First Call for Papers: 7TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR CULTURAL HISTORY (ISCH):
Artefacts, Culture, and Identity
Istanbul, 11-14 September 2013
Istanbul University and Fatih University invite the members of ISCH to join the society’s seventh annual conference 2013 on the shores of the Bosphorus.
Istanbul defines its unique location through the border between two continents. Its multifaceted history as a metropolis in different civilisations invites us to reflect what it is when we talk about culture: Who is the agent manifesting cultures? How does culture change over time across political and social transitions? How do present-day inhabitants relate to cultural artefacts found in the soil of their land? The conference will explore the relationship between culture, concepts of geographical space, historical time, socio-ethnic groups and individuals. Language, religio
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