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Travellers in Ottoman Lands:

The Balkans, Anatolia and Beyond


August 24–26, plus Aug 27 (optional), 2022
Registration is open at: www.astene.org.uk/current-events/travellers-in-ottoman-lands

Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina


SEMINAR

A full programme of presentations, discussions and a film screening, plus an optional visit on 27 August to the historic city of Mostar, with its important UNESCO World Heritage landmarks.

You are most welcome to attend the seminar even if you are not giving a paper.

Seminar topics will include:
• Traders and diplomats through Ottoman lands
• Ottoman cities through the eyes of travellers
• Spiritual Journeys
• Christian-Muslim Relations in the late Ottoman Balkans
• Botany and Medicine
• Women Travellers
• Ottoman Orientalism
• Fictional journeys, Fictional characters
• The Eastern Question: colonialism, imperialism and the nineteenth-century Balkans

See the full programme HERE

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Jason Goodwin: Historian and bestselling author of works of non-fiction and fiction. They include Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire (Vintage 1999), On Foot to the Golden Horn: A Walk to Istanbul (Chatto & Windus 1993), and a series of detective novels set in Ottoman Istanbul. His affable sleuth, Yashim the eunuch, even has his own cookbook: Yashim Cooks Istanbul: Culinary Adventures in the Ottoman Kitchen.

Dr Dženita Karić: Postdoctoral researcher at the Berlin Institute for Islamic Theology, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. A specialist in Muslim pilgrimage, she is the author of Bosnian Hajj Literature: Multiple Paths to the Holy (forthcoming, Edinburgh University Press 2022).

REGISTRATION
Registration for the Seminar is open at:
www.astene.org.uk/current-events/travellers-in-ottoman-lands along with details of accommodation and other arrangements, including the optional excursion to Mostar on Saturday 27 August. Late registration fees will apply after 1 July 2022.

For Seminar enquiries please email ottomanlandsastene@gmail.com, alternatively Dr Ines Aščerić-Todd at ines.asceric-todd@ed.ac.uk, or Dr Aid Smajić at aid.smajic@fin.unsa.ba
For further information on ASTENE activities, please visit www.astene.org.uk

This Seminar follows the successful Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy seminar held in Edinburgh in 2017.


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