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ILCAA Joint Research Project

Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World

Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World

Keywords

  • The Ottomans
  • The Safavids
  • The Mughals
  • Early Modern Empire
  • Comparative Study on Administrative History
  • East India Company

Areas

  • West Asia
  • North Africa
  • East Europe
  • South Asia
  • Mediterranean
  • Indian Ocean

Website

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About the Project

Project term: April, 2014–March, 2017

Nobuaki KONDO, Project Coordinator (ILCAA)

Members

Coordinator

  • Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA)

ILCAA Staff

  • Hidemitsu KUROKI
  • Yoichi TAKAMATSU

Joint Researchers

  • Akihiko YAMAGUCHI
  • Akitsu MAYUZUMI
  • Ayako NINOMIYA
  • Hiroyuki MASHITA
  • Hiroyuki OGASAWARA
  • Ikuko WADA
  • Jun AKIBA
  • Kazuaki SAWAI
  • Ken’ichi ISOGAI
  • Kumiko SAITO
  • Mamoru TADA
  • Naofumi ABE
  • Ryuto SHIMADA
  • Satoru KIMURA
  • Tomoko MORIKAWA
  • Yasuhisa SHIMIZU
  • Yukako GOTO
  • Yutaka HORII
  • Yoichiro KAMONO

Outputs

Meetings

The 9th meeting

  • Date/Time: 27 March 2017 (Mon.) 13:00–18:00
  • Venue: Room 303, ILCAA
  • Language: Japanese
  • 13:00 Hiroyuki Mashita (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kobe University)
    “A Preliminary Survey of a Newly Discovered Manuscript of Azfari’s Sanihat
    13:50 Ikuko Wada (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Okayama University)
    “A Masulpatnam Diary of an English Merchant in the Late Seventeenth Century (tentative)”
    14:40 Ayako Ninomiya (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Aoyama Gakuin University)
    “Recent Studies on Early Modern Persian Literature in South Asia”
    15:50 Akihiko Yamaguchi (ILCAA Joint Researcher, University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo)
    “Evolution of Center–Periphery Relations as Seen from Appointment Orders of Local Clerics: The Case of Ardalan Province in 17th–19th Century Iran”
    16:40 Nobuaki Kondo (ILCAA)
    “The Prophet’s Blood and the King’s Blood: Kingship and Genealogy in Zabur-e Al-e Davud
    17:30 All members
    General Discussion

The 8th meeting

  • Date/Time: 19 November 2016 (Sat.) 13:00–18:30
  • Venue: Hongo Satellite 4F
  • Language: Japanese
  • Kumiko SAITO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Keio University)
    “Sancak on the Move: A Local Administration for Nomadic Groups in Southeastern Anatolia in the 16th Century”
    Hiroyuki OGASAWARA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kyushu University)
    “The Conquest of Constantinople from the Apocalyptic View”
    Yutaka HORII (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Doshisha University)
    “The Venetian Administration in the Ottoman Empire in the Sixteenth Century”
    Mamoru TADA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Sanbonmatsu High School)
    “The Ottoman Dirlik System toward the end of the 17th Century”
    Ken’ichi ISOGAI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Otemon Gakuin University)
    “Court Decision Registers in Russian Turkistan”
    Yukako GOTO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kwansei Gakuin University)
    “The Safavid New Capital Qazvin Reconsidered”

The 7th meeting Report (Japanese)(143KB)

  • International Workshop: Islam, Kingship, and Legitimacy in South Asia
  • Date/Time: 18 March 2016 (Fri.) 14:00-18:00
  • Venue: Room 303, ILCAA
  • Language: English
  • Jointly sponsored by ILCAA Joint Research Project “Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World” and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA) Research Project Number:15H01895)
  • Satoshi OGURA (Kyoto University)
    “Lakṣmī Becomes Dawla: Remarks on the Translation Strategy of Notions of Kingship in a Persian Translation of the Rājataraṅgiṇīs and the Following Chronicles”
    A. Azfar Moin (The University of Texas at Austin)
    “Universal Peace and Sun Worship in Mughal India: A “Hermetical” Revival in Islam?”

The 6th meeting

  • The 8th Seminar in Ottoman paleography and diplomatics
  • Date/Time: 9 January 2016 (Sat.) 14:00-18:00, 10 January 2016 (Sun.) 10:30-18:00
  • Venue: Room 303, ILCAA
  • Language: Japanese
  • Organized by Core Project “Human Mobility and Formation of Plural Societies in the Middle East and the Muslim World”
  • Jointly sponsored by NIHU PROGRAM IAS Center at the Toyo Bunko(TBIAS), ILCAA Joint Research Project “Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World”
  • 9 January
  • Introduction
    Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University) and Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA)
    Lecture on irades and hatt-ı hümayun
    Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    Reading irades
  • 10 January
  • Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    Reading irades II
    Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA)
    Reading estate inventories in the Court Registers III
    Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA)
    Lecture on petition(arzuhal)s
    General Discussion
  • International Workshop: Court, Literature and Power in the Early Modern Persianate WorldReport (Japanese)(122KB)
  • Date/Time: 11 January 2016 (Mon.) 14:00-18:00
  • Venue: Hongo Satellite, 4F seminar room
  • Language: Japanese, English
  • Organized by ILCAA Joint Research Project “Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World” and Core Project “Human Mobility and Formation of Plural Societies in the Middle East and the Muslim World”
  • Jointly sponsored by MEIS
  • Welcoming
    Naofumi ABE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The University of Tokyo)
    “Poetics of Politics in Early Qajar Iran: Royal-commissioned Tazkeres at Fath-’Ali Shah‘s Court”
    Sunil Sharma (Boston University)
    “Representing Mughal Decline in Safavid Court Literature”
    All members
    General Discussion

