School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Dr Yorgos Dedes

Key information

School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Senior Lecturer in Turkish Centre for Ottoman Studies Advisory Board Member Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies Member
BA, MA, PhD(Harvard)
Russell Square: College Buildings
Email address
Telephone number
+44(0)20 7898 4344
Support hours
Fridays 12 noon - 2:00pm


Language and literature; history

Research interests

Frontier epics: early Ottoman literature and language (influence of Persian and Greek); Balkan (especially Greek) Muslim literature (al Jamiada)

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Mr Ahmet Atas The Politics of Melancholia in Kurdish Diasporic Novels
Miss Senem Gökel Leprosy, Empire and Exclusion: the case of Cyprus under Ottoman and British rules, late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries
Seda İzmirli Karamanlı Theodosia Sophroniades: An Ottoman Greek and Circassian Female Intellectual Espousing Women’s Rights In Late Ottoman Istanbul
Ummugulsum Kurukol Riḥla: Interpreting the Islamic city through Muslim Travellers by revisiting the meaning of travel from the medieval period to early modern times.


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