The Dragoman Renaissance: Diplomatic Interpreters and the Routes of Orientalism

Date
Mar 22, 2021, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Location
Zoom

Speaker

Sponsor
Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
Audience
Open
Event Description

Near Eastern Studies Virtual Seminar by E. Natalie Rothman, Univeristy of Toronto

E. Natalie Rothman is an Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough. She is the author of Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul (2011) and The Dragoman Renaissance: Diplomatic Interpreters and the Routes of Orientalism (2021). Her interests range from the history of cultural mediation to diplomatic translation and translators, the genealogies of Orientalism, the history of archives, and digital scholarship. Her current collaborative research explores the entangled history of Venetian and Ottoman chancery practices and archival formations in the early modern period.

Respondent - Marina Rustow

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