Columbia College Alumni Association


Event Details
  Cafe Columbia with Karen Barkey
  November 26, 2012 6:00 PM
  November 26, 2012 7:00 PM
  PicNic Cafe 
2665 Broadway (between 101st and 102nd), NYC 
Cafe Columbia is a series of informal discussions, led by Columbia University faculty, focused broadly on the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The discussions are held at the Picnic Market Cafe at 2665 Broadway (between 101st and 102nd Street).

Professor of Sociology and History Karen Barkey will discuss
Choreographies of Sharing Sacred Sites among Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire

When and how did sacred sites come to be shared in the Ottoman Empire? How has the tradition of sharing continued across the centuries? Listen to Barkey discuss her research on the history of sharing as well as her observations on the contemporary choreographies of sharing sacred sites, especially between Christians and Muslims in modern Istanbul.

For more information, see
Karen Barkey

Space is limited; $10 cover (cash only) includes one drink
First Come, First Served
NO RSVP Necessary