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Department of History

Dr Stefano Taglia

MA (SOAS), PhD (SOAS)

Overview

Stefano Taglia
Department of History

Research Associate

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Ottoman Studies

Member

Name:
Dr Stefano Taglia
Email address:
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings

Biography

Ottoman and Middle Eastern History, 19th century ideas of modernity and proto-nationalist discourse.

Teaching

Courses Taught
2010-11:
  • MA The End of the Empire in the Middle East and the Balkans.
  • H443: Reform, Resistance and Revolution: the Ottoman Empire 1876-1909.
2011-2012:
  • H348: The Making of the Modern Middle East.
2012-2013:
  • H130: Introduction to the History of the Near and Middle East.
  • H248: The Making of the Modern Middle East.
  • MA Modernity and Transformation of the Middle East (II).

Research

Ottoman history, transition from empire to republic, emergence of Balkan and Greek nationalism. Nationalism, Ottomanism, Synthesis science-Islam, Freemasonry in 19th century Ottoman Empire.
Analysis of Albanian and Greek communities in the late nineteenth century and their contribution to the Young Turk intellectual period and to the formulations of an Ottoman multi-confessional future. Working on a project on continuities in negotiations of identity between the Ottoman and Turkish Republican periods, with an emphasis on the 1980s and the intellectuals behind the Turkish Islamic Synthesis.

Publications