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Agamemnon Tselikas

Director of the Center for History and Palaeography (National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation), Athens

Among his publications:

  • Καταγραφή του Αρχείου του Πατριαρχείου Ιεροσολύμων, Δελτίο του Ιστορικού και Παλαιογραφικού Αρχείου, Έκδοση Μορφωτικού Ιδρύματος Εθνικής Τραπέζης, Αθήνα 1992

Academic webpage


Seminar Announcement, 29 November 2013

 Ouvrir les archives de Jérusalem:

pour une histoire connectée de la citadinité dans la ville sainte (1840/1940)



  • 9:00: welcome
  • 9:30: Vincent Lemire (Université Paris Est Marne la Vallée): introduction: “Où sont les archives citadines de Jérusalem? Premiers jalons d’une recherche en cours”
  • 10:00: Merav Mack (CRFJ): “The Jerusalems Archives and Libraries Survey (2007) and the Open-Jerusalem Project (2014-2019): similarities and differences”
  • 10:30: Roberto Mazza (Western Illinois University): “To Unlock the Holy City: Questions, Themes and Sources to Rediscover the Late Ottoman and Early British Jerusalem”
  • 11:00: Maria Chiara Rioli (Ecole normale supérieure de Pise): “Les archives de l’Eglise latine de Jérusalem sont-elles des archives citadines ?”
  • 11:30: discussion


Photo: Nebi Musa festival outside of the Damascus Gate (between 1898 and 1917), Jerusalem,  American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept.

Abla Muhtadi

Independent Historian

Among her publications:

  • Defter Surra Osmanli: No. 1213, dating 1002 A.H /1594 A.D: A Critical and Annotative Study (forthcoming) (in Arabic)
  • Haj Amin al-Husseini and National Challenges in Palestine (1917-1937), Al –Maya publishing House, Amman- Jordan, 2012 (in Arabic)
  • Endowments of Jerusalem at the time of the British Mandate,
    Majdalawi’s house for Publication and Distribution, Amman- Jordan, 2005 (in Arabic)