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Online Program

Online Lecture: The Harem of the Ottoman Sultans

Program No. 24343RJ
Join us on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at 12 p.m. (ET)/ 9 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about the history and secrets of the Harem of the Ottoman Empire Sultans.
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At a Glance

This program will examine the Harem of the Ottoman Empire, including a discussion about why the Sultans had a harem, how the women were chosen and where they came from. Delve into the rights the women had and the hierarchy within the harem with scholar and guide Volkan Yazici. And for those who outlived their sultan, explore what their lives looked like after leaving the harem.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll and a reminder email one week, one day, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the instructor live using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted in the lecture description, all those who enroll in this program can attend the live event and will also receive a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within two weeks following the live event.

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