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Online Lecture: Corsairs of the Ottoman — Mediterranean Sea Stories

Program No. 24898RJ
Join us on Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2024, at 1 p.m. (ET)/ 10 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about the Ottoman corsairs.

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Embark on a riveting exploration of the Mediterranean's high seas with Volkan Yazici, historian and guide. This lecture explores the world of the fearsome Ottoman corsairs, sailors who played a pivotal role in the maritime history of their empire. Discover the strategies and adventures that made these seafarers legendary, and how their actions shaped the political and economic landscape of their time. Join us for a captivating journey into a lesser-known chapter of maritime history.

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 and one day before, 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 the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.
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Volkan Yazici
Volkan Yazici was born in the southwest Aegean region of Turkey and has lived in Istanbul since he was two years old. He has been a professional group leader since 2005, leading throughout Turkey for Americans and other English-speaking groups. Specializing in art history and architecture, Volkan finds it rewarding to introduce Turkey “as it is” to Road Scholars through both on-site and online programs.

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Volkan Yazici was born in the southwest Aegean region of Turkey and has lived in Istanbul since he was two years old. He has been a professional group leader since 2005, leading throughout Turkey for Americans and other English-speaking groups. Specializing in art history and architecture, Volkan finds it rewarding to introduce Turkey “as it is” to Road Scholars through both on-site and online programs.





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