Dr Marios Hadjianastasis
Historian of the Ottoman Empire, the early modern Mediterranean and global history and an academic practice advisor at the Centre for Learning and Academic Development (CLAD) at the University of Birmingham
Dr Hadjianastasis has PhD in Ottoman History from University of Birmingham (Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies). His doctoral research at Birmingham focused on aspects of social and economic history of Ottoman Cyprus in the seventeenth century. He has since engaged in research and teaching on topics ranging from the early modern Ottoman Empire, Venice, trade, travel, military history, early modern identity and nationalist historiography.
In the past Dr Hadjianastasis worked as a teaching fellow at the University of Crete and the University of Birmingham. He also worked as a learning skills specialist and a learning technology consultant in the College of Arts and Law.
His current historical research focuses on topics of Mediterranean navigation and military history. Dr Hadjianastasis is also researching early modern Mediterranean identity, and especially aspects of fluidity and fixity within the boundaries and liminal spaces of empires.
Please see Dr Hadjianastasis’ personal website for further information.
A great opportunity to explore the Tower of London and learn about some of the most famous parts of British history including the monarchy, religion and how British culture has become what it is now.
We will see the musical show The Lion King to explore and experience the stage and performing arts culture in the UK.
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.