B.Sc. METU; M.Sc. METU; Ph.D. Cambridge University
Ottoman social and diplomatic history; social history of the Turkish Republic and the modern Middle East; Turkish foreign policy
8320501 History of the Modern Middle East
Books and Chapters in Books:
A Social History of Ottoman Istanbul, with Kate Fleet (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010) (in Turkish: Osmanlı İstanbul’unun Toplumsal Tarihi, Serpil Çağlayan (trans.) (İstanbul: İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları, 2014)).
Ottomans, Turks and the Balkans: Empire Lost, Relations Altered (London and New York: IB Tauris, 2007).
“Chapter 1: Ottoman women in public space: an introduction”, with Edith Gülçin Ambros, Palmira Brummett, Kate Fleet ve Svetla Ianeva, in Ebru Boyar and Kate Fleet (eds.), Ottoman Women in Public Space (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 1-17.
“Chapter 7: an imagined moral community: Ottoman female public presence, honour and marginality”, in Ebru Boyar and Kate Fleet (eds.), Ottoman Women in Public Space (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 187-229.
“Chapter 8: the public presence and political visibility of Ottoman women”, in Ebru Boyar and Kate Fleet (eds.), Ottoman Women in Public Space (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 230-252.
“Türk Mezalimi” ve/veya “Rus Barbarlıkları”: 93 Harbi Sırasında İngiliz Basını ve Siyasi Tercihler”, in İsmail Mangaltepe and Ali Fuat Örenç (eds.), Balkanlar ve Göç. The Balkans and Mass Immigration (Bursa: Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyesi Yayınları, 2013), 173-187.
“Chapter 15: The Ottoman city: 1500-1800”, in Peter Clark (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 275-291.
“Chapter 4: Ottoman expansion in the East”, in Suraiya N. Faroqhi and Kate Fleet (eds.), Cambridge History of Turkey, II, The Ottoman Empire as a World Power, 1453-1603 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 74-140 (in Turkish: “4. Doğu’da Osmanlı Genişlemesi”, in Suraiya N. Faroqhi and Kate Fleet (eds.), Türkiye Tarihi 1453-1603, Bülent Üçpunar (trans.) (İstanbul: Kitap Yayınevi, 2016), 113-188).
“Turkish-Bulgarian relations in the early Turkish Republic: the view from Ankara”, in Mustafa Türkeş (ed.), Turkish-Bulgarian Relations Past and Present (İstanbul: TASAM, 2010), 57-69.
Edited Books and Special Issues:
Ottoman Women in Public Space, with Kate Fleet (Leiden: Brill, 2016).
“The Ottomans and wealth: a comparative perspective”, with Kate Fleet, Oriens, 37 (2009), 103-269.
The Ottomans and Trade,with Kate Fleet (Oriente Moderno, 25 (86)) (Rome, 2006).
“Türk-İngiliz İlişkilerinde Prestij Faktörü (1923-1938)”, Belleten, 78/283 (2014), 1157-1194.
“The impact of the Balkan Wars on Ottoman history writing: searching for a soul”, in Hakan Yavuz (ed.), Special Issue: The First World War in the Middle East, Middle East Critique, 23/2 (2014), 147-159.
“Fener”, with Kate Fleet, The Encyclopedia of Islam Three, fascicle 2013-1 (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 114-115.
“An inconsequential boil” or a “terrible disease“? Social perceptions of and state responses to syphilis in the late Ottoman empire”, Turkish Historical Review, 2/2 (2011), 101-124.
“Savaş ve Basın: Türk Ulusal Kurtuluş Savaşı ve İngiliz The Times Gazetesi (1919-1922)”, ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi, 36/2 (2009), 291-324.
“Profitable prostitution: state use of immoral earnings for social benefit in the late Ottoman empire”, Bulgarian Historical Review, 1-2 (2009), 143-157.
“A dangerous axis: the “Bulgarian Müftü”, the Turkish opposition and the Ankara government, 1928-1936”, with Kate Fleet, Middle Eastern Studies, 44/5 (2008), 775-789.
