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



We will proceed by a thematic division of the sessions and will make a call for contributions in order to open the perspectives and the possibilities to reflections of researchers at the international level.

The preliminary themes for the sessions can be seen as follows:

Theme 1: Tracing the Astronomical Heritage Through Libraries, Archives and Museums

Theme 2: Politics, Religion and Power in Relation to Astronomy and Astrology

Theme 3: Astronomical Theories and Practice

Theme 4: Mysticism, Astrology and Magic

Theme 5: Botanic, Medicine and Agriculture in Relation to Astronomy and Astrology

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