Cultural and Gendered Sources of Soldier Motivation and Morale in the Ottoman First World War

Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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The M. Munir Ertegun Foundation for Turkish Studies

Yücel Yanıkdağ is Associate Professor of History and Global Studies at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA. He earned his Ph.D. in Islamic History from the Ohio State University. He was the George F. Kennan Member at the Institute for Advanced Study during 2013-2014, and is the author of Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939 (Edinburgh, 2013). Though his current book project explores gender and masculinities in the Ottoman First World War, he continues to publish on the history of health and disease in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic.

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