Selda Altan

Altan presents at International Conference of Labour and Social History

Selda Altan

Altan, assistant professor of history presented “A Quest for Chinese Workers: Global Labor Markets in Coolies and the Making of the Chinese Working Class.”... READ MORE >>

America’s wars in Asia, and U.S. public opinion about them, subject of summer research

Both the Korean and Vietnam Wars were milestones in the Cold War era, shaping U.S. public opinion toward both countries at the time—and we still have a lot to learn from them today.... READ MORE >>

History professor Selda Altan publishes work, presents at conference

Selda Altan

History professor Selda Altan presented “A French Muslim in Qing China: Gervais Courtellemont’s Travels in Yunnan and Chinese Muslims in French Colonial Policy-Making, 1900–1911” virtually during the Biennial Conference of the Historical Society of Twentieth-Century China over the summer. She wrote more about the topic for the Turkish history journal Toplumsal Tarih. Her article, “Yirminci... READ MORE >>

Meet the faculty: a Q&A with new history professor Selda Altan

Selda Altan

Randolph College’s 2019-20 academic year is underway, and several new faces have joined the faculty. History professor Selda Altan is one of the new additions: Where are you originally from and what is your career/educational background? I am originally from Istanbul, Turkey. I received my undergraduate degree in history and sociology at Bogazici University, Istanbul.... READ MORE >>