1 NURCIN ILERI (Turkey) (USA) EDUCATION Present. State University of New York, Department of History Binghamton, New York, Ph.D. Major Field: Middle East/Ottoman History Minor Field 1: 1 Urban History Minor Field 2: 2 History of Science and Technology Tentative Dissertation Title: Ordering Nocturne: Rationalization and Commodification of Nocturnal Time/Space in fin de siècle Istanbul Boğaziçi University, Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Istanbul, Turkey (Two years in the Ph.D. Program) Boğaziçi University, Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Istanbul, Turkey M.A Thesis: The Story of a Transition: The Organization and Reception of the Bergama Peasant Movement Boğaziçi University, Western Languages and Literature Department Istanbul, Turkey PUBLICATIONS Rule, Misconduct and Dysfunction: The Police Forces in Theory and Practice in fin de siècle Istanbul, in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, March 2014, forthcoming Delight or Disenchantment: History of Gas Illumination in the Late Istanbul, in A Tribute to Donald Quataert: History from Below, eds. Deniz Cenk Demir, Selim Karahasanoglu, Istanbul Bilgi University Press 2014, forthcoming Pangaltı Cinayeti, 1895: Katil Kim in Edebiyatımızın Üvey Evladı Polisiye, ed. Seval Şahin, İstanbul: Bağlam Yayınları, Kasım 2013,
2 Review Article, Rewriting the History of Port-Cities in the Light of Contemporary Global Capitalism, in New Perspectives on Turkey 47, November 2012, On Dokuzuncu Yüzyıl Sonu Sarhoş Polis Hikayeleri Toplumsal Tarih, no: 194, (Şubat 2010): ( Stories of Drunken Police Officers from the 19 th Century, Toplumsal Tarih, no:194, (February 2010): ) Ussama Makdisi, Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East in New Perspectives on Turkey, No. 41, 2009, Bergama Köylü Hareketi ve Sosyal Sorumluluk Projeleri: Altın Madeni Bergama da Neleri Değiştirdi? Arredamento Mimarlik, 2008, (Bergama Peasant Movement and Social Responsibility Projects: What did the gold mine change in Bergama? Arredamento Mimarlik, 2008.) "Bir Serginin Düşündürdükleri: 68'e Bugunden Bakmak," Mesele Kitap Dergisi, no: 10, Ekim 2007, ( What an Exhibition Makes You Feel: Looking to the 68s from Today Mesele Kitap Dergisi, no: 10, (October, 2007).)(coauthor: Mehmet Ertan) The Distraction and Glamour of Everyday Life in Siegfired Karacauer s The Salaried Masses and The Mass Ornament The Graduate Journal of Historical Studies in Turkey, 5, 2007: Franco Moretti nin Büyübozumu, Praksis, no: 15, Kasım 2006, ( The Disenchantment of Franco Moretti, Praksis, no: 15, (November, 2006). CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS Son Dönem Osmanlı Başkenti nde İstintaknamelere Göre Polis Hikayeleri Lisanüstü Sempozyumu: IV, Osmanlı ve Cumhuriyet Tarihi Araştırmaları Yıldız Üniversitesi, 13 Mayıs Maintainance or Subversion of Order: Policing the Police at the turn-of-thetwentieth century İstanbul 20 th CIEPO Symposium in Rethymno in Greece, 27 June- 1 July 2012 The Spectacle of Women Experiences on Istanbul Streets in fin de siècle Istanbul: Social-spatial Containment or Social-spatial Exclusion? 12 th International Congress
3 of Ottoman Social and Economic History (ICOSEH), Retz, Austria, July 2011 (coauthor: Seçil Yılmaz) Nocturnal Security in fin de siècle Istanbul, Public Space and Urban Experiences in Ottoman Cities, Tenth International Conference on Urban History City & Society in European History Ghent, 1st-4th September 2010 In-Between Legality and Criminality: The Stories of Drunken Policemen in fin de siècle Istanbul, Great Lakes Ottomanist Workshop - Journée d étude GÉTO Université du Québec à Montréal, March 2010 The Construction of Nocturnal Capital City of the Ottoman Empire at the 19 th century, Urban Affairs Association 39th Annual Meeting: Contesting and Sustaining the City: Neighborhood, Region, or World, Chicago, March 4 7, 2009 The Visibility and the Reception of Bergama Peasant Movement, The Fifth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, American University of Paris, Paris, July 18, 2007 The Illumination of Istanbul Streets at the Turn of the Century, Historical Continuities, Political Responsibilities: Unsettling Conceptual Blind-Spots in Ottoman and Turkish Studies, New York University and CUNY, New York, 6 May 2007 Kitle Medyası ve Bergama Köylü Hareketi nin Görünürlüğü, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi ve Siyasi İlimler Konferansı, 2006 Bergama Köylü Hareketinin Kültürel ve Ekonomik Dinamikleri, Kocaeli İşçi Filmleri Festivali, 2006 INVITED PANELS AND WORKSHOPS Pangaltı Cinayeti, 1895 in Geç Osmanlı Döneminde Arşiv Belgelerinde Suç Hikayeleri in Edebiyatımızın Üvey Evladı Polisiye organized by Mimar Sinan University and Yıldız Teknik University Turkish Languages and Literature Department, November Industrial Light and Its Influences on Istanbul Streets and Public Life during the Late Ottoman Period in lecture series `Reclaiming Istanbul: Public Spaces in Past and Present Orient-Institut Istanbul, 21 November, 2012
