Call for Papers: 25th International Congress of DAVO

Logo DAVO The 25th Annual Congress of DAVO (German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation) combined with the Conference of the Frankfurt Research Center on Global Islam (FFGI) “Politics, Religion and Society at the Middle East” takes place at the Cluster of Excellence “Normative Orders” at the Frankfurt University. It is organized by Prof. Dr. Susanne Schröter (Director of the FFGI at the Cluster of Excellence “Normative Orders”).

Deadline for panel and paper proposals: 16 June 2018
Deadline for Registration: 15 August 2018

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“Imperiale Städte” im Zarenreich, Habsburgerreich und im Osmanischen Reich

International conference at the German Historical Institute (DHI), Moscow, April 26-27, 2018

Nusretiye Mosque in Tophane district of Beyoğlu, Istanbul

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.


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