How do energy resources affect Middle Eastern communities? Grad Fellow Esra Bakkalbasioglu offers her thoughts.
Sephardic ballads called romansas hold valuable medieval Spanish history. Rina Benmayor recorded these songs in the 1970s and will speak at UW on April 24th.
Grad Fellow Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano found manuscripts, mentors, and inspiration during his research quarter in Istanbul, Turkey.
Graduate Fellow Sarah Zaides is studying the emigration of Russian Jews to Ottoman lands in the early 20th century, using archival Ladino newspapers.
Maureen Jackson reveals how she found her way to Turkish-Jewish music and why she's bringing a taste of Istanbul to Seattle.
Graduate Fellow Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano specializes in Ottoman Turkish history, but his Jewish Studies research project has led him to a rare Ladino manuscript.
It was a party 500 years in the making! Molly FitzMorris, who helped organize the Ladino Day program, describes the historic occasion.
Monks, mosaics, mosques: the landscape of Turkey is the backdrop for one student's meaningful encounters with different faith traditions.