Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to Contemporary History and Politics | Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9:00am-5:00pm, Duke University
The Ottoman Empire was a vast and diverse entity that spanned centuries and across Anatolia, the Middle East, North Africa, and southern Europe. In this day-long workshop, teachers will explore the historical, political, and cultural aspects of the Ottoman Empire as well as its legacies and Turkey today (recommended for secondary educators). Teachers will learn about Ottoman history, architecture, art, and cuisine , engage with scholars from Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill, visit an exhibit of political cartoons from late Ottoman and Republican Turkey, and may earn up to .9 CEUs by participating in the workshop and completing preparatory readings. Please see a draft schedule here.
Lodging scholarships (one night’s single occupancy hotel accommodations in Durham the evening before the workshop, December 1) are available for teachers traveling more than 150 round-trip miles to the training site (2204 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705). Space is limited, register today!