Ottoman cartoon
“A member of the Young Turks leads old clerks and members of the Ottoman Empire’s security apparatus away by a leash.” “Enough!” he tells them. “You’ve ruled us for 32 years.”


June 9-27, 2014
The George Washington University
Application Deadline: March 4, 2014
Notification Date: March 31, 2014

The Late Ottoman and Russian Empires

Welcome to the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers on citizenship, belonging and difference in the late Ottoman and Russian Empires. The seminar will provide participants with stimulating discussions of readings, lectures by leading visiting scholars, and opportunities to conduct research in the libraries and archives of the nation's capital. We will meet between June 9 and June 27, 2014 at George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. 


Deadline for applications: March 4, 2014

Notification date: March 31, 2014


 Dina Rizk Khoury, The George Washington University
 Sergey Glebov, Smith College/Amherst College


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Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment of the Humanities. 

*Image: The Crimean War, 1854, Carving by: Fabrique De Pellerin, Combat Pres De Kalafat