New Approaches to the Ottoman Legacy in Historiography, Education, and Music Studies

  • Trine Stauning Willert
Part of the Modernity, Memory and Identity in South-East Europe book series (MOMEIDSEE)


Chapter  2 discusses the developments in Greek Ottoman historiography. Following some field observations in Athens 2017 regarding public perceptions of the Ottoman period, the chapter presents the background to Ottoman historiography in Greece and recent developments in approaches to the Ottoman period with focus on the transnational history approach, new interpretations of Christian-Muslim relations in the Ottoman era, women’s Ottoman history, Ottoman monuments, and the revival of Ottoman music.


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  • Trine Stauning Willert
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  1. 1.Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek StudiesUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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