Channels of Transmission of Astronomical Knowledge in the Ottoman World
(14th-18th Centuries)

International Congress
21-24 November 2023, Istanbul, Türkiye
Being organized by The Department of the History of Science at Istanbul University and Institut Français d’Etudes Anatoliennes


The Congress will be held in the Doctorate Hall of Rectorate Building (I.U.) in Beyazıt Square and in the General Assembly Hall of the Faculty of Letters (I.U.) in Laleli. There is a ten-minute walking distance between the two buildings.

Below is a list of proposed hotels in the area around the congress venue:


Hampton By Hilton Istanbul Old City

Büyük Şahinler Hotel

Istanbul Royal Hotel


The Opening and Closing Cocktails will be held at the Institut Français d’Etudes Anatoliennes (IFEA).


Nice hotels are also available in Beyoğlu near the Institut Français d’Etudes Anatoliennes (metro Şişhane), two metro stations from Vezneciler, and the venue at the Istanbul University. The following hotels may give you an idea:

Tulip City Taksim Hotel

Pera Palace Hotel

Palazzo Donizetti Hotel

Pera City Suites




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