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International Symposium (10-12 May 2016) – Programme

The Open Jerusalem project (full title: Opening Jerusalem Archives: For a connected history of citadinité in the Holy City, 1840–1940) is funded by the European Research Council (starting grant) from 2014 to 2019 and based at the Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée University in France. The project is directed by Vincent Lemire and run jointly with the researchers of the core team: Stephane Ancel, Yasemin Avcı, Leyla Dakhli, Angelos Dalachanis, Abdul-Hameed al-Kayyali, Falestin Naili, Yann Potin and Maria Chiara Rioli. Additionally, so far more than forty scholars from Europe, … Continue reading International Symposium (10-12 May 2016) – Programme

Open Jerusalem workshop on Russian and German archives

L’ERC Open Jerusalem, projet de recherche piloté par Vincent Lemire et dont Leyla Dakhli, chercheure au CMB, est membre, sera l’hôte du Centre Marc Bloch les 18 et 19 janvier prochains (séminaire de travail dans la salle Georg Simmel). Deux moments de discussion publique seront proposés à l’ensemble des personnes intéressées (en anglais). Une présentation publique du projet par Vincent Lemire et Yann Potin aura lieu le 18 janvier à 17h. Les historiens et archivistes réunis dans le projet travaillent à connecter les archives … Continue reading Open Jerusalem workshop on Russian and German archives

Work in Progress: Ethiopian Archives in Jerusalem

by Stéphane Ancel, Open Jerusalem The presence of Ethiopians Orthodox in Jerusalem is attested at least from the 13th century. But during the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, the Ethiopian Orthodox community knew a great revival: the number of Ethiopians increased, buildings dedicated to them were bought or erected. Among others, historians like Littmann, Cerulli, Pétridis, Meinardus, Makonnen Zäwde or Pedersen have proposed valuable studies about the Ethiopian community in Jerusalem, especially Kirsten Pedersen who … Continue reading Work in Progress: Ethiopian Archives in Jerusalem

Conférence par Falestin Naili: La municipalité ottomane de Jérusalem. Comment reconstruire l’histoire d’une institution urbaine oubliée

Jeudi 28 mai, à 18h, à l’École Biblique et Archéologique Française Présentation par Falestin Naili, Chercheure dans le projet ERC « Opening Jerusalem’s Archives » Chercheure associée à l’Ifpo et au LARHRA La municipalité ottomane Jérusalem, fondée dans les années 1860, est une institution urbaine largement oubliée des historiens dont les archives fournissent de nouvelles perspectives pour l’histoire sociale de la ville. Impliquée dans tous les aspects de la vie quotidienne des habitants, la municipalité est au tournant du siècle également un acteur important … Continue reading Conférence par Falestin Naili: La municipalité ottomane de Jérusalem. Comment reconstruire l’histoire d’une institution urbaine oubliée

CFEE Seminar: Ethiopia in Open Jerusalem

Centre français des études éthiopiennes (CFEE) Monthly Seminar on Medieval and Post-Medieval History of Ethiopia, 2nd year (2014-2015) 7ème séance / 7th session : Ethiopia in Open Jerusalem ERC-Project: Transnational Issues of Ongoing Researches and Inquiries, par / by Vincent Lemire (UPEM-ACP/Open Jerusalem Project Director) & Dr. Stéphane Ancel (IMAF/Open Jerusalem Project Member) Mercredi 13 mai 2015, 14h-17h, Bibliothèque d’études éthiopiennes Berhanou Abebe (CFEE) / Wednesday 13th May 2015, 2-5 PM, Berhanou Abebe Library of Ethiopian Studies (CFEE). Ethiopia in Open Jerusalem ERC-Project: Transnational … Continue reading CFEE Seminar: Ethiopia in Open Jerusalem

Open Jerusalem participe aux journées d’étude « Ouvrir les archives »

Ouvrir les archives : enjeux, débats, conflits Archives Nationales (site de Pierrefitte-sur-Seine) : 13-14 avril 2015 Organisateurs : Stéphane Péquignot (EPHE), Yann Potin (Archives Nationales) Programme Inscrites dans le programme « conflits d’archives en Méditerranée (2012-2015) » (Casa de Velázquez, Ecole française d’Athènes, Ecole pratique des Hautes Etudes), ces deux journées d’études sont l’occasion d’une réflexion collective et comparatiste sur les ouvertures d’archives. Dans une perspective de longue durée réunissant archivistes, juristes et historiens spécialistes de la France, de la péninsule Ibérique et de … Continue reading Open Jerusalem participe aux journées d’étude « Ouvrir les archives »

Review of “Ottoman Izmir”

Sibel Zandi­-Sayek, Ottoman Izmir: The Rise of a Cosmopolitan Port, 1840–1880 Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press for Architecture, 2014 Review by Angelos Dalachanis This review originally appeared on ABE Journal, 6, 2014 Izmir is a somewhat privileged case, among the “cosmopolitan” port cities of the Ottoman Eastern Mediterranean, in terms of the number of studies devoted to it. However, although scholars dealing with Izmir’s history almost unanimously cite its cosmopolitan character, most of them examine the city from the perspective of individual ethnic and religious minorities. An obvious disadvantage of such an approach is that it ignores the relational … Continue reading Review of “Ottoman Izmir”

First Steps: Ethiopian Archives in Jerusalem

by Stéphane Ancel Between the 8th and the 18th of February 2015, Open Jerusalem team member Stéphane Ancel visited members of the Ethiopian Orthodox community in Jerusalem. His initiative aimed at establishing contact between the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and the Open Jerusalem Project and at evaluating possibilities for studying Ethiopian Orthodox documents in Jerusalem. Historical sources attest the very early presence of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Jerusalem. However the Ethiopian Orthodox community has known a great revival during the 19th and 20th … Continue reading First Steps: Ethiopian Archives in Jerusalem

From Istanbul to Jerusalem: Archival Session at the Ottoman Imperial Archives and OJ Workshop at the IFEA

After the archival training session at the French National Archives held in Paris in December 2014, Open Jerusalem moved to Istanbul for a two-day session (21-22 January 2015) of archival work at the Başbakanlık Osmanlı Arşivi (BOA) and a workshop at the French Institute for Anatolian Studies (IFEA). The Imperial archives in Istanbul are one of the main archives where to reconstruct Jerusalem history  in the late Ottoman period because of the direct dependence of Jerusalem to the Sublime Porte, the richness of sources … Continue reading From Istanbul to Jerusalem: Archival Session at the Ottoman Imperial Archives and OJ Workshop at the IFEA