About the Speaker
Mehmet Polatel is a historian focusing on the late Ottoman history and early Turkish republk. His research interests are in fields of power, state formation, social change, nationalism and genocide. He has conducted research on the fate of Armenian property in the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey. Currently he is a PhD candidate als:It:IgazIQ University and a research as ant at the History Department of Roc Universiry in Istanbul. He is also a researcher at the International Hrant Dink Foundation.