Daily Archives: June 24, 2015


Edhem Eldem – Saving Ottoman History from the Turks

In his lecture, Professor Edhem Eldem argued that nationalism and current Turkish politics constitute a barrier to research on the Ottoman Empire in today’s Turkey. Quite often, and everywhere, history is being used for political causes, and in the case of Ottoman history, this problem has become worse under the AKP governments. This leads to uncritical […]