Talk by Dr. Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik

photo 2Dr. Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik delievered a talk focused on legal conflicts about marriage at Ottoman courts entitled “Marriage and Divorce in an 18th Century Ottoman Court”. In her talk, Dr. Kayhan discussed the legal rights of Ottoman women and explained how women’s fight for their rights can be linked to the Ottoman women’s movement of the period.

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