**Final program is available now! **
2nd International NEHT Workshop
"Environmental Histories of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey"
Middle East Technical University, Ankara / Turkey
6-7 September 2019
Keynote address: Prof. Dr. Begüm Özkaynak (Boğaziçi University)
The final program for the 2nd International Workshop of the Network for the Study of Environmental History of Turkey (NEHT) taking place at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey on 6-7 September 2019 is available here.
The workshop includes the NEHT meeting, where we will discuss the upcoming workshop in 2021 and other future projects.
The American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) invites panel and paper proposals that consider environmental history in all periods and places, especially those concerning the theme of Reparative Environmental History.
2019-2020 Istanbul Research Institute Grants: Istanbul Research Institute offers a variety of scholarship programs to researchers working on projects related to its departments of Byzantine, Ottoman, Atatürk and Republican-Era studies, and its “Istanbul and Music” Research Program (deadline 11 August 2019)
Aleksandar Shopov, “Books on Agriculture (al-filāḥa) Pertaining to Medical Science and Ottoman Agricultural Science and Practice around 1500.” Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World (2019).
Interview with Onur İnal and Yavuz Köse on Ottoman environmental history and Seeds of Power, a new book they edited (interview in German)
New Books in Environmental Studies is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on the environment and environmental history. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of environmental scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Envirotech's website has a new address, envirotechhistory.org, as well as a refreshed look and, most importantly, a brand new and fully functioning Wordpress installation that will make it possible for us to add new content.
Semih Çelik has been granted the Andreas Tietze Memorial Fellowship that is established by the University of Vienna's Near Eastern Studies Department to commemorate the life and work of Andreas Tietze, an iconic twentieth-century Turcologist. For his project, "A Veritable Child of Vienna – despite the Turkish name’: Macarlı Abdullah Bey of Vienna and the Natural History Museum in Istanbul (1849-1874)", Çelik will work in the archives of the Natural History Museum Vienna.
OTTOMAN/TURKISH ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY SOURCES
There is a new section on our webpage where new sources in the field are listed.
Contact us at email@example.com if you have a new publication.