Institute for Mediterranean Studies
Antonis Anastasopoulos

Antonis Anastasopoulos

Associate Professor
Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete
Department of Ottoman History

Antonis Anastasopoulos, Collaborating Faculty Member of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FO.R.T.H., is tenured Assistant Professor of Ottoman History at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete, where he has been teaching since 1999. He studied History and Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He holds an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Cambridge. In January 2010 he was invited and taught a series of four seminars at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris, and, during the spring semester of the academic year 2015-2016, he was invited and taught Greek and Balkan History at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul through an Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation fellowship. He is a member of the governing directorate of the International Committee fορ Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies (CIÉPO), of the editorial board of Turkish Historical Review, and of the advisory board of The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage: Politics, Society and Economy series, published by Brill. He has edited or co-edited five volumes and has published more than 30 articles in academic journals, encyclopaedias and collective volumes. His main research interests concern the Ottoman provinces with an emphasis on political relations in the eighteenth century, the Islamic tombstones of the Ottoman period, and the history of water management.

Selected Publications