Oriental Christianity Studies and Byzantium on YouTube

The seminar of Oriental Christianity Studies and Byzantium at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg has opened a YouTube channel.

The team of Prof. Dr. Horn offers an audiovisual insight into the work of the seminar and its guests to a broader public. It presents recordings of lectures and talks as well as interviews with experts.

To the YouTube Channel

The channel conveys current and historical perspectives and scholarly content on Oriental Christianity. The regional focus is on the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean and the wider Oriental region particularly on North Africa, Eastern Europe and Southwest Asia as well as their intersections.

FID Info Point at the 9th European Conference on Iranian Studies

Flyer: FID Info Point at the 9th European Conference on Iranian StudiesWe present the Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies with an info point at the 9th European Conference on Iranian Studies from 11-12 September 2019.

The European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS) is one of Europe’s largest conferences in Iranian Studies. It is held every four years and organized by the Societas Iranologica Europaea (SIE).

This year the conference will be hosted by the Institute of Iranian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.

“Memoria” – Series of the Orient-Institut Istanbul on MENAdoc

Self Testimonies from the Ottoman Empire

Logo Memoria.The series „Memoria : Fontes minores ad Historiam Imperii Ottomanici pertinentes“ is available in Open Access on our MENAdoc repository.

Series on MENAdoc

This series is based on many smaller sources that have not been considered by the scientific community because of their relatively uncommon language or because they are privately owned.

These include diaries, memoirs, letters and other personal documents of the inhabitants of the Ottoman capital Istanbul from the second half of the 19th century to the early years of the Republic of Turkey. Continue reading