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Audio: A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo

Audio: A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo

July 15, 2016

We often regard print as a motor of social change, leaving revolutions in its wake. For historians of the Middle East, this line of thought leads to the (predictable) question: why didn’t Muslims or Ottomans or Arabs adopt print? In a new episode of the series "History of Science, Ottoman or Otherwise," a feature of the Ottoman History Podcast, CMES alumna Kathryn Schwartz (PhD '15) and host Nir Shafir discuss why this question is often poorly posed, and take an in-depth look at how and why people used print in one particular historical context: nineteenth-century Cairo. Read more about Audio: A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo

Jocelyne Cesari

Audio: Interviews with Jocelyne Cesari on WBUR and ThoughtCast.org

March 17, 2011

 

Jocelyne Cesari, CMES Associate and Director of the Islam in the West Program, was interviewed by Martha Bebinger for a February 28, 2011 piece on WBUR about a Roxbury mosque's search for the right imam. You can listen to the piece at http://www.wbur.org/2011/02/28/imam-search.

Dr. Cesari is also the subject of a "Faculty Insight" interview produced by ThoughtCast.org in partnership with Harvard University Extension School. The interview is available in audio and video forms at Read more about Audio: Interviews with Jocelyne Cesari on WBUR and ThoughtCast.org