Kategorie: Orient-Institut Istanbul

Der Faktor Mensch – Performanz von Kultur, Religion und Körper im Iran

26. JUNI 2020Wie lässt sich kultur-, fach- und länderübergreifend forschen? Was bewegt Wissenschaftler und wie finden sie zusammen? „Wissen entgrenzen“ – so heißt ein groß angelegtes Forschungsvorhaben der Max Weber Stiftung. Klares Ziel des Förderprojekts ist die Erschließung innovativer Forschungsfelder in globalen Kooperationen und vernetzten Kontexten.

Frühjahrs-Newsletter 2020 erschienen / Bültenimizin bahar 2020 sayısı çıkmıştır

26. JUNI 2020 | Autor*innen: OII ÖffentlichkeitsarbeitDie Frühjahrs-Ausgabe 2020 unseres Newsletters steht ab sofort in deutscher und türkischer Sprache zum Download bereit. Aktuelle Berichte aus den Forschungsfeldern, Informationen zu Neuerscheinungen in unseren Publikationsreihen und Projektbeschreibungen unserer Stipendiat*innen geben einen Einblick in das abwechslungsreiche Leben und Arbeiten am Orient-Institut Istanbul – trotz und mit der Corona-Krise.

Auf den Spuren eines deutsch-russischen Orienthistorikers: Wilhelm Barthold in Istanbul

19. Juni 2020 | Autor: Zaur GasimovAls Osteuropahistoriker bot sich mir die faszinierende Möglichkeit, meine zeitgeschichtliche Forschung zur Verflechtungsgeschichte Ostmitteleuropas und des Nahen Ostens am Orient- Institut Istanbul in einer politisch und gesellschaftlich besonders spannenden Phase von 2013 bis 2019 vorantreiben zu können.

Some have left behind a name, and some have not. A Brief Guide to Istanbul’s Feriköy Protestant Cemetery

Some have left behind a name, and some have not. A Brief Guide to Istanbul’s Feriköy Protestant Cemetery Authors: Brian Johnson, Richard Wittmann 12 JUNE 2020 ©Richard Wittmann What unites an eminent scholar, publisher, photographer, soldier, engineer, and others of fame and fortune from many nations who left their mark on Istanbul and […]

Human Enhancement/İnsan Geliştirme, Christopher Coenen (ITAS-KIT) ile kısa bir söyleşi

5 HAZİRAN 2020 | Görüşmeciler: Melike Şahinol ve Raoul Motika‘İnsan Geliştirme’ kavramını kısa ve özlü bir şekilde tanımlar mısınız? Tedavi amaçlı veya tedavi amaçlı olmayan, ama geliştirme hedefli olarak insan performansına çeşitli maddelerin kullanımı yoluyla ya da fenni-teknolojik taraftan mümkün kılınan insan bedenine yapılan müdahaleler ve modifikasyonlar.

A visual life narrative of 1830s Ottoman Izmir/Smyrna: The Harvard Fulgenzi Album

A visual life narrative of 1830s Ottoman Izmir/Smyrna: The Harvard Fulgenzi Album Author: Richard Wittmann 29 May 2020 A beautiful album, conceived in Smyrna, modern-day Izmir, blends the Ottoman world of the mid-19th century with that of the new national state of Greece. This combination constitutes the subject of the 25 illustrations which portray the human form […]

“The Medicalization of Bodies Is a Gendered Practice” – Interview with Burak Taşdizen

30 APRIL 2020Burak Taşdizen, research associate in the research field “Human, Medicine, and Society” at the Orient-Institut Istanbul, started working at the institute in 2020. In the following interview, which was first published on 17 March 2020 by (https://wissen.hypotheses.org/1928), he talks about his previous and research.

