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Dr Murat R. Şiviloğlu

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Middle Eastern History


Murat holds a PhD degree in History from the University of Cambridge. His dissertation was published by Cambridge University Press as a monograph entitled ‘Emergence of Public Opinion: State and Scoiety in the Late Ottoman Empire’ in 2018.

His research focuses on the social and intellectual history of the Ottoman Empire during the nineteenth century. He is currently working on a new book project, ‘Murder in the Harem: Life, Trial and Death of Emine Hanim’, which is going to be published by Indiana University Press.