TASAM ( Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies ) and  Marmara University welcome all distinguished participants to the Istanbul Security Conference which will be held in Istanbul on 03-05 December 2015. Conference and accommodations will be realized in conformity with the international standards. In case of any annulation or extension of deadlines, any costs will not be covered by the sponsors.



The language of the conference is English and Turkish and simultaneous translation will also be available to French and Arabic, when necessary. This conference will host both open and close panels ( as listed in the conference program) , as well as special sessions/workshops to achieve an environment that enables in-depth discussions on each presentation. We expect each panel, -open or close-, and workshop to produce an edited volume therefore all applications will be evaluated according to their publication prospects.  Applications should include:

  1. The paper  title
  2. 2. A short abstract of paper ( 300 words maximum)
  3. Author/participant name(s) and institutional affiliations
  4. A one paragraph biographical statement of each participant (not a detailed CV)
  5. Author/participant e-mail addresses (essential), telephone and fax numbers


 Please send your paper proposal under the listed panels in the conference program directly to before 31 August 2015 



Travel costs will be covered by the participants. Only the travel costs ( economy class flights) of the keynote speakers and the invited participants will be covered by the Conference Organization Committee. The Conference Organization Committee will be pleased to arrange for free the transportation for the conference participants: from airporttohotel of residence. Details of the travel info and how to reach to the Conference hotel will soon be available on the website of the Conference.



Accommodation costs of the invited participants will be covered by the Conference Organization Committee.  Details of the accommodation info will be provided to the invited participants in due time.