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The Seventh International Symposium on Ottoman Istanbul


Istanbul 29 Mayis University Elmalıkent Campus on May 3 – 5, 2019.


Possible paper topics could include (but are not restricted to):
• Conquest of Istanbul
• The importance of Istanbul for the Turkish-Islamic World
• The role of the city within World History
• The role of Fatih Sultan Mehmed during the formative years of Istanbul
• Physical and topographical development of Ottoman Istanbul
• Istanbul as a multi-cultural city and meeting point of civilizations
• Istanbul as a metropolis
• Istanbul as the administrative center and the capital of the Ottoman Empire
• City governments and historic and cultural heritage conservation
• Town planning, architecture and art of Istanbul
• Social structure, ethnic and confessional communities
• Science, learning and literature in the Ottoman Istanbul
• Economic conditions and commercial activities of Ottoman Istanbul
• Urban Archeology of the Ottoman period
• The ancient heritage in Istanbul through the eyes of the Ottomans


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