The School of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is pleased to announce that the 24th Conference of the Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes (International Committee for Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies) will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 23-27 June 2020.
The aim is to provide a platform of a high scholarly level, which will promote the knowledge and sustain the memory of Ottoman history. The city of Thessaloniki, with its diverse past and strong academic community, constitutes the ideal venue for this meeting.
The Conference will include four days of sessions to be held at the Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center (23-26 June). During the excursion that is scheduled for the last day (27 June), participants will have the chance to visit Ottoman sites at a nearby destination.
In focusing on local and regional elites, the aim of this conference is to understand how the authority and power of the caliphate was actualized within the daily lives of the empire’s inhabitants. Continue reading
History, Politics and Culture in the Middle East
The Department for Culture and History of the Middle East of the University of Hamburg under the auspices of jun. Prof. Dr. Serena Tolino, the German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation (DAVO) and the Section of Islamic Studies of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft invite to the conference “History, Politics and Culture in the Middle East”.
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
Final Conference of the International Max Planck Research School for the Anthropology, Archaeology
Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdistan Question in a Changing Middle East
This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers from a range of disciplines working on the field of Kurdish Studies including history, politics, culture, gender, minority rights and the diaspora to examine the ongoing political, social and cultural developments in Kurdistan and beyond.
This conference is organised by the Department of Politics and Law, Middlesex University, Kurdish Research Network, Minority Rights Group International and Centre for Kurdish Progress to build strong and enduring relationships between Middlesex University, UK research organisations and academic organisations in the Middle East, especially in Kurdistan.
Over 100 academics around the world will participate in this 2-day conference at Middlesex University
Registration via registration website until 22 June 2019.