"No Business Without Water! Operating Khans
and Factories in 19th Century İstanbul"
Tuesday, November 14, 2012 from 2:15pm-4:00pm
McGhee Library (ICC 301), Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Speaker: Prof. Suraiya Faroqhi, İstanbul Bilgi University
Co-Sponsored by: Georgetown University Department of History, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
Download PosterSuraiya Faroqhi teaches at the Department of History at İstanbul Bilgi University. From 1988 to 2007, she has served as a professor of Ottoman Studies at the Ludwig Maximilians Universität in Munich. In addition, she has held visiting appointments at Moscow State University, Al al-Bayt University in Jordan, the University of Minnesota, Boğaziçi University, and most recently the American University in Cairo. Some of her publications include "Approaching Ottoman History: an Introduction to the Sources" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999) and "The Ottoman Empire and the World Around it, 1540s to 1774" (London: I. B. Tauris, 2004)