Middle East

2020 Oct 22

Seminar: "The Prophet as a ‘Sacred Spring’: Late Ottoman Hilye Bottles" by Christiane Gruber

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

via Zoom

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Christiane Gruber, Professor and Chair in the History of Art, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

AbstractAlong with the Prophet’s relics, verbal icons of Muhammad known as hilyes count among the most popular forms of devotional art during the late Ottoman period. While manuscript paintings and compositions...

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"Rethinking the History of Plague in the Time of Coronavirus" by Nükhet Varlık

May 29, 2020

On April 30, 2020, Nükhet Varlık, Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University - Newark and the University of South Carolina, delivered a timely webinar discussing the plague in European and Ottoman historiography, questioning Eurocentric narratives and epidemiological Orientalism, and reflecting on how we can understand this history in light of the current pandemic. 

Those who wish to learn more about the topic and Professor Varlık's research may also be interested in the webinar, "...

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