Antonis Anastasopoulos is a historian of the Ottoman Empire. He is an Associate Professor of Ottoman history at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete, where he has been teaching since 1999. He is also a Collaborating Faculty member of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), with which he has been affiliated since 2001. He studied History and Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He completed his postgraduate studies (M.Phil.) and wrote his PhD dissertation entitled “Imperial Institutions and Local Communities: Ottoman Karaferye, 1758-1774” at the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Cambridge under the supervision of İ. Metin Kunt. In January 2010 he was invited and taught a series of four seminars at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, in Paris. During the spring semester of the academic year 2015-2016 he was invited and taught Greek and Balkan History at the Department of History of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, in the context of a position funded by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. He is Vice-President of CIÉPO (Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes), Editor-in-Chief of the journal Turkish Historical Review and a member of the International Advisory Committees of the journal Turcica and the book series The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage: Politics, Society and Economy (Brill). He has edited or co-edited five collective volumes and has published more than 40 articles in academic journals, edited volumes and academic encyclopaedias. His main research interests concern the Ottoman provinces with an emphasis on political relations in the eighteenth century, Islamic tombstones of the Ottoman period, and the history of water resources management.
Kostas Lappas, Antonis Anastasopoulos, Elias Kolovos (eds), In memoriam Pinelopi Stathi. Studies in History and Philology [in Greek], Herakleion: Crete University Press, 2010.
Antonis Anastasopoulos (ed.), The Eastern Mediterranean Under Ottoman Rule: Crete, 1645-1840. Halcyon Days in Crete VI: A Symposium Held in Rethymno, 13-15 January 2006, Rethymno: Crete University Press, 2009.
A. Anastasopoulos, "The Islamic Gravestones of Ottoman Rethymno: Preliminary Remarks and Thoughts about Them", στο, The Eastern Mediterranean Under Ottoman Rule: Crete, 1645-1840. Halcyon Days in Crete VI, A Symposium Held in Rethymno, 13-15 January 2006, επιμ. Αντώνης Αναστασόπουλος, Crete University Press, Ρέθυμνο 2008, 317-329.
Antonis Anastasopoulos, Elias Kolovos and Marinos Sariyannis, ‘The Ottoman Empire and the Greek Lands’, in Ersi Brouskari (ed.), Ottoman Architecture in Greece, Athens: Hellenic Ministry of Culture – Directorate of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Antiquities, 2008, 23-44
Antonis Anastasopoulos (ed.), Provincial Elites in the Ottoman Empire. Halcyon Days in Crete V: A Symposium Held in Rethymno, 10-12 January 2003, Rethymno: Crete University Press, 2006.
A. Anastasopoulos, "Islamic Tombstones of Rethymno, Crete", στο , Common Cultural Heritage: Developing Local Awareness concerning the Architectural Heritage left from the Exchange of Populations in Turkey and Greece, επιμ. Sefer Güvenç, The Foundation of Lausanne Treaty Emigrants (LMV), Κωνσταντινούπολη 2005, 222-223.