Research Title: Empire of Exile: Mapping Sedition, Sürgün, and Transformation in Ottoman History
Dr. Can is an Associate Professor of History at The City College of New York, CUNY and CUNY Graduate Center. She received her PhD from New York University and specializes in late Ottoman history, with a focus on migration and imperial belonging and identity. She is the author of Spiritual Subjects: Central Asian Pilgrims and the Ottoman Hajj at the End of Empire (Stanford University Press, 2020) and co-editor, with Michael Christopher Low, Kent Schull, and Robert Zens, of The Subjects of Ottoman International Law (Indiana University Press, 2020). Dr. Can has received numerous grants to pursue research and writing, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Social Science Research Council, the NYU Remarque Institute, and Fulbright-Hays. As an ANAMED SeniorFellow, sheis undertakingresearchfor her new book project, “Empire of Exile.” In this study, Dr. Can explores how theOttoman state definedandpunisheddifferenttypes of treason, andreconstructsthespatiallogic of wherepeople deemed as threats to the state were banished, while also looking at the empire from the perspective of those exiled to its continually evolving margins.
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