Participation of M. Sariyannis to round table on the supernatural in the religions of the book (Strasbourg, December 9, 2022)

M. Sariyannis will participate in the round table organized by Özkan Bardakçı at the University of Strasbourg on December 9, 2022, entitled "Le surnaturel dans les religions du livre-quelques pistes d'interprétation". His contribution will have the title « Pour une étude du surnaturel chez les Ottomans ». For program and link, see: https://hisaar.unistra.fr/agenda/evenement/table-ronde-le-surnaturel-dans-les-religions-du-livre-quelques-pistes-dinterpretation

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Ayşem: παράσταση βασισμένη στην έρευνα των ερευνητικών προγραμμάτων GHOST και JaNet

Από Δευτέρα, για όσους είστε στην Αθήνα, μια παράσταση παντομίμας βασισμένη στην έρευνα του Τομέα Οθωμανικής Ιστορίας του Ινστιτούτου Μεσογειακών Σπουδών και ειδικότερα των προγραμμάτων GHOST και JaNet! https://www.culturenow.gr/aysem-mia-istoria-me-genitsaroys-kai-vrykolakes-apo-ti-theatriki-omada-splish-splash-sto-theatro-alfa/ Η τελευταία παραγωγή των Splish Splash, που πραγματοποιήθηκε υπό την Αιγίδα και την στήριξη του Ινστιτούτου Μεσογειακών Σπουδών/ΙΤΕ, πρωτοπαρουσιάστηκε στο Ρέθυμνο τον Ιούνιο και περιόδευσε το καλοκαίρι στην ελληνική περιφέρεια. Στην Αθήνα πλέον, για περιορισμένο αριθμό παραστάσεων, ανεβαίνει στο Θέατρο Άλφα – Ληναίος-Φωτίου. Η “Ayşem” είναι μια μυθοπλασία, εμπνευσμένη από πραγματικά πρόσωπα και γεγονότα της εποχής των οθωμανικών χρόνων και περιγράφει τις προσπάθειες ενός κινηματογραφικού συνεργείου να ολοκληρώσουν τα γυρίσματα της…

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GHOST team to participate in the 34. Deutsche Orientalistentag, Berlin

Marinos Sariyannis, Zeynep Aydoğan, Feray Coşkun and Işık Demirakın will participate in the 34. Deutsche Orientalistentag in Berlin (September 12-17, 2022) with a panel entitled "The dynamics and limits of nature and its knowledge in the Ottoman Empire". Full program and abstracts: https://dot2022.de/

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11th International Symposium Halcyon Days in Crete XI: Enchantments and disenchantments: early modern Ottoman visions of the world

Τhe Department of Ottoman History of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies - Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas announces its 11th International Symposium Halcyon Days in Crete XI: Enchantments and disenchantments: early modern Ottoman visions of the world 14-17 January 2022 The sessions will take place online. Register in advance:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcO6uqzIpHdcJJOA1FsDBx6VhXbgQjXqd Symposium ProgramDownload

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A conversation on GHOST on July 21, with Marinos Sariyannis, Zeynep Aydoğan, Feray Coşkun, Güneş Işıksel, Ethan Menchinger and Ahmet Tunç Şen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hxuOCMX7e4 At this W’OTSAp meeting, which is hosted by Marinos Sariyannis (Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FORTH, Rethymno), Zeynep Aydoğan (FORTH), Feray Coşkun (Özyeğin University), Güneş Işıksel (Medeniyet Üniversitesi), Ethan Menchinger (Manchester University), and Ahmet Tunç Şen (Columbia University) will present some of the work they have been doing within the framework of “GHOST — Geographies and Histories of the Ottoman Supernatural Tradition: Exploring Magic, the Marvelous, and the Strange in Ottoman Mentalities (2018-2023),” a research project funded by the European Research Council and run by Marinos Sariyannis.

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Save the date and register! A conversation on GHOST on July 21, with Marinos Sariyannis, Zeynep Aydoğan, Feray Coşkun, Güneş Işıksel, Ethan Menchinger and Ahmet Tunç Şen.

At this W'OTSAp meeting, which is hosted by Marinos Sariyannis (Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FORTH, Rethymno), Zeynep Aydoğan (FORTH), Feray Coşkun (Özyeğin University), Güneş Işıksel (Medeniyet Üniversitesi), Ethan Menchinger (Manchester University), and Ahmet Tunç Şen (Columbia University) will present some of the work they have been doing within the framework of "GHOST -- Geographies and Histories of the Ottoman Supernatural Tradition: Exploring Magic, the Marvelous, and the Strange in Ottoman Mentalities (2018-2023)," a research project funded by the European Research Council and run by Marinos Sariyannis. https://ucdavis.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElduuqrzMoG9FqasFS1MUrt2caaBp07lmb wotsap_09Download

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An interview with historian Sergei Zotov in the online journal EastEast on Ottoman vampires, magic, wonders and many more:

An interview with historian Sergei Zotov in the online journal EastEast on Ottoman vampires, magic, wonders and many more: https://easteast.world/en/posts/357

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Zoom Lecture by Marinos Sariyannis with the topic “Geographies and Histories of the Ottoman Supernatural Tradition: Exploring Magic, the Marvelous, and the Strange in Ottoman Mentalities”

The lecture is part of a series launched in collaboration with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies-FORTH and the Institute of European Studies of the University of California, Berkeley for the research in history undertaken in both establishments to enhance communication, knowledge and exchange of ideas. This is one of four ERC projects carried out by the research groups of IMS-FORTH. https://ims.forth.gr/el/news-item/view?id=1005

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