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  • The Ottoman Official Gazette Taqvim-i Veqayi, 1831: An Ottoman Annal in its Own Right” Turkish Language, Literature, and History: Travelers’ Tales, Sultans, and Scholars Since the Eighth Century. Eds. Bill Hickmann, Gary Leiser (2015), 191-207.
  • The Politics of Translation: Two Stories from the Turkish Ferec baʿde Şidde in Les mille et une nuit, contes arabes.” The Journal of Near Eastern Studies 74/2 (2015), 211-224.
  • Illuminating Ottoman CeremonialGod Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture. Eds. Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom (Yale, 2015), 282-307.
  • Evliya Çelebi’s Journey from Bursa to the Dardanelles and Edirne: From the Fifth Book of Seyahatname. Edited with an introduction, translation and annotations. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2013, 234 pp.
  • How distant is gurbet? Refik Halid’s representation of Arabs in Gurbet Hikayeleri — with a note on Ottoman and Turkish Orientalisms” Turkish Historical Review 4 (2013) 153–173.
  • The Challenge of Periodization: New Patterns in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Historiography.” Writing History at the Ottoman Court: Editing the Past, Fashioning the Future. Eds. Emine Fetvacı, Erdem Çıpa (Bloomington, 2013), 129-154.
  • Evliyâ Çelebi’s Perception of the New World.” Evliyâ Çelebi: Studies and Essays Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of his Birth. Editors Nuran Tezcan, et al. (Istanbul, 2012), 183-189.
  • “‘On the Tranquility and Repose of the Sultan’: The Construction of a Topos.” The Ottoman World. Ed. Christine Woodhead. (Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, 2012), 116-129
  • Seyahatname’deki Popüler Dinî Kitaplar.” Evliya Çelebi Seyahatnamesi’nin Yazılı Kaynakları. Ed. by Hakan Karateke and Hatice Aynur (Ankara, 2012), pp. 200-239.
  • with Cemal Kafadar. “Late Ottoman and Early Republican Turkish Historical Writing.” The Oxford History of Historical Writing; volume 4: 1800–1945. Eds. Stuart Macintyre, Juan Maiguashca, and Attila Pók (Oxford – New York, 2011), 559-577.
  • From Divine Ruler to Modern Monarch: The Ideal of the Ottoman Sultan in the Nineteenth Century.” Comparing Empires: Encounters and Transfers in the Long Nineteenth Century. Ed. by Jörn Leonhard and Ulrike von Hirschhausen (Göttingen, 2011), pp. 287-301.
  • Osmanlı Nesrinin Cumhuriyet Devrinde Algılanışı,” Nesrin İnşası. Düzyazıda Dil, Üslup ve Türler. Ed. Hatice Aynur, et. al. (Istanbul, 2010), 45-55.
  • Introduction” to An Ottoman Protocol Register, Containing Ceremonies from 1736 to 1808: BEO Sadaret Defterleri 350 in the Prime Ministry Ottoman State Archives, Istanbul. Edited with an introduction and annotations. London – Istanbul: Royal Asiatic Society and The Ottoman Bank Archive and Research Centre, 2007.
  • The Inauguration Ceremonies of the First Ottoman Parliament (19 March 1877).” 150. Yılında Dolmabahçe Sarayı Uluslararası Sempozyumu: Bildiriler. Edited by Kemal Kahraman. Istanbul, 2007. Pp. 34-40 [in Turkish].
  • Legitimizing the Ottoman Sultanate: A Framework for Historical Analysis,” Legitimizing the Order: The Ottoman Rhetoric of State Power. Edited by H.T. Karateke and M. Reinkowski. Leiden, 2005. Pp. 13-52.
  • Opium for the Subjects? Religiosity as a Legitimizing Factor for the Ottoman Sultan,” Legitimizing the Order: The Ottoman Rhetoric of State Power. Edited by H.T. Karateke and M. Reinkowski. Leiden, 2005. Pp. 111-129.
  • Who is the Next Ottoman Sultan? Attempts to Change the Rule of Succession During the Nineteenth Century.” Ottoman Reform and Muslim Regeneration: Studies in Honour of Butrus Abu-Manneh. Edited by Itzchak Weismann and Fruma Zachs. London – New York, 2005. Pp. 37-53.
  • Einige Bemerkungen zu den osmanischen Insignia Imperialia—insbesondere des 19. Jahrhunderts.” Scripta Ottomanica et Res Altaicae: Festschrift für Barbara Kellner-Heinkele zu ihrem 60. Geburtstag. Wiesbaden, 2002. Pp. 195-208.