Birth place and date: Ac?yurt, Sivas, 1949, Turkey.
Ph. D: ?Arab Invasions of Anatolia between 640-75O AD.? Erzurum , Turkey, 1982.(Published in Turkish: Anadolu?da ?slam-Bizans Mücadelesi, ??aret yy., ?stanbul,1992).
M. A.: Ataturk University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, History Department, Erzurum, Turkey, 1979.
B.A : Istanbul University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, History Department, Istanbul, Turkey, 1972.
It was a privilige of destiny that he had been privately tutored by the last Ottoman Citizens who were acknowledged artists and scholars (while he was a student at Istanbul University, 1968-72).
Musa Y?lmaz (his stepfather), Gülistan, written by ?eyh Sadi-i ?irazi, Sivas, 1967.
?erh-i Mesnevi, (intrepretation of Mesnevi by Tahir ül-Mevlevi), Sivas, 1968.
Mehmet Nuri Y?lmaz, Rind ü Zahid (Fuzuli), Beng ü Bade (Fuzuli), Haf?z Divan?, Erzurum, 1976.
Musa Göktolga, Tefsir?ul-Celaleyn , Maide (interpretation of Koran by Celaleyn) Sivas, 1967-68.
Mazhar Ta?kesenli, Elfiye (Arabic Grammar written in poetry form by Imam Malik) Erzurum,1977.
In addition to this private language tutoring he had studied in the department of Arabic-Persian Philology at the Istanbul
University, Faculty of Literature and had been certified , 1968-71.
Ord. Prof. Dr. Süheyl Ünver, Istanbul 1968-72.
Calligraphy: Süheyl Ünver, Ornamental Kufi Calligraphy, Istanbul 1968-72.
Kemal Batanay, Talik, Istanbul 1969-72.
Hâmid Aytaç, Sülüs , Istanbul 1970-72.
Mehmet Receb Berk, Nesih, Istanbul 1970-71.
Ottoman Music In the Traditional Style:
Süheyla Altm??dört, Chorus of Istanbul University, Istanbul, 1968.
Kemal Batanay, Tanbur (instrument), Ottoman Rhytyms, Repertoire Istanbul, 1969-72.
Münir Nureddin Selçuk, ??stanbul Fetih Cemiyeti?, Repertoire, Istanbul, 1970.
Yusuf Ömürlü, ??stanbul Fetih Cemiyeti?, Theory of Music, solfege, Istanbul, 1970.
Ali Üsküdari, at the ?Özbekler Tekkesi? in Üsküdar, Repertoire, Istanbul, 1971.
Cahit Atasoy, Solfege of Western Music, Istanbul, 1971.
Nezih Uzel, Beyati Ayin, Saba Ayin, Acema?iran Ayin, Pencugah Ayin, Istanbul, 1970-72.
At ?Istanbul Milliyetçiler Derne?i?, with musician friends, Mystical Sufi Music, Hymns and rituel Mevlevi Music, ?stanbul 1968-70.
At the Conservatory of Istanbul Municipiality, beginning from the third grade after a special examination, Nevzat Atl??, ?smail Hakk? Özkan, Süheyla Altm??dört, Dürdane Altan, ?stanbul, 1972.
Azeri Hanende Mehmet Hüseyin Berk, Music in the traditional Azeri style, ?stanbul, 1972.
Saatçi Hüsnü Emmi, Two Instrumental Composition of Tanburi Cemil Bey, Sivas, 1973.
Neyzen Akagündüz Kutbay, during forty-five evening, conversations about musical aesthetics, ?stanbul, 1978.
?ahin Uçar is a distinguished artist in various fields of fine arts as well. He has written poems in traditional and modern style, using the penname ?eyda. In the field of classical style poetry, he is known as the only living court poet. His calligraphy and ornamentation (Hat ve Tezyinat) were displayed in an exhibition organized under the patronage of Governor of Ankara (1989). His classical Ottoman music compositions have been reviewed and accepted by TRT (Turkey?s official Radio and Television Broadcasting) (1987). Encyclopedia of Classic Turkish Music (written by Y?lmaz Öztuna) Encyclopedia of Turkish Literature and Encyclopedia of Turkish Writers includes his biography. Various anthologies also include his poetry.
Turkish (Ottoman dialect of Turkish , Azeri dialect of Turkish, Kazakh dialect of Turkish)
Russian (at the beginners level)
Latin (beginners level)
Professor, International University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BiH, 2008
Professor at Hoca Ahmet Yesevi University, Çimkent, Kazakhstan, 2004.
Gebze High Technology Institute, he has given master lessons at the Departmant of Strategy, ?Philosophy of the State?, Gebze, Turkey, 2004.
