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Murat Cihan Yildiz

M.A. History, UCLA, 2009; B.A. magna cum laude History & Political Science, UCSD, 2005

Fax: 310-206-7833
E-mail: muratcihanyildiz@gmail.com

Field

Modern Middle Eastern History & Ottoman History

Research Interests

Murat's dissertation, "Strengthening Male Bodies and Building Robust Communities: Physical Culture in the Late Ottoman Empire," analyzes the relationship between male subject formation, corporeal reform, nation building, and communal and imperial identity. Specifically, it focuses on the development of a shared sports culture among upper and middle-class Muslims, Christians, and Jews of Istanbul during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Advisors

James Gelvin


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