Author & Journalist
Alev Scott was born in London to a Turkish mother and a British father. She studied Classics at Oxford before working in London as an assistant director in theatre and opera. In 2011 she moved to Istanbul, where she taught Latin at the Bosphorus University. Her first book Turkish Awakening was published in 2014. Alev writes for numerous publications, including The Guardian.
Alev will be talking about her book Ottoman Odyssey on Saturday 2nd February 3pm. After the talk, she will be signing copies of her book at the 'Signings at Stanfords' stand.