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Dr. des. Denise Klein

Member of the academic staff
Room: 03-06, Diether-von-Isenburg-Str. 9-11, 55116 Mainz (Besucheranschrift)
Phone: +49 6131 39 39485
Fax: +49 6131 39 35326

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Personal Details:

2014: PhD in History, University of Constance: "Historiography and Historical Culture in the Crimean Khanate (16th–18th Century)"; 2005: MA in Middle Eastern Studies, Economics, Intercultural Communication, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich; 2005–2007: research project on the Crimean Khanate funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation, Munich/Istanbul; 2008–2011: research assistant at the History Department, University of Constance; 2012–2013: research fellow at the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Istanbul; 2013–2014: visiting scholar in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University; since 2014: member of the academic staff at the Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz.

Research interests

Islamic and Turkish studies
Early modern Ottoman history
Social and urban history
Cultural and intellectual history
Historiography

Selected publications

Die osmanischen Ulema des 17. Jahrhunderts. Eine geschlossene Gesellschaft?, Berlin 2007.
(ed.) The Crimean Khanate between East and West (15th–18th Century), Wiesbaden 2012.
Zeichen und Wunder. Die Konversion der Goldenen Horde zum Islam im Blick ihrer Nachfahren (16.–18. Jahrhundert), in: Andreas Helmedach, Markus Koller, Konrad Petrovsky, Stefan Rohdewald (eds.), Das Osmanische Europa: Methoden und Perspektiven der Frühneuzeitforschung zu Südosteuropa, Leipzig 2014, 381–401.
"Das Chaos der Welt." Ein krimtatarischer Blick auf die Zeit um 1700, in: Yavuz Köse (ed.), Şehrâyîn: Die Welt der Osmanen, die Osmanen in der Welt. Wahrnehmungen, Begegnungen und Abgrenzungen, Wiesbaden 2012, 157–172.
The Sultan’s Envoys Speak: The Ego in 18th Century Sefâretnâmes on Russia, in: Ralf Elger, Yavuz Köse (eds.), Many Ways of Speaking About the Self: Middle Eastern Ego-Documents in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish (14th–20th Century), Wiesbaden 2010, 89–102.

Current research projects:

Migrants in Istanbul: Difference and Belonging in the Ottoman World, 16th-18th Century

This project focuses on the perceptions of self and other among Ottoman migrants in Istanbul from the 16th through the 18th century.