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   Communities in Conversation Series Presents Lecture by Dr. Amy Singer, "The Ottoman Conquest of Jerusalem"

   Date : Tuesday, 27 November 2012       From : 5:30pm   To : 8:00pm
   Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia       Location : Blount/Buckman Lobby

   Event Description :

Rhodes' Communities in Conversation Series will present a discussion of the Ottoman conquest and occupation of Jerusalem on Nov. 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall at Rhodes.

Free and open to the public, the lecture will feature Dr. Amy Singer, Professor of Ottoman and Turkish History at Tel Aviv University. Singer is the author of multiple works on Ottoman society and culture, including Palestinian Peasants and Ottoman Officials: Rural Administration around Sixteenth-Century Jerusalem.

Those with specific inquiries about the lecture can contact Dr. Etty Terem, Professor of History at Rhodes, at (901) 843-3882 or

Sponsored by the Department of History, Phi Beta Kappa, the Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities, the Rhodes Lecture Board, and the Jewish Historical Society of Memphis and the Mid-South

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