with Dina Khoury
hosted by Faisal Husain
Iraq was located on the periphery of the Ottoman Empire. Yet, as the main interface between the Ottoman and Safavid realms, it was also a region of tremendous importance for the Ottoman state. In this episode, Dina Khoury discusses her work on Ottoman Iraq, and explores how Ottoman war and politics influenced the socioeconomic life of the provinces of Mosul, Baghdad, and Basra.
|Dina Rizk Khoury is Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University. Her research focuses on both Ottoman and contemporary Iraq. (see faculty page)|
|Faisal Husain is a doctoral student at Georgetown University researching the environmental history of Ottoman Iraq.|
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