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The Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, founded in Darmstadt on the 2nd October in 1845, is the oldest association of German Orientalists. It’s members dwell mostly on languages and cultures of the Middle East, parts of Asia, Oceanica and Africa.

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Our work - a brief overview

Aims
a deeper understanding and spreeding of knowledge of the Orient, Africa and Asia

Publications
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (ZDMG) published since 1847
Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes (AKM) published since 1857

Library
The library of the DMG in Halle (Saale) has about 68,000 items (as of 2016).

Deutsche Orientalistentage (DOT)
The presdigious conference of German Oriental Studies which is held in intervals of three to five years.

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