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Espionage Activities in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War (1914-1918)
Monday, February 8, 2016 5:00 PM Salon: ŞAKİR KOCABAŞ SALONU
On February 8th 2016, Center for Turkish Studies will host Abdullah Lüleci* under the diskussions theses-articles. Lüleci will deliver a speech about “Espionage Activities in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War (1914-1918)"** based on his thesis.
In the Ottoman Empire, in addition to non-Muslim subjects, the majority of which are Greeks and Armenians, some local Muslim elements perceived World War I as a great opportunity for their own ambitions. This perception facilitated and even intensified espionage activities. So, spy activities of allied powers which aimed to both entice those subjects and to attract the war in their own favour made the Ottoman Empire lands over just a ground of spying battles rather than armed struggle. As a consequence, the Ottoman Empire were forced to take measures for protecting its own territory against such espionage activities. Preparing lawbook, especially for spies caught and judging them in the court-martial (Divanı Harp) were very considerable efforts when conditions of the period were taken into granted. Moreover, Ministry of internal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as the Military Authorities took measures to prevent espionage activities.
*Assist. Prof., Abant İzzet Baysal University, Departman of History.
**Abdullah Lüleci, “I. Dünya Savaşı Yıllarında Osmanlı Devleti’nde Casusluk Faaliyetleri (1914-1918)”, Sakarya Üniversitesi, Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, Tarih Anabilim Dalı, Sakarya 2014.
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