News and events in 2018

Workshop: Coming to Terms with Gender

2019/03/21: Contemporary Radical Right Politics and Discourses on Gender Rights, Migration, and Islam
Bochum, ZMS, March 21, 2019, Seminarraum 2

New Board of Directors

2018/12/21: Prof. Dr. Markus Koller and Dr. Kristin Platt re-elected, Prof. Dr. Cornelia Jöchner, Junior-Prof. Dr. Verena Krebs and Prof. Dr. Thomas Feldhoff newly elected

Conference: Visions of the Future in Ottoman Europe

2018/11/22: Conference of the study group „Ottoman Europe“
November 22th to 24th, 2018, Centre for Mediterranean Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum

2018/10/09: New research member: Zeynep Arslan
Since 1 October, Zeynep Arslan is working as a doctoral fellow of the DAAD at the ZMS. After earning her BA from the History Department at Middle East Technical University, Zeynep pursued her MA studies at Istanbul Bilgi University. Until September 2018, she has been a doctoral research fellow in the ERC project: UrbanOccupationsOETR conducted at Koc University, as well as a research assistant and doctoral student at Istanbul Sehir University’s Department of History. She is currently a PhD student at Ruhr-Universität Bochum’s Department of History as a DAAD scholar. Arslan is a prospective historian whose areas of study are in line with Medieval Italy and Early Modern Ottoman history writing with a fledgling interest in Ottoman demographic history. The titel of her thesis is: "Reconstructing the daily life of Ottoman Muslim merchants in 18th and 19th century Trieste".
2018/01/16: Database Ottoman Europe (HOE)
The Chair for the History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey (Prof. Dr. Markus Koller) and the University Library of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have launched a Bibliographical Database of Historiography in Ottoman Europe (15th-18th Century).