"Those Infidel Greeks”: A late dialogue with the Ottoman resources on the Greek War of Independence


Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 1:30pm to 3:00pm


Online (Zoom registration info below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation present

H. Şükrü Ilıcak
Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Crete

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H. Şükrü Ilıcak pursued his studies in Turkey, Greece, and the USA, specializing in the so-called Ottoman “Three Nations,” namely the Greeks, Armenians, and Jews. He received his Ph.D. degree from Harvard University in 2011, with a dissertation entitled “A Radical Rethinking of Empire: Ottoman State and Society during the Greek War of Independence (1821–1826).” He has published broadly on the Greek War of Independence and the “Three Nations.” He is currently a fellow of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies in Rethymno, Crete.

Discussants: Professor Thanos Veremis (Professor emeritus of political history, University of Athens), Professor Cemal Kafadar (Harvard), VP of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, Katerina Laskaridis

Co-sponsor: Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation
Contact: Liz Flanagan