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New Book: Timurid Culture and Ali Shir Nawa'i

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that my book is now out: Un empire de mots. Pouvoir, culture et soufisme à l’époque des derniers Timourides au miroir de la Khamsa de Mīr ‘Alī Shīr Nawā’ī from Peeters Publishers.

It is available from Peeters:


Best wishes for the New Year!

Marc Toutant

Talk: Defending the Ottoman Capital... H. Bostan, DC

Dear Colleague,
I would like to invite you to a research presentation by Humeyra Bostan on "Defending the Ottoman Capital: The Fortification of Istanbul Strait Against Russian Threat in the Late 18th Century” this Saturday, January 21st, 2017.
Humeyra Bostan is a PhD candidate in History at Istanbul Sehir University and currently conducting research at Georgetown University.

CfP: Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey

The TürkeiEuropaZentrum (TEZ) of the University of Hamburg will host a two-day academic workshop to examine new approaches to the environmental history of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey. Environmental history is an emerging field in Ottoman and Turkish studies. Contrary to the growing number  of  environmental historical  studies  in  North  America,  Europe,  and  other  parts  of  the  world,  the number of studies in this burgeoning subfield in Ottoman and Turkish studies still can be counted on the fingers of one hand.