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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E306 | This episode examines new perspectives on the study of nationalism through a discussion of emerging themes in the history of Eastern Europe. We talk to two researchers about their ongoing projects concerning the history of nationalism in place that did not necessary fit the mold. Cristian Florea discusses the history of Bukovina, a borderland region that often found itself divided between multi-ethnic empires and during the 20th century, between emergent nation states. Malgorzata Kurjanska offers an introduction to her work on the historical sociology of Eastern Europe and her comparative study of civil society and elite competition multiple regions of former Congress Poland. In addition, we reflect on the value of studying the phenomenon of nationalism in "non-national" geographies and at the would-be margins of Europe. More at http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2017/03/bukovina-poland.html Cristina Florea is a historian of East-Central Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries, currently working on a book on the contested province of Bukovina, entitled Land of Longing: Bukovina at the Crossroads of Empire. Cristina obtained her PhD in History from Princeton University and is currently a member of the Harvard Academy of Scholars. Malgorzata Kurjanska is a sociologist who studies how elites and their conflicts shape the representation of social alliances and cleavages within civil society. She received her PhD in Sociology from UC Berkeley and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. 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. Maria Blackwood is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University working on the history of Central Asia.Her dissertation examines the establishment of Soviet power in Kazakhstan, looking in particular at the first generation of Kazakhs who joined the Communist Party. Bibliography available at http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2017/03/bukovina-poland.html Music: From Excavated Shellac - Franciszek Dukla Wiejska Banda – Nikto to nam; Maria Mordazova and M. Zelenova – Da zadumal malchik zhenitsya; Samuel Pilip, John Karliak, i ich Lemkiwska Orchestra – Lemkiwsky Sztayer, Taneć; Kolomyjka Buczaćka by Ukrainska Orchestra Michala Thomasa; Kozak-Trepak by Ukrainska Orchestra Pawla Humeniuka. . .