The time(s) of Empires

  • Léon, P. S. (Organiser)
  • Isa Blumi (Invited speaker)
  • Ferenc Hörcher (Invited speaker)
  • Tamara Scheer (Invited speaker)
  • Ladislav Vörös (Invited speaker)
  • Nazan Maksudyan (Invited speaker)
  • Melis Hafez (Invited speaker)
  • Galina Durinova (Invited speaker)
  • Léon, P. S. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference


Empires do not only expand in space, they also extend over time. Inscribed in every imperial domination is a cultural representation of its aspiration to endure, just as no empire manages to halt its decline over time. The theme of this round table is the temporality of continental empires -from the Portuguese to the Russian, through the Hispanic, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman- between the Early Modern and Modern Ages: their rise and decline, but also the loss of possessions and the nostalgia for a glorious past mark post-imperial cultures in modernity, especially those of the metropolises.
With this activity, the round table attempts a first joint approach to a common historical experience, through a dialogue between specialists in continental imperial cultures in changing historical contexts.
Period21 Mar 2023
Event typeOther
LocationBudapest, HungaryShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Temporality
  • Decadence
  • Empires
  • Portuguese Empire
  • Hispanic Empire
  • Habsburg Empire
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Russian Empire
  • Early Modern Age
  • Modern Age
  • Crisis
  • Comparative Studies
  • Metropoles
  • Colonial policies