Mostafa Minawi Awarded ANAMED Fellowship

By: Cornell History, 
January 1, 2018

Mostafa Minawi, assistant professor of history and the director of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTSI), has been awarded the ANAMED fellowship, from the Koҁ University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations in Istanbul.  He is currently working on two research projects.  The first is a follow-up to his book, The Ottoman Scramble for Africa:  Empire and Diplomacy in the Sahara and the Hijaz (Standford University Press, 2016), and is tentatively titled Ottoman-Ethiopian Relations and the Geopolitics of Resistance:  South-South Diplomacy in the Age of Colonialism.  His second research project focuses on the lived experiences of "Arab" Ottomans living in Istanbul at the turn of the 20th Century.