Apr 042017
 
 April 4, 2017

State Control over Sufi Lodges in Late Ottoman and Modern Turkey program logoReligions & Public Life at the Kenan Institute for Ethics will host on Oct. 4 a lecture on the lasting impact of 19th century religious reforms in Turkey.

In collaboration with Duke’s Department of History, Brett Wilson will present the lecture, “Subduing the Saints: State Control over Sufi Lodges in Late Ottoman and Modern Turkey,” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Ahmadieh Family Conference Room (101) in the West Duke Building on East Campus. Wilson, Associate Professor of History at Central European University, will look at how increasing state control over religious institutions has played a pivotal role in modernization projects in Turkey.

For more information on the event, contact Jamie Hardy at jamie.hardy@duke.edu.

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 4
  • Ahmadieh Family Conference Room
  • West Duke Building