Cengiz Kırlı

Cengiz Kırlı,
Professor

The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History
Bogaziçi University
34342 Bebek-Istanbul / Turkey

E-mail: 
cengiz.kirli@boun.edu.tr

Phone: 
+90-212-359 76 08

Fax: 
+90-212-265 80 03 (Atatürk Institute)

EDUCATION

Ph.D. 2001, Binghamton University, The State University of New York, Department of History, U.S. 
 

MA.  Political Science and Public Administration Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
 

BA. Political Science and Public Administration, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. 

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Professional Activities and Academic Work Experience

2017-              Professor, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey. 

2012-2017      Associate Professor, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey. 

2011-2012      Visiting Research Professor, Department of History, Binghamton University, USA

2003-2010      Assistant Professor, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey.

2000-2003      Assistant Professor, Department of History, Purdue University, USA.

1999               Adjunct Lecturer, Department of History, Binghamton University, USA.                                                                                

1994-1999      Teaching Assistant, Department of History, Binghamton University, USA.

1993-1994      Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

1992-1993      Research Assistant, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • Yolsuzluğun İcadı: 1840 Ceza Kanunu, İktidar ve Bürokrasi (İstanbul: Verita, 2014). 175 pp.
  • Sultan ve Kamuoyu: Osmanlı Modernleşme Sürecinde “Havadis Jurnalleri” (1840-1844) (İstanbul: İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları, 2009). viii+507 pp. 

Exhibition Catalogue

  • (with Nurçin İleri) Bavullardan Kataloglara: Boğaziçi Arşivlerine Doğru (İstanbul: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2015). 661 pp.

 Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Tyranny Illustrated: From Petition to Rebellion in Ottoman Vranje,” New Perspectives on Turkey, no: 53, Fall 2015, pp. 3-36. (SSCI)
  • “Coffeehouses: Leisure and Sociability in Ottoman Istanbul,” Leisure Cultures in Urban Europe, 1700-1870, (eds.) Peter Nigel Borsay and Jan Hein Furnee (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016), pp. 161-181.
  • With Betül Başaran, “Some Observations on Istanbul’s Artisans During the Reign of Selim III (1789-1808)” Bread from the Lion's Mouth: Artisans Struggling for a Livelihood in Ottoman Cities (ed.) Suraiya Faroqhi (New York, Oxford: Berghahn, 2015), pp. 259-277.
  • With Betül Başaran, “18. Yüzyıl Sonlarında Osmanlı Esnafı,” Osmanlı’dan Cumhuriyet’e Esnaf ve Ticaret, (ed.) Fatmagül Demirel (İstanbul: Tarih Vakfı Yayınları, 2011), pp. 7-20.
  • “İvranyalılar, Hüseyin Paşa ve Tasvir-i Zulüm,” Toplumsal Tarih, no: 195, March 2010, pp. 12-21.
  • “Devlet ve İstatistik: Esnaf Kefalet Defterleri Işığında III. Selim İktidarı,” “Nizâm-ı Kadîm”den “Nizâm-ı Cedîd”e III. Selim ve Dönemi, (ed.) Seyfi Kenan, (İstanbul: İSAM, 2010), pp. 183-212.
  • “Surveillance and Constituting the Public in the Ottoman Empire,” Publics, Politics and Participation: Locating the Public Sphere in the Middle East and North Africa, (ed.) Seteney Shami (NY: SSRC, 2009), pp. 177-203.

Translated into Arabic in Omran, vol. 6, Fall 2013, pp. 33-54.

  • “Kahvehaneler: Ondokuzuncu Yüzyıl Osmanlı İmparatorluğu’nda Kamuoyu,” Osmanlı Kahvehaneleri: Mekân Sosyallik ve İktidar, (ed.) Ahmet Yaşar (İstanbul: Kitap Yayınevi, 2009), pp. 95-118.
  • “Balkan Nationalisms and the Ottoman Empire: Views from the Streets of Istanbul,” in The Ottoman Empire and the Rise of Balkan Nationalisms, 1789-1832, (ed.) Antonis Anastasopoulos (Rethmynon: Crete University Press, 2006), pp. 249-263.
  • “The Invention of Corruption: Tanzimat, Criminal Law and the Bureaucracy,”  The Proceedings of New Approaches to the Nineteenth-century Middle East and Balkans – The Construction of the Ottoman State (ed.) Jun Akiba (Chiba: Chiba University, 2007 (Japanese).
  • “Yolsuzluğun İcadı: 1840 Ceza Kanunu, İktidar ve Bürokrasi,” Tarih ve Toplum, no: 4, 2006, pp. 45-119.
  • “Through the Grapevine” The Proceedings of Mohamed Ali and the World (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandria, 15-17 November 2005).

