The Orient-Institut Istanbul Spring Lecture Series: Life Narratives and Gender: Voices of Women in the Near East and Eastern Mediterranean

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The Orient-Institut Istanbul Spring Lecture Series:
Life Narratives and Gender: Voices of Women in the Near East and Eastern Mediterranean
April-June 2021
Convened by Richard Wittmann and Gülşah Torunoğlu

We invite you all to the Orient-Institut Istanbul’s Spring lecture series, “Life Narratives and Gender: Voices of Women in the Near East and Eastern Mediterranean.”

Please click below for the full program:

https://www.oiist.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/LIFE_NARRATIVES_BOOKLET_SPREAD.pdf

Program and Speakers:
Leigh Gilmore (Ohio State University)
Autobiographics: Gender, Life Narrative, and Self-Representation
April 28, 2021, 20.00 - 21.00 (Turkish Time, GMT+3)

Paulina Dominik (Freie Universität Berlin)
Echo of the Journey and Adventures of My Life: Salomea Pilsztynowa –
the Peripatetic Polish Ophthalmologist in the 18th Century Ottoman Empire – and Her Unusual Memoir (1760)
May 5, 2021, 20.00 - 21.00 (Turkish Time, GMT+3)

Efthymia Kanner (University of Athens)
Self-Narratives, Gendered Middle Class Subjectivities, and Feminism(s) In the “Orient” From the Last Quarter of the 19th Century to the Interwar Period
May 26, 2021, 20.00 - 21.00 (Turkish Time, GMT+3)

Nova Robinson (Seattle University)
Recording Feminist History: Anbara Salam Khalidi’s Memoir
June 2, 2021, 20.00 - 21.00 (Turkish Time, GMT+3)

Julia Phillips Cohen (Vanderbilt University)
In Search of Late Ottoman Sephardi Women’s Lives
June 9, 2021, 20.00 - 21:00 (Turkish Time, GMT+3)

Registration Information:
The lectures will be held online via Zoom.
To attend this virtual lecture series, prior registration is necessary.
Please send an email specifying your name and academic affiliation to info@mappinggenderneareast.org by April 26, 2021 (Monday) at the latest.

We are looking forward to seeing you all!