By Mustafa Emir Küçük. People have used green spaces for recreational purposes throughout history, yet the concept of the park as a designed green space for people’s recreation in the middle of the city developed on an international scale in the nineteenth century. In Istanbul, the construction of urban parks was one of the many urban infrastructural projects in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Recently, business have been trying hard to refute the role of the manufacturing sector as a main contributor of COVID-19 cases. In this conversation, Aslı Odman, an instructor at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, and a founding member and volunteer at Istanbul Health and Safety Labor Watch, discusses the socio-spatial inequalities triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic in industrial workspaces on both local and global scales.
Wie lässt sich kultur-, fach- und länderübergreifend forschen? Was bewegt Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler und wie finden sie zusammen? Hier im Interview Raoul Motika, Direktor des Orient-Instituts Istanbul.
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.
On Ambivalent Legacies: Political Cultures of Memory and Amnesia in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Lands, special issue of History & Anthropology, Volume 30, No. 4, October 2019. By Jeremy F….
Ibn Tulun is usually perceived as an inherently local author with a decidedly local readership, that is before the late 19th century. And while the global distribution that emerged around 1900 has been addressed occasionally here before and by other scholars, this piece will question the general assessment of Ibn Tulun’s earlier reception as exclusively local, which might very well have been cemented only in the last century. To quote Kristina Richardson, “modern interest in Ibn Ṭūlūn has centered on his historical and biographical … Continue reading A First Global Distribution of Ibn Tulun manuscripts?
Akmal al-Dīn, a scion of the prominent Ḥanbalī Ibn Mufliḥ family, was mentioned here several times before and was probably the most visible of Ibn Ṭūlūn’s students in terms of engagement with his writings. Ibn Mufliḥ copied them, annotated and rubricated them, and also added material to some of them. Among the evidence of their student-teacher relationship survives an ijāza Ibn Ṭūlūn penned for Ibn Mufliḥ after the latter’s discussion of some chains of transmission he had received from him (for the transcripts, see … Continue reading An ijāza for Ibn Mufliḥ
Von Zaur Gasimov Europa war spätestens seit dem 18. Jahrhundert Inspirationsquelle für russische und osmanische Modernisierer; die Geschichte des Beziehungsgefüges zwischen Europa, den Osmanen und den Russen ist Gegenstand zahlreicher…
readme.txt: “French Revolutionaries in the Ottoman Empire. Diplomacy, Political Culture, and the Limiting of Universal Revolution“
Für die deutsche Version des Interviews hier klicken. In the readme.txt section we present texts published by scientists of the Max Weber Foundation. Four short questions and answers will make you want to read them! In…
Call for Papers: Politics and Sociability in a Transcultural Context: The Diplomatic Milieu in Istanbul during the Long Eighteenth Century [DHI Paris]
International Workshop at the German Historical Institute Paris, November 17, 2017. Deadline: July 14, 2017 Recently, the new diplomatic history has put a particular emphasis on studying the frontiers of the early modern European…
Erol Ülker (EUME – Fellow 2015/2016) is a historian who works on the issues of nationalism, population movements, demographic change, social and labor struggles in Ottoman and Turkish history. His current research deals with Istanbul, the Ottoman Empire’s cosmopolitan capital … Weiterlesen →
“Ein eigenes, unverwechselbares Profil selbst und im Dialog mit ihrem jeweiligen wissenschaftlichen Umfeld weiter entwickeln”: Im Gespräch mit Raoul Motika
In unserer Interviewreihe stellen wir Ihnen die Direktorinnen und Direktoren der Institute der Max Weber...