Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association

The Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association is published semiannually by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association. Founded in 1976 and published as the Turkish Studies Association Bulletin, each issue contains the latest scholarship on the Ottoman Empire and Republic of Turkey, and includes state of the field essays, book reviews and review articles that examine the wide ranging studies that cross disciplinary, national, ethnic, imperial, periodized, religious, geographic, and linguistic boundaries and take as their focus the diversity of peoples, influences, approaches, times, and regions that make up the Turkish and former Ottoman worlds.

Journal Details

  • Frequency: semiannual
  • ISSN: 2376-0699
  • eISSN: 2376-0702
  • Keywords: History, International Law, International Studies, Jewish Culture, Middle East Studies, Muslims, Ottoman Empire, Turkish Studies, War, Zionism
  • First Issue: Volume 1, number 1 (2014)

Additional Information

Editorial Details

Editorial Office Contact Information:
Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association
Binghamton University
Department of History
PO Box 6000
Binghamton NY 13902-6000 USA

  • Kent F. Schull, Binghamton University
Managing Editor
  • Robert Zens, Le Moyne College
Consulting Editor
  • Virginia H. Aksan, McMaster University
Book Review Editors
  • Metin Atmaca, Ankara Sosyal Bilimler University
  • William Blair, Princeton University
  • Murat Yașar, State University of New York, Oswego

Submission Info

Authors may view the journal's style guide and submit manuscripts for consideration via the journal's online submissions portal: If you need guidance on submitting your article through the online system please click here. Inquiries concerning manuscript submission should be directed to JOTSA at

Abstract & Index

  • Dietrich's Index Philosophicus
  • EBSCO Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
  • Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
  • Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • Periodica Islamica
  • ProQuest