Marc David Baer

Marc David Baer is a historian who specialises in the connected histories of Jews and Muslims in Turkey, Greece, and Germany, in the past and present. Representative publications include the first academic study of the followers of Shabbatai Tzevi, The Dönme: Jewish Converts, Muslim Revolutionaries, and Secular Turks (Stanford, 2010, Turkish translation, Selânikli Dönmeler: Musevilikten Dönenler, Müslüman Devrimciler, ve Laik Türkler, Doğan, 2011; Greek translation forthcoming), Turk and Jew in Berlin: The First Turkish Migration to Berlin and the Shoah (Comparative Studies in Society & History) and Mistaken for Jews: Turkish PhD Students in Nazi Germany (German Studies Review). He is Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science.