Ottoman History Podcast

Podcast by Ottoman History Podcast. Ottoman History Podcast began in March of 2011 as an experiment aimed at finding an alternative form of academic production that explores new and more accessible media and allows for a collaborative approach. Our recorded interviews and lectures, while still largely academic in tone, provide serious and constructive academic discussion in an accessible and almost human format that is easy on the brain and eyes.

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E286 | During the late 19th century, Louis Pasteur and his disciples promoted a laboratory-based study of disease and contagion that led to what many call "the bacteriological turn" and reshaped public health in France and beyond. In this episode, we sit down with doctor, philosopher, and historian Anne-Marie Moulin to talk about the history of the Pastorians and the early establishment of Pasteur Institutes in the Ottoman Empire and North Africa. We explore the role of the Ottoman Empire in the creation of the Pasteur Institutes and their global network, and we consider the relationship between medicine and religion, politics, and colonialism in North Africa and the Middle East. More at http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2016/12/pasteur.html Anne-Marie Moulin is a doctor with decades of experience in the fields of medicine and public health and emeritus director of research at CNRS in Paris. In addition to her research in the fields of immunology and tropical medicine, she has published widely on the history of science and medicine in France, the Middle East, and North Africa. Chris Gratien holds a Ph.D. from Georgetown University's Department of History and is currently an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. His research focuses on the social and environmental history of the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East. He is currently preparing a monograph about the environmental history of the Cilicia region from the 1850s until the 1950s. CREDITS Episode No. 286 Release Date: 5 December 2016 Recording Location: Paris, France Editing and production by Chris Gratien Sound excerpts: from archive.org - Katibim (Uskudar'a Gider iken) - Safiye Ayla; Harmandali - Recep Efendi, Cemal Efendi; from Excavated Shellac - Lili Labassi - Mazal Haye Mazal Special thanks to Kara Güneş for allowing us to use the composition "Istanbul" in the intro music Additional thanks to Seçil Yılmaz. . .