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Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Centre for Mediterranean Studies
Am Bergbaumuseum 31
D-44791 Bochum


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fax: +49 (0) 234 - 32 - 14713

Opening Hours

Fri Monday till Friday 8 am - 4 pm

General meeting December 18th 2020

2020/11/25: We would like to invite the members to this year's ordinary general meeting on December 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (s.t.). Due to the restrictions caused by Corona, the event will be carried out via ZOOM. We therefore ask you to register by e-mail by December 14, 2020 (
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Access to the library

2020/10/13: Access to the library is currently only possible by appointment. The arrangement is made via the email address
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Dr. Margarita Voulgaropoulou new Junior Professor

2020/10/05: Dr. Margarita Voulgaropoulou is a new Junior Professor. Her Research has the title "Cross-Cultural Encounters and Confessional Conflicts in the Early Modern Adriatic: The Evidence of Icon Painting."

Welcome, Dr. Voulgaropoulou!
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Kadir Yildirim new Research Fellow

2020/09/30: Dr. Kadir Yildirim joins the ZMS starting from the October 1. His research project has the title “International Cooperation Against Anarchism: A Historical Network Analysis (1898-1913)”.

Welcome, Dr. Yildirim!
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Dr. Ioannis Zelepos new Research Fellow

2020/09/28: Dr. Ioannis Zelepos joins the ZMS. His research project has the title "Revolution on the Mediterranean. A South European History of the Greek War of Independence 1821".

Welcome, Dr. Zelepos!
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2020/03/17: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020/03/10: Ahmet Gencturk new Research Fellow

2020/02/15: Kulturelle Dynamik und politische Stabilität

2020/02/05: Program: 8th Young Researcher's Workshop

2020/01/23: Biafra. Postkolonialer Humanitarismus

2020/01/16: Kolonialgeologen und Erzlagerstätten

2019/12/19: Die Macht der Distanz

2019/12/18: Mitgliederversammlung 2029

2019/12/12: Schiffsreisen, Metaxotopien und das Ordnen der Dinge

2019/12/05: Archaeological survey of Beta Israel

2019/12/03: Vortrag: Der Griechische Aufstand von 1821

2019/11/28: Plague, Famine and Flood in Medieval Egypt

2019/11/21: Ethiopian Jewish heritage

2019/11/14: Ottoman Orientalism?

2019/11/08: CfP: 8th Young Researcher's Workshop

2019/11/06: Early Modern Southeast Europe

2019/10/31: "Kulturell sehen wir uns als Afrikaner"

2019/10/24: Der 'Kongo-Müller'

2019/10/17: Neue Perspektiven in der Archäologie Afrikas

2019/10/14: Lecture Series: Africa at the RUB

2019/07/08: PD Dr. Hoffmann-Ruf: Oman und Indischer Ozean

2019/07/04: Gaza 1900 - An exhibition

2019/06/03: Prof. L. Darling: Ottoman Military Forces in Syria

2019/03/28: Osteuropa und der Nahe Osten

2019/03/21: Workshop: Coming to Terms with Gender

2019/03/08: New research fellow

2018/12/21: New Board of Directors

2018/11/22: Conference: Visions of the Future in Ottoman Europe

2018/10/09: New research member: Zeynep Arslan

2018/01/16: Database Ottoman Europe (HOE)

2017/11/13: Lecture: Verflochtene Weltregionen

2016/09/28: Sir Noel Malcolm (Oxford): Agents of Empire

2016/01/02: Mediterranean Rivers in Global Perspectives