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Timur Hammond is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He received his PhD and MA in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles (2016, 2010), and his BA in English/Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2005). Prior to joining the faculty at Syracuse University, he worked in the Department of Geography at the University of Vermont. Trained as an urban and cultural geographer, his research draws on archival and ethnographic methods to explore the intersection between urban experience and religious belief in 20th century Turkey, with a particular focus on the Istanbul district of Eyüp. His research has been supported by a number of institutions, including the American Research Institute in Turkey, the Institute of Turkish Studies, and the Fulbright-IIE. He is currently in the process of preparing a book manuscript tentatively titled Placing Islam in Istanbul: Urban Life, Politics, and the Changing Landscapes of Belief.

He teaches a range of courses, including undergraduate lectures in Human Geography and Society and the Environment, upper-division courses in Urban Geography, Geography of the Middle East, the Geography of Religion, the Geography of Memory, and graduate seminars in Cultural and Urban Geography.

Research Interests

  • Turkey
  • Islam
  • cultural geography
  • urban geography
  • material culture
  • Middle East
  • geopolitics
  • landscape

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Research Output

Book Review: Istanbul, city of the fearless: urban activism, coup d’etat, and memory in Turkey

Hammond, T., 2020, In : Turkish Studies. 3 p.

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  • Papering, arranging, and depositing: Learning from working with an Istanbul archive

    Hammond, T., Mar 1 2020, In : Area. 52, 1, p. 204-212 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Heritage and the Middle East: Cities, power, and memory

    Hammond, T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Geography Compass. e12477.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Istanbul, Open City: Exhibiting Anxieties of Urban Modernity

    Hammond, T., 2019, In : The AAG Review of Books. 7, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review