Posts Tagged ‘ottoman empire’

Turkish Studies at Stanford

Posted on September 1st, 2013 by Med Studies Staff

“Turkey has been a crossroads for empires through the ages.  As a university with global ambitions, it is Stanford’s responsibility  to ensure Turkish Studies becomes an integral part of our curriculum.”   Richard Saller, the Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences Stanford students strive to acquire a thorough […]

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Byzantine and Ottoman Worlds

Posted on January 28th, 2013 by Med Studies Staff

Organized by Prof. Ali Yaycioglu (Department of History), Byzantine and Ottoman Worlds Workshop Series continues with two exciting public lectures in 2013.  On February 25, 2013, Prof. Baki Tezcan (Department of History, University of California-Davis) will deliver a lecture, titled “Secularist anxieties meet evangelical ones in modern Turkish historiography: The renegade father of Muslim printing, his treatise […]

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Merthan Dundar: From Panislamism to Greater Asianism

Posted on December 21st, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Monday, January 14, 4:15 pm — 5:45 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 Merthan Dundar (Ankara University), “From Panislamism to Greater Asianism: Japanese Empire, Islam, and the Turkic World” Abstract: After the Russian invasion of Kazan Khanate in 1552, Turko-Tatars of the Volga-Ural region became a part of the Russian Empire. Most of the Russian Muslim […]

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16th Century Ottoman Dreams

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Özgen Felek charts the ascendance of of the 16th-century Ottoman ruler Sultan Murad III from humble disciple to spiritual and political leader.

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A Jewish Voice from Ottoman Salonica

Posted on March 30th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

The 19th century Ottoman Levant is depicted in Sa’adi Besalel a-Levi’s memoir.

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Ozgen Felek: Masculinity, Piety, and Power: The Making of Imperial Men in the Early-modern Ottoman Court

Posted on February 9th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Religious Studies Colloquium (Open only to Stanford Faculty, Researchers and Graduate Students. RSVP: toy@stanford.edu) March 8, 2012, 12:15 pm,Building 70, Room 72A Dr. Ozgen Felek is Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Religious Studies. She received her first Ph.D. from Firat University in Turkey, in classical Ottoman poetry with a focus on the Sebk-i Hindi (Indian Style) […]

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Cemal Kafadar: Is There A New Ottoman History? A New Ottoman Politics? Are They Partners?

Posted on December 1st, 2011 by Med Studies Staff

February 28, 2012, 6:00PM, Stanford Humanities Center (Open only to Stanford Affiliates. RSVP ) The Ethnic Minorities, Religious Communities, Rights and Democracy in the Modern Middle East and Central Asia Workshop Series Cemal Kafadar (Harvard University), “Is There A New Ottoman History? A New Ottoman Politics? Are They Partners?” Cemal Kafadar is Vehbi Koc Professor […]

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Turkish Film Poster Art

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by Med Studies Staff

Stanford Libraries houses a rich collection of Turkish film posters from the early 1950s.

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Greece & Turkey Event Series

Posted on November 2nd, 2011 by Med Studies Staff

As part of its Turkish Studies Initiative, the Mediterranean Studies Forum is organizing an event series, entitled “Greece & Turkey in Comparative Perspective,” over the course of 2012-13 academic year. Bringing together academics and artists, the series will focus on nationalism and nation-state formation in Ottoman Empire, Turkey and Greece. Confirmed events for the series […]

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