Graduate Colloquium in Ottoman Studies | 2020

Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event - in Istanbul time (GMT +3)

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September 26, 2020

organized by

The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies George Mason University

The Institute of Middle East and Islamic Countries Studies Marmara University

Zoom virtual event in Istanbul time (GMT +3)

Online Venue:
https://harvard.zoom.us/j/98115414757?pwd=akkybnNmY3lPMGlnWUdxODNKNEVhdz09

Please submit any questions to: istanbulcolloquium@gmail.com

 

Presenters

Duygu Yıldırım, Stanford University

Maria Pia Ester Cristaldi, Marmara University

Peyman Eshaghi, Free University of Berlin

Semih Gökaltay, University of California

Tamer Güven, Istanbul University

Ümmügülsüm Kurukol, SOAS, University of London

 

Discussants

Aslıhan Gürbüzel, McGill University

Deniz Kılınçoğlu, University of Gottingen

Himmet Taşkömür, Harvard University

Nir Shafir, University of California, San Diego

Seyfi Kenan, Marmara University

Yaşar Tolga Cora, Boğaziçi University

 

Program

13:30-14:00 (GMT +3)

Opening Remarks

Session 1 

 14:00 - 14:40 (GMT +3)

Peyman Eshaghi, Free University of Berlin

An Unexplored Mine of Wealth: Persian Hajj Travelogues as Productive Primary Sources in the Ottoman Studies

Discussant: Nir Shafir (University of California, San Diego)

 

14:40 – 15:20 (GMT +3)

Ümmügülsüm Kurukol, SOAS, University of London

Riḥla: Interpreting the Islamic city through Muslim Travelers, by revisiting the meaning of travel from the medieval period to early modern times

Discussant: Himmet Taşkömür (Harvard University)

 

Session 2

15:30 – 16:10 (GMT +3)

Duygu Yıldırım, Stanford University

Exotic in the Orient: Medicinal Sensibility in the Age of Globalization

Discussant: Aslıhan Gürbüzel (McGill University)

 

16:10 – 16:50 (GMT +3)

Maria Pia Ester Cristaldi, Marmara University

Including new citizens: the education of speech/hearing impaired children in the Late Ottoman Empire

Discussant: Seyfi Kenan (Marmara University)

 

Session 3

17:00 – 17:40 (GMT +3)

Tamer Güven, Istanbul University

Did the Ottomans Import the Low Wages of the British in the 19th Century? An Examination on Ottoman Textile Factories

Discussant: Deniz Kılınçoğlu (The Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study, University of Gottingen)

 

17:40 – 18:20 (GMT +3)

Semih Gökaltay, University of California

Well-represented Domains? Reconsidering the Ottoman Participation in the World's Columbian Exposition (1893)

Discussant: Yaşar Tolga Cora (Boğaziçi University)

 

18:20-19:00 (GMT +3) : Closing remarks and general discussion