Conference: Visions of the Future in Ottoman Europe (15th – 20th century)

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

The converence will be opened by an evening lecture by Porf. Dr. Lucian Hölscher (Ruhr University, Bochum) entitled:

Between Theology of History and Scientific Development: The Origin of the Concept >Future< in Early Modern Europe

Papers will be presentend along three panels: 1: Early Modern Ottoman Europe, Early Modern Ottoman Empire, Panel 2: Sattelzeit. Around 1800, Panel 3: Ottoman Europe and the Ottoman Reform Era from Tanzimat to the Young Turks.


For the complete programm and the lecture by Lucian Hölscher, please see below.


  • Programm "Visions of the Future"
  • Lecture_Lucian Hölscher
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