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  • An Unexpected Threat
    Filiz Yazicioglu, PhD candidate in History at Marmara University, discusses how the prevalent Greek culture in Ioannina proved to be a threat to Ottoman imperial security in the 19th century.

Napoleon

The Price of Security

Beatrice de Graaf on the dilemma of paying for peace. With Versailles (1919) as a costly peace treaty and Aachen (1818) as a security-finance trade-off that actually worked

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Maritime

Sailors versus steamers

Joep Schenk explores how the introduction of steam-powered boats brought fear of unemployment to local sailors and the role of the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine

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Civil wars

What happened to Mr Cutsi?

Ozan Ozavci reconstructs the story behind the first ‘humanitarian’ intervention in the Middle East, which involved the curious ‘murder’ of the Dutch Consul in Damascus.

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Ottoman Empire

An Unexpected Threat

Filiz Yazicioglu, PhD candidate in History at Marmara University, discusses how the prevalent Greek culture in Ioannina proved to be a threat to Ottoman imperial security in the 19th century.

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