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Religious Pluralism in the Late Ottoman Balkans

Religious Pluralism in the Late Ottoman Balkans

with Nathalie Clayerhosted by Chris Gratien and Nir ShafirDownload the podcastFeed | iTunes | GooglePlay | SoundCloudWhile the millet system has been used as a means of studying the special case of religious pluralism in the Ottoman Empire, many have pointed to the limitations of this framework in which religious communities appears as segmented units separate by firm boundaries. In this interview with Nathalie Clayer, we discuss new ways of thinking about religious pluralism in the Ottoman Empire through the case of the late Ottoman Balkans by interrogating notions such as conversion, orthodoxy, and ethnic identity.Stream via SoundCloud PARTICIPANT BIOSNathalie Clayer is a professor at the EHESS and a senior research fellow at the CNRS (Paris). Her main research interests are religion, nationalism and state-building process in the Ottoman and post-Ottoman space. Her publications include Aux origines du nationalisme albanais. La naissance d’une nation majoritairement musulman