Rector of the Sophia Higher Islamic Institute and related three High Schools, Sophia, Bulgaria, 2002.
Gebze High Technology Institute, master lessons at the Departmant of Strategy, ?Philosophy of State?, ?History and National Strategy?, Gebze, Turkey, 2001.
President of Center for Islamic Studies and Encyclopedia of Islam (Website of the Center: www.isam.org.tr ) Istanbul, Turkey, 2001.
Advisor for the Head of the Foundation of University, Hoca Ahmet Yesevi Turk-Kazakh University, Ankara, Turkey, 1999.
Professor, Hoca Ahmet Yesevi University, Head of the History Department, Turkistan, Kazakhstan, 1999.
Deputy Rector of Nigde University, Nigde, Turkey, 1995.
Dean, Faculty of Economy, Nigde, Turkey, 1994.
Director of the Social Sciences Institute, Nigde Üniversity, Nigde, Turkey, 1994.
Professor: Faculty of Pedagogy , Ni?de Üniversitesi, Nigde, Turkey, 1993.Associate Professor: Department of History, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey, 1988.
Assistant of Associate Professor: Selçuk University, Head of the History Department, Konya, Turkey, 1983.
Doctor: Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of history, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey, 1982.
Specialist of Paleography and Epigraphy: Department of Turkish Language and Literature, Ataturk University, Erzurum,Turkey, 1976.
Teacher of the History of Arts : Teachers? high school, Sivas, Turkey, 1975.
Teacher of Music: 4 Eylül High School, Sivas, Turkey, 1974.
Teacher of Social Knowledge: 4 Eylül Secondary School, Sivas, Turkey, 1973.
Teacher of Music: Yeni Levent High School, Istanbul, Turkey, 1972.
Teacher of Primary School: Ac?yurt Village?s School, Ac?yurt, Sivas, Turkey, 1967.
?eyda Divan? , added as an appendix to tis edition also, ?Ru?yâ ve Gerçek?, Sivas 1980, second edition, Nigde, 1997. And the third edition titled as ?Divan?, by Domino yy., Istanbul, 2007.
Patterns and Trends in History [a manifesto of his historical worldview as a long article written for the colloqium of historians at F?rat University), Elaz?g, 1984. (Published as a long article in 1986 at S.U. Edebiyat Dergisi, Konya) Second edition is published as in book format, 2004; and the third edition by Domino yy., Istanbul, 2007.
Anadolu?da ?slam-Bizans Mücadelesi, , ??aret yy., ?stanbul, 1990. Enlarged second edition?s title is ?Araplar??n Anadolu Seferleri?, by Domino yy., Istanbul, 2007.
Tarih Felsefesi Aç?s?ndan ?slamda Mülk ve Hilafet, , Konya, 1992. (awarded as the best book of the year by the Writers Union of Turkey), Second edition, ?z Yy., ?stanbul , 1996. And the third edition, ?Tarih Felsefesi Aç?s?ndan Mülk ve Hilafet?, by Domino yy., Istanbul, 2007.
Tarih Felsefesi Yaz?lar?, , Vadi yy., Ankara, 1994. Enlarged second edition is titled as ?Tarih Felsefesi Meseleleri?, Nehir yy. ?stanbul, 1997. And the third edition again, titled as ?Tarih Felsefesi Yaz?lar??, by Domino yy., ?stanbul, 2007.
Varl???n Ma?nâ ve Mazmûnu, (his second book awarded as the best book of the year by Turkish Writer?s Union) ?z yy, Istanbul, 1995. Enlarged second edition?s title is ?Varl???n Anlam?? , by Domino yy., ?stanbul, 2007.
Hüküm Gecesi (poems in modern Turkish), Konya, 2002. Much enlarged second edition is in the title, ?Mâlihulyâ?, Ötüken yy., ?stanbul, 1997. Enlarged third edition?s title is ?Sen ?ark?n? Söyle?, by Domino yy., ?stanbul, 2007.
?nsan?n Yeryüzü Maceras?, Gelenek yy., Istanbul, 2003. Second edition by Domino yy., ?stanbul, 2007.
Kültür, Teknoloji ve Sanat Yaz?lar? , Domino yy., Istanbul , 2007.
Dil ve Felsefe, , by Domino Yy., ?stanbul, 2007
Columbia University, Invited Guest and Round-Table Discussant at ?Symposium on the Middle Eastern Music?, New York, 1980.
Invited guest at Harvard University, ?Application of Islamic Law in the Ottoman Empire?, Harvard Law Faculty Boston, 1998.
Columbia University, Round Table Discussant for the Presentation of ?Young Turks ? by Professor ?ükrü Hanio?lu, Princeton University, New York, 1998.
