Hiperboreea welcomes Ali Yaycıoğlu as a new Editorial Board member!
Ali Yaycıoğlu is Associate Professor of Ottoman and Middle East History at Stanford University and the Director of Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. He deals with the history of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. His research centers on economic, political and legal institutions and practices as well as social and cultural life in southeastern Europe and the Middle East during the Ottoman Empire. Ali Yaycıoğlu also has a research agenda on how people imagined, represented and recorded property, territory, and nature in early periods. He is the supervisor of a digital history project, Mapping Ottoman Epirus, housed in Stanford’s Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA).