Prof. Halil Berktay Has Started Publishing His Diaries Online

In his fourth year at IHU, Halil Hoca has ventured into bloggers’ territory, uploading articles that he finds interesting (and which might broaden our students’ cultural horizons) into a box called Recommended Readings, and also commenting on them, or sometimes just offering his free-standing ideas, in another box titled Personal Thoughts. It is especially this dimension, which he says he is writing for the pure joy of it, that really makes it more like a diary. He started on 2nd April, and has missed eleven days so far, which means that as of 3rd May there are already twenty columns or entries to read. Plus, of course, the corresponding internet borrowings. To follow him, click (

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