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Al-Tikriti Publishes Article on 16th Century Captives

Al-Tikriti Publishes Article on 16th Century Captives
The Turkish History Foundation [TTK: Türk Tarih Kurumu], recently published the conference proceedings from the “International Piri Reis and Turkish Maritime History Symposium” [“Uluslararası Piri Reis ve Türk Denizcilik Tarihi Sempozyumu”], which Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti participated in at Istanbul in September, 2013. The title of this peer-reviewed volume is Findings in […] Continue reading

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Al-Tikriti Writes Book Chapter

Al-Tikriti Writes Book ChapterNabil Al-Tikriti, associate professor of history, recently published a chapter in an edited volume entitled “Hall Ishkal al-Afkar: An Ottoman Royal’s Shari’a Argument For Imperial Control Over Sea Ghazi Plunder.”
This segment of an edited volume originated as a chapter in Al-Tikriti’s dissertation, and was then expanded and refined for a presentation for the “La Frontiere […] Continue reading

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Al-Tikriti Lectures on Ottoman Intellectual and Maritime History

Al-Tikriti Lectures on Ottoman Intellectual and Maritime HistoryOn Nov. 14, Associate Professor of Middle East History Nabil Al-Tikriti presented a lecture entitled “Ottoman and Safavid Religious Identities of the 16th Century” to the Philosophy Department at Texas State University, in San Marcos, Texas. In the course of this lecture, Al-Tikriti outlined the effects of the Safavid rise to power on religious identities […] Continue reading

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Al-Tikriti Discusses Military-NGO Relations and Recent Middle Eastern Developments

Al-Tikriti Discusses Military-NGO Relations and Recent Middle Eastern DevelopmentsIn this past month, Associate Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti discussed both military-NGO relations and contemporary Middle East politics at three public forums, each invited appearances.
On Oct. 6, in his capacity as a member of the MSF/Doctors Without Borders USA Board of Directors, Al-Tikriti addressed U.S. Army staff at Missouri’s Fort Leonard […] Continue reading

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Al-Tikriti Discusses Humanitarian Affairs, ISIS and Islamophobia

Al-Tikriti Discusses Humanitarian Affairs, ISIS and IslamophobiaOver the course of two Rappahannock Rotary Club morning meetings, Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti discussed current humanitarian challenges, the rise and spread of the “Islamic State” (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, and related issues concerning American and European fears concerning Muslims in their home societies.
In the first meeting, on Aug. 27, […] Continue reading

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Nabil Al-Tikriti Discusses Obama Speech on Iraq/Syria on KPFK Radio Station

Nabil Al-Tikriti Discusses Obama Speech on Iraq/Syria on KPFK Radio StationOn Thursday, September 11, 2014, Associate Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti appeared on Los Angeles-based KPFK’s “Radio Uprising” program to discuss President Obama’s speech the previous evening concerning the latest developments in Iraq and Syria. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar, Al-Tikriti was also joined by Marjorie Cohn, professor at the Thomas Jefferson School […] Continue reading

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Nabil Al-Tikriti Contributes to Publications

Nabil Al-Tikriti Contributes to PublicationsThis past summer the International Association of Maritime Studies (IAMS), together with Piri Reis University, Denizler Kitabevi, and Kaptan Yayincilik, published the conference proceedings from the First International Congress of Eurasian Maritime Studies, which Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti participated in at Istanbul in 2012. The title of this peer-reviewed volume is […] Continue reading

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Al-Tikriti Presents Research in St. Petersburg, Russia

Al-Tikriti Presents Research in St. Petersburg, RussiaOn July 25, Associate Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti presented a paper entitled “John Elphinstone and the Battle of Çeşme” to the Second International Congress of Maritime Studies, which took place on July 23-25 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Congress, which featured international scholars presenting some 115 papers primarily relevant to Russian […] Continue reading

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Al-Tikriti Chairs Social Media Panel, Re-Elected to MSF USA Board

Al-Tikriti Chairs Social Media Panel, Re-Elected to MSF USA BoardDuring the May 30-31, 2014 MSF/Doctors Without Borders USA annual General Assembly, Associate Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti successfully ran for re-election to the MSF USA board of directors. Each term runs for three years, and is completely voluntary. First elected in 2011, with his re-election Al-Tikriti hopes to continue serving on […] Continue reading

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Nabil Al-Tikriti Monitors Ukrainian National Elections

Nabil Al-Tikriti Monitors Ukrainian National ElectionsOn May 19 to 29, 2014, Associate Professor of History and American Studies Nabil Al-Tikriti served as an election monitor for the Ukrainian national elections. One of around 90 Americans joining the 900 strong OSCE (Organization for Security & Cooperation in Europe) delegation, Al-Tikriti spent the first two days in Kiev before joining the rest […] Continue reading

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