Outstanding Ottomans in Early Twentieth-Century Istanbul as Keys to Lev Nussinbaum's Adoption of Muslim Identity

For Current Fellows
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
3:00 PM

Katz Center
420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Karen Schnitker
At the weekly Ruth Meltzer Seminars, Katz Center fellows share their research with Penn and regional faculty in an intellectually rigorous workshop setting.


Esra Almas

Istanbul Sehir University

Esra Almas is a professor in translation studies at Istanbul Şehir University. As part of her focus on modern Turkish literature, she has concentrated her research on the diaspora, exile narratives, the urban imaginary, auto/biography, and Sufism. She has published extensively on Orhan Pamuk, one of Turkey’s most prominent novelists.

Almas earned her PhD at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam and has taught at the Netherlands Institute in Turkey as well as at Haliç University, Istanbul.

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