Noémi Lévy-Aksu

Ph.D., 2010, EHESS-Paris

(90) (212) 359 74 43

Research Interests: 

Late Ottoman social history; history of police, social control and violence;  urban history, history of Istanbul; Latin language and literature

Research Projects: 
“Unexceptional exceptions: the örfi idare in the Late Ottoman Empire”, funded by Boğaziçi University BAP Commission.
Teaching: 
Undergraduate:
HIST 106: The Making of the Modern World
HIST 322: Modern Turkey
LAT 111-112-211-212: Beginning-Intermediate-Advanced Latin
 
Graduate: 
HIST 58 E: Law, Justice and Constitution in the Late Ottoman Empire
HIST 59 Q: Law Enforcement and Social Control in Ottoman and European Contexts
HIST 587: Selected Readings in European Social History
HIST 69 Y- HIST 68 Z : Latin Sources for Ancient and Medieval History (I-II)
Selected Publications: 
“A capital challenge: managing violence and disorders in late Ottoman Istanbul”, in Rethinking Urban Violence in Middle Eastern Cities: From Empire to Nation States, Oxford, Berghan, forthcoming. 
 
“Institutional Cooperation and Substitution: the Ottoman Police and Justice System at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries”, in Marc Aymes, Benjamin Gourisse, Elise Massicard (eds), Order and Compromise: Government Practices in Turkey from the Late Ottoman Empire to the Early 21st Century, Leiden, Brill, 2014, pp. 146-168  
 
“Building Professional and Political Communities: The Value of Honor in the Self-Representation of Ottoman Police during the Second Constitutional Period”, EJTS, vol. 18, 2014, http://ejts.revues.org/4895
 
Ordre et désordres dans l'Istanbul ottomane (1879-1909), Paris, Karthala, 2013.