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E223 | We often speak of physical and abstract worlds as if they were self-evident. But the concept of "the world" has been forged and continually remade through imagination and debate. In this podcast, Ayesha Ramachandran discusses the historical context of the world's ascendance as a meaningful concept and offers a preview of her new book entitled Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe. More at: http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2016/01/worldmakers.html Ayesha Ramachandran is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Yale University, where she focuses on the literature and culture of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, primarily on Europe’s relations with an expanding world. She previously taught at Stony Brook University and is a former Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows. CREDITS Episode No. 223
Release Date: 30 January 2016
Recording Location: Yale University
Editing and production by Chris Gratien
Sound excerpts from Lâmekân Ensemble - Karcığar Köçekçeler; Baglamamin Dugumu - Necmiye Ararat and Muzaffer
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Reading list courtesy of Ayesha Ramachandran This episode is part of an ongoing series entitled History of Science, Ottoman or Otherwise.
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