Ph.D., 2003, Birkbeck College, University of London
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Economic History of Eastern Europe and the Middle East: Political economy of agrarian regimes and transformations, agrarian production and labour, landed and urban property, law and legal institutions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Political Economy of Cadastre in the 19th-Century Ottoman Empire: Registering Property in the Towns and Countryside
The dynamics of Ottoman legal transformation in the 19th century: The new property regime, courts and land conflicts in the Balkans
Land Use Patterns and Forms of Labour in the Agricultural Estates (Çiftliks) in the Salonican Countryside (18th - 20th Centuries)
19th-century Ottoman History, History of Political Economy, History of Capitalism, Historiography
Chapter titled 'The Ottoman Agrarian Question and the Making of Property and Crime in Nineteenth Century’ published in the book Ottoman Rural Societies and Economies ed. by Elias Kolovos by the Institute of Mediterranean Studies, Crete, University of Crete Press, 2015.
Chapter titled 'Ottoman ‘Legal Revolution’ in the 19th-Century Balkans: The Role of Local Councils and Courts in the Making of Property and Criminal Law' published in the book Konflikt und Koexistenz: Die Rechtsordnungen Südosteuropas im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, ed. by Michael Stolleis, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt am Main, 2015.
Chapter titled '"A very important requirement of social life": Privatisation of land, criminalisation of custom, and land disputes in nineteenth-century Anatolia' in Les acteurs des transformations fonciéres autour de la Méditerranée au XIXe siècle (ed. by Vanessa Guéno et Didier Guignard), Karthala and the Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme (MMSH), 2013.
Chapter titled 'Cadastres ottomans: évaluation fiscale et la question de la valeur dans le cadastre d’Istanbul de 1874,' in La mesure cadastrale, Estimer la valeur du foncier (ed. by Florence Bourillon and Nadine Vivier), Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2012.
Article (co-authored with Alp Yücel Kaya) titled ‘Tahrir’den Kadastro’ya: 1874 Istanbul Emlak Tahriri ve Vergisi: “kadastro tabir olunur tahrir-i emlak”’, in Tarih ve Toplum Yeni Yaklaşımlar, Güz 2009, sayı 9, pp. 9-58.
Article titled ‘Eleni hatun’un zeytin bahçeleri: 19. yüzyılda Anadolu’da mülkiyet hakları nasıl inşa edildi?’, Tarih ve Toplum, Yeni Yaklaşımlar, Güz 2006, sayı 4, pp. 121-147.
Chapter titled ‘Land Disputes and Ethno-Politics: North-western Anatolia, 1877-1912’ in Ethno-Nationality, Property Rights in Land and Territorial Sovereignty in Historical Perspective (ed. by S. Engerman and J. Metzer), 2004, Routledge, London.
Article titled ‘Landlords, Refugees and Nomads: Struggles for Land around Late-Nineteenth-Century Ayvalık’ New Perspectives on Turkey, Spring 2001, 24, pp.51-82.