Mostafa Minawi

Minawi Mostafa

Mostafa Minawi is an associate professor of history and the director of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative at Cornell University. He is the author of The Ottoman Scramble for Africa: Empire and Diplomacy from the Sahara to the Hijaz (2016) and is currently working on two book projects tentatively titled Ottoman-Ethiopian Relations and the Geopolitics of Imperialism in the Horn of Africa, 1885-1915 and An Ottoman Officer and Gentleman in Africa: A Journey from Istanbul to Addis Ababa. He currently holds the 2019/20 Alfred H. Howell Chair in History and Archeology at the American University of Beirut.