Ferenc Peter Csirkes Jr.


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Fields of Research

  • History of Iran
  • History of Central Asia
  • Ottoman History
  • Islamic Cultural History  
  • Turkish (Ottoman, Chaghatay and Azeri) Literature
  • Persian Literature
  • Islamic popular religion
  • Islamic Messianism
  • Sufism

Teaching experience

2014-             Research Associate, Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies, Tübingen University
2011-2013    Visiting Lecturer, Department of Medieval Studies and Source Language Teaching Group, Central European University, Budapest
2004-2005    Part-time lecturer of Turkish Language – University of Pécs, Institute of Geography, Asian Studies Program


PhD at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the University of Chicago (2010-)
MA in Middle Eastern History, The University of Chicago (2008)
MA in Iranian Studies, Eötvös Loránd University (2006)
MA in English Language and Literature, Eötvös Loránd University (2003)
MA in Turkic Philology, Eötvös Loránd University (1999)