From Subjects to Comrades in Arms: Armenians in the Ottoman Army after 1908


Friday, March 30, 2018, 4:00pm to 6:00pm


CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Ohannes KılıçdağıOhannes Kılıçdağı
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Ohannes Kılıçdağı, after his double major degree of sociology and political science at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, received his PhD from the history department of the same university. He has taught courses on social and cultural history of Turkey from empire through republican period at Istanbul Bilgi University. He joined the research fellows of the Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan in 2012-2013. He researches and writes on the non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire, Ottomanism as a citizenship debate with a special focus on the Armenian community in the Second Constitutional Period. He is interested in inter-communal relations among different ethno-religious groups, how these relations constitute the social base of ethnic cleansings and genocides. His articles appear in several books and journals. He is one of the columnists of Turkish-Armenian newspaper Agos in Istanbul.

Contact: Liz Flanagan