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Erdem Cipa

Assistant Professor

202 S. Thayer St.

Office Location(s): 3012 Thayer Bldg.
Phone: 647-4637

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Near Eastern Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • Ottoman Empire, Middle East, Balkans
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    Yavuz’un Kavgasi: I. Selim’in Saltanat Mücadelesi (The Battle of “the Grim”: The Succession Struggle of Selim I). (Istanbul: Yapi Kredi Yayinlari, 2013).

    Writing History at the Ottoman Court: Editing the Past, Fashioning the Future, co-edited with Emine Fetvaci (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013).

    “Bir Defterin Anlattiklari: I. Selim Döneminin Ilk Mevacib Defteri (TSMA D.2921-1)” (Notes on the First Salary Register of Selim I’s Reign), Filiz Cagman Festschrift (forthcoming).

    “Review of Paul Wittek’s The Rise of the Ottoman Empire: Studies in the History of Turkey, Thirteenth-Fifteenth Centuries. Edited by Colin Heywood (London and New York: Routledge, 2012),” Journal of Early Modern History 18/1-3 (Forthcoming, 2014).

    “Review of Heath Lowry’s The Nature of the Early Ottoman State (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2003),” The MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies (MIT-EJMES) (Spring 2007).

    “Contextualizing Seyh Bedreddin: Notes on Halil b. Ismail’s Menakib-i Seyh Bedreddin b. Israil,” Sinasi Tekin Anisina: Uygurlardan Osmanliya / In Memory of Sinasi Tekin: From the Uygurs to the Ottomans (Istanbul: Simurg Publications, 2005): 285-295.

    “McNeill’in ‘Salginlar ve Halklar’i Üzerine Düsünceler” (Ideas on McNeill’s ‘Plagues and Peoples’), Toplumsal Tarih (Social History), October 1995: 21-26.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Harvard University, 2007