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Dr. Veruschka Wagner

Affiliated Researcher

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University of Bonn
Institute of Oriental and Asian Studies (IOA)
Department of Islamic Studies and Languages of the Middle East
Brühler Str. 7
D-53113 Bonn
veruschka.wagner[at]gmx.de

 

Current Position

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

Research

Veruschka Wagner 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.

Education

  • 2010–2015    Ph.D. Studies in Islamic Studies, Bonn International Graduate Schools Oriental and Asian Studies (BIGS-OAS),
                          Bonn University, Germany
  • 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, Germany

Academic Positions

  • 2016–2018    Lecturer at the Turkish-German University in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2008–2016    Research Associate, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2006–2008    Student Assistant, University of Bonn, Germany

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

Selected Publications

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