Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
Subject: Jewish Women's Religious and Medical Practices at the late Ottoman Empire
Supervisor: Prof. Liat Kozma
Bio: Anabella Esperanza is a MA graduate in the Department for the Study of Jewish Languages and Literatures: Ladino Studies. Her MA thesis, "Women's Writings in Judezmo (Ladino) in the Late Ottoman Empire (1871-1902): Istanbul, Salonica and Serres", examine aspects of literacy, reading and writing practices of the firsts female writers in Judezmo (Ladino) in the Late Ottoman Empire.
Anabella is a P.h.D student under Prof. Liat Kozma's guidance. Her research explore Jewish Women's Religious and Medical Practices in the Late Ottoman Empire in the context of the Ottoman Muslim Society. Anabella is part of Mandel School for Humanities and the ERC research group 'Regional History of Middle East Medicine'.
President Stipend 2018/19