CFP Travellers in Ottoman Lands (TIOL) 2: The Balkans, Anatolia and Beyond

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

TRAVELLERS IN OTTOMAN LANDS THE BALKANS, ANATOLIA AND BEYOND SARAJEVO, AUGUST 2022
CALL FOR PAPERS
SEMINAR
24 – 26 August 2022
We invite proposals for contributions to a Seminar organised by ASTENE
(the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East), in association
with the Faculty of Islamic Studies of the University of Sarajevo,
Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Topics to be considered include (but are not limited to) the following:
• travellers to Bosnia, the Balkans and the wider Ottoman world from other parts of
Europe and elsewhere
• travellers from the region to other parts of Europe and the Middle East
• pilgrims and pilgrimage within the region
• travel from the Balkans to the holy places of the Middle East, both Muslim and
Christian
• artistic and literary representations of the Balkans and other parts of the Ottoman
world
• the horticultural legacy of the region.
The Seminar follows the successful Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy seminar held in Edinburgh in 2017.
Proposals may be submitted either for individual presentations of 25 minutes or for panels of 3–4 speakers of 25 minutes each. Please include a biography of no more than 200 words, presentation title and a 300-word abstract. Proposals should be submitted
in English to ottomanlandsastene@gmail.com by 30 April 2022 at the latest.
Registration for the Seminar will open in January 2022. Further details of accommodation and other arrangements, including an optional excursion to Mostar
on 27 August, will be available then.
For further information on ASTENE activities, please visit www.astene.org.uk
For email enquiries about the Seminar itself: ottomanlandsastene@gmail.com
alternatively Dr Ines Asceric-Todd at ines.asceric-todd@ed.ac.uk
or Dr Aid Smajic at aid.smajic@fin.unsa.ba