Women, Gender, and Sex in the Ottoman World
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Women, Gender, and Sex in the Ottoman World

"Women, Gender, and Sex in the Ottoman World" is a series of podcasts that pulls together women’s history and the history of gender and sex in the Ottoman Empire and beyond. It explores the particular historical experiences of women and girls based on the conviction that returning the lives, experiences, and ideas of women to the historical record will change the way we look at historical periods and transformations at large. It also investigates the ways in which gender and sexuality can serve as useful categories of historical analysis (Scott, 1986) as they help us to better understand broad transformations in regimes of knowledge and politics, relations of property, forms of governance, and the nature of the state. (podcast image by Russian photographer Prokudin-Gorskiĭ of Armenian woman in Artvin ca. 1905-1915 courtesy of US Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/prk2000001172/)

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