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Sen, Gul

Dr., Middle Eastern Studies and Languages


Gul Sen received her PhD in Middle Eastern Studies (2012) at the University of Bonn where she has been teaching since 2010. Her research covers both premodern and modern periods from 16th century to present day with a particular interest in history of the Middle East, Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey. She has published books, edited volumes, and articles in historiography, narratology, legitimacy of rule, transition periods, Arab-speaking provinces, maritime unfree labor and galley slavery in the Mediterranean. Currently,she is working on the Ottoman captivity narrative of Necati Efendi on St. Petersburg in the late-18th century. This project is a part of the priority program "Transottomanica" funded by the German Research Foundation. For some of my publications, see: http://uni-bonn.academia.edu/GulSen

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
Middle East/Near East Studies   
13th-18th Centuries   
Ottoman Studies   
Mediterranean Studies   
Slavery   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Jordan   
The Levant   
Ottoman Empire   
SPECIALTIES
The Mamluk-Ottoman Transition   
Maritime Labor and Slavery   
Ottoman Empire   
LANGUAGES
Turkish (Native)   
German (Fluent)   
English (Fluent)   
Arabic (Intermediate)   
Persian (Advanced)   
Ottoman (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2012Middle Eastern Studies and LanguagesUniversity of Bonn

Gul Sen






University of Bonn, Middle Eastern Studies
Bruehler Str. 7
Bonn
53119
Germany

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