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Event: 'Sports, Jews & Muslims in the Ottoman Empire (DU)'

Education (Special Lectures & Events)
Guest lectures, classes, shiurim and workshops.
Date: Monday, May 18, 2015 At 04:00 PM
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Contact Info:
Patricia Guerra

Visiting scholar Murat Yildiz explore the shared sports culture of Muslims, Christians and Jews in the late Ottoman Empire. At DU's Lindsay Auditorium.

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