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Yaycioglu, Ali

Assistant Professor, History
Stanford University


Ali Yaycioglu is an historian of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. He was born and raised in Ankara, Turkey. He studied International Relations at the Middle East Technical University, Ottoman History at Bilkent University, and Islamic legal history and Arabic at McGill University. After completing his Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard, he carried out a post-doctoral study in Greek and Hellenic Studies at Princeton and joined the History Department at Stanford in 2011. Dr. Yaycioglu is also an associate member of the Centre d'études turques, ottomanes, balkaniques et centrasiatiques at L'École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris. Dr. Yaycioglu's fields of interest include the transformations of the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in the broader context of transition from early-modern to modern world; restructuring of economic and political institutions and ideas, and changes in social and religious life during this transformative time; Ottoman spatiality, spatial imaginations of life, nature and power, and digital geo-spatial analysis; cultural history of Modern Turkey.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
13th-18th Centuries   
Ottoman Studies   
Turkish Studies   
Balkan Studies   
Islamic Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Balkans   
Ottoman Empire   
Turkey   
Syria   
SPECIALTIES
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LANGUAGES
Turkish (Native)   
Arabic (Advanced)   
Greek (Intermediate)   
French (Advanced)   
German (Intermediate)   
Bulgarian (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
PhD2008Middle East Studies and HistoryHarvard University
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
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