Interaction: From Gaznavids to 21th Century

* Modern Religious Movements originated from Indian Religions

* Sacred Texts of Hinduism

* Indian Religions

* Din-e Ilahi and Bhakti Movement in India

* Shehrastani’s views on Berahime and Indian religions

* Perception of Islam, Muslim and Turk in Medieval India

“Sufism and Hindu Mysticism: Ibn Arabi and Vedanta Philosophy

* Amrakunda / Hawd al- Hayat: A criticism and translation

 

LANGUAGES: * Turkish (native), English, Arabic, Hindi, and Urdu (Beginning)

 

COURCES

·         “History of Religions” in Divinity in English Programme (BA)

·         “Readings in Christian Thought”, in Divinity in English Programme (BA)

·         Hindi – Elective (BA)

·         Sacred Texts of Indian Religions (BA)

·         Basic Teachings of Buddhism

·         Buddhist Schools

·         Indian Culture and History (MA)

·         Hindu – Muslim Relationship (PhD)

 

CONTACT

Cemil KUTLUTURK Ankara Universitesi Ilahiyat Fakultesi 06500 Besevler-Ankara-TURKEY Tel: 0312-212 6800/1241 

email: cemilkutluturk@gmail.com or ckutluturk@ankara.edu.tr