Global History Student Conference Istanbul

Istanbul Sehir University
Istanbul Şehir University, History Department
22.06.2018 - 24.06.2018
Fatma Aladag

İstanbul Şehir University, Department of History kindly invites you to the "Global History Student Conference Istanbul" to be held on 22 - 24 June 2018.

The conference, which will last for three days, has been divided into 5 different panels, with 26 papers selected from among the many applications from different countries of the world. Participants from well-considered and significant universities as Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, New York, Columbia, Freie Universität-Humboldt Universität Berlin, Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne are coming from several countries as Germany, the United States, the United Emirates, England, France, Malaysia, Italy, Austria, Crete, Hungary, Pakistan, Russia will make presentations in the conference. Their presentations will be about the history of local and world connections, movements, venues, actors, ideas and crossroads from the Ancient Age to today. We kindly invite you and your students to this conference that will be held in the framework of global history that allows new questions and methods in writing history.

Details about the conference can be obtained from the following addresses:
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Best regards,

İstanbul Şehir University Department of History


22 JUNE 2018
09.30 - 10.00 Opening - Prof. Dr. Abdulhamit Kırmızı, İstanbul Şehir University, Department of History
10.00 - 11.00 Keynote Speech - Dr. Daniel Steinmetz Jenkins, Yale University, Department of Religious Studies

11.00 - 11.20 Coffee Break

11.20 - 13.00 PANEL I
Annika Barwald, Bremen University - "Cosmopolitan Careers between Dependency and Self-Assertion. Employment of People of Color in Early Nineteenth Century Hamburg"
Leen Eissa, American Univerity in Dubai - "Chilean-Palestinians & Chilean-Jews: An Exported Conflict"
Anisha Padma, Columbia University - "Histories from Fragments: A Study of the African Cavalry Guards"
Jeffery Chen, University of Oxford - "Factory of Discontent: the Canton Trade and the British Understanding of the Chinese, 1727-1765"
Aleksandra Babikova, Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg - "Making of the Tourist Places at the Black Sea Coast: Visual and Narrative Representations of Sights in Russian Travel Guides at the End of the 19th and the Beginning of the 20th Centuries"

13.00 - 14.30 Lunch

14.30 - 16.10 PANEL II
Kristof Szitar, Central European University - "Multiple Alter-egos, Varying Audiences and a Single Author: the Case of Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah"
Ali Karamustafa, Stanford University - "The Koroghlu Tales as a Trans-Imperial Source for Ottoman, Iranian and Russian History"
Chase Caldwell Smith, University of Oxford - "Exploring the Possibilities of Global Microhistory: the Case of Manuel Godinho de Eredia and his Hybrid Knowledges, c. 1560-1623"
Muhammed Niyas Ashraf, Freie Universitat, Humboldt Universitat Berlin - "Maduhu Rasul and Mappila Religiosity: Prophetic Love and Devotion in Islamic Piety in South West Indian Ocean"
Lea Kröner, Freie Universitat, Humboldt Universitat Berlin - "A Battle Against Superstition, Immorality & Godlessness: Nineteenth Century Protestant Missionaries to the Tsimshian of British Columbia"

16.10 - 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 - 18.10 PANEL III
Rahime Aksa Boyraz, İstanbul Şehir University - "The Voyage of Second Crusade Throughout Anatolia: Its Effect on the Zengis, the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuks of Anatolia"
Pamela Nogales, New York University - "1848: The Memory of Revolution"
Rohit Dutta Roy, University of Cambridge - "Forging the Historical, Writing History: Comparative Analyses of Historicisms in England and India, 1895-1935"
Feride Saliha Taşpınar, Boğaziçi University - "Various Images of Tepedelenli Ali Pasha within and out of Historiography"
Luca Nigro, University of Bologna - "The Spiritual Atom Bomb: Maoism in a Global Perspective (1950-1970)"
Jan Jelinowski, Univesite Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne - "Ilkhanid Historiogtaphy as a Subject of Connected History"

23 JUNE 2018
10.00 - 11.00 Keynote Speech - Prof. Dr. Jon Davidann, Hawaii Pacific University, Department of History

11.00 - 11.20 Coffee Break

11.20 - 13.00 PANEL IV
Elizabeth Denny, University of Oxford - "Trust, Negotiation and Diplomacy: Cross-Cultural Understanding Between the East India Company and the Maratha Court of Shivaji 1660-1680"
Falco Driessen, University of Constance - "Networking China - Study of a German Consul-General"
Khan Jamshed, Quaid-i-Azam University - "The Anatomy of Pakhtunistan: Bacha Khan and Afghanistan"
Ryan Glauser, Freie Universitat, Humboldt Universitat Berlin - "Expansionism or Security Concerns: British-Soviet Diplomacy on the Turkish Crisis of 1946"
Mehmet Doğar, Middle East Technical University - "From 'a Castle to Protect Peace' to 'an Institution of Mussolini': The Criticism of the League of Nations in Turkish Cartoons During the Italian Invasion of Ethiopia (1935-36)"

13.00 - 14.30 Lunch

14.30 - 16.10 PANEL V
Muhammad Helmy bin Abdul Gapar, National University of Malaysia - "From Traditional to Modern: a Historical Analysis of Sports in Malaysia During British Colonial Period"
Robert Obermair, University of Salzburg - "The Flight of National Socialist Scientists to South America: the Example of the Prehistorian Oswald Menghin"
Camilla De Ambroggi, Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna - "Can Vesuvius Speak?"
Evita Dandali, Univesity of Crete - "The Medicalization of the Hajj and the Ottoman Sanitary Reform in 19th Century Hijaz"

16.10 - 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 - 18.10 Round Table

24 JUNE 2018
Historical Places Tour


Fatma Aladag, Istanbul Şehir University

Global History Student Conference Istanbul, 22.06.2018 – 24.06.2018 Istanbul, in: H-Soz-Kult, 14.06.2018, <>.
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