An Imported Cultural Tradition in Material Abundance: The Islamic Gravestones of Ottoman Crete

May 3, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Jones Hall Room 102
Public Lecture



Event Description


Antonis Anastasopoulos is tenured Assistant Professor of Ottoman History at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete, and Collaborating Faculty Member of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FO.R.T.H. He studied History and Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds an M.Phil. and a PhD degree from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Oriental Studies. He is a member of the Governing Directorate of the International Committee for Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies (CIÉPO), of the editorial board of the journal Turkish Historical Review, and of the advisory board of The Ottoman Empire and Its Heritage: Politics, Society, and Economy series, published by Brill. He has edited or co-edited five volumes and has published more than 30 articles in academic journals, encyclopedias, and collective volumes. His main research interests concern the Ottoman provinces with an emphasis on political relations in the eighteenth century, the Islamic tombstones of the Ottoman period, and the history of water management.

Presented by the Program & Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Ertegun Foundation.