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Didem Yerli

PhD candidate

Drs. D. Yerli
+31 71 527 2171

Didem Yerli is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Area Studies.

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Didem Yerli is a doctoral researcher at Leiden University, and instructor at Delft University of Technology. Her doctoral research focuses on spatial relations and urban culture in the Mediterranean cities: Constantinople, Salonica, Smyrna (1830-1923). She holds a bachelor degree in sociology from Galatasaray University and a master degree from Sabancı University. Didem’s current research focus on the social transition of the port cities, urban studies, spatial sociology and water heritage. Since January 2022, she is working as a post-doctoral researcher of Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Universities initiative PortCityFutures, at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology.

PhD candidate

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies


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