The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures is hosting a workshop on ‘Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world. Knowledge, authority and legitimacy‘ from 18-19 December 2017. You can find the full programme here.
The Institute for Oriental Studies at the University of Vienna is hosting a lecture series on ‘Ottoman Crossings / Osmanische Schnittstellen‘ from 8 November – 13 December 2017. The lectures will be convened by Prof. Dr. David Selim Sayers and incorporate guest lectures by international scholars.
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In cooperation with the Orient Institute Istanbul, the title ‘Teali-i Vatan Osmanlı Hanımlar Cemiyeti : tarih-i tesisi 4 kanun-ı evvel 325‘, originally published in Saloniki 1909, has been digitised and is now available Open Access on MENAdoc. It is the statute of a women’s association in the Ottoman Empire.
The Second International Conference on Levantines in Istanbul titled ‘Levantines as pioneers of Modernization in Industry and Trade in the Ottoman Empire‘ will take place from 20-22 October 2017 statt. The Call for Papers is open until 31 August 2017. You can find the full Call for Papers here.
The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin is hosting an ‘International Symposium on Heinrich Friedrich von Diez‘ from 7-8 September 2017. Registration is possible until 31 August 2017. You can find the full programme here.
The Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg is holding a conference on ‘Material Culture Methods in the Middle Islamic Periods‘ from 8-10 December 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 8 September 2017. You can find the full Call for Papers here.
The German Historical Institute Paris is hosting a workshop on ‘Politics and Sociability in a Transcultural Context: The Diplomatic Milieu in Istanbul during the Long Eighteenth Century‘ on 17 November 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 14 July 2017.
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The Hryhoriy Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University is hosting a workshop on ‘Multiplicity of Divisions: Boundaries and Borders of the Habsburg, Ottoman, and Russian Empires in the 19th –early 20th Century‘ from 28-29 September 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 10 July 2017. Please find the full Call here.
A ‘Summer School Reading and analysing Ottoman manuscript sources‘ will take place in Beirut from 27-30 August 2017. Application is possible until 25 June 2017. Please find the full Call here.