education and training

education

PhD in Medieval Studies, Institute for Medieval Studies, School of History, University of Leeds, UK (Oct 2011 – May 2016)

PhD Thesis: “Transmission and Adaptation of the Trojan Narrative in Frankish History between the Sixth and Tenth Centuries.” Supervisors: Professor Ian N. Wood, Dr William T. Flynn [open access]

MA in Medieval Studies, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (Sep 2002 – Nov 2003)

MA Thesis: “MS 100 in the Brotherton Collection of Leeds University Library: Trojan Descent in the Late Medieval Genealogical History Roll.” Supervisor: Dr Catherine Batt [PDF]

BA in Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, İstanbul Bilgi University, Turkey (Oct 1996 – Jun 2001)

BA Thesis: “ ‘A souerayne chastyte’: Zenobia as Metaphor of the Educated Woman in Pizan and Elyot, with Excursions into Boccaccio, Chaucer, Erasmus.” Supervisor: Assistant Professor Deniz Şengel [PDF]

specialist and transferable skills training

  • Identifying and Recording Bookbinding Structures of the Eastern Mediterranean, Ligatus Summer School 2021, Ligatus Research Centre, University of the Arts London, UK and Saint Catherine Foundation (by Georgios Boudalis and Athanasios Velios), Sep – Oct 2021 (five days)
  • European Bookbinding, 1450-1830, Ligatus Summer School 2021, Ligatus Research Centre, University of the Arts London, UK and Saint Catherine Foundation (by Nicholas Pickwoad), Sep 2021 (five days)
  • Software Carpentry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA (by Elizabeth Everman, Jamene Brooks-Kieffer, Matt Deakyne), Jul – Aug 2020
  • Recovering Hard to Read Texts in Medieval Manuscript Images, The Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA (by Bill Endres), Apr 2020
  • Digital Scholarly Editions: Manuscripts, Texts and TEI Encoding (by Marjorie Burghart and Elena Pierazzo), Mar – May 2020
  • Public Data 4 Social Justice, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA, Mar 2020
  • Humanist Computer Interaction, University of Edinburgh, UK. Organised by Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany, Jun 2019 (two days)
  • An Intensive Introduction to Markup and the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by James Cummings), Feb 2016 (one day)
  • Digital Scholarly Editing for Medievalists, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by Elena Pierazzo), May 2015 (two days)
  • Fundamentals of Text Encoding and Medieval Manuscripts, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by Matthew James Driscoll), Mar 2015 (two days)
  • Fundamentals of GIS and Online Map-Making, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by Vincent Hiribarren), Feb 2015 (one day)
  • Digital Imaging for Medievalists, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by Tony Harris), Feb 2015 (one day)
  • Fundamentals of Quantitative Narrative Analysis, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by Hervin Fernández-Aceves), Jan 2015 (one day)
  • Training School in Text Encoding for Codicology, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Organised by Medioevo Europeo: Medieval Studies and Technological Resources), Apr – May 2013 (five days)
  • Effective Teaching and Learning, School of History, University of Leeds, UK, Sep – Oct 2013 (two one-day workshops)
  • Virtual Modelling, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, UK (by Anthony Masinton), Nov 2012 (one day)
  • Small Group Teaching, School of History, University of Leeds, UK, Sep – Nov 2012 (three one-day workshops)
  • Apprenticeship, Sakıp Sabancı Museum Restoration and Conservation Center, İstanbul, Turkey (Restoration of Medieval Artefacts and Documents Under the Guidance of Father Pavlos Konstantinos Politis from the Restaurateurs sans Frontieres/Restorers Without Borders), Jul – Aug 2001 (eight weeks)
  • International Summer School in Turkish History and Cultural Studies, İstanbul, Turkey (Organised by St. John Fisher College, USA and İstanbul Bilgi University, Turkey), Jul 2000 (two weeks)