Category Archives: Cities, urbanities

Jerusalem in the First World War: Conference by Falestin Naili

Open Jerusalem core team member Falestin Naili will give a lecture on Tuesday, 27 February, at the Institut français du Proche-Orient in Amman. The conference entitled “The First World War in Jerusale: The End of an Age?” will be based on the analysis of the Jerusalem Municipal Council minutes and their archival discovery, transcription and English translation carried out in the framework of the Open Jerusalem project. Les années de la Première Guerre mondiale constituent un tournant majeur dans l’histoire de Jérusalem, que les … Continue reading Jerusalem in the First World War: Conference by Falestin Naili

“Inside the Cradle of History”: Vincent Lemire and Yann Potin’s lecture at Al-Quds University

On Tuesday 13 February Vincent Lemire, Open Jerusalem director, and Yann Potin, Open Jerusalem core team member, will give a lecture entitled “Opening the archives of Jerusalem: for a world history of the Holy City” during the workshop  “Inside the Cradle of History” jointly organised by the Centre de recherche français à Jérusalem and the Center for Jerusalem studies at Al-Quds University. It will take place at the Old City campus, Damascus Gate, Aqabet Al-Sheikh Rihan. The workshop is open to the public.

The Digital Past of a City. Open Jerusalem at “(De)Constructing Digital History”

Benjamin Suc (Limonade&Co), Maria Chiara Rioli (UPEM/Open Jerusalem) and Louise Corvasier (UPEM/Open Jerusalem) will be among the speakers at the fourth edition of the annual Digital Humanities conference organized by the Maison européenne des sciences de l’homme et de la société (MESHS). This year’s edition is co-organized with the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) of the University of Luxembourg. The theme is: “(De)constructing Digital History“. The conference will take place in November 27-29, 2017 in Lille, France. The paper presentation will be devoted to “Le passé numérique d’une … Continue reading The Digital Past of a City. Open Jerusalem at “(De)Constructing Digital History”

Open Jerusalem at “In partibus fidelium”

Maria Chiara Rioli, Open Jerusalem core team member, and Marion Blocquet, Open Jerusalem research collaborator, will be among the speakers at the conference entitled “In partibus fidelium”. Missions du Levant et connaissance de l’Orient chrétien (XIXe-XXIe siècles), organized by the research program MissMO. Missions chrétiennes et sociétés du Moyen-Orient : organisations, identités, patrimonialisation (XIXe-XXIe siècles). Their paper presentation on “The characters of Jerusalem. The Franciscan Printing Press and the Terra Santa Review (1921-1940)” is part of the Open Jerusalem research project on the history of … Continue reading Open Jerusalem at “In partibus fidelium”

New Publication: Jerusalem Municipality and the First World War

  The new issue of the Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée is out. It includes the article by Falestin Naili, Open Jerusalem core team member, on “Chronique d’une mort annoncée ? La municipalité ottomane de Jérusalem dans la tourmente de la Première Guerre mondiale” (Chronicle of a Death Foretold? Jerusalem’s Ottoman municipality in the torment of the First World War). READ IT ONLINE