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A Potentially New Source for Environmental Historians of Turkey: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire

Online historical geographic information system (GIS) called the Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire (DARE) is a potentially new source for environmental historians and environmental archaeologists who study Turkey and its surrounding regions in Roman era. Developed by the Swedish “research engineer” Johan Åhlfeldt and hosted by the Department of Archaeology and Classical History at Lund University in Sweden, the DARE is a…
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Joachim Radkau’s “Nature and Power” Now Available in Turkish

Prof. Joachim Radkau, an emeritus professor at the University of Bielefeld in Germany, is considered one of the leading representatives of environmental history in the German-speaking world. We were fortunate to listen his keynote lecture at the First Conference on the Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey at the University of Hamburg in October 2017. Now, we are…
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The First Conference on Ottoman/Turkish Environmental History Took Place in Hamburg

The “Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey” conference, organized by the TürkeiEuropaZentrum (TEZ) of the University of Hamburg, took place in Hamburg, Germany on 27-28 October 2017. The conference was funded by the Asia Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg (AAI), German Research Foundation (DFG), and the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH). The two-day conference was…
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