2012 Global Seminars
Islam, Empire, and Modernity: Turkey and the Caliphs to the 21st Century
ISTANBUL, TURKEY, JUNE 11 – JULY 20
M. Șükrü Hanioğlu, Garret Professor in Foreign Affairs, professor of history and Near Eastern studies, and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Studies, lectures primarily on late Ottoman political and diplomatic history, late Ottoman history, and Turkish political life. Hanioğlu’s teaching interests have taken him to Istanbul and Bosphorus Universities and the Turkish Naval Academy, as well as to Columbia University, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Michigan, and the University of Chicago. He is the author of a three-volume work on the history of the Committee of Union and Progress from its founding to the Young Turk Revolution (1889–1908). The three volumes were published in 1986, 1992, and 1995. He holds a Ph.D. from Istanbul University.