"Arab Responses to the Ottomans in Greater Syria From the 16th to 18th Centuries"
Thursday, Feb. 1 , 2007
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
1501 Neil Ave.
Sponsored by the Middle East Studies Center, and the departments of History, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Comparative Studies.
Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Catalina Hunt at email@example.com
Bruce Masters is Professor of History at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He received his doctorate from The University of Chicago. Masters’ publications include Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Arab World: The Birth of Sectarianism (Cambridge University Press, 2001); The Ottoman City between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir, and Istanbul, co-authored with Edhem Eldem and Daniel Goffman (Cambridge University Press, 1999); and The Origins of Western Economic Dominance in the Middle: Mercantilism and the Islamic Economy in Aleppo, 1600-1750 (New York University Press, 1988).
Masters’ latest project is Arabistan: Ottomans and Arabs, 1516-1916, a book length manuscript exploring the political and cultural interactions between the Ottomans and their Arabic-speaking subjects from the initial conquest through World War I.
Professor of History