Friday, June 10, 2022

Scuola Superiore Meridionale

Largo San Marcellino, 10, 3rd floor, Room 2




Marie Bossaert (SSM) and Orçun Can Okan (SSM)



Session 1: Administrative, Legal, and Political Frameworks

Discussant: Daniela Luigia Caglioti


Claire Le Bras (University of Nantes)

Nationality and Citizenship in the Archives of the Allied High Commissions:

An Overview

Çiğdem Oğuz (University of Bologna)

Citizenship under Investigation: Ottomans, Enemy Aliens, and Citizenship

Disputes in the Aftermath of World War I

Aimee Genell (University of West Georgia)

Debating the Imperial Future in the Armistice Press


Coffee Break



Session 2: Strategies and Trajectories: Negotiating Nationality and Citizenship

Discussants: Marie Bossaert and Orçun Can Okan


Ramazan Hakkı Öztan (Boğaziçi University)

When Emmanuel Carasso Turned Italian: Questions of Nationality in Occupied Istanbul


Gizem Tongo (Middle East Technical University)

Tenuous Residents: Displacement, Citizenship, and Artists in Occupied Istanbul


Will Hanley (Florida State University) (TBD)





Session 3: Re-categorizations: Nationality and Citizenship Beyond 1918-1923

Discussant: Erik-Jan Zürcher


Elif Becan (Collège de France)

Contextual Ascription of Acquisition and Loss: The Two-faced Rule of Nationality in

Turkey (1923-1928)


Daniel-Joseph MacArthur-Seal (British Institute at Ankara)

Leaving Constantinople: Evacuees, Exiles, and Emigrants (1922-1924)


Coffee Break



Session 4: Conclusions and General Discussion

Nur Bilge Criss


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Scientific and Organizing Committee:
Marie Bossaert; Orçun Can Okan;