A lecture by Dina Rizk Khoury, George Washington University
Professor Khoury received her Ph.D. in Middle East history from Georgetown University. Before joining the GW history department in 1991, she taught at Georgetown University and was the recipient of a Social Science Research Council grant for two consecutive years.
More recently, Professor Khoury has received a grant from the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Endowment of the Humanities. Professor Khoury offers courses in Islamic and modern Middle Eastern history.
She studies the political culture of the Arab world during the Ottoman period. Her principal publications include: "Political Relations between State and Urban Society: 1750-1850", in Peter Sluglett, ed., Urban Social History in the Middle East (Westview Press, 2001); State and Provincial Society in the Ottoman Empire (1997) (winner of two book prizes in 1998); and, "Slippers at the Entrance or Behind Closed Doors: Domestic and Public Space for Mosuli Women," in Madeline Zilfi, ed., Women in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (1996).
Published: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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