Dr Christiane Czygan was trained in Ottoman Studies by Petra Kappert (Hamburg) and Orhan Şaik... mehr
Dr Christiane Czygan was trained in Ottoman Studies by Petra Kappert (Hamburg) and Orhan Şaik Gökyay (Istanbul). She received her MA in Turkish Studies, History, and French Literature at the University of Hamburg, where she taught Ottoman History and Literature. Her PhD thesis, How to Rule the State: Young Ottoman Intellectuals and their Concepts in the Journal Hürriyet. (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz 2012) appeared in German. She published numerous articles on Ottoman intellectuals, and premodern Ottoman poetry. Her research interests lay in Ottoman history and literature and she focuses on the history of the press, ruler poetry and premodern rule. Czygan currently teaches at the Federal Forces University of Munich.