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110 White Hall, Cornell University April 7, 2015
Fatma Müge Göçek (University of Michigan) at OTSI – Cornell University

In in this talk Professor Göçek discusses her latest book Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present and the Denial of Collective Violence Against Armenians (2014).  

276 Myron Taylor Hall March 15, 2017
Leena Dallasheh at Cornell University

Leena Dallasheh received her PhD in the joint History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies program at NYU.Her work focuses on the social and political history of Nazareth from 1940 to 1966, tracing how Palestinians who remained in Israel in 1948 negotiated their incorporation in the state, affirming their rights as citizens and their identity as Palestinian. Her talk titled “Between Nation and State: Nazareth’s Palestinian Citizens Legal Strategies in Israel” is based on her latest research.

186 Myron Taylor Hall March 10, 2017
Turkey: A State of Emergency

A round table discussion on the current situation in Turkey with Dr. Sinan Birdal (USC), Howard Eissenstat (St. Lawrence U.), Elif Sarı (Cornell U.), Azat Gündoğan (Cornell U.) – Moderated by Mostafa Minawi (Cornell U.)

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Eugene Rogan (Oxford) at Cornell University

Beirut on Stage: The Arab Experience of the Ottoman Great War

106 White Hall, Cornell University November 19, 2014
Dr. Malte Fuhrmann at OTSI – Cornell University

Turkish Nationalism and German Colonialism: A Join Venture During WWI Furhmann’s research on this period shows that despite their semi-colonial aspirations in West Africa, Germans took on important roles as…

106 White Hall, Cornell University October 8, 2014
Lerna Ekmekcioğlu (MIT) at OTSI – Cornell University

Lerna Ekmekcioğlu (MIT), “The Sex of Genocide: Armenian Women and Their Children During and After WWI,” Oct 8th, at Cornell University. This OTSI event is co-sponsored by the Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality…

101 McGraw Hall, Cornell University May 2, 2014
Writing Popular Biography: The Case of the Infamous Ottoman Concubine Roxelana

Comparative Muslim Societies (CMS), in cooperation with OTSI presents Professor Leslie Peirce (NYU) who will discuss her latest project on writing the biography of Hürrem Sultan (Roxelana).

110 White Hall, Cornell University March 26, 2014
Julia Phillips-Cohen (Vanderbilt U.) at OTSI – Cornell University

Oriental by Design: Ottoman Jews and the Stuff of Empire A talk by Historian Julia Phillips-Cohen (Vanderbilt University) on her followup project to her recently published Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews…

Cornell Law School Building March 21, 2014
Kurds in the Age of Middle Eastern Revolutions: A Roundtable Discussion

This Nowruz, experts from Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, University of Michigan-Flint, University of Toronto,Tel Aviv/ Yale University , Cornell University, will gather in Cornell Law School building to discuss the role of…

Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts March 14, 2014
The Silk Road of Pop at OTSI – Cornell University

Screening of “The Silk Road of Pop,” followed by a discussion by the director Sameer Farooq and Prof. Allen Carlson (Government Department, Cornell University). Introduction and discussion moderation by Prof….