“The press and the palace: the two way relationship between Abdülhamid II and the press, 1876-1908”, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 69/3 (2006), 417-432.
“Public good and private exploitation: criticism of the tobacco Régie in 1909”, in Ebru Boyar and Kate Fleet (eds.), The Ottomans and Trade (Oriente Moderno, 25 (86)) (Rome, 2006), 193-200.
‘“Making Turkey and the Turkish revolution known to foreign nations without any expense”: propaganda films in the early Turkish Republic”, with Kate Fleet, Oriente Moderno, 24 (85)/1 (2005), 117-132.
“Engelhardt from censorship to icon: the use of a European diplomat’s history in Ottoman and Turkish historiography on the Tanzimat”, Eurasian Studies, 3/1 (2004), 81-88.
“British archaeological travellers in nineteenth-century Anatolia: Anatolia ‘without’ Turks”, Eurasian Studies, 1/1 (2002), 97-113.
Review Articles and Book Reviews:
“Concepts, construct and confusion: modern historians and the late Ottoman empire. Review article of Kemal Karpat, The Politicization of Islam. Reconstructing Identity, State, Faith, and Community in the Late Ottoman State (Oxford: OUP, 2001) and Benjamin C. Fortna, Imperial Classroom. Islam, the State, and Education in the Late Ottoman Empire (Oxford: OUP, 2000)”, Eurasian Studies, 3/1 (2004), 133-136.
“Ottoman history in a comparative perspective? Review article of Ariel Salzmann, Tocqueville in the Ottoman Empire. Rival Paths to the Modern State (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2004)”, Journal of Early Modern History, 7/3-4 (2004), 409-415.
“Schull, Kent F., Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity, (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014)”, Journal of Islamic Studies, online publication 22 February 2016 (doi:10.1093/jis/etw004).
“Çalış-Kural, B. Deniz, Şehrengiz: Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul (Surrey ve Burlington: Ashgate, 2014)”, International Journal of Turkish Studies, 21/1-2 (2015), 200-203.
“Yosmaoğlu, İpek, Blood Ties: Religion, Violence, and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878–1908 (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2014)”, The American Historical Review, 120/2 (2015), 749-750.
“Philliou, Christine M., Biography of an Empire: Governing Ottomans in an Age of Revolution (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2011)”, The American Historical Review, 117/3 (2012), 973-974.
“Tezcan, Baki, The Second Ottoman Empire. Political and Social Transformation in the Early Modern Europe (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010)”, Journal of Islamic Studies, 23/3 (2012), 394-397.
“Aksakal, Mustafa, The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World War (Cambridge Military Histories) (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008)”, The American Historical Review, 114/4 (2009), 1194-1195.
“Hanssen, Jens, Fin de Siècle Beirut. The Making of An Ottoman Provincial Capital (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005)”, Journal of Islamic Studies, 18/1 (2007), 128-131.
“Dankoff, Robert, An Ottoman Mentality. The World of Evliya Çelebi, with an afterword by Gottfried Hagen (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2004)”, Eurasian Studies, 4/1 (2005), 122-125.
“Behar, Cem, A Neighborhood in Ottoman Istanbul. Fruit Vendors and Civil Servants in the Kasap İlyas Mahalle (New York: State University of New York Press, 2003)”, Eurasian Studies, 2/2 (2003), 291-293.
“Berker, Nadire and Selim Yalçın, Tıbbiye’nin ve Bir Tıbbiyeli’nin Öyküsü Osman Cevdet Çubukcu (İstanbul: Vehbi Koç Vakfı, 2003)”, Eurasian Studies, 2/1 (2003), 154-156.
“Börekçi, Mehmet Çetin, Osmanlı İmparatorluğu’nda Sırp Meselesi (İstanbul: Kutup Yıldızı Yayınları, 2001)”, Eurasian Studies, 1/2 (2002), 300-301.
“Dündar, Fuat, İttihat ve Terakki'nin Müslümanları İskân Politikası, 1913-1918 (İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2001)”, Eurasian Studies, 1/1 (2002), 147-149.