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Dr. İlkay Yılmaz

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Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut

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Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut
Koserstr. 20
Raum Flachbau Koserstraße
14195 Berlin

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Profile

İlkay Yılmaz is Einstein guest researcher at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut at the Freie Universität Berlin and a research fellow at “Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe” (EUME) in 2020-21. She was a research fellow at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (Berlin) in 2010-11 and in 2017-19. She was working as an assistant professor at Istanbul University from 2014 to 2016; she also worked as a research assistant at Istanbul University in 2005-2013 during her Master and Ph.D. studies. She was a visiting Ph.D. candidate at Leiden University in 2009-2010 with TUBITAK scholarship. She conducted research on passport history, inter-imperial collaboration on policing, public order, state formation, security history and history of violence in the Ottoman Empire during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Teaching

2018     State Formation and Empire: State and Society in the Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Empire (Humboldt University, M.A.-spring)

2016     Theories of State (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, Ph.D.-fall)

Security, Violence and Sovereignty (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, M.A.-fall)

Political Institutions in Turkey (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, B.A.-fall)

History of Political Thought (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, BA-spring)

Administrative History of Turkey (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, B.A.-spring)

2015     Theories of State (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, Ph.D.-fall)

Security, Violence and Sovereignty (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, M.A.-fall)

Political Institutions in Turkey (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, B.A.-fall)                

2014     Administrative History of Turkey (Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science, B.A.-spring)

Research

Ilkay Yılmaz's research interests are in the field of security history in the late Ottoman Empire, with special interest on cartography, history of registration, gendarmerie, political geography, colonialism/internal colonialism, impunity regimes, inter-imperial knowledge exchange and violence. Her dissertation, which was published, mainly focused on anti-anarchism and passport regime in the Ottoman Empire.

Yılmaz also made a field research on memory politics and practices in Istanbul and in Budapest comparing Erdogan’s and Orban's policies on history and memory.

Yılmaz's new project focuses on district governance and the security regime during the late Ottoman Empire. This research is mainly investigating the interplay between European colonialism and internal colonialism of Ottoman Empire focusing on administrative divisions, gendarmerie and security infrastructures.

Publications

For more on my publications, see my Academia site

https://zmo.academia.edu/ilkayyilmaz

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