Rethinking European–Ottoman Encounters: A Brief Reading List

Yesterday, along with Senem Aydın-Düzgit, I had the opportunity to take part in an online lecture on the history of Euro–Ottoman relations, and the importance of that encounter for the development of the modern states-system and capitalism. This was part of an excellent lecture series on “Decolonising Europe in International Politics”, convened by Beste İşleyen and Tasniem Anwar at the University of Amsterdam’s Centre for European Studies.

As many attendees asked for full references of the works I mentioned throughout my talk, I thought it’d be a good idea to compile a brief bibliography. The following list is limited to the works that I specifically highlighted during the discussion:

If you are interested in checking out what I have published on these topics so far, you can click on the following links to access my articles in the European Journal of International Relations, Review of International Studies, and Capital & Class.

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Cemal Burak Tansel
Lecturer in International Politics

I teach and write about the political economy of capitalist development.