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Lecture: Women in Ottoman Turkish Imperial Palaces

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Time: 07:00 PM
- 09:00 PM

Location: Room 408, Humanities building

Cost: free


Sponsor: Middle East and Islamic Studies

Contact: MEIS

Phone: (415) 405-2468

Dr. Douglas Brookes will discuss the lives of women who lived in the Ottoman Turkish Imperial palaces of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He is the author of The Concubine, the Princess, and the Teacher: Voices from the Ottoman Harem, a collection of translated memoirs of three women who lived in the imperial harems of Istanbul between 1876 and 1924.


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