Ottoman Studies ’17 / International Conference on Ottoman Empire and Ottoman Studies will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul on 28th to 29th April 2017. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).

The event will be held on the same days with ARCHEOLOGY STUDIES ’17 / International Conference on Archeology and Ancient History and BYZANTINE STUDIES ’17 / International Conference On Byzantine Empire and Byzantine Studies. Participants will be able to attend any of the sessions of these conferences.


-Religion and Society in the Ottoman World (i.e. Muslim – Non-Muslim relations, State and society, Religious life of Muslims and Non-Muslims, Conversion, apostasy, Opposition movements, Endowments and their place in the social structure.)
-Politics and Law in the Ottoman Empire (i.e. Governance, Administrative and bureaucratic structure of the empire, Legal thought and its practices, legal and political changes in the classical and modern age of Ottoman era.)
-Ottoman Economy (i.e. the relation of production and consumption, Economic-financial structure, Operation of commercial structure, International trade, Mining industry.)
-Ottoman Army and Wars (i.e. Ottoman military structure, war organization, war industry, War and economy, Ottoman navy.)
-Ottoman International Relations and Diplomacy (i.e. Foreign policy, Treaties and Ahdnames, Embassies, Security and intelligence.)
-Culture and Arts in the Ottoman World (i.e. Architecture, Music, Sports, Literature, Folklore, Traditional and modern arts.)
-Science, Technology and Intellectual Life in the Ottoman Empire (i.e. Classical and modern educational institutions and organizations, Technical training, Teacher-student mobilityin the classical and modern periods, Education regulations.)
-Health, Perception of a disease or malady in the Ottoman World (i.e. Perception of health, Organization of medical service, Health policies, Folk medicine, Diseases.)


NIPPON Meeting Halls in Istanbul

Nippon Hotel, Taksim, Topçu Caddesi No:6, Taksim, Beyoglu, Turkey. Nippon Meeting Halls are located in the heart of Taksim, the cultural center of Istanbul and it is easily accessible by metro, taxi or bus.


Abstract submission: January 20, 2017

Registration: March 17, 2017

Full papers submission: March 24, 2017

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