The Research Group “Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities” is hosting a ‘Workshop on Religion and Nationalism’ from 14-15 December 2017. This workshop is open to all who explore the relation between nationalism and religion in the modern world from the nineteenth century to the present. All presentations are public and listeners are welcome!
The Institute of Islamic Theology at the University of Osnabrück invites paper proposals for its conference entitled Innovative Approaches in Islamic Sciences and Education, to be held in Osnabrück, September 20-22, 2018. Deadline is December 31, 2017. You find please the Call for papers here.
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.
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.
The Orient-Institut Istanbul is pleased to invite applications for Ph.D. research grants for 2018 and for the academic year of 2018/19. The purpose of the grant is the support of field research in Istanbul/Turkey for Ph.D. students not living in Turkey. Applications must be submitted by January 8, 2018 in electronic format (PDF). You can find the Call for Applications here.
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