Remembering the Catastrophe: Memory and Identity of Asia Minor Refugees in the Interwar Period

revised: 09.05.2016

Date: May 11, 2016 Wednesday
Time: 17.00-18.30
Place: santralistanbul Campus, E2-302

Speaker: Profesor Haris Exertzoglou (Cultural and Social History in the Department of Social Anthropology and History, University of the Aegean)

The talk is organized by İstanbul Bilgi University Department of  Sociology. 

All interested BİLGİ people are invited. 
 

Short Bio:
Haris Exertzoglou studied Economics and History in Athens and London. He received a B.A degree in Economics from Athens University and a postgraduate Diploma from the Center of Mediterranean and Arabic Studies [Panteios School of Political Sciences]. He continued his studies with the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King’s College, University of London where he supported his Ph.D Thesis on “Greek Bankers in Constantinople, 1850-1881”. He is Professor of Cultural and Social History in the Department of Social Anthropology and History, University of the Aegean. During the academic years 2003-2004 and 2012-2013 he held a Stanley J. Seeger Research Fellowship and worked in the Center fo Hellenic Studies (Princeton University). He has published extensively on the history the Greek Orthodox communities of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th and early 20th century. His latest book is "Ex Occidente Lux? Hellenization and Orientalism in the Ottoman Empire (19th early 20t century)", Athens/ Ekdoseis Eikostou Protou, 2015 [In Greek].

Books -Monographs:

Haris Exertzoglou, Greek Bankers in Constantinople. The Zarifi- Zafiropoulo banking house, 1870-1881, [in Greek] Athens 1990

Haris Exertzoglou, National Identity in Constantinople in the 19th Century. The Greek Literary Association of Constantinople 1861-1912, [in Greek] Athens 1996, (The Turkish translation, “Osmanli’da Cemiyetler ve Rum Cemaati. Dersaadet Rum Cemiyeti Edebiyesi”, published by the Turk Vakfi Yurt Yayinlari appeared in 2004)

Haris Exertzoglou, The “lost Homelands” beyond Nostalgia. A Socio-cultural history of the Ottoman Greeks in the Ottoman Empire, 1850s – 1900s”, [in Greek] Athens/ Nefeli 2010.

Haris Exertzoglou, Ex Occidente Lux? Hellenization and Orientalism in the Ottoman Empire (19th early 20t century), Athens/ Ekdoseis Eikostou Protou, 2015 [In Greek]


Selected Articles- Chapters in Books:

Haris Exertzoglou, “The issue of Ecclesiastical Privileges, [in Greek], Τα Ιστορικά (16) 1992, σ.65-84.

Haris Exertzoglou, “Social Hierarchy, Ideology and National Identity. The “Love Each Other” Educational Society”, [in Greek] Τα Ιστορικά (22) 1995, σ. 85-118.

Haris Exertzoglou, The Diffusion of National Identity in the Christian Orthodox Communities of Cilikia, [In Greek], Δελτίο Κέντρου Μικρασιατικών Σπουδών, τ.ΙΑ’, 1995-96, σ.181-238.

Haris Exertzoglou, “Space and representation. An introduction to the edition of A. Stavridis’s Εγχειριδίον Πολιτικής, Φυσικής και Εμπορικής Γεωγραφίας του Οθωμανικού Κράτους, [first pub. 1876] [in Greek] University of the Aegean Press, Mitilini 1996 pp. ε’-κγ.

 Haris Exertzoglou, «Memory and National Identity. The Zografeios Literary Contest and the “Living Monuments”, [in Greek] in Ρ. Μπενβενίστε Θ. Παραδέλης (eds), Διαδρομές και Τόποι της Μνήμης: Ιστορικές και Ανθρωπολογικές Προσεγγίσεις, Athens, Αλεξάνδρεια, 1998, σ. 105-114.

Haris Exertzoglou, «Investments and Investment Behaviour in the Ottoman Empire: the development of a Greek-Ottoman Βourgoisie,1850-1914», in Ch. Issawi, D. Gondicas (eds), Ottoman Greeks in the Age of Nationalism: Politics, Economy and Society in the nineteenth Century, Princeton, Darwin Press 1999, σ. 89-115.

Haris Exertzoglou, Shifting Boundaries: Language, Community and the “non Greek-speaking Greeks”, Historein 1 (1999), σ. 75-92.