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Apocalypticism and Imperial Criticism: (Re)reading of Durr-i Meknun (The Hidden Pearl, c. 1460) in the Context of the anti-Ottoman Crusade

Ebru Turan, Fordham University

Mon, 3/1 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · Zoom

Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies

A native of Istanbul, Turkey, Ebru Turan received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

Currently an assistant professor in the Department of History at Fordham University, Dr. Turan specializes in the political, cultural, and intellectual history of the early modern Ottoman Empire.  Her research interests include Ottoman-Habsburg imperial rivalry, apocalyptic and messianic movements in the medieval and early modern Mediterranean, the later crusades, and the Muslim-Christian cross-cultural interactions in the early modern period. Formerly a recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship from the Historical Studies Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Turan has published articles on sixteenth-century Ottoman History and written entries for the Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd edition.  She is currently working on a book-length project focusing on the famous Ottoman Grand Vizier Ibrahim Pasha (d. 1536).

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