The fourth European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies
is organised by the Chair of Ottoman and Turkish Studies of the University of Vienna

Registration is now open! For further information click here

Panel proposals can be submitted until November 30, 2022, abstracts can be submitted until December 31, 2022. For further information click here

Conference Travel Grants for Students

Turkologentag will award travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students participating in the Turkologentag 2023. We aim to support students with neither travel scholarships nor university funding. Preference will be given to applicants from Turkey. Further information: https://turkologentag2023.univie.ac.at/registration/travel-grants/


Keynote

We are happy to announce that our keynote speaker for the Turkologentag 2023 will be Prof. Edhem Eldem  (Boğaziçi University and Collège de France)

Edhem Eldem is a professor in the Department of History at Boğaziçi University and holds the International Chair of Turkish and Ottoman History at the Collège de France. He has taught as a visiting professor at Berkeley, Harvard, Columbia, the École des hautes études en sciences sociales, the École pratique des hautes études and the École normale supérieure. His research interests include the Levantine trade, the history of the Imperial Ottoman Bank, Ottoman funerary epigraphy, the history of archaeology and photography in the Ottoman Empire, the socio-economic transformations of Istanbul at the turn of the twentieth century, biographies at the end of the Empire, and the dynamics of Westernization and Orientalism.

Selected Publications: French Trade in Istanbul in the Eighteenth Century (1999); A History of the Ottoman Bank (1999); (with Daniel Goffman and Bruce Masters) The Ottoman City between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir and Istanbul (1999); Pride and Privilege: A History of Ottoman Orders, Medals and Decorations (2004); Death in Istanbul: Death and its Rituals in Ottoman-Islamic Culture (2005), La Méditerranée turque (2000, with Feride Çiçekoğlu); L'épitaphe ottomane musulmane XVIe-XXe siècles (2007, with Nicolas Vatin); Un Orient de consommation (Istanbul, 2010); Un Ottoman en Orient. Osman Hamdi Bey in Iraq, 1869-1871 (2010); Osman Hamdi Bey and Osgan Efendi's Journey to Nemrud Dağı (2010); (As editor, with Zeynep Çelik), Camera Ottomana. Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire, 1870-1914 (2015); Osman Hamdi Bey: İzlenimler, 1869-1885 (2016); (As editor, with Houssine Alloul and Henk de Smaele), To Kill a Sultan. A Transnational. History of the Attempt on Abdülhamid II (1905) (2018); L’Empire ottoman et la Turquie face à l’Occident (2018); (As editor, with Sophia Laiou), Istanbul and the Black Sea Coast. Shipping and Trade (2018); Mitler, Gerçekler ve Yöntem. Osmanlı Tarihinde Aklıma Takılanlar (2018); V. Murad’ın Oğlu Selahaddin Efendi’nin Evrak ve Yazıları, I, V. Murad ile Cléanthi Scalieri (2019); L’Alhambra. À la croisée des histoires (2021).

Further information: https://hist.boun.edu.tr/people/edhem-eldem