Ali Bayindir

PhD candidate in History at the University of Dundee, UK

Ali Bayindir (BA History, Harran University; MBA Cardiff Metropolitan University) is a final year PhD candidate in History at the University of Dundee, UK.

His research is based on the Ottoman and British archives and it focuses on Ottoman relations with Britain and France. Ali is currently writing up his thesis on Trade, Diplomacy and Transformation between 1757 and 1808. He has extensive experience of archival research in Turkey (Ottoman archives) and the UK (British Library, National Archives, Guildhall Archives, at Goldsmith, London Metropolitan, LSE, SOAS and various local libraries and archives) as well as experience of delivering workshops on Ottoman and Middle East studies and presenting papers at international conferences. Ali Bayindir will share his experience of  using the UK archives and libraries and developing a productive research methodology applied to the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East Studies. 


Latest News

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

Gender and The Law Conference Proceedings Published

The e-book brings together selected full-length papers, edited by Sibel Safi and Eda Aycan Aras, from the presentations of the conference, offering different perspectives and studies on gender and law-related issues.


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

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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.

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