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CfP (Conference): Representing Migration: The Legacy of Post-Imperial Migrations from World War I to the Cold War (Munich, 29-30 January 2018)

Representing Migration: The Legacy of Post-Imperial Migrations from World War I to the Cold War

International Conference at the Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich

Organized by Prof. Dr. Christoph K. Neumann (Chair of Turkish Studies, LMU), Prof. Dr. Isa Blumi (Stockholm University, CAS Visiting Fellow), and Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel (Chair of East European History, LMU)

29 and 30 January 2018

 

CFP: International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) Special Issue: Boundaries, Flows, and the Construction of Muslim Selves through Architecture, ed. Farhan Karim

CALL FOR PAPERS

International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA)

Special Issue: Boundaries, Flows, and the Construction of Muslim Selves through Architecture

Thematic volume planned for June 2019

Proposal submission deadline: October 30, 2017

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Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations in Beyoğlu, İstanbul is dedicated to fostering research on the archaeology, art, heritage, and history of Anatolia through research, fellowship, and summer programs, exhibitions, conferences, library collections, and publications. To coordinate conferences, workshops, lectures, summer programs, and other activities and events in these areas, the center invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator for a three-year term.

CFP: Levantines as pioneers of Modernization in Industry and Trade in the Ottoman Empire, 20-21 October 2017, Istanbul

The Levantines were a small minority concentrated in the cities of the Ottoman Empire, but their influence on
commerce, ideas and industrialisation was considerable. We would like to explore this theme in the conference and
are keen to attract new and recent research. The scale and scope of their activities was as varied as the Levantines
themselves. They worked both in small shops and giant factory complexes and their legacy survives in their buildings
and networks that were forged before the Turkish Republic was declared in 1923. Some Levantines adapted to this

Symposium on H. F. Diez (1751-1817)

International Symposium

Heinrich Friedrich von Diez (1751-1817) – Freethinker, Diplomat, Orientalist, and Collector

7 and 8 September 2017, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, papers in German and English

Hendrik Birus (München/Bremen), Goethes Hochschätzung des ‚Liebhabers‘ und ‚Polemikers‘ Diez (public keynote lecture);

Lela Gibson (Los Angeles), Heinrich Friedrich von Diez: New Perspectives (keynote lecture);

Ursula Winter (Berlin), Heinrich Friedrich von Diez und seine abendländischen Handschriften;

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