Assistant Professor Nicole Immig

Short biographical note

Assistant Professor of Modern Greek History, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. Having studied European History, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies in Cologne/Germany, Salonica and Athens/Greece she received her M.A. at the University of Cologne/Germany focusing on the “Smyrna Issue in International Politics 1919-1923”. Her PhD-Thesis, finished at the Humboldt-University of Berlin, concentrated on Muslims in Greece in the timespan from 1878-1897 and their struggle between political and socioeconomic participation and emigration. This publication was awarded with the Price in Historical Migrations Studies 2014. From 2013 to 2016 she held a post-doctoral position within the interdisciplinary DFG-Graduate School 1412 “Cultural Orientations and Institutional Order in South-Eastern Europe” at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena. Here she focused on images and imaginations of Turks and Ottomans in Greece in the period from 1821-1930. Currently she is working on a project on a transnational history of the Balkan-Front in World War One. She has been granted several scholarships to conduct research in Greece, Turkey and the Balkans. She taught South-Eastern European History at the Universities of Jena and Giessen. Her main research interests are Visual History of the Balkans, History of Media and the Press, Historical Migrations, History of Tourism and Urban Studies.