The School of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is pleased to announce that the 24th Conference of the Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes (International Committee for Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies) will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 23-27 June 2020.
The aim is to provide a platform of a high scholarly level, which will promote the knowledge and sustain the memory of Ottoman history. The city of Thessaloniki, with its diverse past and strong academic community, constitutes the ideal venue for this meeting.
The Conference will include four days of sessions to be held at the Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center (23-26 June). During the excursion that is scheduled for the last day (27 June), participants will have the chance to visit Ottoman sites at a nearby destination.
In focusing on local and regional elites, the aim of this conference is to understand how the authority and power of the caliphate was actualized within the daily lives of the empire’s inhabitants. Continue reading
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Over 100 academics around the world will participate in this 2-day conference at Middlesex University
Registration via registration website until 22 June 2019.
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Deadline for abstracts: 21 January 2019