Islam in the “Age of Confessionalization”

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 … Read more

Ph.D. Research Grant Announcement 2018

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 … Read more

Central Asian Studies Society and Politics

Call for Abstracts Workshop: “Central Asian Studies Inside Out Engaging with Knowledge Transfer between Academia and Actors in Society and Politics” for Master and PhD students, Leibnitz-Zentrum Moderner Orient and Institute for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University Berlin, 8-9 … Read more


The peer‐reviewed online journal Middle East – Topics & Arguments (META Journal) is calling for submissions for its issue on the topic of Trauma. The deadline for abstract submissions is December 15th 2017. The deadline for article submissions … Read more