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International conference at the Netherlands Institute in Turkey. Organized by Jan Schmidt and Irena Ajdinovic'.

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Date 9 November 2012
Time 09:30 - 17:30

Ha’ilat-i Osmaniye (Ottoman Tragedies); Ottoman Upheavals Through Ottoman and Foreign Eyes

Conference at NIT, Istanbul, 9 November 2012

9.30 Welcome Coffee

9.45 Opening

10.00 Baki Tezcan (University of California Davis) The Leiden Manuscript of Tughi’s Story on the Regicide of Osman II

10.30 Tulun Değirmenci (Pamukkale University, Denizli) A Sultan as a Hero: Osman II in Seventeenth-Century Ottoman Imagination

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Bahadır Surelli (Şehir University, Istanbul) In the Eye of the Revolt: the Polish Campaign and the Fall of Sultan Osman II According to Aga Dede’s Tarih-name

12.00 Irena Ajdinović (University of Amsterdam) A Most Regrettable Tragedy? Abraham Kemp and Denis Coppee on the Death of Osman II

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Ivana Brković (University of Zagreb) Representation of Ottoman Space in the Epic Poem Osman by Ivan Gundulić

14.30 Aysel Yıldız (Sabancı University, Istanbul) Uniqueness of an Uprising: Patterns in the Ottoman Rebel Tradition

15.30 Tea Break

15.30 Jan Schmidt (Leiden University) Mustafa Vasfi Efendi’s Tevarih: The Memoirs of an Ottoman Mercenary Who Helped to Suppress the Revolts of Tepedelenli Ali Paş and the Greek Nationalists in Rumelia in 1820-1825

16.00 Concluding Discussion

17.00 Drinks

For more information, please visit the NIT-website.