In this sub-project a selected number of narrative texts will be examined written in the Eurasian realm in the period 1300-1800, focusing on representations of kingship and royal authority.
This study dwells on the emergence of the Köprülü Household (1656-1687) that imprinted its stamp on the latter half of the seventeenth century in the Ottoman Empire.
Imperial Legacies in Early-Modern South India. Dynastic Politics in the Vijayanagara Successor States
This research deals with the royal houses of the Vijayanagara Empire and four of its successor states: Ikkeri, Tanjavur (under both the Nayaka and Bhonsle rulers), Madurai, and Ramnad. This study is thus concerned with dynastic politics and imperial legacies in south India between the 14th and 18th centuries.
This project connects history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Chinggisid studies in a comparative but also interactive/integrative perspective (14th -16th Centuries).
Waqf foundation and the expression of Mamluk royalty in Cairo, ca. 1250-1350.
The Eurasian Empire research project seeks to understand how some families managed to bind their subjects to them in such a way that they could rule large territorial conglomerates for extended period of time.
Generals Qi Jiguang, Yu Dayou, and the Ming Dynasty’s Frontier Military in the Late Sixteenth Century.
The agency of the Burgundian-Habsburg duchesses and the creation and continuation of court-city relations in the Low Countries (ca. 1430-1503)
This study focusses on the Burgundian-Habsburg duchesses who played a part in creating, cultivating and, when necessary, restoring mutual bonds between court and city.
This research focuses on the Kolyvan-Voskresensk Plants and the Russian Integration of Southern Siberia (1725- 1783).