FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF HISTORY


Assist. Prof. Dr. Selçuk Dursun

 

 

Contact

 

Social Sciences Building, #Z-30
+90 312 210 50 06
dselcuk(at)metu.edu.tr

 

Education

 

Ph. D., Sabancı University, 2007

M. A., Sabancı University, 2001

 

 

 

Areas of Interest

 

Environmental and ecological history in global perspective; population and demography; economic and social history of Europe; nature and environment in Ottoman and Turkish history; forests, fisheries, and common resource use; forestry from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century; history of economic thought

 

 

 

Courses

 

HIST 107 Ottoman Turkish I

HIST 108 Ottoman Turkish II

HIST 207 Ottoman Paleography and Diplomatics I

HIST 208 Ottoman Paleography and Diplomatics II

HIST 490 Exploring Environmental History

 

 

 

Selected Publications

 

“Procreation, Family and ‘Progress’: Administrative and Economic Aspects of Ottoman Population Policies in the 19th Century,” History of the Family 16: 2 (2011), 160-171.


“A Call for an Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey: Reflections on the Fourth ESEH Conference,” New Perspectives on Turkey 37 (Fall 2007): 211-222.