Events and Activities

Explore current and upcoming events and activities happening at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Feb
16
2022

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

From Compilation to Indexing: Tracing the Practice of Early Modern Orientalist Scholarship
12:00pm|Zoom event

Paul Babinski, University of Copenhagen

How did orientalists read, learn languages, and produce dictionaries, editions, and other works? Annotated manuscripts in particular offer a glimpse into the orientalist’s study, showing the sources they...

Feb
23
2022

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

An Ottoman Fiscal Codex and Financial Tales of 134 Women and Men
12:00pm|Zoom event

Ali Yayc?o?lu, Associate Professor of Ottoman & Middle Eastern history at Stanford and a Visiting Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University (2021-2022).

At the center of this talk is a fiscal codex (defter), housed in the Ottoman...