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Dr. Veruschka Wagner

Affiliated Researcher

 

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn 

Institute of Oriental and Asian Studies 

Department of Islamic Studies and Languages of the Middle East 

Brühler str. 7 

53113 Bonn

E-Mail: veruschka.wagner[at]gmx.de 

Current Position:

Principal investigator of the German Research Foundation (DFG), University of Bonn

Education

2000–2008  Studies in Islamic Studies, Communications Studies and Phonetics

       Studies in Translation Studies (German, Turkish, Persian, Arabic)

       German as a Foreign Language, University of Bonn
                 

2010–2015  PhD Studies in Islamic Studies, Bonn University, Bonn International Graduate Schools – Oriental and
                       Asian Studies (BIGS-OAS)

Academic Positions

2006–2008    Student Assistant, University of Bonn

2008–2016    Research Associate, University of Bonn

2016–2018    Lecturer at the Turkish-German University in Istanbul

Participation in Centers, Scientific Associations, Collaborative Projects: 

Member of the Bonner Forum Osmanistik; Member of the Bonner Zentrum für Transkulturelle Narratologie/Bonn Center of Transcultural Narratology

Research:  

VW works on agency and mobility of slaves from the Black Sea Region in Istanbul in the 17th century. In her studies she focuses on the legal status of slaves, their integration into a particular community, and their role in that community.

2 books, 4 academic papers and 5 reviews

Selected Publications:

  •  „Mehmed Rauf’un Avrupa Seyahatnamesi’nin Değerlendirilmesi“, in: Güney-Doğu Avrupa Araştırılmaları Dergisi / The Journal for South-Eastern Studies (forthcoming). [Analyzing Mehmet Rauf’s Travelogue to Europe]
  •  „Şirmerd, Mosiye und Payidār - Sklaven im frühmodernen Istanbul, dokumentiert in den lokalen Gerichtsregistern“, in: Stephan Conermann (Hg.): Sklaverei in der Vormoderne. Beispiele aus außereuropäischen Gesellschaften [= Dhau. Jahrbuch für außereuropäische Geschichte / 2], St. Ingbert 2017, S. 83–98. [Şirmerd, Mosiye and Payidār - Slaves in premodern Istanbul as documented in the local court registers]
  • Imagologie der Fremde. Das Londonbild eines osmanischen Reisenden Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts, Göttingen 2016. [Imagology of the foreign land - The image of London of a mid-nineteenth century Ottoman traveler]
  • „Arbeitstechniken des Historikers – ein Blick auf ʿAbdurraḥmān Şerefs (gest. 1925) Methoden der Kompilationsarbeit“, in: Stephan Conermann (Hg.): Innovation oder Plagiat? Kompilationstechniken in der Vormoderne [Narratio Aliena? / 4], Berlin 2015, S. 23–74. [Working techniques of the historian – a look at the ʿAbdurraḥmān Şeref’s methods of compilation work]
  • Türkische Erinnerungsorte anhand von fünf ausgewählten Beispielen, Berlin 2008. [Turkish places of memory on the basis of five examples]
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