PhD candidate in History at the University of Dundee, UK
Ali Bayindir (BA History, Harran University; MBA Cardiff Metropolitan University) is a final year PhD candidate in History at the University of Dundee, UK.
His research is based on the Ottoman and British archives and it focuses on Ottoman relations with Britain and France. Ali is currently writing up his thesis on Trade, Diplomacy and Transformation between 1757 and 1808. He has extensive experience of archival research in Turkey (Ottoman archives) and the UK (British Library, National Archives, Guildhall Archives, at Goldsmith, London Metropolitan, LSE, SOAS and various local libraries and archives) as well as experience of delivering workshops on Ottoman and Middle East studies and presenting papers at international conferences. Ali Bayindir will share his experience of using the UK archives and libraries and developing a productive research methodology applied to the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East Studies.
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.