The Berlin University is hosting a conference on ‘From Oriens Christianus to the Islamic Near East – Theological, Historical and Cultural Cross-pollination in the Eastern Mediterranean of Late Antiquity‘ from 7-8 December 2017. Please find more information here.
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
In der Orientabteilung der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle einer/eines Bibliothekarin/Bibliothekars bis Entgeltgruppe 9b TVöD – je nach Qualifikation – unbefristet zu besetzen. Die Bewerbungsfrist ist bis zum 20. November 2017. Die vollständige Ausschreibung finden Sie hier.