Upcoming Lecture: “The Little Ice Age Crisis in the Ottoman Empire”

The Middle East Studies Program is proud to announce the next lecture in our Spring Lecture Series, “The Little Ice Age Crisis in the Ottoman Empire” by Professor Sam White of Oberlin College.  The lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 29 at 6pm in Ingraham Hall Room 206.

Dr. White’s research specializes on the early modern world and on the study of past climate fluctuations and their impact on human societies.  His first book, The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire, on the Little Ice Age crisis in the Middle East, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.

The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please visit mideast.wisc.edu, call (608)265-6583, or email cmes@mideast.wisc.edu.

Thanks and we hope to see you there!