Turkish Writers' Association annual awards honor the best of the prose, poetry and social science research produced during the past year. The research award 2010 goes to FASS faculty member Cemil Koçak for his book "Second Party" (İkinci Parti) analyzing and documenting the early years of the multi-party era in the Turkish political system (1945-1950). Professor Koçak's book has also been selected by the editors of Radikal newspaper as one of the best fifty books of the year.
Turkish Writers Association has also honored FASS Emeritus professor Şerif Mardin with a lifetime outstanding service award.
We congratulate our faculty members.