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Hasan Ilban

History, University of Birmingham

Thesis title:

British ´┐Żinformal imperialism´┐Ż in the Eastern Mediterranean in the long eighteenth century

My research considers British merchants activities and investments in Ottoman Aleppo, Izmir, and Cyprus in the eighteenth century. It examines the ways in which British consuls, merchants, and their employs endeavoured to protect and further the British Empire’s interests.  

Research Area

  • History