C.O. (Çiğdem) Oguz

Position:
  • PhD student
Expertise:
  • Turkish Studies


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2171
E-Mail: c.oguz@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SMES APT
Office Address: VERZENDING VIA PRIVE-ADRES




Research

Public Morality and the Ottoman Home Front during World War I

Supervisors: Prof. dr. E.J. Zürcher and prof. dr. Asim Karaomerlioglu (Bogazici University)

My research focuses on the public morality within the framework of the overall impact of the First World War on the social tissue of the Ottoman home front.

Fields of Interest

Social History of the First World War, Late Ottoman Era,  Early Turkish Republic

Education

2008-2011  M.A. Bogazici University, The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History / İstanbul TURKEY
2003-2008 B.A. Major Middle East Technical University, History Department / Ankara TURKEY

Publications

  • Book, Negotiating the Terms of Mercy: Petitions and Pardon Cases in the Hamidian Era. İstanbul: Libra Yayınevi, 2013. 
  • Article in English, The Pardons of the Hamidian Era: The Petitions and the State Policy, in T. McKenry, C. Bruun Thingholm (der.), Forgiveness. Philosophy, Psychology and the Arts, eBook, Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2013, pp. 67-76. 
  • Article in English, ‘Prostitution, War Profiteers and Crime on the Ottoman Home Front,’ in: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War, ed. by Ute Daniel, Peter Gatrell, Oliver Janz, Heather Jones, Jennifer Keene, Alan Kramer, and Bill Nasson, issued by Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, (forthcoming in 2015) 
  • Article in Turkish, ‘İsmail Onbaşı'nın Defteri: Kanal Harekatı'ndan Thayetmyo Esir Kampına,’ Toplumsal Tarih. Vol. 251, November 2014, pp. 44-49. 
    Article in Turkish, ‘Hayat Devam Ediyor mu? Birinci Dünya Savaşı’nda Eğlence Yerlerini ve İçeriğini Düzenleme Çabaları,’ Toplumsal Tarih. (forthcoming in 2015) 
  • Book review, ‘Kadınların Mülk ve Miras Edinmesi: Kemalist Aydınlanma ve İslami Sosyolojik Süreçler,’ Şule Toktaş & Mary Lou O’Neill, Turkish Studies. Vol. 16, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 138-141.
  • Translation, E.J. Zürcher. ‘Modern Türkiye Tarihinde Dönüm Noktaları ve Kaçırılan Fırsatlar: Olaylar Nerelerde Farklı Yöne Gidebilirdi?,’ Kebikeç. Vol..24, 2007.

Conference Presentations

  • Merhametin Koşullarını Müzakere Etmek: II. Abdülhamid Döneminde Af Talebi Arzuhalleri ve Aflar, Lisansüstü Sempozyumu Osmanlı ve Cumhuriyet Tarihi Araştırmaları, Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi, Istanbul, 14.05.2012. 
  • The Pardons of the Hamidian Era: The Petitions and the State Policy, Interdisciplinary Studies 4th Global Conference on Forgiveness, Mansfield College, Oxford, 11.07.2012. 
  • Pardoning the “Outlaws”: Legitimacy and Negotiation during the Hamidian Era, MESA 2013 Law and Legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire Conference Series, New Orleans, 10-13 October 2013. 
  • Merhamet ve Politika: II. Abdülhamid Dönemi Aflar ve Af Talepleri, ODTÜ 13. Ulusal Sosyal Bilimler Kongresi, Ankara, 4-6 December 2013.
  • Reshaping the Leisure Time: Public Morality and Entertainment Venues during First World War, Dark Histories: nighttime and nightlife in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Mediterranean, BIAA Workshop, 10.03.2015

Last Modified: 11-12-2015