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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

2016 May 04

DATE CHANGE: Sohbet-i Osmani Panel: Amr Ahmed, Günil Özlem Ayaydin Cebe, Gül Neşe Doğusan Alexander

3:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series presents

Dr. Amr Ahmed, Dr. Günil Özlem Ayaydin Cebe, & Dr. Gül Neşe Doğusan Alexander

PLEASE NOTEthis event will now take place on Wednesday, May 4th... Read more about DATE CHANGE: Sohbet-i Osmani Panel: Amr Ahmed, Günil Özlem Ayaydin Cebe, Gül Neşe Doğusan Alexander

2016 Apr 26

Political Thought in the Islamic World: Findings from a Study of 280 Muslim Scholars from the 7th Century to the Present

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Middle East Forum presents

Ali Akbar Alikhani
Associate Professor of Political Thought in the Islamic World, Chair, Arab World Studies Department, University of Tehran; Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies... Read more about Political Thought in the Islamic World: Findings from a Study of 280 Muslim Scholars from the 7th Century to the Present

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