Dilyara Agisheva, Ukraine from Ottoman Times to Today, W’OTSAp

On Friday, September 30th, PIL Research Fellow, Dilyara Agisheva, presented “The Making of Colonial Space in Crimea in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries” at the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association’s 22nd “W’OTSAp in Ottoman and Turkish Studies” meeting.  Also on the panel were Nihat Çelik (San Diego State University) and Oleksandr Halenko (İstanbul Üniversitesi), who presented  made three short presentations, entitled “The Russian Annexation of Crimea in 1783” and “History or Life: The Ottoman Past That Tempted Russia to Invade Ukraine,” respectively. Victor Ostapchuk (University of Toronto) chaired the panel and moderated the open discussion. Watch the video here.