The Inaugural Michael Marmura Lecture in Arabic Studies

When and Where

Friday, January 15, 2021 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Online lecture via Zoom


Aslıhan Gürbüzel


Practices of Textual Edition in a Manuscript Culture

Aslıhan Gürbüzel is Assistant Professor of Ottoman History at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University. She is currently working on a monograph entitled “Taming the Messiah: Formation of an Ottoman Political Public Sphere, 1600-1700.” Her research focuses on Ottoman Sufi orders, particularly the Mawlawīs, and their contribution to the formation of early modern knowledge in diverse fields such as politics, philology, and medicine. This talk is a part of her research on the role of Sufi authorities in the circulation and textual criticism of manuscripts.

To attend, click the Zoom link (ZOOM MEETING ID: 8853 8832 3665) at 3 PM on January 15, 2021.