“Faith, Identity and the Ottoman Order”


Huseyin Yilmaz, Ph.D.

  Co-Director, Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

Saturday, January 12, 2013

7:00 pm


10359 Democracy Ln., Fairfax, VA 22030

Free and open to the public

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Refreshments will be served

Huseyin Yilmaz specializes in cultural and intellectual history of the Ottoman Empire. He received his PhD in 2005 from Harvard University in History and Middle Eastern Studies. He formerly taught at the University of South Florida and Stanford University. His previous fellowships include American Research Institute in Turkey and Internationales Forschungszentrum  Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna. He published articles and book chapters on such topics as constitutionalism, imperial ideology, historiography, and cultural geography. He is currently working on a book project examining imageries of the caliphate in sixteenth century Ottoman Empire.

Parking Information: Please, do not park in front of the building. Please, use the parking spaces either behind the building or between the fence and the Safeway store.

Dr. Yilmaz’s speech was well attended and very informative. You will find some pictures from the program here. Video excerpt of the program will be available soon.