International conference at the German Historical Institute (DHI), Moscow, April 26-27, 2018
Nusretiye Mosque in Tophane district of Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Urban history research has recently experienced increasing interest in “imperial” questions. One expression that is used over and over again is the “imperial city”.
While this term has so far primarily been applied to the European metropolises of the western colonial empires, this conference aims to analyze the phenomenon of the imperial city in the context of the continental empires of Eastern Europe, such as the Habsburg Monarchy, the Ottoman Empire and the Russian Empire.
Recently discovered among our holdings: Türkmen ili (1924); an early soviet Turkmen journal on politics, economics, science and literature. We try to catalogue it asap! #Turkmenistanpic.twitter.com/2o3Jhy7GzZ
The “Bibliographical Database for Historiography of Ottoman Europe” is now live and offers several thousand bibliographical meta-data sets regarding works in over 20 languages – and much more. Continue reading →