Dr Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay

Associate Professor in Islamic Art and Architecture at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson College

Dr Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay is currently an Associate Professor in Islamic Art and Architecture at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson College.

Her research interests include the late medieval and early modern Islamic architecture; illustrated manuscripts; Sufi shrines; hagiography and historiography. Prof.  Yürekli-Görkay’s forthcoming publications include 'Sufi Shrines under the Ottomans',  in The Cambridge World History of Religious Architecture, ed. R. Etlin et al (Cambridge University Press) as well as 'Architectural Patronage and the Rise of the Ottomans', in The Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, ed. G. Necipoğlu and B. Flood, Volume II: From the Mongols to Modernism (Wiley–Blackwell).   Prof. Yürekli-Görkay has co-authored and/or edited a number of publications related to the Ottoman Studies. 

Forthcoming Events


British Engagement Programme for Displaced Children

British Engagement Project for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-informal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, refugees, forced migrants) families children, aged between 11-16.


6th LCSS PhD Methodology Conference

An opportunity for PhD and early-career researchers from diverse social science and humanities disciplines to meet and share their research experiences.

Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis

LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.

LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August

International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy

On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.

UK Registered Charity No: 1119299

Copyright © London Centre for Social Studies 2018.