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Ottoman Conceptual History

Challenges and Prospects

Alp Eren Topal and Einar Wigen

debate after the fall of Hamidian absolutism and the initiation of the Second Constitutional Era in 1908 is again arguably a second instance of rupture. Within the following decade, the empire went through several major crises (most notably, the Balkan

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Eugenia Gay, Philipp Nielsen, Emanuel Richter, and Gregor Feindt

. Turnaoğlu proceeds to tease them out in chapters 4 and 5 under the Young Turks up to and after the 1908 Revolution (emphasizing the liberal strand, influenced by French positivism), in chapters 6 and 7 during the Balkan Wars and World War I (where she sees a

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The Timeline of a Concept

Juan Francisco Fuentes

, often linked to xenophobia and populism. After the euphoria of 1989, a depressing anticlimax came marked by the Balkan conflict and the proliferation of powerful populist and nationalist forces in Eastern Europe. As early as 1990, the French writer Alain

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Valentina Mitkova

female existence—family and home—was their interest in other countries and cultures, demonstrated by travelogues about trips around the Balkans and Europe, the Middle East, and even Japan (L. Kutincheva). Women were also authors of textbooks and journals

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Issues of Gender Representation in Modern Greek Art

The Case of Thaleia Flora-Caravia's Photographic Images and Self-Portraits

Despoina Tsourgianni

, during the conflict between the Balkan states and the Ottoman Empire. In 1921, she witnessed the Greek military expedition against the Turkish army at the Asia Minor front as a result of the gradual partition of the Ottoman Empire after World War I. It is

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Elif Mahir Metinsoy

financial supporter), which had first been approved by the government on 5 December 1912 during the Balkan Wars, was allotted to a huge number of families during World War I. 10 The number of dependent families increased so rapidly that by the Ottoman

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Ten Years After

Communism and Feminism Revisited

Francisca de Haan, Kristen Ghodsee, Krassimira Daskalova, Magdalena Grabowska, Jasmina Lukić, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Raluca Maria Popa, and Alexandra Ghit

our work dealing with the precommunist women’s movement in Bulgaria, the Balkans, and Eastern Europe as a whole, she should have been able to see that we are not at risk of contributing “to the dangers that anti-democratic elements will be forgotten