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International Conference “Oriental Cultures and Scholarship in the Baltic Sea Area” in Greifswald

This workshop seeks to reconstruct the history and significance of ‘oriental’ studies in the Baltic Sea Area from the Middle Ages to c. 1800. The event will provide a platform for papers from different disciplinary backgrounds with a focus on the scholarly and cultural development in specific geographical regions and at selected institutions. Additionally, contributions will discuss the transfer and exchange of knowledge, scholarly practices, and material as well as textual sources through networks across different cultural spaces in this area.

This workshop is organized by Cornelia Linde, Bernd Roling  and Jan Loop, PI of the ERC Project, who will give the keynote on Monday 12th of September.

Read the program