Ph.D., 1996, Harvard University
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Urban, architectural and visual culture of the Ottoman world, 1400-1700; spatiality and urban imagination; urban waterscapes; vernacular architecture and residential patterns; Mediterranean cartography
"Mapping the residential topography of early modern Istanbul, 15th-18th centuries", Bogazici University Scientific Research Project #13780 - Completed
HIST 210: Research Methods in History II
HIST 48B: Ottoman Istanbul: urbanism, representation, architecture
HIST 552: Ottoman Art and Architecture
HIST 557: Sources for the Study of Visual and Material Culture of the Lands of Rum
HIST 581: Viewing Byzantium in Early Modern Istanbul
HIST 592: Cross-cultural issues in visual arts and architecture
A Companion to Early Modern Istanbul, Shirine Hamadeh and Çiğdem Kafescioğlu, editors. Leiden: Brill, 2021.
“Byzantium in Early Modern Istanbul,” in The Cambridge Companion to Constantinople, ed. Sarah Bassett, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022, pp. 339-357.
“Picturing the square, the streets, and denizens of early modern Istanbul: practices of urban space and shifts in visuality,” Muqarnas, 37(2020), 139-77.
“Lives and afterlives of an urban institution and its spaces: the early Ottoman imaret as mosque,” Historicizing Sunni Islam in the Ottoman Empire, c. 1450-c. 1750, ed. Tijana Krstic and Derin Terzioglu, Leiden: Brill, 2020, 256-307.
“Istanbul, Isfahan, and Delhi: Imperial Designs and Urban Experiences in the Early Modern Era (1450-1650)”, with Sussan Babaie, in A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, ed. Gülru Necipoğlu and Finbarr Barry Flood. Oxford: Blackwell, 2017.
“Viewing, Walking, Mapping Istanbul, ca. 1580,” Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, LVI (2014): 16-35.
“Itinerant Gaze: Ottoman and Medieval Anatolian Architecture in the Book of Travels,” translated by Robert Dankoff, pp. 310-324 in The Book of Evliya Çelebi, ed. Nuran Tezcan, Semih Tezcan. Ankara: Kültür Bakanlığı, 2013.
“The Visual Arts,” in The Cambridge History of Turkey, vol. 2, The Ottoman Empire 1453-1603, ed. Suraiya Faroqhi and Kate Fleet. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 457-548.
Constantinopolis/Istanbul: Cultural Encounter, Imperial Vision, and the Construction of the Ottoman Capital. University Park, Pa: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009.