Cevat Dargın, PhD
Postgraduate Research Associate
I am a Postgraduate Research Associate affiliated with the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. My field of research and teaching is modern Middle Eastern and North African history, with a specialization in the late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century transformations from empires to nation-states and their impact on borderlands and peoples in the peripheries.
2015 - 2021
Department of Near Eastern Studies, PhD
2012 - 2014
New York University
Department of Near Eastern Studies, MA
2010 - 2012
Brooklyn College, CUNY
Department of Political Science, MA
2001 - 2007
Department of Political Science and International Relations, BA
Background map illustrating "Armenia, Kurdistan and Upper Mesopotamia" by J.G. Taylor, the British "Consul for Kurdistan" circa 1866
Newspaper clipping from Turkish newspaper Kurun asking "What is the Dersim issue?" above a map of the region in which the new name of the province, Tunceli, is used along with Dersim (1937).