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Social and Cultural Life in Ottoman Anatolia

Sempozyum / Symposium
12-13 Aralık / December 2018
Vekam Ankara Bağ Evi
Ankara, Turkey

Osmanlı Anadolusu’nda Toplumsal ve Kültürel Yaşam
Social and Cultural Life in Ottoman Anatolia

Bilimsel Komite // Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu
Koç Üniversitesi Vehbi Koç Ankara Araştırmaları Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi
Koç University, Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center

Dr. Kate Fleet
Cambridge Üniversitesi, Skilliter Osmanlı Çalışmaları Merkezi
University of Cambridge, The

Middle Eastern and Balkan Mobilities in the Interwar Period (1918-1939)

Thursday 13 September
9.00-10.30  Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Space 
“German expatriates in the “twilight” of the Ottoman empire: Friedrich Schrader in Istanbul, 1908-1919”

Philip Wirtz (SOAS, London)

“Post-Ottoman dreams and nightmares in the Mandate Middle East”

Michael Provence (University of California San Diego)

“The making of the Greek refugee memory in the interwar period”

Haris Exertzoglou (University

Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia

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September, 28 2017, Thursday

10:00 – 10:15  Opening Speech
Prof. Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu, Koç University, Director of VEKAM
Dr. Kate Fleet, University of Cambridge, The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies
10:15 – 11:00 Keynote Speech
The Political Economy of Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia

Prof. Metin Coşgel, The University of Connecticut
Dr. Sadullah Yıldırım, Ibn Haldun University

11:00 –

The Ottomans and Entertainment

This conference was held at the Skilliter Centre for Ottomans Studies from 29 June to 2 July 2016. Papers did consider Ottoman entertainment in the widest possible sense, from specific areas of entertainment (including performing arts, religious festivities, excursions, consumption, travel, night life, violence as entertainment and entertainment for troops in war) to Ottoman concepts of leisure

Disease and Disaster in Ottoman Anatolia

This conference was part of a three-year project organised by the Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies and Vehbi Koç ve Ankara Araştırmaları Merkezi (VEKAM), Koç University, on The Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period. It was held at the Skilliter Centre on 18-19 March 2016 and the speakers were:

Yaron Ayalon (Ball State), “Plague, psychology,

The Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period

The Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period was a three-year project organised by the Skilliter Centre and Vehbi Koç ve Ankara Araştırmaları Merkezi (VEKAM), Koç University. As part of this project, there will be three conferences on Disease and Disaster in Ottoman Anatolia, Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia, and Social and Cultural Life

Middle Eastern Societies (1918-1939): Challenges, Changes and Transitions

This conference has now passed.

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The Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, in association with the Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, is organizing a conference on Middle Eastern Societies (1918-1939): Challenges, Changes and Transitions to be held on 15-17 October 2015 in Ankara, Turkey. The organizer

The Ottomans and health: a comparative perspective

The Skilliter Centre conference on The Ottomans and health: a comparative perspective was held from 3-6 July, 2013. The conference set out to consider health in the widest possible sense with papers on areas ranging from concepts of hygiene, morality and philanthropy, to healthscapes, architecture and gravestones.
Wednesday 3 July 

 

14.00-18.00 Registration

18.45-20.30 Reception

A reception will be given

The Ottoman woman in public space (2011-2013)

Much has been written about the lack of visibility of women, their insignificance in society and their lack of a role in spheres such as politics or popular protest. Traditionally regarded as a largely silent element of society, restricted to the home and not seen beyond the walls of the house or the public bath,

The Ottoman woman : a comparative perspective

The aim of the conference (30 June-2 July 2011) was to examine the role of women within Ottoman society and to question some of the more stereotypic representations of women not as integrated, active and visible members of society but as excluded, or contained and secluded objects.
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Chair: Professor Abdul-Karim Rafeq (College of William and Mary)
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