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WORKSHOP: Six Centuries of Polish-Ottoman Encounters in Istanbul: Identities, Trajectories and Intellectual Transfers (Orient-Institut Istanbul, March 13-14, 2014)

Dear Group,

You are cordially invited to participate in an upcoming workshop at the German Orient-Institut in Istanbul on March 13-14 entitled "Six Centuries of Polish-Ottoman Encounters in Istanbul: Identities, Trajectories and Intellectual Transfers". Four scholars will be presenting their new research:

Zaur Gasimov (Orient-Institut Istanbul): Between Crimea, Warsaw and Istanbul: Cafer Seydahmet (1889-1960) as an entangled intellectual

Podcast: Kizilbash/Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia - Ottoman History Podcast

Dear group,

We're happy to announce the release of Ep. #148 of Ottoman History Podcast entitled "Beyond Heterodoxy: Kizilbash/Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia", which features an interview with Dr. Ayfer Karakaya-Stump. Her work makes use of many previously unexplored sources created by the Ottoman Alevi community.


Thanks for your attention.


Chris Gratien

Looking for Accommodation - Istanbul

Dear All,

A colleague of mine is searching for accommodation (room or sublet) for 1.5 months in Istanbul starting from March 20th.

She is looking for central locations such as Kadikoy, Besiktas etc.

If you recall any possible places please contact her: m.bedir@tudelft.nl (Merve Bedir)


Melike Sumertas

Ph.D. Candidate

Bogazici University

The History Foundation's Thursday Talks series explores the First World War- Zeynep Kutluata: Women’s Experiences of Citizenship in Wartime, 6 March 2014

Women’s Experiences of Citizenship in Wartime:
Women’s petitions in the First World War
The History Foundation’s Thursday Talks series, focusing on the First World War in the spring semester, will continue with its second meeting on March 6. Following the first talk, in which Mehmet Beşikçi addressed the topic of mobilization, in this meeting Zeynep Kutluata will concentrate on how the First World War was experienced by women.