The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Humanities

Selim Deringil

Professor Selim Deringil is currently Professor of History in the Humanities Department of LAU . 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. His interests are 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 US, Britain, Hungary, and France.  He has published in Turkish, English, French, Greek and Japanese. 

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