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Erdem İdil

Erdem İdil
University of Toronto
Intimate Histories of the Ottoman and Venetian Empires in Early Modern Istanbul: Trans-Imperial Texts, Spaces, and Networks, 1670–1770

Erdem İdil is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. Before coming to Toronto, he completed a BA in Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul University and an MA in History at Boğaziçi University.

The research he will be undertaking during his residency at ANAMED focuses on the intimate histories of the Ottoman and Venetian Empires with an emphasis on texts, spaces, and networks in eighteenth-century Istanbul. Erdem’s research interests include the early modern Mediterranean, historical anthropology, and social histories of space, food, and disease.