The 5th meeting Report (Japanese)(105KB)

  • Date/Time: 12 July 2015 (Sun.) 14:00-18:15
  • Venue: Room 303, ILCAA
  • Language: Japanese
  • Jointly sponsored by JSPS Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator : Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA))
  • Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA)
    “Kingship and Legitimacy in Islam: an Outlook.”
    Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA)
    “Names and Titles of the Ottoman Sovereign”

The 4th meeting

  • Date/Time: 21 February 2015(Sat.) 13:00-18:00, 22 February 2015(Sun.) 14:00-18:00
  • Venue: Room 303, ILCAA
  • 21 FebruaryReport (English)(135KB)
  • International Workshop “Early Modern Iran: The Safavids, Qajars and Waqf” : program as PDF
  • Language: English
  • Organized by MEIS and MEIS2
  • Jointly sponsored by ILCAA Joint Research Project “Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World” and JSPS Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research “International Comparative Study of Waqf (Islamic Endowment)” (Principal Investigator: Toru MIURA (Ochanomizu University))
  • Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA)
    Opening address
    Ichiro OZAWA (Sophia University)
    “Arming the frontier: Proliferation of modern firearms in Ottoman-Iranian borderlands in the aftermath of the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878)”
    Naofumi ABE (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The University of Tokyo)
    “An Enigmatic Dispute over Ownership of a Village:Landlords, Villagers, and the Local Community in 19th Century Iran”
    Mohammadreza NEYESTANI (Aix Marseille Universite)
    “Structure and uses of Shia waqfs during the Safavid period”
    Christoph WERNER (Philipps-Universitat Marburg)
    “Illumination Waqfs: A new type of endowment in Safavid and Qajar Iran”
    All members
    General discussion
    Toru MIURA (Ochanomizu University)
    Concluding remarks
  • 22 FebruaryReport (Japanese)(142KB)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Organized by ILCAA Joint Research Project “Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World”
  • Jointly sponsored by JSPS Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research (Principal Investigator: Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University))
  • Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    “Formation of Modern Society in the Ottoman Empire, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries: The State of the Art and New Agendas”
    Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA)
    “Fiscal Administration in Safavid Iran”

The 3rd meeting

  • The 7th Seminar in Ottoman paleography and diplomatics
  • Date/Time: 10 January 2015 (Sat.) 14:00-18:00, 11 January 2015 (Sun.) 10:30-18:00
  • Venue: 10th: Room 304, ILCAA, 11th: Room 303, ILCAA
  • Language: Japanese
  • Organized by Core Project “Human Mobility and Formation of Plural Societies in the Middle East and the Muslim World”
  • Jointly sponsored by NIHU PROGRAM IAS Center at the Toyo Bunko(TBIAS), ILCAA Joint Research Project “Early Modern Islamic States and the Surrounding World”
  • 10 January
  • Introduction
    Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    Lecture on estate inventories(tereke defterleri) and petitions
    Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    Reading estate inventories in the Court Registers I
  • 11 January
  • Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    Reading estate inventories in the Court Registers II
    Jun AKIBA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Chiba University)
    Reading estate inventories in the Court Registers III
    Yoichi TAKAMATSU (ILCAA)
    Reading petitions (arzuhal)
    General Discussion

The 2nd meeting Report (Japanese)(146KB)

  • Date/Time: 23 November 2014 (Sun.) 14:00-18:00
  • Venue: Room 304, ILCAA
  • Language: Japanese
  • Yoichiro KAMONO (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Kanto Gakuin University)
    “Florentine Merchants and the Ottoman Empire: cases of two textile companies”
    Akitsu MAYUZUMI (ILCAA Joint Researcher, The University of Tokyo)
    “Ottoman Rule over Wallachia and Moldavia: during the second half of the 18th Century: Russian Advance into the Black Sea and the Balkans”

The 1st meeting Report (Japanese)(119KB)

  • Date/Time: 20 July 2014 (Sun.) 14:00-18:00
  • Venue: Room 304, ILCAA
  • Language: Japanese, English
  • Nobuaki KONDO (ILCAA)
    About the project
    Satoru KIMURA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, University of Tsukuba)
    “Transformation of the title of Khan in Early Modern Central Asia: The Case of the Bukhara Emirates.”
    Aftandil ERKINOV (ILCAA Visiting Professor,Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies)
    “Negotiating Islam?: People and Governor-Generals in Turkestan, 1867-1917.”

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