Bodossaki Lectures on Demand

Mignon Laurent

Lectrer in Tuurkish, University of Oxford


Dr Laurent Mignon is University Lectrer in Tuurkish at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Saint Antony’s College. His research interests include modern Turkish literature and intellectual history, minority literature, socialist literature, biblical themes in Turkish literature and modern Jewish intellectual history. He is currently working on the emergence of Judeo-Turkish literature in the nineteenth century and on an alternative history of modern Turkish literature. From 2002 to 2011 he taught nineteenth- and twentieth-century Turkish literature and comparative Arabic and Turkish literature at Bilkent University in Ankara.