Saturday Mothers/People and the Making of Galatasaray Square

MOTS (Montreal Ottoman and Turkish Studies) presents

“Saturday Mothers/People and the Making of Galatasaray Square ”

by

Dr. Ayca Koseoglu (McGill University)

Discussant: Dr. Tali Hatuka (Tel Aviv University)

Please join us for our fourth meeting on February 16, 2022 @ 4.00 PM – 5.30 PM EST.

Zoom registration link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctdeuhqzIsGtfhhLrU39hSG8GAsKq0hOb1

Ayca Koseoglu’s paper is based on a chapter from her dissertation which she completed in the PhD Program in Architecture at McGill University in Fall 2021. The dissertation examines the relationship between civil protest and urban design in Istanbul by focusing on four case studies between 1969-2013.

To receive information about our forthcoming meetings, email us at mots@mcgill.ca

Slavery and Autobiographical Rebirth in the Memoirs of Osman Ağa (1670-1725)

MOTS (Montreal Ottoman and Turkish Studies) presents

“The Self in Captivity

Slavery and Autobiographical Rebirth in the Memoirs of Osman Ağa (1670-1725)”

by

Jacob Westermann (McGill University alumnus)

Discussant: Dr. Giancarlo Casale (European University Institute)

 

Please join us for our third meeting on January 12, 2022 @ 12 PM – 1.30 PM EST

Zoom registration link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctdeuhqzIsGtfhhLrU39hSG8GAsKq0hOb1

Jacob Westermann graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University in 2021. His research interests include the early modern Ottoman Empire, Islamic frontier cultures and societies, Turco-Mongol concepts of legitimacy within Islamic societies, and ethno-religious identity and cohabitation. He will present an article draft based on his Master’s Thesis of the seventeenth-century captivity narrative of Osman Ağa, titled “Autobiography and Slavery: Osman Ağa’s Rebirth in Writing.”

To receive information about our forthcoming meetings, email us at mots@mcgill.ca

Nationalism and Majority-Minority Relations in Morocco and Turkey

MOTS (Montreal Ottoman and Turkish Studies) presents
“How do Jews Remember?
Nationalism and Majority-Minority Relations in Morocco and Turkey in the 1950s and 1970s.”
by
Övgü Ülgen (UdeM)
Discussant: Dr. Yeşim Bayar (St. Lawrence University)

Please join us for our second meeting on December 8, 2021 @ 4.00PM EST.

Zoom registration link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctdeuhqzIsGtfhhLrU39hSG8GAsKq0hOb1

Övgü Ülgen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the Université de Montréal. Her research explores the complex relationship between language, religion, and ethnicity in Canada. She holds an MA in Sociology from the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris, France. Previously, she earned her undergraduate degree from the Middle East Technical University, with a major in Sociology in Ankara, Turkey.

To receive information about our forthcoming meetings, email us at mots@mcgill.ca

Fake News in the Late Ottoman Empire

Our first session is happening on November 10, 2021 @ 4.00PM EST. Please join us for Chloe Bordewich’s presentation entitled “Fake News and Foreign Correspondents in the Ottoman Empire.”

Zoom registration link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctdeuhqzIsGtfhhLrU39hSG8GAsKq0hOb1

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