3rd European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman & Turkish Studies

GTOT e.V. (Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies) invites scholars from all over the world working in the fields of history, linguistics, philology, literary studies, social sciences, anthropology, and political sciences on Turkey and the Turkic World to participate in the third European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2018). All applications are due February 15, 2018. For more detailed information, please visit the website.

Islam in the “Age of Confessionalization”

The talk aims to investigate the impact of confessional polarization among Muslims
living in the early modern Ottoman Empire (and beyond) on the emergence of
new conceptual distinctions in the discourses of piety, morality and governance
articulated by Ottoman Muslims 1540-1720. The lecture will take place on November 28, 2017. The program can be found here.

Bibliotheca Arabica – A New History of Arabic Literature

The project “Bibliotheca Arabica” has been approved for the University of Leipzig and the Saxon University of Sciences, aiming to develop and compile fundamental knowledge on literary and scientific production and practice between the 12th and 19th century. Please find a description of the project below. Continue reading