The seminar of Oriental Christianity Studies and Byzantium at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg has opened a YouTube channel.
The team of Prof. Dr. Horn offers an audiovisual insight into the work of the seminar and its guests to a broader public. It presents recordings of lectures and talks as well as interviews with experts.
The channel conveys current and historical perspectives and scholarly content on Oriental Christianity. The regional focus is on the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean and the wider Oriental region particularly on North Africa, Eastern Europe and Southwest Asia as well as their intersections.
“Books, Journals, Databases, Open Access – a Service for the Middle East Studies”
We also provide information and distribute flyers at our information point.
Here you will find the complete congress programme.
This year the conference will be hosted by the Institute of Iranian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Paul was professor of Islamic Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg from 1995 to 2013. On the occasion of Continue reading
“Prints and Impressions from Ottoman Smyrna: the Collection de costumes civils et militaires, scènes populaires, et vues de l’Asie-Mineure Album (1836-38) at Harvard University’s Fine Arts Library”. Continue reading
Self Testimonies from the Ottoman Empire
The series „Memoria : Fontes minores ad Historiam Imperii Ottomanici pertinentes“ is available in Open Access on our MENAdoc repository.
This series is based on many smaller sources that have not been considered by the scientific community because of their relatively uncommon language or because they are privately owned.
These include diaries, memoirs, letters and other personal documents of the inhabitants of the Ottoman capital Istanbul from the second half of the 19th century to the early years of the Republic of Turkey. Continue reading