Antonis Anastasopoulos is a historian of the Ottoman Empire. He is an Associate Professor of Ottoman history at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete, where he has been teaching since 1999. He is also a Collaborating Faculty member of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), with which he has been affiliated since 2001. He studied History and Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He completed his postgraduate studies (M.Phil.) and wrote his PhD dissertation entitled “Imperial Institutions and Local Communities: Ottoman Karaferye, 1758-1774” at the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Cambridge under the supervision of İ. Metin Kunt. In January 2010 he was invited and taught a series of four seminars at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, in Paris. During the spring semester of the academic year 2015-2016 he was invited and taught Greek and Balkan History at the Department of History of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, in the context of a position funded by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. He is Vice-President of CIÉPO (Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes), Editor-in-Chief of the journal Turkish Historical Review and a member of the International Advisory Committees of the journal Turcica and the book series The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage: Politics, Society and Economy (Brill). He has edited or co-edited five collective volumes and has published more than 40 articles in academic journals, edited volumes and academic encyclopaedias. His main research interests concern the Ottoman provinces with an emphasis on political relations in the eighteenth century, Islamic tombstones of the Ottoman period, and the history of water resources management.
Yannis Spyropoulos, Stefanos Poulios, and Antonis Anastasopoulos. “Çiftliks, Landed Elites, and Tax Allocation in Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Veroia”, European Journal of Turkish Studies, 30, 2020, 1-35.
A. Anastasopoulos και M. Sariyannis (eds), “Essays in Memory of Elizabeth A. Zachariadou”, Turkish Historical Review 11 (2020).
Antonis Anastasopoulos and Christos Kyriakopoulos, “Treating Hernias in Ottoman Crete (c. 1670–1760): The Legal Imprint of a Medical Procedure”, Social History of Medicine, 33/4 (2020), 1123-1142
Antonis Anastasopoulos, ‘Islamic gravestones of the Ottoman period from Crete', in Pavlina Karanastasi, Anastasia Tzigounaki, Christina Tsigonaki (eds), Archaeological work in Crete 4: proceedings of the 4th meeting. Rethymnon, 24-27 November 2016, vol. 1, Rethymno: Ministry of Culture, Ephorate of Antiquities of Rethymno, 2020, 395-405
Antonis Anastasopoulos, Stefanos Poulios, and Yannis Spyropoulos, “The Spread of Çiftliks (Large Estates) in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans: The Case of the District of Veroia”, in D.-C. Rogojanu and G. Boda (eds), History, Culture and Research, vol. 3, Târgovişte: Cetatea de Scaun, 2019, 90–109.
Antonis Anastasopoulos and Christos Kyriakopoulos, “Disease and death in Ottoman Crete: continuities and changes in social attitudes and state policy", in Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Cretan Studies. Heraklion, 21-25.9.2016, [Heraklion]: Society of Cretan Historical Studies – Historical Museum of Crete, 2018, pp.14