Previous work of the research team related to the GHOST project

  • M. Sariyannis, “Of Ottoman Ghosts, Vampires and Sorcerers: An Old Discussion Disinterred”, Archivum Ottomanicum 30 (2013), 195-220.
  • M. Sariyannis, “Ajâ’ib ve gharâ’ib: Ottoman collections of mirabilia and perceptions of the supernatural”, Der Islam 92/2 (2015), 442-467.
  • M. Sariyannis, “The Dead, the Spirits, and the Living: On Ottoman Ghost Stories”, Journal of Turkish Studies / Türklük Bilgisi Araştırmaları 44 (2015) [Çekirge Budu: Festschrift in Honor of Robert Dankoff], 373-390.
  • Aslı Niyazioğlu, Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul: A Seventeenth Century Biographer’s Perspective (Routledge, 2017) https://www.routledge.com/Dreams-and-Lives-in-Ottoman-Istanbul-A-Seventeenth-Century-Biographers/Niyazioglu/p/book/9780367881450
  • Feray Coşkun, “An Ottoman Preacher’s Perception of a Medieval Cosmography: Mahmûd al-Hatîb’s Translation of Kharîdat al-‘Ajâ’ib wa Farîdat al-Gharâ’ib”, Al-Masâq 23/1 (2011), pp. 53-66.
  • Harun Küçük, “Early Modern Ottoman Science: A New Materialist Framework,” Journal of Early Modern History 21 (2017): 407-419.
  • Harun Küçük, “The Copernican Rhetoric of Ibrahim Müteferrika,” in Sietske Fransen, Niall Hodson and Karl Enenkel eds.  Translating Early Modern Science, Leiden: Brill, 2017, 258-285.
  • Harun Küçük, “New Medicine and the Hikmet-i Tabi’iyye Problematic in Eighteenth Century Istanbul,” in Tzvi Langermann and Robert Morrison, eds. Texts in Transit in the Medieval Mediterranean. University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 2016; pp. 222-242.
  • Ethan L. Menchinger, “Freewill, Predestination, and the Fate of the Ottoman Empire”, Journal of the History of Ideas 77/3 (2016), 445-466.
  • A. T. Şen, « Reading the Stars at the Ottoman Court: Bâyezîd II (r. 886/1481-918/1512) and his Celestial Interests », Arabica 64 (2017), p. 557-608.
  • A. T. Şen, « Practicing Astral Magic in Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Istanbul: A Treatise on Talismans Attributed to Ibn Kemāl », Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft (2017), p. 66-88.

Work done during the GHOST project

Aca’ib: Occasional Papers on the Ottoman Perceptions of the Supernatural