About Us



Chris Gratien and Emrah Safa Gürkan
Georgetown University, April 2011
Ottoman History Podcast began in March of 2011. It was a modest experiment aimed at finding an alternative form of academic production that explores new and more accessible media and allows for a collaborative approach. Since then we have grown to be one of the largest digital resources for academic discussion concerning the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East. Our recorded interviews and lectures, while still largely academic in tone, provide serious and constructive conversation in an accessible and almost human format that is easy on the brain and eyes. For more about our mission, see our project overview.

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As of January 2017, Ottoman History Podcast is produced by an editorial team. To learn more, read about our team members here.