History of Modern Turkey

Interviews with scholars about the history of Turkey since its founding in 1923

21:00:00 2019-06-09
Episode 413with Nathalie Clayer, Fabio Giomi, and Emmanuel Szurekhosted by Andreas GuidiDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudOur latest podcast in collaboration with The Southeast Passage examines how Kemalism as a political ca...
21:00:00 2019-05-02
Episode 411Produced and Narrated by Chris GratienEpisode Consultant: Devin NaarSeries Consultant: Emily Pope-ObedaScript Editor: Sam Dolbeewith additional contributions by Devi Mays, Claudrena Harold, Victoria Saker Woeste, Sam Negri, and Louis NegriDownl...
21:00:00 2019-01-17
Episode 398with Şevket Pamukhosted by Matthew GhazarianDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudWhat forces have governed Turkey's economic growth over the past two centuries? In this episode we speak with Şevket Pamuk about ...
21:00:00 2018-10-20
Episode 387with Nefin Dinçhosted by Chris GratienDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudAntoine Köpe was never a prominent politician or public figure, but he was witness to extraordinary events. Born in late Ottoman Istanbul t...
21:00:00 2018-10-15
Episode 386with Suzy Hansenhosted by Chris GratienDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudTurkey is a country that most Americans know little about, and yet the United States has played an extraordinary role in the making of moder...
21:00:00 2018-09-09
Bölüm 376Rita EnderSunucular: Işın Taylan ve Matthew GhazarianDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudMesleğiniz tarih sayfalarından silinirse ne hissedersiniz? İstanbul'da yüzlerce meslek artık yok ve yok olmaya deva...
21:00:00 2018-04-17
Episode 358with Hikmet Kocamanerhosted by Chris GratienDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudDiscourses surrounding the family and morality have played an important role in modern political debates. In this episode, we discuss t...
21:00:00 2018-01-23
Episode 342with Selcen CoşkunLorans Tanatar Baruhand Seda Kula Sayhosted by Nilay Özlü, Susanna Ferguson and Matthew GhazarianDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudIn this episode, we discuss the history of Beyoğlu's Eme...
21:00:00 2018-01-17
Episode 341with Sara Rahnamahosted by Susanna Ferguson and Seçil YilmazDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudIn this episode, we explore debates about aesthetics, headwear, and dress in interwar Algeria and Turkey. Why did hats...
21:00:00 2017-11-23
Episode 337with Kalliopi Amygdalouhosted by Michael TalbotDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudDuring the late Ottoman period, the diverse and vibrant Aegean ports of Izmir (Smyrna) and Thessaloniki (Salonica) experienced rapid...
21:00:00 2017-06-26
Episode 321with Peter McMurrayhosted by Nir Shafir and Huma GuptaDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudWhat is the aural possibility of Islamic life in European cities today? This special episode begins with a ten-minute segment...
21:00:00 2017-02-14
Episode 299with Angela Andersenhosted by Chris Gratien and Shireen HamzaDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudIn this episode, we approach the religious architecture of the Alevis, to examine how practice shapes architectural sp...
21:00:00 2017-01-15
Episode 293with Daniel-Joseph Macarthur-Sealhosted by Nir Shafir featuring additional material by Samuel DolbeeDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudThe Opium Wars and the massive trade in opium between South Asia and China over...
21:00:00 2017-01-05
Episode 290with Emmanuel Szurek  hosted by Chris Gratien and Aurélie Perrier  featuring Seçil Yılmaz and Nir ShafirDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudNational language politics and the transformation of literacy have eff...
21:00:00 2016-08-07
with Lerna Ekmekçioğluhosted by Chris Gratien, Nir Shafir, and Eda ÇakmakçıDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudAfter facing the destruction of their community during the First World War, former Ottoman Armenians set about rebu...
21:00:00 2016-07-01
with Kishwar Rizvihosted by Chris GratienDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudAs spaces fundamental to Muslim religious and communal life, mosques have historically served as sites of not just architectural but also ideological cons...
21:00:00 2016-04-30
with Sarah-Neel Smithhosted by Nicholas DanforthDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | SoundcloudAlthough artistic production occurs in a political context, art and politics are often studied as separate fields of historical inquiry. Our guest in this episod...
21:00:00 2015-11-16
with Sylvia Wing Önderhosted by Chris Gratien and Seçil YılmazDownload the episodePodcast Feed | iTunes | Soundcloud The subject of health in the modern period is often discussed as a transition from traditional to scientific medicine and what Foucaul...
21:00:00 2015-10-26
with Nazan Maksudyanhosted by Susanna FergusonDownload the episodePodcast Feed | iTunes | Soundcloud In the 1920s and 1930s, politicians, intellectuals, and members of the public joined a lively debate about the issue of female suicide in Turkey. While we...
21:00:00 2015-04-02
with Aslı Iğsızhosted by Chris Gratien and Nicholas DanforthCountries, much like companies, must seek to present a certain image to the outside world in order to achieve political and economic goals. As our guest, Aslı Iğsız, demonstrates, this sel...
21:00:00 2015-03-18
with Ozan Aksoyhosted by Chris Gratien and Ceren ErdemThe songs and melodies of the Turkey's Alevi communities derive from a long history of song-making in Anatolia that is embedded in local geographies and indelibly tied to notions of worship and be...
21:00:00 2014-05-03
Istanbul is full of landmarks and objects dating to the Ottoman period that give us a glimpse of the city's material culture. However, the scents and sounds that made up the urban experience of Ottoman Istanbul often elude us. In our inaugural episode...
21:00:00 2013-12-26
with Nicholas Danforthhosted by Chris GratienWhen are policies driven by prejudice, and when do policies give rise to prejudiced representations? In this episode, Nicholas Danforth explores depictions of Middle East politics in the Turkish satirical perio...
21:00:00 2013-12-18
with Nicholas Kontovashosted by Chris Gratien and Lydia HarringtonThis episode is part of a series on Women, Gender, and Sex in Ottoman historyDownload the seriesPodcast Feed | iTunes | SoundcloudThe term Lubunca refers to a type of slang historically use...
21:00:00 2013-12-07
133.    New Friends or Old Foes?The Russo-Ottoman rivalry was one of the defining dramas of the European political stage for centuries. When both of these empires gave way to new states following the First World War, a new period of Soviet-Turkish rel...
21:00:00 2013-08-02
with Alev Kuruoğluhosted by Chris Gratien The situation of Kurdish language and culture in Turkey is one that has been very much in flux within an ever-changing political climate. The Kurdish music industry has become increasingly lively in recent year...
21:00:00 2013-07-19
with Seçil Yılmazhosted by Chris Gratien and Sam DolbeeDuring the interwar period, nationalist and socialist movements throughout the world looked to the peasant as both the source and object of state programs wherein establishing a link between the ce...
21:00:00 2013-04-19
with Yasemin Gencerhosted by Chris Gratien and Emily NeumeierFollowing the World War I period, the founders of a new Turkish Republic sought to define and legitimize the new order as a break with the Ottoman past. In this episode, Yasemin Gencer explains...
21:00:00 2012-04-19
with Nicholas DanforthOne of the central questions in the history of modern Turkey continues be the late-Ottoman legacy and in particular, the experience of World War I and the War of Independence (1914-1923). While some authors choose this period as a st...
21:00:00 2011-12-26
with Chris Gratienhosted by Nicholas DanforthFor at least two centuries, Western countries have used international criminal, civil, and commercial law as a means of influencing the Ottoman and Turkish governments, leading some to speak of a phenomenon cal...
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