Rositsa Gradeva


Ph.D., History, Institute of Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1989
M.A., History, Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1981
B.A., English Philology, Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1981

Teaching Interests

Balkan history, 14th-20th centuries; Ottoman history; cultural and economic institutions in the Ottoman world; religious communities in the Balkans; the Eastern question; Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Ottoman empire; women in Islam; History of Islam

Research Interests

Ottoman and Balkan history, Ottoman legal institutions; non-Muslims and their communal and religious institutions in the Ottoman empire; everyday life; administrative and military institutions in the Ottoman Balkans; Islam and Muslim communities in the Balkans

List of Selected Publications

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