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Ottoman Cultures: Society, Politics and Trade in the Turkish Empire, 1299-1922 http://resources.primarysource.org/ottomancultures NEH Summer Institute for Teachers Cities: Istanbul, Safranbolu, Iznik, Bursa, and Edirne, Turkey Date: July 8 - 26, 2013 For 623 years, the Ottoman Empire knit together peoples of many ethnicities, religions, and cultures. Cosmopolitan in mindset, innovative in governance, fearsome in battle, and pioneering in the arts, the empire at its height showcased a combination of qualities that made it legendary on three continents. Through a multidisciplinary approach, this summer institute will explore the rise, achievements and legacies of the Ottomans - and how they may be included in school curricula. Application Deadline: March 4, 2013 Application and instructions: http://resources.primarysource.org/content.php?pid=402427 <http://resources.primarysource.org/content.php?pid=402427&sid=3294992> &sid=3294992 The institute is open to K-12 social studies teachers, librarians, and teachers of world religions, geography, English language arts, humanities, music, or art. Directors & Faculty: Deborah Cunningham, PhD, Primary Source Senior Program Director Dana Sajdi, PhD, Assistant Professor of History at Boston College Barbara Petzen, Founder of Middle East Connections Susan Zeiger, PhD, Primary Source Program Director Questions? If interested educators have any questions about the application process or the program, we invite them to contact Sameera Anwar, Primary Source Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 923-9933 ext. 22.