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Ottoman Montology: Environment, Symbiosis and Knowledge ‘in’ an Early Modern Empire

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 05:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center Boardroom
Workshop: 
Eurasian Empires
Meeting Description: 

We will meet at 5:30 for dinner. Then Professor Yaycıoglu will give a short background sketch of his work, followed by questions and discussion.

Professor Yaycıoglu is associate professor of history and director of the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at Stanford. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2008 and joined the Stanford History Department in 2011. Professor Yaycioglu is a historian of the Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey centering on economic, political, and legal institutions and practices in the Ottoman world. He has been researching on how property, territory, and nature has been imagined, represented, and recorded in early periods and how we can use digital tools to understand, visualize, and conceptualize these representations. He published his first book in 2016, entitled Partners of the Empire: Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions.

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