H. Hümeyra Şahin Oktay

Historian – Writer, Advisor to the President of Turkey, Member of Culture and Art Policies Council


She graduated from Istanbul University, the department of History, in 1998.  She obtained her Master’s Degree in “Ottoman Bureaucratic Modernization” at Marmara University. She has been to England for educational purposes. She attended to a second master’s program in the field of Arts and Cultural Management, in Italy. She took part in several national and international projects as a consultant. She actively worked for NGO’s. She wrote essays and short stories. Şahin has a published short story book and she wrote articles for a national newspaper as a columnist. She is currently continuing her doctoral studies in the field of Ottoman Diplomatic History and working as the Presidential Consultant, conducting projects in the area of Culture, Art and Museolog