Today an interesting methodological seminary took place at the conference hall of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation.
The lecture was delivered by theologian, Ph.D. in historical sciences Anna Ohanjanyan. The speaker presented a period and topic that is poorly studied in the history of the the Ottoman Empire. The lecture was titled “The Mechanisms of Religious Conversion in the Ottoman Empire during XVII-XVIII Centuries”.
The religious mosaic of the Ottoman Empire in the XVII-XVIII centuries was presented during the lecture, including inter-religious and inter-faith relations. The lecture also referred to the characteristics and mechanisms of forced conversions of Christians based on newly discovered source material.
About the speaker: Anna Ohanjanyan is senior research fellow at Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Matenadaran. She has a long-term teaching experience, author of a number of scientific articles and monographs. Anna Ohanjanyan has recently completed a series of post-doctoral studies abroad (Central European University and New European College) related to the history of the Ottoman Empire (until the modernism).
The entrance was free.
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