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Rogues and Revolutionaries: Young Turks and the Global Order after WWI

In the second GMES seminar this Fall, we will host Michael Reynolds and Alp Yenen, who will each present new research on the formation of the modern Middle East during the Ottoman Empire’s collapse and the establishment of post-Ottoman states.

Date & Time

Monday
Oct. 18, 2021
11:00am – 12:30pm ET

Location

Zoom

Overview

In the second GMES seminar this Fall, we will host Michael Reynolds and Alp Yenen, who will each present new research on the formation of the modern Middle East during the Ottoman Empire’s collapse and the establishment of post-Ottoman states. Both scholars are currently working on the Young Turks: Reynolds is finishing a biography of Enver Pasha that explores the life of this controversial figure through to his pursuit of anti-imperialism in Central Asia and Yenen is completing a manuscript on the international history of Young Turk networks and Muslim revolutionary movements in the aftermath of the First World War. Their approaches are an excellent fit for our series because they focus on the international connections of individuals who were important not only for Ottoman politics but also in shaping the broader international reaction to the global order that emerged after World War I.


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History and Public Policy Program

The History and Public Policy Program strives to make public the primary source record of 20th and 21st century international history from repositories around the world, to facilitate scholarship based on those records, and to use these materials to provide context for classroom, public, and policy debates on global affairs.  Read more

Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform U.S. foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more