This is a catalogue of various presentations given through my studies over the last two years.

The Reformation’s Relationship with Islam

The presentation discussed the relevance of Islam and the Ottoman empire to the early Reformation and Counter-Reformation. Especially emphasized was the relevance of Middle Ages.

Averroes and Dante

This project touched on the significance of Averroes’ place in the Inferno while also pointing to further directions of research relating to medieval Islamic philosophy in the works of Dante.

Late Ottoman Politics

This presentation covers certain strains of political ideology that defined the direction of Ottoman politics during the final years of the empire and thus shaped the direction of modern Turkish politics to varying degrees up to the present day.