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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.

Social and Cultural Life in Ottoman Anatolia2019-10-04T13:51:45+01:00

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

Middle Eastern and Balkan Mobilities in the Interwar Period (1918-1939)2019-10-04T13:51:45+01:00

Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia

Download the program in PDF. 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.

Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia2019-10-04T13:51:45+01:00

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

The Ottomans and Entertainment2019-10-04T13:51:45+01:00

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,

Disease and Disaster in Ottoman Anatolia2016-10-27T16:08:59+01:00

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 were three conferences on Disease and Disaster in Ottoman Anatolia, Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia, and Social and Cultural Life in Ottoman

The Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period2019-03-25T18:12:20+01:00

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

Conference poster This conference has now passed. Download Abstracts Download Programme 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

Middle Eastern Societies (1918-1939): Challenges, Changes and Transitions2019-10-04T13:51:45+01:00

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

The Ottomans and health: a comparative perspective2019-10-04T13:51:45+01:00

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. Power Chair: Professor Abdul-Karim Rafeq (College of William

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