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Participants: Samin Akgönül, Ahmet Alibai, Hugh Goddard, Brigitte Maréchal

There has been a starting to be curiosity lately in reviewing the ongoing effect of the Ottoman empire even lengthy after its death on the finish of the 1st global struggle. The wars in former Yugoslavia, following sizzling at the civil conflict in Lebanon, have been reminders that the settlements of 1918-22 weren't ultimate. whereas a few of the successor states to the Ottoman empire, in east and west, have been outfitted on varieties of nationalist ideology and rhetoric against the empire, a more moderen pattern between historians has been to examine those histories as Ottoman provincial background. the current quantity is an try to carry a few of these histories from around the former Ottoman area jointly. They disguise from elements of former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Greece to Lebanon, together with Turkey itself, supplying wealthy fabric for evaluating areas which quite often aren't in comparison.

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Religion, Ethnicity and Contested Nationhood in the Former Ottoman Space

Participants: Samin Akgönül, Ahmet Alibai, Hugh Goddard, Brigitte Maréchal

There has been a starting to be curiosity in recent times in reviewing the continuing effect of the Ottoman empire even lengthy after its death on the finish of the 1st international struggle. The wars in former Yugoslavia, following sizzling at the civil conflict in Lebanon, have been reminders that the settlements of 1918-22 weren't ultimate. whereas the various successor states to the Ottoman empire, in east and west, were equipped on kinds of nationalist ideology and rhetoric against the empire, a more recent development between historians has been to examine those histories as Ottoman provincial heritage. the current quantity is an try and carry a few of these histories from around the former Ottoman area jointly. They hide from components of former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Greece to Lebanon, together with Turkey itself, supplying wealthy fabric for evaluating areas which as a rule are usually not in comparison.

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To a great extent, regions and religious and ethnonational groups had for centuries lived separately in a system of organised decentralisation, developing their own world-views and cultures in relative isolation. It has been argued that not even the Young Turks’ own expectations were the same, since, obviously, the desirable unity and survival can be attained in several ways. Lewis has detected two basic and contradictory ideological and political tendencies in Young Turk thinking from the start: a liberal one, favouring decentralisation and autonomous rights for religious and national minorities, and a nationalist tendency, underlining the need for central authority and Turkish domination in the Ottoman Empire.

17 For the Ottoman Empire, see Jung & Piccoli 2001, pp. 33ff; for the Russian Empire, see Pipes, Richard, Russia under the Old Regime, London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1974, passim. 18 Hosking, Geoffrey, Russia: People and Empire, 1522–1917, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 1997, p. 153. 19 For the technological process of Ottoman and Russian modernisation, see Bacik 2001–2002, p. 62. 20 klas-göran karlsson Half-hearted Revolutions? The radical populist and leftist elements of the opposition to autocracy were stronger in Russia.

What kind of insights are there to be extracted from a comparison between the upheavals of the Ottoman and Russian empires in the first 20 Mansel, Philip, Constantinople: City of the World’s Desire, 1453–1924, London: Penguin 1997, p. 355. 21 Torstendahl, Rolf, “‘A Good Beginning that Came to Nothing. Democratic Culture in Russia, 1905–1907’. The System of Government in Russia and Europe in 1905–1907”, in Johansson, Kenneth & Lindstedt Cronberg, Marie (eds), Vänskap över gränser. En festskrift till Eva Österberg, Lund: Studentlitteratur 2007, p.

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