Fri, 29 January 2016
Dr. Avner Wishnitzer, senior lecturer in Middle Eastern and African History at Tel Aviv University, is the author of the recently published Reading Clocks Alla Turca: Time and Society in the Late Ottoman Empire. He analyzes with host Gilad Halpern the tension between tradition and modernity in 19th century Turkey through the introduction of the concepts of standardized time.
Song: Si Himan - Bekhol Makom
This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.