We are pleased to announce that the Fifth European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2025) will be held at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz from 18–20 September 2025. The conference is organized in co-operation with the Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (GTOT e.V.).

We are inviting proposals for papers and panels in the domains of language, literature, history, culture, society, politics, and philology of the Turks and the Turkic peoples. Conference languages are English, German, and Turkish.

Paper and panel proposals can be submitted between 15 August and 15 December 2024. Panels should comprise 3 or 4 papers. All abstracts will be subject to a review process. The results will be announced by 31 March 2025.

Detailed information, including guidance on the submission of abstracts and panel proposals, will be announced on this website soon. We are looking forward to meeting you in Mainz.