?Patterns and Trends in History?, presentation of a paper on historical perspective, written for Historians Colloqium, F?rat University, Elaz?g, 1984.
?Youth and Alienation?, paper presented on symposium, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, 1985.
?Historical Thought and Education in Modern Turkey? , International Symposium of History, Turkish History Institution (Turk Tarih Kurumu), Ankara, 1986.
?Culture and Technology?, Conference, City Hall of Konya, Konya, 1989.
?On Donations and Foundations?, a Conference at Nigde University, Nigde, 1993.
??eyda Divan?? (A speech made by him on his own Divan, that is, about his poems in the traditional way of classical ottoman poetry)?, at the Symposium on the Great poet Fuzuli, Turkish Writer?s Union, Istanbul, 1994.
?Epistemology, History and Metaphysics?, a Conference at the Turkish Assembly of Philosophy, Ankara, 1995.
?On the meaning and symbolic meaning of existence? paper presented at the Symposium of Islamic Thought, Trabzon, 1995.
?On the Image of Islam in the World and the Future of Mankind? paper presented at the ?Image of Islam in the World ? Symposium prepared by Turkish Religious Affairs Presidency, Turkish Religious Affairs Foundation , Ankara, 1995.
?On the symbolic meaning?, a conference given at the Server Foundation, Ankara, 1996.
?Sacred, Society and Metaphysics? a paper presented at the Symposium on Democracy, Ege University, ?zmir, 1996.
?On Philosophy of Law?, a conference given for Lawyers? Community, Istanbul, 1998.
?On my Philosophy of History? a conference given at the Turkish Writer?s Union, Ankara, 1999.
?Man, Being and Time?, paper presented at the Symposium of Philosophy, Turkish Assembly of Philosophy, Ankara, 2000.
?What is the current situation of the studies on the philosophy of history, in Turkey?? a conference at the Turkish Literature Foundation, Istanbul, 2001.
?On Globalization?, guest speaker at the ?Globalization? Symposium, presented at Islamic Research Foundation, Istanbul, 2001.
On History?, a conference given at Research Center for Islamic Studies while he was president of that center, Istanbul, 2002.
?Culture, Technology and the Future of Mankind?, Gebze High Technology Institute, Gebze, 2004.
Twice, he had been awarded By the Turkish Writer?s Union: first, for his book, ?Tarih Felsefesi Aç?s?ndan ?slamda Mülk ve Hilafet?, , Konya, 1992, (awarded as the best book of the year by the Turkish Writer?s Union); and again, ?Varl???n Ma?nâ ve Mazmûnu?, Iz Yy., Istanbul, 1995 (his second book awarded as the best book of the year by Turkish Writer?s Union).
America, as sabbatical visiting professor at Princeton University, 1980.
Iran, invited by Turkish Writer?s Union, 1995.
Kazakhstan, as professor of History at H.A.Yesevi University, 1999.
Bulgaria, as Rector of Sophia High Islamic Institute, 2002.
Kazakhstan, as professor of History at H.A.Yesevi University, 2004.
Bosnia i Hersegovina, as professor at Intenational University of Sarajevo, 2008
Some Social activities:
A concert given by ?ahin Uçar playing with Tar (Azeri musical Intrument), Sivas, 3 May 1974.
Another concert playing with Lute in Princeton Inn and Princeton University International Center, Princeton, America, 1980.
His calligraphy and ornamentation (Hat ve Tezyinat exhibition) were displayed in an exhibition organized under the patronage of Governor of Ankara, 1989.
He has been invited many times as a poet by Turkish Writer?s Union for symposiums of poetry and read his poems in those gatherings, some of them in foreign countries.
He has written many articles for daily newspapers like, Yeni Dü?ünce, Zaman, Sa?duyu, Ayy?ld?z, and made some appearences in broadcasting radio and TV channels:
Conversations about Poetry With the Principal of Religous Affairs M. Nuri Y?lmaz at TGRT channel, 1996;
Middle East Politics & USA, Tempo TV, Adana, Ramazan Ta?durmaz & ?ahin Uçar
With Mehmet Akif ?nan about the poetry book of Malihulya written by ?ahin Uçar at Channel7, 1998;
With Mehmed Niyazi ?about philosophy of history? in TGRT channel, 2002;
With Co?kun Üçyi?it about ?his biography and works? ?stanbul TV channel, Medyametre, at February, 2003
With Prof. Dr. Muhammed Nurdo?an, about his biography and his works TVNET channel, at March, 2007
With Prof. Dr. Muhammed Nurdo?an, ?about his Philosophy of history? TVNET channel, at March, 2007
website address on the net :
PHILOSOPHY of HISTORY/ Tarih felsefesi