Kategorie: Orient-Institut Istanbul

Historical Resonances of Nichori

9 APRİL 2021 | Author: Salih DemirtaşStudies on ocularcentric aspects of visual culture in modernity cover broad epistemological areas that focus on priority to the eyesight over other senses; in other words, a vision-oriented construction of knowledge, truth and reality. As part of anti-ocularcentric discourses across the social sciences including multisensory research methods, listening sounds of our environment through soundwalks could also develop distinctive creative sensitivities in relation with the subjects and the methodologies of our research areas.

Fighting under the same banner: Memories from the Ottoman theater of the Great War

26 March 2021 | Authors: Richard Wittmann & Yaşar Tolga CoraWhat did it mean to individuals of different ethnic and religious backgrounds to participate in World War I under the Ottoman crescent and star banner? Focusing on a wide array of autobiographical sources including memoirs, letters, diaries, and non-textual forms of life narrative left by the multi-ethnic and multilingual Ottoman soldiers and civilians who aided the war effort, we organized the conference “Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War” (Istanbul, September 6-8, 2019).

Between Tradition and Innovation: The Young Generation of Iranian Composers in the Digital Era

5 March 2021 | Author and producer of podcast: Dr. des. Kamyar Nematollahy Iranian classical music is heir to an ancient tradition that was historically connected to the court and other institutions of power. This music was once based on the Maghām system, but as a result of formal changes and transmutations, is currently based on Dastgāh and thus is largely called Dastgāhi music.

Newsletter 02/2020 ist erschienen

15. Januar 2021 | Autor*innen: OII Öffentlichkeitsarbeit Aktuelle Berichte aus den Forschungsfeldern, Informationen zu Neuerscheinungen in unseren Publikationsreihen, Projektbeschreibungen unserer Stipendiat*innen sowie Ankündigungen unserer wissenschaftlichen (Online-)Veranstaltungen geben einen Einblick in das abwechslungsreiche Leben und Arbeiten am Orient-Institut.

Musik als Trost in Krisenzeiten

Von Stefanie Hardick. Musik aus der Zeit des Dreißigjährigen Krieges spiegelt, wie Menschen diese Krisenzeit erlebten. Mit einem neuen Musikstil verarbeitete der Komponist Heinrich Albert die widersprüchlichsten Gefühle angesichts von Gewalt, Hunger und Seuchen – sogar über Grenzen hinweg. Die Musikwissenschaftlerin Judith I. Haug vom Orient-Institut Istanbul erforscht die Arien aus Königsberg, die ihren Weg damals bis ins rund 1.600 Kilometer entfernte Konstantinopel gefunden haben.

Fortuities of an online search and the complexities of Ottoman feminism

4 December 2020 | Author: Gülşah TorunoğluSupported by the Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University Stiftung Mercator Initiative (IPC Mercator) and organized by the Orient-Institut Istanbul (OII) and Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies (SU Gender), the workshop will be held in collaboration with Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), and the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (SRII).

Mundane and Basic, But Existential – On the Everyday Challenges of Building International Scholarly Collaborative Networks

20 November 2020 | Author: Katja RieckFinding the starting point of collaboration: Shared existential pressures of academia
Given that the most obvious (and for us academics enjoyable) avenues for promoting scholarly collaboration, such as jointly organized workshops, are closed to us due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have to resort to alternatives.

Melissa Bilal: Stimmen von armenischen Kriegsgefangenen in deutschen Lagern während des Ersten Weltkrieges

16. Oktober 2020 | Autor: Martin Greve. Es muss eine eigenartige Situation gewesen sein: Mitten im Ersten Weltkrieg, gefangen von den Deutschen, in ein Lager verschleppt, irgendwo im fernen Deutschland; und dann erscheinen plötzlich diese deutschen Professoren und stellen einen Kasten mit einer Art Hörrohr vor den Männern auf.

GiD Lab: Interviewreihe – Folge 1 mit Melike Şahinol

Für die erste Folge unserer Interviewreihe „Schöne neue Welt? – Chancen und Grenzen medizinischen Fortschritts in Geschichte und Gegenwart“ hat der Wissenschaftsjournalist Dr. Jan-Martin Wiarda mit Dr. Melike Şahinol gesprochen. Das Interview gibt’s nun zum Anschauen hier auf dem Blog.

Blue mohawk and the whirling dervish: a glimpse into contemporary Mevlevi soundscapes

25 September 2020 | Author: Nevin Şahin. Authenticity in the performance of Mevlevi whirling rituals has long been discussed and for a few decades, a new tradition of commemorating Mevlana Rumi (1207-73) has been established. With the foundation of state ensembles solely for performing the ritual on stage, the construction of cultural centers…

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