CIERA seminar "Trieste: city of empire(s)" - session "Ottoman Trieste"

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February 19, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, German History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Italian History / Studies

The research project "Trieste, city of empire(s)" co-directed by Christine Lebeau, Markus Koller, and David Do Paço is funded by the Centre Interdisciplinaire d'Etudes et de Recherches sur l'Allemagne (CIERA) with the support of the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Ruhr-Universität in Bochum and Sciences Po. The next session of our research seminar will be hosted by the Center for Mediterranean Studies at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, and it will explore the Ottoman history of Trieste in the 18th century.

To join the session via Zoom, please contact David Do Paço: or Markus Koller:


Time zone: UTC+1

14:45 David Do Paço (Sciences Po)


15:00 Andreas Helmedach (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)

Towards a modern transport system: Roads and postal services to Trieste and Fiume as promoters of integration and differentiation in the Habsburg Monarchy in the 18th century?

16:00 Zeynep Arslan (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)

Ottomans en Route to the Habsburg Lands: Counting Muslims in, the Case of Trieste.


17:00 Break

17:30 Margarita Voulgaropoulou (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)

Interculturalism, Community, and Empire in the eighteenth-century Habsburg Adriatic: The Orthodox communities of Trieste and Rijeka through artistic evidence

18:30 Markus Koller (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum)

The "Ottoman Adriatic" - an overview of the current stage of research

19:15 Natalie Rothman (University of Toronto)


19:30 Christine Lebeau (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Final discussion

Contact Info: 

David Do Paço, Sciences Po, CHSP

27 rue Saint-Guillaume, F-75337, Paris, Cedex 07.