Somel, Selçuk Aksin 1961-

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Somel, Selçuk Akşin 1961-
(Selcuk Aksin Somel)


PERSONAL:

Born December 24, 1961, in Ankara, Turkey; son of Nurettin (a civil servant) and Frengis Sacit; married Tezer Makal (in international relations), 1984; children: Turna. Ethnicity: "Turkish." Education: Ankara University, B.A., 1983; Bog? aziçi University, M.A., 1987; University of Bamberg, Ph.D., 1993.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Ig? rip Sovak 33/8, Fenerbahçe 34726 Kadiköy-Istanbul, Turkey. Office—Sabanci University, Fass 34956 Orhanli Tuzla-Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer and educator. Bog?aziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, research assistant, 1986-88; University of Freiburg, Freiburg, West Germany (now Germany), instructor, 1988-91; University of Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey, assistant professor, 1993-2002, acting department chair, 1993-99, codirector of Institute of Economic and Social Sciences, 1997-2002; Sabanci University, Istanbul, assistant professor, 2002—.

WRITINGS:


Das Grundschulwesen in den Provinzen des Osmanischen Reiches Während der Herrschaftsperiode Abdu_lhamid II (1876-1908), Hänsel-Hohenhausen Verlag (Frankfurt, Germany), 1995.

The Modernization of Public Education in the Ottoman Empire, 1839-1908, Brill Academic Publishers (Boston, MA), 2001.

Historical Dictionary of the Ottoman Empire, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2003.

Member of editorial board of the journals Tarihve Toplum and Toplumsal Tarih.