NES 6548

NES 6548

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This seminar is intended for Graduate students who are interested in exploring notions of space and place within the context of the late Ottoman Empire. Going beyond the examination of the "Islamic city" this seminar will bring theoretical readings about place making, in Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East, to bear on the late Ottoman case. From the urban frontiers of the empire to the capital, Istanbul, this seminar will tackle the latest in historical research on the late Ottoman Empire's parks, public monuments, city planning, public/private space, Ottoman official buildings, the "Turkish house," the "Arab house," city soundscapes, amongst others. We will critically examine how recent studies are re-shaping historians' knowledge of urban spaces and mental map of this vast empire.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 6548HIST 6548

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16431NES 6548  SEM 101