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.