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Konya, Turkey's significant history, science, the arts and the city was the capital of the Anatolian Seljuk State. There are many architectural and art works belonging to the Seljuk period in this city. The Anatolian Seljuks (1075-1315) were successful in the Turkification and Islamization of Anatolia thanks to their fair and tolerant administrations, their military success, and the importance they attached to trade and economy. The rectorate of our university established the Seljuk Studies Center in 1985 to conduct research on the history, culture, science, art and thought life of this period. The main objectives of the center are: Seljuk history, physical structure of Seljuk cities, Seljuk architecture, history of science, all areas of fine arts, to make researches about the city and buildings, to carry out excavation and restoration works. Organizing national and international scientific meetings, publishing, preserving and archiving the cultural heritage of the Seljuks, opening exhibitions to promote this heritage, conducting research and promotion trips.