Our Shared Europe

 

In the 17th Century an Ottoman traveller – Evliya Celebi – was inspired by a dream to embark on a journey across the Ottoman Empire.
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You're one click away from following in the footsteps of Evliya Celebi, Lady Mary Montagu and other courageous travellers - experience 17th century Istanbul, London, Vienna and Cairo through their eyes
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Evilya Celebi - Book of travel's is the world's first real virtual exhibition, and it happened above a public library in East London. Find out how and why we did it.
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This is no ordinary website, and no ordinary museum exhibition. Find out what makes the Book of Travels special.

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The Book of Travels came together with the help and collaboration of a number of exceedingly talented people. Meet our friends and partners here.

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The Our Shared Europe project is about acknowledging the contribution of Islamic communities and cultures – both in the past but also in the present – to the shaping of contemporary European civilisation and society.

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