Yusuf Karabicak


Raum 00-538


E-Mail: yukarabi@uni-mainz.de

Sprechstunde: nach Vereinbarung


Akademischer Lebenslauf

2007 – 2010: B.A., Department of History, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Turkey.

2010 – 2012: M.A, Department of History, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Turkey.

Thesis Title: “The Development of Ottoman Government’s Policies towards Greek Associations: 1860-1912”. Advisor: Vangelis Kechriotis.

2014 – 2020: Joint PhD/Cotutelle in History Department, McGill University & EHESS.

Thesis Title: “Local Patriots and Ecumenical Ottomans: The Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople in the Ottoman Configuration of Power, 1768 -1828” Supervisors: Anastassios Anastassiadis (McGill) / Nathalie Clayer (EHESS).


Crisis and Transformation of an Old Regime: Circulation of Ideologies and Institutions between Russian and Ottoman Empires, 1768-1774 (Part of Transottomanica DFG Priority program with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Kusber)


“Sultan’s Clergy: The Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople between Serbian communities and Ottoman Government, 1797‑1813,” Bulletin de correspondance hellénique moderne et contemporain, 2 (2020).

“Who were the rebellious Rum milleti? Ottoman attempts to define the rebels during the Greek War of Independence,” Studia Islamica 114/3 (2020), 316-354.

“Between Submission and Fidelity: Ottoman Muslim Elite’s Changing Perceptions of the Greek Orthodox Populations, 1770-1821,” Dimensioni e problemi della ricerca storica, 33/1 (2020), 89-111.

“‘Why would we be limberte?’ Liberté in the Ottoman Empire, 1792-1800,” TURCICA, 51 (2020), 219-253.



Age of Revolutions

State formation

Conceptual History

Southeastern Europe

Orthodox Patriarchate of Contantinople

18th century Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Diplomacy