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Dr. Stefano Taglia

Oddělení Blízkého východu


Telefon: 266052460

E-mail: taglia@orient.cas.cz



  • historie pozdní Osmanské říše (19. a počátek 20. století)
  • nacionalismus a menšiny na Blízkém východě
  • úloha náboženství ve společnosti



  • (2012) Ph.D. in Ottoman History, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London – Thesis: “The intellectual's dilemma: Ahmet Rıza and Mehmet Sabahettin on reform and the future of the Ottoman Empire.”
  • (2000) MA Middle East Area Study (SOAS)
  • (1997) BA International Affairs, John Cabot University



  • 2014 Oriental Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
  • 2013-2014 New York University on London (NYUL) – Lecturer in Middle Eastern history
  • 2013-2014 The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London – Lecturer in history of the Islamic world
  • 2010-2014 SOAS – Senior Teaching Fellow in the History of the Near and Middle East
  • 2009/2010 St. Mary’s University College – Visiting Lecturer in Ottoman history
  • 2008-2010 Birkbeck College – Sessional Lecturer in History of the Middle East



  • June 2014 Inaugural Colloquium of the Centre for Ottoman Studies, SOAS – speaker
  • February 2014 “Modern Turkey, the Middle East and the Ottoman Empire.” New York University in London Talking Points – speaker
  • March 2012 “Exiled Activists or Cosmopolitan Intellectuals? The Young Turk Opposition in Paris.” Modern Turkish Studies Programme, SOAS, London – speaker
  • 2011-12 Seminar Series Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, Turkish Cultural Centre in London – co-organiser
  • May 2011 “State, Society and Economy in the Modern Middle East,” London Middle East Institute – co-organiser of the Middle East PhD Students International Conference
  • July 2010 “Constructing the superiority of the Ottomans: Mehmet Sabahettin and his synthesis of Edmond Demolins.” World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) – organiser of panel and speaker
  • November 2008 “Late 19th Century Ottoman Press in Exile as a Political Tool against Sultan Abdulhamid II, the Experience of Mechveret Supplément Français.” Middle East Study Association (MESA), Washington DC – organiser of panel and speaker



  • Centre for Ottoman Studies, SOAS
  • London Middle East Institute (LMEI) at SOAS
  • Editor of Centre for Policy Analysis and Research on Turkey




Intellectuals and Reform in the Ottoman Empire: the Young Turks on the Challenges of Modernity. London, New York: Routledge, 2015.



  • "Ottomanism Then and Now: Historical and Contemporary Meanings," and "The Feasibility of Ottomanism as a Nationalist Project: the View of Albanian Young Turk Ismail Kemal," Die Welt des Islams 56, no. 3/4 (2016): 279-289/336-358.
  • “The Young Turks, intellectualism and their importance for Ottoman and Turkish History.” Turkish Area Study Group Review 20 (Autumn 2012).