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35127 Conferences

Byzantine and Ottoman Civilizations in World History

Added by admin on 2009-08-23

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2010-10-21
Last Date Last Day: 2010-10-24
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2009-10-01

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Hayrettin Yucesoy
Email Email:
Address Address: Istanbul Sehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

Conference Description:

A Symposium Sponsored by Istanbul Sehir University and the World History

Istanbul Sehir University and the World History Association proudly announce a symposium focusing on the world-historical significance of Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations, 330-1922. The symposium will consist of approximately 30 papers by Turkish and international participants, plus a keynote address and several other plenary sessions. The official languages of the symposium are English and Turkish.

Panel and paper proposals dealing with Byzantine and/or Ottoman civilizations in the context of world history and across all relevant disciplines are invited and should be submitted electronically *using this form only *no later than 1 October 2009 and submitted to:

*Delivery time for each paper must not exceed 20 minutes.* Panels, each of which is two hours in length, should consist of a chair, four paper presenters, and, if possible and desirable, a commentator. The commentator is not mandatory. Panel proposals may consist of only three papers, but see below regarding that. Please also see below for individual paper submissions.

*A committee will review all proposals and make its decision regarding acceptances by 15 November 2009*. Criteria for acceptance include the proposal's world-historical scope, its originality, and its depth of scholarship. The conference organizers will endeavor to publish selected papers delivered at the symposium.

Successful participants must pay their own travel and lodging expenses. However, Istanbul Sehir University will assist conferees in securing accommodations at nearby 4- and 5- star hotels at deeply discounted conference rates. Moreover participants who are presenting will be hosted daily for lunch and dinner throughout the conference and will enjoy a complimentary city tour to major Byzantine and Ottoman sites.
*There is no registration fee.
*Periodic informational updates will appear at: beginning September 2009.**

Persons not presenting a paper may also register for the conference, attend at no fee, and will be eligible for the discounted lodging. On-line registration will be found as early as 15 July 2009 at the WHA web site,

In order to participate in any capacity, persons must register on-line no later than 15 September 2010.

Questions and inquiries should be directed to A. J. Andrea at, Hayrettin Yucesoy at, or Nurullah Ardic at
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