Current news and events

PD Dr. Hoffmann-Ruf: Oman und Indischer Ozean

2019/07/08: Lecture by PD Dr. Michaela Hoffmann-Ruf
University Bonn

A Mediterranean Forum lecture in cooperation with the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies of the Ruhr-University Bochum

Montag, 8. Juli 2019, 4 pm, room GB 2/131

Gaza 1900 - An exhibition

2019/07/04: An exhibition of the ZMS, the RUB and the University of Haifa

Opening on 4 July, 3 pm.
with music, drinks and an exhibition tour

Location: House of Archaeologies, Am Bergbaumuseum 31, 44791 Bochum
Duration: 5 July - 31 October 2019, daily from Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

Exhibition's Hompepage: Gaza 1900_ a city of the eastern Mediterranean in transition

Prof. L. Darling: Ottoman Military Forces in Syria

2019/06/03: Lecture by Prof. Dr. Linda Darling
University of Arizona / University Bonn

A Mediterranean Forum lecture in cooperation with the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies of the Ruhr-University Bochum

Monday, 3. June 2019, 4 p.m., room GA03/149

2019/03/28: Osteuropa und der Nahe Osten
Public Panel

28. März 2019, 18:30 bis 20:30 Uhr
Ort: SSC, Raum 2/119, Campus, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Eine Veranstaltung des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms 1981 in Kooperation mit dem ZMS

Es diskutieren:
Dr. Zaur Gasimov (Orient-Institut Istanbul)
Prof. Dr. Elke Hartmann (Hamburg)
Volker Pabst (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)
Prof. Dr. Stefan Rohdewald (Gießen)

Moderiert von Prof. Dr. Markus Koller (ZMS Bochum)
2019/03/21: Workshop: Coming to Terms with Gender
Contemporary Radical Right Politics and Discourses on Gender Rights, Migration, and Islam
Bochum, ZMS, March 21, 2019, Seminarraum 2
2019/03/08: New research fellow
There's a new Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Mediterranean Studies. As from March onwards, Dr. Sarah Büssow is working at the Center. Her research project deals with "Families and households in late-Ottoman Palestine: Jerusalem, Gaza and villages".
2018/12/21: New Board of Directors
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
2018/11/22: Conference: Visions of the Future in Ottoman Europe
Conference of the study group „Ottoman Europe“
November 22th to 24th, 2018, Centre for Mediterranean Studies, Ruhr-University Bochum
2018/10/25: 2. Treffen der African RUB
The date for the African RUB meeting in the winter semester is fixed: Thursday, October 25, from 4 pm onwards, in the Dean's Meeting Room of the Faculty of History, GA 5/29. One of the topics will be "Education for Sustainable Development"
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".