MENAS 2013 Spring Colloquium Series - 'Convergences and Conflicts: Late Ottoman Identities'
The School for Middle Eastern and North African Studies 2013 Spring Colloquium Series presents Merih Erol speaking on "Convergences and Conflicts: Late Ottoman Identities."
This talk addresses the complexity of being Ottoman in the late 19th century. It looks at questions of imperial belonging and supranational and national identities in the Ottoman Empire, especially focusing on its Greek Orthodox urban groups. It examines the specific discourses within the Orthodox millet articulated in response to "Tanzimat Ottomanism."