Ronnie Agassi

Ronnie Agassi
Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mandel Building, room 245, Mt. Scopus campus

Ronnie Agassi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a member of the research group "Past and Past Perfect" at the Mandel Scholion Research Center. Ronnie earned her B.A and M.A degrees in Middle Eastern and African History from Tel Aviv University.

 

Ronnie studies Ottoman history and is interested in the influence of Persian culture and literature on the development of Ottoman culture and identity in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Her dissertation, supervised by Dr. Julia Rubanovich and Prof. Eyal Ginio, traces the links between historical writing in Persian and the development of imperial identity during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II (1481-1512).