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Monday, February 5, 2018
Saki's Cupboard of the Yesterdays
"The Cupboard of the Yesterdays," a short story written by H. H. Munro a few years before he was killed on the Western Front i...
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Westphalia to Communicate
In responding to the rise of ISIL, many observers focused on the most obvious causes for alarm: sadistic violence, high-profile terror ...
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Conflicting Ambitions, Shared Cartography
Venizelos and Ataturk: conflicting territorial ambitions, similar taste in (cartographic depictions of) women...
Friday, August 18, 2017
Know Your Sultans
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Power, Piety and the Smithsonian's Newest Qurans
This piece o riginally appeared in Foreign Affairs on February 8, 2017 Anyone in Washingt...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Nomads, No Problem: envisioning borders in the post-Ottoman Middle East
The material in this post was initially presented, in somewhat different form, as part of a round table at the 2016 Middle East Studies...
Friday, October 21, 2016
Turkey's National Pact Borders
There's been a lot discussion about Turkey's National Pact borders recently, and a lot of random irredentist maps floatin...
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