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Dec. 15 Christians, Jews, and Muslims in an Age of Ottoman Reform: Coming Together, Moving Apart

Heather Sharkey

Dr. Heather J. Sharkey is an associate professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (2003) and American Evangelicals in Egypt: Missionary Encounters in an Age of Empire (2008). With Mehmet Ali Dogan, she edited American Missionaries and the Middle East: Foundational Encounters (2011). She has contributed to many edited volumes, including The Oxford Handbook of Modern African History (2013), Just Wars, Holy Wars and Jihads (2012), and Introducing World Christianity (2012). She has published in periodicals such as the International Journal of Middle East Studies, the Journal of African History, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, and African Affairs. She is on advisory boards for The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Church History and Religious Culture, Islamic Africa, Northeast African Studies, and Social Sciences and Missions

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