Reprinted in: Al-Ahram Weekly, November 10-16, 2005

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/768/sc2.htm

  • “Coffeehouses: Public Opinion in the Nineteenth Century Ottoman Empire,” in Public Islam and the Common Good, eds. Armando Salvatore and Dale F. Eickelman (Leiden: Brill, 2004), pp. 75-97.
  • “Istanbul: Bir Büyük Kahvehane,” İstanbul Dergisi, 47 (October 2003): 75-78.
  • “A Profile of the Labor Force in Early Nineteenth-Century Istanbul” in International Labor and Working Class History, No: 60, Fall 2001,  pp. 125-140.
  • “Kahvehaneler ve Hafiyeler: 19. Yüzyıl Ortalarında Osmanlı’da Sosyal Kontrol,” Toplum ve Bilim, no: 83, January 2000, pp. 58-79.

Reprinted in: Tanzimat: Değişim Sürecinde Osmanlı İmparatorluğu, (eds.) Halil İnalcık and Mehmet Seyitdanlıoğlu (Ankara: Phoenix, 2006). 

Commentaries and Encyclopedia Entries

  •  “Jurnal,” Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, eds. Kate Fleet, et. al. Brill.
  • “From Economic History to Cultural History in Ottoman Studies,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 46, 2014, pp. 376-378.
  • “İstanbul’da Hemşehrilik Tabanlı Tabakalar / Yoğunlaşmalar,” in Antik Çağdan XXI. Yüzyıla Büyük İstanbul Tarihi, vol. 4, (İstanbul: İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi, 2015), pp. 72-79.
  • Hemşehri (Fellow Townsman) Based Strata / Localization in İstanbul,” in History of Istanbul (İstanbul: İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi) (Forthcoming, English translation of the above).

