Antonis Hadjikyriacou

Ph.D., 2011, SOAS, University of London

Research Interests: 

Social and economic history; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); spatial history; environmental and climate history; the Mediterranean world

Research Projects: 

Mediterranean Insularities: Space, Landscape and Agriculture in Early Modern Cyprus and Crete | website

Mapping Ottoman Epirus (with Ali Yaycioglu, Stanford University) | website


ΗIST 222.2 Ottoman History, 1300-1600.

HIST 56D The Mediterranean and the Ottoman World

Selected Publications: 
  • Edited volumes

Insularity in the Ottoman World, ed., special issue of Princeton Papers 18 (2017)

Islands in the Ottoman Empire, ed. (Princeton: Markus Weiner Publishers) [Book version of the above special issue]

  • Journal articles and book chapters (including forthcoming):

‘Beyond the millet debate: The theory and practice of communal representation in pre-Tanzimat-era Cyprus,’ in Ottoman Political Thought and Practice. Halcyon Days in Crete IX, ed. Marinos Sariyannis (Rethymno: Crete University Press, in press) (peer-reviewed)

‘The Respatialization of Cypriot Insularity during the Age of Revolutions,’ in The French Revolution as a Moment of Respatialization (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, in press)

‘Economic Geographies,’ in Doing Spatial History, eds. Riccardo Bavaj, Bernhard Struck, and Konrad M. Lawson (London: Routledge, forthcoming 2019) (peer-reviewed)

Patris, Ethnos and Demos: Representation and Political Participation in the Greek World, 1780–1860,’ in Re-imagining Democracy in the Mediterranean, 1780-1850, eds. Joanna Innes and Mark Philp (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), 99-126 (with Michael Sotiropoulos) (peer-reviewed)

‘Envisioning Insularity in the Ottoman World,’ in Insularity in the Ottoman World, Antonis Hadjikyriacou, ed., Special Issue of Princeton Papers 18 (2017) (peer-reviewed)

‘An Armenian, a Turk, and a Greek: Local Power and Insularity in Ottoman Cyprus,’ (in Greek) Mnimon 35 (2016), 63–90 (peer-reviewed)

‘The Ottomanization of Cyprus: Towards a Spatial Imagination beyond the Centre-Province Binary,’ Journal of Mediterranean Studies 25: 2 (2016), 81–96 (peer-reviewed)

‘The Province Goes to the Center: The Case of Hadjiyorgakis Kornesios, Dragoman of Cyprus,’ in Living in the Ottoman Realm:  Sultans, Subjects, and Elites, eds., Christine Isom-Verhaaren and Kent F. Schull (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016), 238–253 (peer-reviewed)

‘Rural Economies and Digital Humanities: Prospects and Challenges,’ in Ottoman Rural Societies and Economies: Halcyon Days in Crete VIII, ed. Elias Kolovos (Rethymno: Crete University Press, 2015), 415–421 (with Elias Kolovos) (peer-reviewed)

‘Local Intermediaries and Insular Space in Late-Eighteenth Century Cyprus,΄ Journal of Ottoman Studies, 44 (2014), 427–456 (peer-reviewed)

‘Exotische bijvangst. Sporen van Ottomaanse Grieken in de handel op Amsterdam,’ [Exotic by-catch: Traces of Ottoman Greeks in the trade with Amsterdam], Sailing Letters Journaal, 5 (2013), 174–179 (with Maurits van den Boogert)

‘Audelà du débat sur le Millet: la théorie et la pratique de la représentation communale avant la période des Tanzimat dans la Chypre ottomane,’ in Laïcité, Musulmans et Chrétiens en Méditerranée. Une mise en perspective, Michel Godicheau, ed. (Paris: FNLP, forthcoming 2019)

  • Short essays and book reviews

‘Using Recogito in the (Ottoman history) classroom,’ EuropeanaTech 12 (2019) [online publication]

‘In Quest of (a Sense) of Space,’ in Dandilands, eds. Alkis Hadjiandreou, Panayiotis Michael and Maria Petrides (Berlin: Bom Dia Books, 2018)

Review of Marc Aymes, A Provincial History of the Ottoman Empire: Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Nineteenth Century (London and New York, 2014) in Mediterranean Historical Review 29: 2 (2014), pp. 214-217

‘Art and History Exchanging Notes,’ in Terra Mediterranea / In Crisis Exhibition Catalogue, ed. Yiannis Toumazis (Nicosia: Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, 2012), 212–215

Review of Michalis N. Michael et al. (eds.), Ottoman Cyprus. A Collection of Studies on History and Culture (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2009) in Turkish Historical Review 1: 1 (2010), pp. 114-117