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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E 419 | Ottoman literature is heavily associated with verse, namely, Ottoman court poetry, and to some extent, folk literature. Ottoman stories, however, remain unexplored, even though they circulated in the empire and entertained many. For us, today, they are an invaluable source to study daily life, gender and space in the early modern Ottoman world. What is an Ottoman story? What do Ottoman stories tell us? In this episode, İpek Hüner Cora joins the podcast to talk about fictional prose stories in the Ottoman Empire and we discuss the gendered and spatial aspects of stories scattered in manuscript collections. See more at https://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2019/07/the-story-has-it.html İpek Hüner Cora completed her Ph.D. at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago in Fall 2018. She is currently an instructor at Boğaziçi University teaching classes on Ottoman Turkish, literature, gender, and space. Işın Taylan is a PhD candidate in History at Yale University. Her research examines the Ottoman intellectuals' production of geographical knowledge in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. CREDITS
Episode No. 419
Release Date: 15 July 2019
Recording Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Audio editing by Işın Taylan
Music: Katibim (Uskudar'a Gider iken) - Safiye Ayla
Images and bibliography courtesy of İpek Hüner Cora Available at https://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2019/07/the-story-has-it.html. . .
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