Approaching the mysteries of late-nineteenth century Istanbul: the publicaton of the serial novel ‘Beyoğlu Sırları’ in Karamanlidika Turkish

30 APRIL 2020 | Authors: Evangelia Balta, Sada PayırThe publication of the Karamanlidika translation of the novel Τα Απόκρυφα του Πέρα [The Mysteries of Pera] by Epaminondas Kyriakides is part of a Project launched in 2017 by the Ottoman Studies Programme at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

İnsan, Tıp ve Toplum alanındaki “E-sağlık: Türkiye’de Öz-Takip Cihazlarının Pratikleri ve Sosyo-Kültürel Boyutları” başlıklı proje tamamlandı

30 NİSAN 2020 | Yazarlar: Melike Şahinol, Gülşah BaşkavakEnstitümüzün İnsan, Tıp ve Toplum araştırma alanında yürütülen bir proje daha sona erdi. Almanya Federal Sağlık Bakanlığı (#ZMV | 1 – 2517 FSB 016) tarafından desteklenen ve İnsan, Tıp ve Toplum alanından Dr. Melike Şahinol (yönetici) ve Dr. Gülşah Başkavak (yürütücü) tarafından Türkiye sahası gerçekleştirilen “E-sağlık: Türkiye’de Öz-Takip Cihazlarının Pratikleri ve Sosyo-Kültürel Boyutları” başlıklı bu proje, Türkiye’de bu konuda ilk kez araştırılan bir alan ve konu niteliğini taşıyor.

The Rifa’iyya Sufi Order in South-Western Asia

30 APRIL 2020 | Authors: Hasan Ali Khan, Aliya Iqbal Naqvi As a Sufi order, the Rifa’iyya is better identified with Iraq, its birthplace, and with parts of Anatolia and the Levant. But, a branch of the order, retaining its pre-modern organizational structure, is also based in the city of Karachi. This particular branch has strong connections to the coastal areas and the hinterland of Pakistani Baluchistan, Iranian Baluchistan, and the northern coast of Oman. In addition, it has followers on the east African coast and in South Africa.

Ex Oriente Lux – ein Naturschauspiel lässt den Bosporus türkisfarben erstrahlen

30. APRIL 2020 | Autor: Richard WittmannEin seltenes Naturphänomen bezauberte die Bevölkerung von Istanbul inmitten der anhaltenden Coronavirus-Pandemie – und kam damit wie gerufen für das Titelbild unseres neuen Instituts-Blogs: Mehrere Tage lang in der ersten Aprilhälfte erschienen die Fluten des Bosporus unterhalb des Orient-Instituts Istanbul in einem intensiven, warmen Türkiston.

Heads Looking for their Bodies: A Report on a Lecture-Performance

30 APRIL 2020 | Authors: Shahrzad Irannejad, Setareh FatehiOn the 22nd of January 2020, we had the pleasure to present a recapitulation of our artist-researcher collaboration project “Bodiless Heads” at the Orient-Institut Istanbul. Our lecture-performance was invited as part of the lecture Series “Human, Medicine, Society: Past, Present and Future Encounters” organized by Dr. Melike Şahinol. We have grown up in the same city, our passions have led us to different cities and different fields.

Ali Ufuki und die Pest von 1648

8. MAI 2020 | Autorin: Judith HaugHäufig fragen wir derzeit unsere Mitmenschen und uns selbst, wie wir mit der Pandemie-Situation zurechtkommen, und finden viele unterschiedliche Antworten und Lösungen. Die Informationen, die uns zur Verfügung stehen, sind zahlreich, manchmal widersprüchlich, und oft verwirrend. Aber wie lebte man mit der Bedrohung durch Seuchen zu früheren Zeiten, als das Verständnis von der Entstehung und Verbreitung ansteckender Krankheiten gering war und die Aussicht auf Genesung weniger vom wissenschaftlich nachweisbaren Erfolg der Heilbehandlungen als vom Zufall abhing?

“When you start working on a topic, you feel like swimming in an ocean, and without a boat“ – An interview with Gülşah Başkavak

15 MAY 2020Gülşah Başkavak, research associate in the research field “Human, Medicine, and Society” at the Orient-Institut Istanbul, started working at the institute in February 20. In her research project, she investigates socio-cultural practices of e-health and self-tracking technologies in Turkey.