Near and Middle East Section

Dr Yorgos Dedes

Key information

Roles
Near and Middle East Section Senior Lecturer in Turkish Centre for Ottoman Studies Advisory Board Member Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies Member Member
Department
Near and Middle East Section
Qualifications
BA, MA, PhD(Harvard)
Building
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office
424
Email address
gd5@soas.ac.uk
Telephone number
+44(0)20 7898 4344
Support hours
Fridays 12 noon-2:00pm

Biography

Office hours: on campus Tuesday 3:00-5:00pm; or online by appointment via Google calendar.

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
Miss Senem Gökel Leprosy, Empire and Exclusion: the case of Cyprus under Ottoman and British rules, late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries
Ummugulsum Kurukol Riḥla: Interpreting the Islamic city through Muslim Travellers by revisiting the meaning of travel from the medieval period to early modern times.

Publications

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