The 11th Western Ottomanists' Workshop (April 2-3, 2021)

Dear Colleagues,

The 11th Western Ottomanists' Workshop (WOW), organized by the Department of History and the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program at California State University-Sacramento, will be held virtually on April 2-3, 2021. Below you can find the program and the links to register for the event. Please contact Serpil Atamaz ( for questions.

Announcement Book Publication: The Ottoman Army and the First World War

Dear Colleagues, 

I'm very happy to announce the publication of my book "The Ottoman Army and the First World War" by Routledge. You can take a look at table of contents and some chapters from the link below.

Online Journal (Open Access): YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies 2 (2020)

The second volume of YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies, Istanbul Research Institute's peer-reviewed and open access journal is now online

The peer-reviewed articles of YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies 2 (2020) include works from the fields of history of medicine and pandemics, architectural history and conservation, historiography and history of science.

BLOG: Kleider mach(t)en Leute (Lisa Brunner, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Geschichte Österreichs)

In den politischen Beziehungen der Habsburger zum Osmanischen Reich spielte der Geschenkaustausch eine große Rolle. 

"Zeig mir, was du trägst, und ich sage dir, wer du bist", ist seit jeher ein Spruch mit viel Wahrheitsgehalt. In den habsburgisch-osmanischen Beziehungen spiegelte Kleidung die politische Hierarchie besonders deutlich wider. […]

For the whole article see: 

Deadline Reminder for the 3rd NEHT Workshop: Environmental Histories of the Ottoman and post-Ottoman World (University of Vienna, 16-18 September 2021)

Environmental Histories of the Ottoman and post-Ottoman World
The Anthropocene: From Empire to Nation-States

University of Vienna
16-18 September 2021

John McNeill (Georgetown University)
"Building the Anthropocene: A Global Environmental History of Industrialization, 1780—1920"

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