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This conference at Stanford University will look at topics pertaining to space (both in physical and metaphysical terms) in relation to the Ottoman Empire.
On May 16, papers and discussions relating to Imagining, Mapping and Building Space will be concentrated on. Location will be the Lane History Corner, Building 200, Room 307. On May 17, the topic will shift to Experiencing, Administering and Digitising Space. Location will be the Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall.
A few interesting papers including ones by Shirine Hamadeh, author of The City’s Pleasures, Amy Singer, author of Feeding People, Feeding Power, and Aleksandar Sopov, a PhD student at Harvard University and an expert in Ottoman agricultural practices who spent last summer is Istanbul trying to save the Yedikule bostans.
Click here to see the full programme.