Call for paper – Turkologentag 2023 (Deadline : 31 dec. 2022)

The Chair of Turkish Studies at the University of Vienna invites researchers from all over the world working in the fields of history, linguistics, philology, literary studies, social sciences, anthropology, and political sciences in Turkey and the Turkic world to participate in the Fourth European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2023). The conference will take place on September 21 – 23, 2023 at the University of Vienna. It is organized in co-operation with GTOT e.V. (Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies).

The conference aims to bring together individual scholars, institutions and organizations from Europe and elsewhere who are engaged in Turkish and Turkic Studies. The four-day event will provide an opportunity for an intellectual exchange and conversation between participants and allow them to build networks for future cooperation. There will be a special forum for PhD candidates and graduate students.

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

Students papers: At Turkologentag 2023, there will also be a limited number of paper slots especially reserved for presentations by undergraduate (BA/Lisans) and graduate (MA/Yüksek Lisans) students. The deadline for abstract submissions for students’ papers is March 31, 2023. Please clearly indicate “Students’ paper” in the abstract field.  

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:


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:

The organizers encourage individual paper and thematic panel proposals within the following sections: 

1. Linguistics
2. Studies on Central Asia/Volga Region/Siberia
3. Caucasus
4. Turko-Persian Islamicate world
5. Ottoman Studies
   5.1 Transottomanica (DFG Priority Programme)
   5.2 Digital Humanities and Ottoman/Turkish Studies
   5.3 Manuscript Cultures
   5.4 Ottoman-Habsburg World
   5.5 Balkan region and Southeast Europe
   5.6 Hungary, Poland, Ukraine
   5.7 Arab Provinces, Palestine
6. Environmental History and History of Science of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey
7. Literary Studies
8. Cultural Studies, Heritage / Art History
9. Studies of Contemporary Turkey
10. Kurdish Studies
11. Studies on Ethnic, Religious Minorities
12. Women and Gender Studies
13. Research on Religion
14. Musicology
15. Social Sciences and Migration Studies
16. Social Anthropology
17. German-Turkish Language Research /Education

For questions concerning the organisation or the programme:

For Question Near Eastern Studies Department
Spitalgasse 2, Hof 4 (Campus)
University of Vienna
A-1090 Vienna, Austria

For questions concerning the registration or hotel bookings:

Eventmanagement of the University of Vienna
Universtiätsring 1,
1010 Vienna
T: +43-1-4277-17677

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apam (2022, 26 novembre). Call for paper – Turkologentag 2023 (Deadline : 31 dec. 2022). APAMi. Consulté le 15 juin 2024, à l’adresse

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