One-day Workshop
State, Religion, and Authority in the Post-Mongol Persianate World and Beyond

Date and Time:
March 19 (Sun) 10:30-18:30

Room 303, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo


Session 1: Aspects and Manifestations of Political Authority in Mongol and Post-Mongol Periods (13th-15th c.)
10:30-10:40Opening remarks
10:40-11:25Hiroyuki Ogasawara (Kyushu University): Solving the Ottoman Genealogical Puzzle
11:30-12:15İlker Evrim Binbaş (The University of Bonn): The Qaraqoyunlu, Shiʿism, and the Idea of Confessional Ambiguity
13:30-14:15Judith Pfeiffer (The University of Bonn): Spiritual Authority, Political Hierarchy, and Social Order in the Works of Rashīd al-Dīn
14:15-14:45Discussion (chaired by Kazuo Morimoto, The University of Tokyo)
 Coffee break
Session 2: Confessionalization in Global Context: The Ottoman Empire, Europe, and Japan
15:15-15:25Opening remarks
15:25-16:10Derin Terzioğlu (Boğaziçi University/Freie Universität Berlin): The Uses and Limits of the Confesionalization Paradigm in Making Sense of the Social and Political History of Islam in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
16:15-17:00Tomoji Odori (Musashi University): Confessionalization and Religious Minorities in Early Modern Europe and Tokugawa Japan Tomoji Odori (Musashi University): Confessionalization and Religious Minorities in Early Modern Europe and Tokugawa Japan
 Coffee break
17:15-18:00Masayuki Ueno (Osaka City University): Another Case of Confessionalization?: Ottoman Armenians in the 18th Century
18:00-18:30Discussion (Chaired by Jun Akiba, Chiba University)

For abstracts, please visit HERE(PDF:140KB)


Contact Person:
Kazuo Morimoto (morikazu[at]

The event is free of charge and open to the public. No registration required.

Co-sponsored by Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (Tobunken Symposium); JSPS Kakenhi, “Kingship and Legitimacy of Islamic Dynasties: Focusing on the Early Modern Empires” (15H01895); JSPS Kakenhi, “Formation of Modern Society in the Ottoman Empire, 17th to 19th Centuries” (26284106); Japan Office, Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (Gilas Seminar).

Related Events:
March 21 (Tue): Half-day Workshop: Japonya’da Sohbet-i Osmaniye-3 (Faculty of Letters, Chiba University)
March 22 (Wed): Half-day Workshop: Aspects of Middle Eastern Societies in the Mongol and Post-Mongo Periods (provisional title) (Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, UTokyo)
March 26 (Sun): Lecture Event: New Perspectives on the Study of the Post-Mongol Islamic World (School of Theology, Doshisha University)

登録者 :森本・藤岡
掲載期間:20170206 - 20170319
当日期間:20170319 - 20170319