Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky

External Faculty Fellow
Department of Global Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky is Assistant Professor of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a historian of migration in the Middle East, Russia, and Eastern Europe, and author of Empire of Refugees: North Caucasian Muslims and the Late Ottoman State (Stanford University Press, 2024). His current research focuses on Muslim diasporas, nation-making, ethnic cleansing, and international law.

SHC Project

Global Hijra: Muslim Refugee Migration since 1850

Publications and Projects

Empire of Refugees: North Caucasian Muslims and the Late Ottoman State. Stanford University Press, 2024.

“Ottoman and Egyptian Quarantines and European Debates on Plague in the 1830s–1840s.” Past & Present 253 (2021): 235–70.

“Becoming Armenian: Religious Conversions in the Late Imperial South Caucasus.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 63, no. 1 (2021): 242–72.

“Circassian Refugees and the Making of Amman, 1878–1914.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 49, no. 4 (2017): 605–23.

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