4 Artificial Lighting as a New Urban Technology: Lower Class Vice and Elite Fear in fin de siècle Istanbul to be presented in the Pre-Organized Panel Materiality of Social Transformation in Egypt and the Ottoman Empire, by Ceyda Karamürsel and Shebab Ismail in the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting 2011, Washington, USA (12/03/2011). FELLOWSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Doctoral Fellow, Istanbul Studies Center at Kadir Has University, September June 2014, Istanbul, Turkey The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Bodassaki Foundation Scholarship, , (Greek Language Learning Scholarship) Doctoral Fellow, Istanbul Research Institute, Turkey, September February 2013, Istanbul, Turkey Dubofsky Research Award, State University of New York at Binghamton, Dissertation Year Fellowship, State University of New York at Binghamton, Kramer Summer Research Grant, State University of New York at Binghamton, Alpha Theta Epsilon Chapter, Binghamton University Chapter, Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honors Society, Turkish Fellowship, American Research Institute in Turkey, st rank in Samsun, 110st in Turkey in Foreign Languages in the 2000 OSYM (National University Entrance Exam of Turkey) (out of approximately two hundred thousand people). PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE Committee Ottoman Search Committee, Binghamton University, Fall 2011
5 Guest Lecturer Son Dönem Osmanlı İstanbul unda Sokaklar, 7/5/2013, in Sosyal Tarih Okumaları, Spring 2013, Mimar Sinan University Osmanlı Devleti nde Kentleşme Çabaları, 11/7/2012, in Kent Sosyolojisi, Fall 2012, Beykent University Being a Researcher in the Prime Ministry Ottoman Archives,11/22/2011, in Social Research Methods (SOC 305) Fall 2011, Binghamton University Transformations in Urban Environment in fin de Siecle Istanbul, 10/26/2011, in World Environmental History (HIST 237) Fall 2011, Binghamton University Urban Technology in the Ottoman Empire, 03/03/2011, in Science and Technology in Modern World (HIST 238) Spring 2011, Binghamton University TA Experience,, State University of New York- Binghamton Modern World History (HIST 130A) Spring 2012 World Environmental History (HIST 237) Fall 2011 Science and Technology in Modern World (HIST 238) Spring 2011 Ancient Law and Society (HIST 300) Spring 2010 Modern American Civilization (HIST 104A) Fall 2009 Modern World History (HIST 130A) Spring 2009 Middle East since 1453 (HIST 121A) Fall 2008 Instructor/ / Research Assistanship Isik University, Department of Human and Social Sciences, Instructor for History of Modern Turkey (HIST 101), Fall 2013
6 Bogazici University, Department of Sociology, Instructor for Urban Sociology (SOC 224), Summer Isik University, Department of Human and Social Sciences, Instructor for History of Modern Turkey (HIST 101), Spring 2013 Bogazici University, Department of Sociology, Instructor for Urban Sociology (SOC 224), Summer Binghamton University, Department of History, Instructor for Comparative Cities: Disenchantment and Delight in the Modern World City (HIST 386H) Summer 2012 Bogazici University, Department of Sociology, Instructor for Urban Sociology (SOC 224), Summer Bogazici University Ataturk Institute, Instructor for History of Modern Turkey (HTR ) 312), Bogazici University International Relations Office, Erasmus Advisor, 2007 Boğaziçi University Atatürk Institute, Research Assistant, Projects 2013-: Osmanlı dan Cumhuriyet e Robert Kolej ve Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Tarihi. Head of Project: Cengiz Kırlı, Funding Institute: Bogazici University, Research Assistant 2005: Cumhuriyet Türkiye sinde Sosyal Güvenlik ve Sosyal Politikalar. Head of Project: Nadir Özbek, Funding Institute: Türkiye Ekonomik ve Toplumsal Tarih Vakfı; Emeklilik Gözetim Merkezi, Research Assistant Translations (From English and Turkish) Books: Franco Moretti, Modern Epik, agorakitaplığı, with Mehmet Şahin, September Franco Moretti, Edebiyat Tarihi İçin Soyut Modeller, agorakitaplığı, August Julian Bell, Dünyanın Aynası: Sanat Tarihi, NTV Yayınları, with U.
7 Ceren Ünlü, November Articles: Emad El-Din Aysha, Amerikanlaştırmanın Sınırları ve Çelişkileri, Socialist Register, Alaz Yay. Elizabeth Terray, Başörtüsü Histerisi, New Left Review Türkiye Seçkisi, agorakitaplığı, Franco Moretti, Edebiyat Tarihi İçin Soyut Modeller: Grafikler, Haritalar, Secereler, New Left Review Türkiye Seçkisi, agorakitaplığı, Franco Moretti, Başlangıcın Sonu: Christopher Prendergast a Cevap, New Left Review Türkiye Seçkisi, agorakitaplığı, LANGUAGES Turkish, native speaker English, Fluent, Reading, Writing and Speaking Ottoman Turkish, Fluent Reading French, Intermediate, Reading, Writing, and Speaking Spanish, Intermediate, Reading, Writing, and Speaking OTHER WORK EXPERIENCES Docent in Context Travel, see Ardıl Çeviri, PR ve İletişim Danışmanlığı Şirketi, Gayrettepe, İstanbul, (Consecutive Translation, PR and Communication Consulting Agency, Gayrettepe, Istanbul, ) PERSONAL INTERESTS World Music (Amateur musician, performer of World Ethnic and Folk Music)