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
The text examines the activities of the young Turkish diplomat and nationalist Reşit Saffet during his stay in Switzerland at the beginning of 1919.
The publication on MENAdoc keeps the article permanently accessible via permalink and makes it visible in catalogues worldwide.
The “Afghan Serials Collection” is an essential collection of partisan serials from the Wahdat Library, the most comprehensive private collection of rare newspapers and journals from Afghanistan. Continue reading