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On Albrecht Dürer: A Public Conversation

Join us for a public conversation between these two early modern historians as they discuss their shared subject. Susan Dackerman is the author of the forthcoming Dürer's Knots: Early European Print and the Islamic East (Princeton University Press, Sept. 2024). Ulinka Rublack is the author of Dürer's Lost Masterpiece: Art and Society at the Dawn […]

“Between Empires: Greek Slaves and Renegades in Ottoman North Africa (1600-1830)”

103 Scheide Caldwell

Throughout the early modern period Ottoman corsairs enslaved thousands of Venice's Greek subjects along the coast of North Africa. At the same time, many Ottoman Greeks made a career in the region as traders, slave-ransomers, and sailors, while others converted to Islam, earning the label of "renegades" among contemporaries. Telling the hitherto neglected story of […]

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