COBB, Elvan 郭璦雯博士
Assistant Professor, Department of History

PhD, Cornell University
MS, University of Pennsylvania
BCP, Middle East Technical University

Email: elvanc@hkbu.edu.hk
 
RESEARCH FOCUS  

History of Architecture and Urbanism
History of the Modern Middle East and the Ottoman Empire
History of Infrastructure
History of Archaeology
History of Travel and Tourism
 
ON-GOING PROJECTS
  Assistant Director, Ararat Plain Southeast Archaeological Project, Vedi, Armenia
PUBLICATIONS
  "Mixing Time: Ancient‐Modern Intersections along the Western Anatolian Railways." In Producing Non-Simultaneity – Construction Sites as Places of Progressiveness and Continuity, edited by Eike-Christian Heine and Christoph Rauhut. 2018. Ashgate. 

"Learning Vicariously: Tourism, Orientalism and the Making of an Architectural Photography Collection of Egypt." Architectural Histories  5(1): 2 (2017): 1-10.  http://journal.eahn.org/articles/10.5334/ah.199/
  "Politics of Place in the Middle East and the World Heritage Status of Jerusalem." In Sacred Precincts: Non-Muslim Religious Sites in Islamic Territories, edited by Mohammad Gharipour. 2014. Brill.
  "Dwelling in Hacıveliler: social-engineering policies in the context of space, place and landscape in rural, western Turkey." Anatolian Studies 63 (2013): 155-173. (co-authored)
  SERVICE
  Assistant Editor, International Journal of Islamic Architecture