Binghamton University professor shares insight and artifacts from the Ottoman Empire


“The Ottoman Empire and Why It's Important in Today's World” will be the topic of a lecture given by Binghamton University Professor Donald Quataert at noon, Tuesday, February 19, in the Reinhardt Room of the Bartle Library.  This lecture is free and open to the public.

Quataert, a history professor, will speak about the nature of the Ottoman Empire and its importance in today's fast-paced world.  Materials from Quataert's personal collection of Ottoman artifacts will also be on display in the University’s Special Collections, located on the second floor of the Library.  These artifacts include stamps, coins, textiles, maps, and copperware. The exhibit will also feature selected materials from the Special Collections, including an 1844 map of the Ottoman Empire.

In addition, a display of materials relating to Turkey and Turkish history and culture from the Libraries' circulating collections will be on display on the Library mezzanine.

For more information contact Jean Root Green at (607) 777-3912.

Last Updated: 9/17/13