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Yigit Akin
Assistant Professor
Hebert 215A


PhD, Ohio State, 2011


Selected Publications

Gürbüz ve Yavuz Evlatlar: Erken Cumhuriyette Beden Terbiyesi ve Spor [Robust and Vigorous Children: Physical Education and Sports in Early Republican Turkey]
          2005 Winner Distinguished Young Social Scientist Award by the Turkish Social Science Association

Articles and Book Chapters

"Seferberlik: Building Up the Ottoman Home Front," in World War I and the End of the Ottomans: From the Balkan Wars to the Armenian Genocide, eds. Hans-Lukas Kieser, Kerem Oktem, and Maurus Reinkowski (I.B. Tauris, 2015), 54-73.

"War, Women, and the State:  The Politics of Sacrifice in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War," Journal of Women's History 29, no. 3 (2014): 12-35.

"Reconsidering State, Party, and Society in Early Republican Turkey:  Politics of Petitioning," International Journal Of Middle East Studies 39, no. 3 (2007): 435-457.

"The Dynamics of Working class Politics in Early Republican Turkey:  Language, Identity, and Experience," International Review of Social History 54, no 17S (2009): 167-188.