1 December 2023 | Author: Christiane CzyganMy research project which I have been pursuing at the Orient-Institut Istanbul is based on the Hamburg manuscript (1554). My critical edition of this magnificently illuminated poem collection by Sultan Süleyman also explores the political dimension of this imperial masterpiece.
Kategorie: Orient-Institut Istanbul
Selbstzeugnisse, Übersetzung, Familie: auf Spurensuche eines venezianisch-osmanischen Dragomanen (Buchankündigung)
18 August 2023 | Autor: Stefan HanßNarrating the Dragoman’s Self in the Veneto-Ottoman Balkans, c.1550–1650 erschien in der von Richard Wittmann und Christoph Herzog herausgegebenen Routledge-Buchreihe Life Narratives of the Ottoman Realm: Invidivual and Empire in the Near East im Frühjahr diesen Jahres, genauer gesagt: am 18. April 2023. Sechs Jahre zuvor erlaubte es mir ein großzügiges Stipendium des Deutschen Studienzentrums in Venedig selbst durch Südosteuropa zu reisen, auf den Spuren eines Dragomanen (Übersetzers) namens Genesino Salvago.
Behold, here comes the bride: textiles, women, and marriage in the Benaki Museum of Modern Greek Culture
21 July 2023 | Author: Roxana ComanSupported by a Short-Term Scientific Mission Grant in the COST Action Europe Through Textiles: Network for an Integrated Research, and the Orient-Institut Istanbul, the two months spent in the Benaki Museum of Modern Greek culture in the spring of 2023 were dedicated to training on Ottoman era and Greek domestic textiles and exploring connections with examples in Istanbul and Romania.
13 July 2023 | Authors: Irène Feste, Hubert Hazebroucq, Gerrit Berenike HeiterThis blog contribution by historical dance scholars and performers Irène Feste, Hubert Hazebroucq, and Gerrit Berenike Heiter focuses on a lecture demonstration that was presented during the online event “Music and Mirrored Hybridities: Cultural Communities Converging in French, German, and Turkish Stage Productions (17th–20th Century)”.
8 June 2023 | Author: Esther Voswinckel FilizWenn es um die Erforschung der Istanbuler Religionsgeschichte geht, liegt der Fokus meist auf schriftlichen Quellen. Textile Überlieferungen des Religiösen wie Stoffe und Kultgewänder spielen dabei hingegen eine untergeordnete Rolle. Doch gerade diese nicht-textuellen Überlieferungen sind es, die auch einen Einblick in zeitgenössische religiöse Praktiken eröffnen können.
Aesthetic surgery has been the subject of significant sociological research, primarily concerning women and the debates that surround their bodies. These discussions have centered around the stereotyping of women’s bodies, resulting in a specific…
Turkish and Greek folk songs of the late Ottoman era: Popular culture and intercommunal relations through musical collections
12 April 2023 | Author: Evangelia ChaldæakiAs it is widely known, various musical genres immerged during the whole timespan of the Ottoman Empire, around the city centers and at the countryside areas.
Impressions on the lecture “How to make a difference: Free 3D printed devices for earthquake victims“ given by Zeynep Karagöz (Robotel Türkiye)
3 April 2023 | Author: Melike Şahinol On February 6th, 2023, a massive earthquake struck southern and central Turkey, as well as northern and western Syria, creating significant challenges for those affected. The earthquake not only affected the physical structures and lives of the people in the area, but it also had a significant impact on the academic and professional communities located in the affected region. Our colleagues, students, and research facilities are all affected, disrupting our academic work and research activities.
Call for Papers (CfP): Summer Academy on the Entangled Histories of Concepts in the Bengal to Balkans Complex (B2B) [Closing date: 01 March 2023]
The Summer Academy on the Entangled Histories of in the Bengal-to-Balkans Complex invites applications for its first session which will take place in Orient-Institut Istanbul (Teutonia) between September 4th–15th, 2023. The Summer Academy builds upon a…
4 January 2023 | Author: Nejla Melike AtalayMy book focuses on three Istanbulite composers, Leyla [Saz] Hanımefendi (1850?-1936), Nazife Aral-Güran (1921-1993), and Yüksel Koptagel (b. 1931), who lived and produced in consecutive and overlapping periods, from the Tanzimat Era of the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic of the 1980s. It explores the composers’ productive and creative conditions through the socio-political environments of their times, their familial and educational backgrounds, and the social environments in which they lived and worked.
12 September 2022 | Author: Martin GreveNobody looked at their photos for decades: Kurt and Ursula Reinhard (1914–1979; 1915–2006) and Dieter Christensen (1932–2017) were known as musicologists and dealt with the audible world. During numerous research trips, they traveled to villages in different regions of Eastern Anatolia and beyond: The Reinhards traveled, for example, to Kars, Antakya, Malatya, Sivas, Gaziantep and the Black Sea coast; Christensen to Siirt and Hakkari.
Reflections on the Legacy of an Anthropologist-Filmmaker – A Weekend with Jean Rouch, 11 and 12 June 2022
23 June 2022 | Author: Katja RieckFollowing the successful Istanbul edition of the Iran at the Crossways film forum, there was a revived interest in the French anthropologist and filmmaker Jean Rouch. Initiated by the French-Iranian filmmaker Mina Rad, and hosted by Institut Français Istanbul with the support of the Institut Français d’Études Anatoliennes and Orient-Institut Istanbul, a follow-up event focusing specifically on Jean Rouch’s work was held on 11 and 12 of June at the premises of the Institut Français.
Beyond “Ottoman Baroque”: The informal assemblages of domestic environments of 18th century Wallachia
13 May 2022 | Author: Roxana ComanIs it Westernization? The historiographical debate
A close look at 18th century Wallachian archival records for house sales, wills and dowry lists provides insight into the owner’s social status, aesthetic and personal preferences, but also about various social and cultural conventions.
In der Reihe #MWSLieblingsorte stellen die Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der Institute der Max Weber Stiftung ihre ganz persönlichen Lieblingsorte vor. Durch ihren Wissenschaftsbezug werden die Spezifika der jeweiligen Wissenschaftskultur der Institutsstandorte sichtbar gemacht –…
24 February 2022 | Authors: Judith I. Haug; Kamyar Nematollahy; Katja Rieck; Melike Şahinol; Esther Voswinckel FilizAfter almost three years, the International Standing Working Group “Iran and Beyond: Breaking Ground for Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration” (IRSSC) held its final conference on 10-12 February 2022 in a closed on-line event that brought together researchers from Denmark, France, Germany, India, Iran Pakistan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
“Modified (Hu)Man: Gelenekler, Kırılganlıklar ve Olası Gelecekler” Paneli çerçevesinde gerçekleşen yuvarlak masa toplantısı: BİLİM, SANAT VE İLETİŞİM: KESİŞİMLERDE BULUŞMAK Cuma, 21 Ocak, 2022, 17:30 – 18:30 GMT+3 Institut Français Istanbul…
by Melike Şahinol, Burak Taşdizen, Gülşah Başkavak On February 10, 2022, the second panel of the IRSSC Closing Conference titled “Perform_Factur_ing /Healthy/ Wo_Man: Iran, Turkey and Beyond”* started with welcome remarks from the IRSSC pro…