Turkey

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 13

Ritual (Cem), Worship-place (Cemevi), and Identity Formation: The Alevi Question of Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World presents

Riza Yildirim
Associate Professor & Vice-chair, Department of History, TOBB University of Economics & Technology, Ankara; Fulbright Visiting Professor, Department of Religion, Boston University... Read more about Ritual (Cem), Worship-place (Cemevi), and Identity Formation: The Alevi Question of Turkey

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