Abigail Jacobson on Ihsan Tourjman’s Diary and Jerusalem During World War I
- 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
- 7:00 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
- Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, 147 Bay State Rd, Rm 201
- Contact Name:
- Diane Bensel
This talk will focus on the diary of Ihsan Tourjman, a Muslim Arab resident of Jerusalem, a soldier in the Ottoman Army, written in Jerusalem during World War I. The talk will focus on the analysis of the diary and its significance, and will also address the question of a diary as a historical source.