International Conference "Oriental Cultures and Scholarship in the Baltic Sea Area" in Greifswald

Monday, 12th September - Wednesday, 14th September

This workshop seeks to reconstruct the history and significance of ‘oriental’ studies in the Baltic Sea Area from the Middle Ages to c. 1800. The event will provide a platform for papers from different disciplinary backgrounds with a focus on the scholarly and cultural development in specific geographical regions and at selected institutions. Additionally, contributions will discuss the transfer and exchange of knowledge, scholarly practices, and material as well as textual sources through networks across different cultural spaces in this area. 


Conference programme



Prof. Dr. Cornelia Linde (Greifswald)

Prof. Jan Loop (Copenhagen)

Prof. Dr. Bernd Roling (Berlin)


In case you have any questions on the program of the conference, please contact us: mittelalteruni-greifswaldde

How to Travel to Greifswald

We recommend our international guests fly to the airport in Berlin.

From Berlin to Greifswald you can take an intercity train (IC) or a regional train (Regionalzug) provided by the Deutsche Bahn. The journey takes about 2.5 hours.

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