Gara Eleni

Assistant Professor (tenured)

Academic field: History of the Balkans, 15th-18th centuries

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Eleni Gara studied History and Archaeology at the University of Athens. She did post-graduate studies at the University of Vienna’s Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies and at the Institute for Oriental Studies, and earned her PhD degree from the University of Vienna in 2001. She was the Hannah Seeger Davis post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University’s Program in Hellenic Studies for the academic year 2001-02. She is a member of the Comité International d’Études Pré-ottomanes et Ottomanes, the Turkish Studies Association and the Etaireia Meletes Neou Ellenismou, and a member of the scientific advisory board of the project Historiography in Ottoman Europe (Ruhr-University Bochum). Her research and teaching activity focuses on the social history of the Ottoman Balkans and the Greek world in the early modern times. Her publications include a book on interreligious relations, an edited volume on popular protest and political participation, and articles on various topics of early modern Ottoman social and economic history.

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Undergraduate Courses

W/S-020 Sources for the History of the Ottoman Balkans
specialised general knowledge
H-240 State and society in the Greek-Ottoman world, 1770-1821
special background
H-233 Islam and christianity in the early modern times
special background, specialised general knowledge

Graduate Courses

CHC-3 Socio-economic transformation: The crisis of the 17th century and the transformation of the Ottoman world
MA in Crisis and Historical Change

Courses taught

H-232 The Balkan Slavs, 15th-18th centuries (elective course)
H-233 Islam and Christianity in the early modern times (elective course)
H-237 Everyday life in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean, 15th-18th centuries (elective course)
W/S-016 The Ottoman sharia court (elective seminar)
W/S-020 Sources for the history of the Ottoman Balkans (elective seminar)
W/S-054 Travel and travelers in the Ottoman realm (elective seminar)
W/S-069 Greek History in European Perspective (elective seminar taught jointly)

Undergraduate

W/S-020 Sources for the History of the Ottoman Balkans
specialised general knowledge
H-240 State and society in the Greek-Ottoman world, 1770-1821
special background
H-233 Islam and christianity in the early modern times
special background, specialised general knowledge

Postgraduate Courses

CHC-3 Socio-economic transformation: The crisis of the 17th century and the transformation of the Ottoman world
Gara Eleni