The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Humanities

Selim Deringil

Selim Deringil, Ph.D., is professor of history in the Department of Humanities. His interests are in cultural and intellectual history, and he is currently involved in research on religious conversion and apostasy in the late Ottoman Empire. He is also interested in teaching and research on comparative themes in Ottoman/European history. He has written and taught on such topics as citizenship, the relationship of religion and nationalism, nomadism and modernity, the occult in Muslim and Christian societies, and piracy in the Mediterranean.

He has held various teaching positions in the U.S., Britain, Hungary, and France. He has published in Turkish, English, French, Greek and Japanese. 

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