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Gateway to Mecca: Pilgrims and Merchants in 19th-century Ottoman Jeddah Print
Wednesday, September 18 2013 by  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Hits : 502
This lecture introduces Jeddah during the Ottoman reform period through the eyes of pilgrims and merchants, two groups who regularly frequented this "gateway to Mecca." Starts at 12 Noon. Guest Lecturer: Dr. Ulrike Freitag is the Director of Berlin's Center for Modern Oriental Studies and a Professor of Islamic Studies at the Free University of Berlin whose research focuses on the urban and intellectual history of the modern Middle East.
Location: George Mason University, The Hub (SUB II), Room 4 & 5
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