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Vefa Erginbas


Photo of faculty memberAssistant Professor

Contact Information:
Ruane Center for the Humanities 136


Ph.D. - History; The Ohio State University

Selected Publications:

Erginbas, Vefa. (2013). Enlightenment in the Ottoman Context: Ibrahim Muteferrika and his Intellectual Landscape. Leiden; Boston: Brill.

Recent Presentations:

Erginbas, Vefa., 11th Great Lakes Ottomanist Workshop (GLOW) , SUNY-Oswego, " “Ottoman Universal Histories: What do they tell us about the Ottomans’ view of the world,”". May, 2015.

Erginbas, Vefa., Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, , Wasghington, DC, " “Ottoman Sunnism Contested: Ahl al-baytism in Ottoman historical writing to 1650,” ". November, 2014.

Erginbas, Vefa., Ciepo-21, 21st Symposium of the Comite International Des Etudes Pre-Ottomanes Et Ottomanes (Ciepo) , Budapest, Hungary, " “Problematizing Ottoman Sunnism: Ahl al-baytism in Ottoman historical writing, 1300-1700". October, 2014.

Erginbas, Vefa., Turkish Studies Workshop, Buffalo, NY, "Paper: Were the Ottomans Zealot Sunnis? Perspectives from Ottoman Historical Writing to Mid-17th Century". March, 2014.