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Beyond “Ottoman Baroque”: The informal assemblages of domestic environments of 18th century Wallachia

13 May 2022 | Author: Roxana Coman

Is it Westernization? The historiographical debate

A close look at 18th century Wallachian archival records for house sales, wills and dowry lists provides insight into the owner’s social status, aesthetic and personal preferences, but also about various social and cultural conventions.

By |2022-05-13T13:31:25+03:00May 13th, 2022|Research Project|Comments Off on Beyond “Ottoman Baroque”: The informal assemblages of domestic environments of 18th century Wallachia

IRSSC Closing Conference, 10-12 February 2022 – Every Ending Is a New Beginning

24 February 2022 | Authors: Judith I. Haug; Kamyar Nematollahy; Katja Rieck; Melike Şahinol; Esther Voswinckel Filiz

After almost three years, the International Standing Working Group “Iran and Beyond: Breaking Ground for Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration” (IRSSC) held its final conference on 10-12 February 2022 in a closed on-line event that brought together researchers from Denmark, France, Germany, India, Iran Pakistan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. 

By |2022-03-04T11:36:14+03:00February 24th, 2022|Research Project|Comments Off on IRSSC Closing Conference, 10-12 February 2022 – Every Ending Is a New Beginning

Documentary Filmmaking as Transformative Practice: Anthropological Reflections

14 January 2022 | Author: Katja Rieck

A shift in perspective, film as product versus film as process As a scholar in the humanities my relationship to documentary films has been shaped by my relationship to other so-called “source materials” like written documents, or interviews. 

By |2022-02-24T15:31:04+03:00February 24th, 2022|Science communication and outreach|Comments Off on Documentary Filmmaking as Transformative Practice: Anthropological Reflections

A Young Turk from Lehistan: Seyfeddin Thadée Gasztowtt (1881 – 1936) and Poland’s Independence in the post-1908 Young Turk Revolution Istanbul

7 January 2022 | Author: Paulina D. Dominik

For over a century the Ottoman Empire and subsequently the Republic of Turkey played an important role in the geopolitical imagination of Polish independence activists and statesmen. Even before the demise of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth as a sovereign state in 1795, one can observe Polish-Ottoman attempts to cooperate against the Russian Empire’s expansionist ambitions in Eastern Europe. 

By |2022-02-24T15:29:07+03:00February 24th, 2022|Research Project|Comments Off on A Young Turk from Lehistan: Seyfeddin Thadée Gasztowtt (1881 – 1936) and Poland’s Independence in the post-1908 Young Turk Revolution Istanbul

From Demography to the Rural Development—in Turkey and Beyond

10 December 2021 | Author: Heinrich Hartmann

At the heart of what became my habilitation lies a fierce interest in European demographic anxieties about Turkey’s fast-growing population in the 20th century, especially in the immediate post-Second World War decades.

By |2022-02-24T15:18:42+03:00February 24th, 2022|Research Project|Comments Off on From Demography to the Rural Development—in Turkey and Beyond

Filme und Forschung am OII: Das Filmforum „Iran at the Crossways“, 12. – 13. November 2021

5 November 2021 | Autorin: Katja Rieck

Wissenschaft und Film, wie passt das zusammen? Wenn wir an Filme denken, dann meistens an einem gemütlichen Abend mit Netflix, oder vielleicht an einem Blockbuster im Kino. Entspannung und Unterhaltung stehen im Vordergrund.

By |2022-02-24T15:26:46+03:00February 24th, 2022|Science communication and outreach|Comments Off on Filme und Forschung am OII: Das Filmforum „Iran at the Crossways“, 12. – 13. November 2021
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