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Transportation in Early Islamic History: Camel Caravans

ILEM Istanbul Talks 5

Event Details

Date: December 2, 2021

Time: 9:00 PM Istanbul time (6:00 PM GMT)

Participation: The talk will be broadcast live at ILEM TV via Youtube.

About

The Scientific Studies Association (ILEM) was founded in 2002 with the view of training and supporting the scientists and intellectuals who are expected to suggest encompassing solutions for the problems that have been taking place for over two centuries. ILEM’s main objectives are to conduct scientific research on suggesting solutions for humanity’s questions by laying the groundwork for training scientists who preserve the scientific tradition. ILEM hopes its scientific studies will inspire various groups in Turkey and abroad.

ILEM Istanbul Talks is a new program series initiated by the Scientific Studies Association (ILEM). It aims to host well-known scholars from different countries and academic disciplines to talk about a certain issue on a monthly basis. In this talk, Richard W. Bulliet (Speaker) and Faruk Yaslıçimen (Moderator) will discuss the role of the camel caravans in transportation in the early Islamic history.

It is known that economic history has a concentration on “mode of production” to understand the historical transformations in the economy. However, it neglects the developments in transportation and its role in structuring economic history. Richard W. Bulliet concentrates on the “mode of transportation” with a specific focus on early Islamic history. Bringing the camel caravans at the center of the discussion, Bulliet ve Yaslıçimen will discuss how camels as a “mode of transportation” were neglected in historiography and can helps us in understanding the dynamics of socio-economic activities in the early Islamic history.

Featured Speaker

Richard W. Bulliet

Richard W. Bulliet is currently a professor at the History Department of Columbia University. He specialized in the Middle Eastern history, the social and institutional history of Islam, the history of technology and history of the role of animals in human society. He gives lectures on such topics as Islamic-Christian Civilization, history of Islamic Society, history of North Africa, animals and society, history of technology and the Modern Middle East. Bulliet has many scholarly works like Cotton, Climate, and Camels in Early Islamic Iran: A Moment in History (Columbia, 2011); Hunters, Herders, and Hamburgers (Columbia, 2007); The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History (Cengage, 2014); Islam: The View from the Edge (Columbia, 1994); The Camel and the Wheel (Columbia, 1990).  Additionally, he has many academic and non-academic articles published in various journals and newspapers. He also had lots of awards including NDFL Fellowships (for Arabic and Turkish) in 1962- 1965, Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in 1965-66 and American-Indian Commission Fellowship in 1990. He is the member in the board of trustees of the Columbia University Press and trustee in ILEX Foundation.

Faruk Yaslıçimen

Faruk Yaslıçimen is currently an assistant professor at the History Department of Ibn Khaldun University in İstanbul. After being graduated from the history and international relations at Bilgi University, he completed a master’s thesis in the History Department of Bilkent University and received his doctorate degree from Maximilians University of Munich in 2016 in the same field. His works focus on the 19th century Ottoman Empire, state, society, and religion in the Ottoman Empire, cultural politics in Turkey, and historiography of the Ottoman empire and gave lectures on Ottoman History and historiography. He is an executive editor in Politics Today and director at History Research Center in İLEM. 

Contact: For questions about the program, send an email to foreignrelations@ilem.org.tr

*This event will be available in English.

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Program Detayları

Tarih: 2 Aralık 2021

Saat: 21.00 - İstanbul

Katılım: Konuşma İLEM TV – Youtube üzerinden canlı olarak yayınlanacaktır.

 

Program

İlmi Etüdler Derneği (İLEM), 2002 yılında İslam medeniyetinin köklerinden hareketle günümüz ilim anlayışını yeniden yorumlama, sahih bir hayat nizamı için gerekli bilgi birikiminin oluşumuna katkı sunma gayesiyle kuruldu. İLEM, geleneğin birikiminden yeni bir düşüncenin inşasına fikrini paylaşan ilim insanlarının yetişmesine zemin oluşturacak ve insanlığın sorunlarına çözüm üretecek çalışmalar gerçekleştirme gayretindedir.

İLEM, düşünce dünyamızda müspet gelişmelere yol açabilmesi için akademik çalışmanın mahiyet ve gayesi üzerine yeniden düşünmenin gerekliliğine inanmakta ve ilmi çalışmalarını bu yönde şekillendirmektedir.

ILEM Istanbul Talks; her ay gerçekleştirilmesi planlanan yeni bir program serisidir. Sosyal Bilimler alanında çalışmalarını sürdüren akademisyenler programda moderatör eşliğinde konuşmalarını gerçekleştirecektir. Serinin beşinci programında Richard W. Bulliet tarafından “Transportation in Early Islamic History: Camel Caravans” başlıklı bir konuşma gerçekleştirilecek ve konuşmanın moderatörlüğünü Faruk Yaslıçimen yürütecektir.

 

*Program dili İngilizce’dir.

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