Koç University Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center and the Skiliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, Newnham College, University of Cambridge agreed to start a joint three year project on the Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period.

The Project  consisted of three symposiums on three themes ; Disease and Disaster (both man-made and natural disasters) which was held in Cambridge on 18-19 March 2016, the second symposium under the theme of Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia was held on  September 28 -29 2017 at the premises of  Koç University VEKAM in Ankara , Turkey and the last symposium on Social Land Cultural Life in Ottoman Anatolia was held in Koç University VEKAM on 12-13 December, 2018.

Witihin the scope of three year project sympoisum proceedings will be published.