This was a one-day graduate conference with members of the research project “Dynamic Asymmetries in Transcultural Flows at the Intersection of Asia and Europe: The Case of the Early Modern Ottoman Empire”, which forms part of the University of Heidelberg’s “Cluster of Excellence: Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows“.
|Evangelos Katafylis, Christian-Muslim contacts and interrelations in the 14th century through the epistle of Gregory Palamas.|
|Tobias Graf, Studying renegades as agents of cultural flows and their role in the Ottoman state, c. 1580-1610.|
|Christian Roth, The eighteenth-century Aegean as a theatre of transcultural flows.|
|Will Smiley, Ottoman-Russian cultural flows through captivity in the eighteenth century.|
|Nur Sobers Khan, Slaves as agents of cultural and technical exchange in mid-16th century Istanbul.|
|John Burman, Bridging an uncrossable divide: British diplomacy in Istanbul at the turn of the twentieth century.|