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Published on Friday, April 06, 2012 by Elsa Zotian


An International and Interdisciplinary Workshop which takes place on October, 10th, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.



9:00-9:30 Greetings & Opening Remarks:

  • Prof. Reuven Amitai, Dean – Faculty of Humanities, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Prof. Olivier Tourny, Director of CRFJ (Centre de recherche français à Jérusalem) , Jerusalem
  • Prof. emer. Jacob Landau, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem: Opening Remarks
  • 9:30-10:00 Prof. Dr. Christoph Herzog (Universität Bamberg) & Dr. Richard Wittmann (Orient-Institut Istanbul):
    Sources and Methodological Issues With Regard to Ottoman Ego Documents

10:00-10:15 Coffee Break

Session 1: Istanbul in Focus

Discussant: Dr. Eyal Ginio, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

  • 10:15-10:45 Prof. David M. Bunis, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem: The Memoirs of Eliya Karmona, 1869-1935
  • 10:45-11:15 Dr. Yaron Ben-Naeh, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem: A Jerusalemite Journalist in Istanbul
  • 11:15-11:45 Dr. Dov HacohenBAR Ilan University, Ramat-Gan: Ladino Sources on Late Ottoman Istanbul
  • 11:45-12:15 Mr. Benny Zipper, editor, Haaretz, Tel-Aviv: Family Memories from Istanbul and the Levantine Culture

12:15-13:45 Lunch Break

Session 2: Approaches and Experiences with Ego Documents

Discussant: Dr. Avner Levy, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

  • 13:45-14:15 Dr. Nilüfer Hatemi, Yeditepe University, Istanbul: "History of the Capital of Asia and the Turks ..."
  • 14:15-14:45 Prof. Dr. Marie-Christine Bornes Varol, INALCO, Paris: Ottoman Society in Eliya Carmona's
    Literary Memoirs "Komo nasyo Eliyah Karmona, komo se engrandesyo i komo se izo direktor del Djugeton"
  • 14:45-15:15 Dr. Michal Held, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem: Personal Narratives of Women

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break

  • 15:30-16:00 Dr. Johann Strauss (Université de Strasbourg): In Search of Individuals: Experiences Made
    During the Work on a Bio-Bibliographical Dictionary of Non-Muslim Authors in the Ottoman Empire

16:00-17:00 Comments & Discussion

Discussant: Prof. Amy Singer, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv


  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus Campus, Rabin Building, Room 3001
    Istanbul, Republic of Turkey


  • Monday, October 10, 2011

Attached files


  • Ottaman, Jews, experience, ego documents

Information source

  • Aurélie Flamant
    courriel : aflamant [at] msh-paris [dot] fr

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