H-AMCA is a network devoted to the study of modern and contemporary art from the Arab world, Iran, and Turkey. We aim to create a network of interested scholars and organizations to enable historians and other scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests, and to promote scholarly cooperation between both persons and organizations.

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Starting from 2016, Koç University Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center and the University of Cambridge’s Skiliter Centre for Ottoman Studies agreed to start a joint three year project on the Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period. The Project consists of three symposiums on three themes as Disease and Disaster (both man-made and natural disasters), Trade and Production and Social and Cultural Life.

CFA: Permanent Research Positions at French CNRS: CETOBaC Support to 2019 Applicants

Dear colleagues,
The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) just advertised the opening of some 250 permanent research positions in all fields, including the humanities and the social sciences. Deadline for applying is January 8, 2019. CNRS welcomes applications in English as well as in French. (For details see "Links" below.)
The Centre for Turkish, Ottoman, Balkan and Central Asian Studies (a.k.a.

ANN: “Four corners of one cloth: Textiles from the Islamic World” York Islamic Art Circle

“Four corners of one cloth: Textiles from the Islamic World”
with Uthra Rajgopal and Amy George (The Whitworth, Manchester)
on Thursday 29th November 2018
from 6:30pm – 8pm
at The Bowland Auditorum, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.