Does living in a global age change the way we understand the past? Over the past few years, world history has become one of the fastest growing – and most controversial – fields. This hour we’ll talk with a historian at its forefront who’s written a book that puts Turkish explorers of the 16th century in the same league – and competing directly - with the Portuguese.
- Giancarlo Casale, Associate Prof. of History & 2009-11 McKnight Land Grant Professor, University of Minnesota, author of The Ottoman Age of Exploration.
- Guriqbal Sahota, Assistant Professor of Literature at the University of California Santa Cruz; is currently a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study) in Berlin.