Book Review

  • Review of Jews, Turks, Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth Through the Twentieth Century, (ed.) Avigdor Levy, in Shofar, Vol.23, no: 1 (Fall 2004).
CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
  • “18. Yüzyıl Sonuda İstanbul’da Yeniçeri-Esnaf İlişkileri,” Uluslararası Osmanlı Çalışmaları Konferansı I: Yeniçeriler, Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi, May 25, 2015.
  • “Intelligence in the Late Ottoman Empire,” Intelligence in World History c. 1500-1918, German Historical Institute, London, 6-8 February 2014.
  • Invited Lecture, “The Coffeehouse,” October 17, 2012, Orient-Institut Istanbul.
  • Invited Lecture, “Tyranny Illustrated: From Petition to Rebellion in Ottoman Vranje,” March 30, 2012, CUNY Center for Humanities.
  • Invited Lecture, “A Profile of Labor Force in Late Eighteenth-century Istanbul,” December 7, 2010. Sabancı Üniversity, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • “18. Yüzyıl Sonu Esnaf Sayımları,” Osmanlı’dan Cumhuriyete Esnaf ve Ticaret, Yıldız Technical University, October 15, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • “Ottoman Coffeehouses in Comparative Perspective: Leisure, Sociability and Surveillance,” European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop, The Origins of Modern Mass Culture: European Leisure in a Comparative Perspective 1660-1870, September 16-19, 2010, Gregynog, Newtown, Wales, UK.
  • Invited Lecture, “News and Popular Opinions in Mid-Nineteenth Century Ottoman İstanbul,” Zentrum Moderner Institute, January 12, 2009, Berlin, Germany.
  • “Toplumsal Denetim ve İstatistik: Esnaf Kefalet Defterleri Işığında III. Selim İktidarı,” Nizâm-ı Kadîm”den “Nizâm-ı Cedîd’e: Ölümünün 200. Yılında III. Selim ve Dönemi, December 22-23, 2008. İslam Araştırmaları Merkezi (İSAM), 2008, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • “Constituting the Public in the Ottoman Empire,” European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop, Historical Trajectories of Contemporary Societies: The Development of Civil Society in Europe from the Middle Ages until Today, November 12-14, 2009, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Invited Lecture, “19.Yüzyıl Osmanlı İmparatorluğu'nda Kamusal'ın İnşası,” March 20, 2008. Sabancı Üniversity, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • “The Invention of Corruption: Tanzimat, Criminal Law and the Bureaucracy,” New Approaches to the Nineteenth-century Middle East and Balkans – The Construction of the Ottoman State, January 13-14, Chiba University, Japan.
  • “Law, Crime and Politics of Punishment in 19th Century Ottoman Empire,” The Second World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES-2), June 11-16, 2006, Amman , Jordan.
  • “Popular Opinions on Mehmet Ali Pasha in Istanbul,” Mohamed Ali and the World,  November 15-17, 2005, Bibliotheca Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • “The Trial of Husrev Pasha: Corruption, Law, and Taming the Buraucracy,” The Mediterranean and the Ottoman Empire, September 28 - October 1, 2005, 10th International Congress of Economic and Social History of Turkey, Venice, Italy.
  • Invited Lecture, “Popular Opinions in the Ottoman Empire: From Surveillance to Denunciation,” Oxford European Studies Seminars/Lectures, April 28, 2005, Oxford University, St. Antony’s College, England.
  • “City, Space, Surveillance: Considerations on 19th Century Ottoman Historiography,” Social History of Port Cities, January 23-26, 2004, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin / Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany.
  • “Public Opinion, Surveillance, and the Question of Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire,” The Beirut Conference on Public Spheres, October 22-24, 2004, the SSRC Program on the Middle East and North Africa and the Center for Behavioral Research at the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • “Balkan Nationalisms and the Ottoman Empire: Views from Istanbul Streets,” The Ottoman Empire and the Rise of Balkan Nationalisms, 1789-1832: Conflict of InterestsTransformation, Adaptation, University of Crete, December 13-14, 2003, Rethymnon, Greece. 
  • “Janissary-Esnaf Relations in Early Nineteenth-Century Istanbul,” the 35th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association of North America, November 17-21, 2001, San Francisco, USA.
  • “Coffeehouses and Spies: Popular Opinions in the Mid-nineteenth Century Ottoman Empire,” paper presented at Middle East History and Theory Workshop, October 31, 2001, University of Chicago.
  • The European and American Young Scholars' Summer Institute 2001/2002: Public Spheres and Muslim Identities, Berlin (Germany), July 15, 2001 to July 28, 2001 and Dartmouth College (USA), August 4, 2002 to August 17, 2002. Sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation/ the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, the Social Science Research Council (New York) and the institutes for advanced studies in Princeton (USA), Research Triangle Park (USA), Stanford (USA), Uppsala (S), and Wassenaar (NL).
  • “Artisans and Workers, ‘Guilds’ and Unions: Rethinking Labor History in the Ottoman 'Long Nineteenth Century’,” New York University, March 24-25, 2001, USA.
  • “Coffeehouses as Information Spheres: Rumor and Popular Opinions in Istanbul in the 1840s,” Cultural History Workshop, November 7, 2000, Department of History, Purdue University, USA.
  • “Ottoman State and Governmentality: Policing the Public Space (1790-1900)” the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association of North America, December 3-6, 1998, Chicago, USA.
  • “The World of Istanbul Coffeehouses and Public Baths: Sociability, Construction of Identities, and the Question of Public Sphere in 18th and 19th century Ottoman Empire,” Gendered (Re)Visions: Identity, Culture & Conflict in History, Graduate Student Conference, May 10-11, 1996, Binghamton University, USA.                                                                 
  • “Coffeehouses and Public Baths in Ottoman Society: Towards the Formation of a Public Sphere?,” the 11th Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference, April 26, 1996, University of Chicago, USA.
  • Participant at International Workshop on Human Rights, sponsored by Frederich Neumann Foundation of Germany, March 11-26, 1992, Lisbon, Portugal.   
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Levin Fellowship, SUNY Global Center, 2011.
  • Boğaziçi University, Excellence in Teaching Award, 2009.
  • Award for The European and American Young Scholars' Summer Institute 2001/2002: Public Spheres and Muslim Identities, Berlin (Germany), July 15, 2001 to July 28, 2001 and Dartmouth College (USA), August 4, 2002 to August 17, 2002. Sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation/ the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, the Social Science Research Council (New York) and the institutes for advanced studies in Princeton (USA), Research Triangle Park (USA), Stanford (USA), Uppsala (S), and Wassenaar (NL).
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, Binghamton University, 1997-1998.
  • Dissertation Research Fellowship, History Department, Binghamton University, Spring and Summer 1997.
  • Teaching Assistantship, Binghamton University, 1994-1999.