Lecture with Carter Findley: “Everything the Enlightened Despot Needed to Know to Get Along with the Padişah of Islam:” Mouradgea d’Ohsson’s Tableau général de l’Empire othoman
May 14, 2021 / 12:30 - 2:00PM (NYC/EST Time) / Zoom Signup
This event is part of the 2nd Mid-Atlantic Ottoman Studies Workshop hosted by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initative at NYU (OTS-NYU). The Workshop comprises a series of panels and lectures held on Fridays throughout the Spring 2021 semester.
This event is free, but registration is required.
Carter V. Findley is Humanities Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the History Department at Ohio State University. His research focuses on the history of Islamic civilization, with emphasis on the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East. He also co-founded Ohio State's world history program. Findley’s most recent book is Enlightening Europe on Islam and the Ottomans: Mouradgea d’Ohsson and His Masterpiece, published by Brill (2019). This is the first thorough study of d’Ohsson’s career and his Tableau général de l’Empire othoman, both text and engravings. Findley was awarded the Pioneer in World History Award by the World History Association in 2019.
This Zoom event will be recorded and made available on our Youtube page.