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Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient
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Ottoman History, Security History, History of passports, History of Modern Turkey, Armenian History, State formation, History of Empires
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About Me

Dr. İlkay YILMAZ is an associate fellow in Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin. Her research specialisms are in the security policies of Ottoman Empire, Armenian Question, history of passports, administrative history of Ottoman Empire and Turkish Republic in the long nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, state formation and comparative empires. Her publications include Serseri, Anarşist ve Fesadın Peşinde, II. Abdülhamid Döneminde Güvenlik Politikaları Ekseninde Pasaport, Mürür Tezkeresi ve Otel Kayıtları, (Pursuit of Vagrant, Anarchist and Mischief: Internal Passports, Passports and Hotel Registers Through The Security Policies During the Abdulhamid II Era). She published “Propaganda By The Deed And Hotel Registration Regulations In The Late Ottoman Empire”, Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, vol.4 /1, 2017 and “The Ottoman State, Police Photographs and Anthropometry”, Journal of Photography, PhotoresearcherEuropean Society for History of Photography, no: 31, (2019):90-100.

Recent Publications

Her forthcoming article is “Governing the Armenian Question Through Passports in the Late Ottoman Empire (1876-1908)”, Journal of Historical Sociology, Vol 32/4 (2020).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Mediterranean, Middle East
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, Modern, 20th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Genocide, Law, Migration & Immigration, Military, Politics, Technology, Urban History, World War I