26th International DAVO/DMG Congress

History, Politics and Culture in the Middle East

26th International DAVO/DMG Congress - ScreenshotThe 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”.

Summer School: Armenia – Language, Culture and Society

Sommerschule: Armenien – Sprache, Kultur und Gesellschaft Eriwan – IconThe summer school “Armenia: Language, Culture and Society” in Yerevan focuses on the most current social issues. In addition to a language course and an examination of the grammatical system of the Armenian language, modules on Armenian literature, music, economics, regional studies and history as well as Armenia’s position between Russia, Asia and Europe will offer an insight into the society and culture of this country.

This will be complemented by excursions – e.g. to Edjmiatsin, the religious centre of the country and a conversation with an apostolic priest – as well as a meeting with an environmental protection organisation and representatives of civil society.

The application deadline for participation – and also for a DAAD scholarship – is 12 May 2019.

3rd International Kurdish Studies Conference

“Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdish Cause in a Changing Middle East”

This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers from a range of disciplines working on Kurdish history, politics, culture, gender, minority rights and diaspora to examine the ongoing political, social and cultural developments in the lives of the Kurds and Kurdistan.

The abstract deadline: March 15th, 2019.
Proposals for sessions and suggestions to format, including panel discussions, roundtables and workshops or book launches are welcome.
Contact: KurdishStudies@mdx.ac.uk

Full call for abstracts

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Summer School: Armenia – Language, Culture and Society

Sommerschule: Armenien – Sprache, Kultur und Gesellschaft Eriwan – IconThe summer school “Armenia: Language, Culture and Society” in Yerevan focuses on the most current social issues.

In addition to a language course and an examination of the grammatical system of the Armenian language, modules on Armenian literature, music, economics, regional studies and history as well as Armenia’s position between Russia, Asia and Europe will offer an insight into the society and culture of this country. Continue reading

Conference in Halle on: “The Armenian Kingdom on the Mediterranean”

Cilicia in an international, cultural and political context

Das armenische Königreich am Mittelmeer - FlyerMESROP – the Centre for Armenian Studies organizes an international scientific conference on Cilician Armenia (in the 800th year of the death of Levon I).

The event will take place on 18 May 2019 at the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale).

On the occasion of the conference the Kunstmuseum Moritzburg in Halle presents the cabinet exhibition “LEVON I. (1187–1219) Ein armenischer König im staufischen Outremer”.

Here you will find the event programme.