TCF Scholars Lectures

TCF Scholars Lectures in 2016

Savannah, GA - USA
Date: October 19-23, 2016
Presentation: "Velvet and Patronage: The Origin and the Historical Background of Ottoman and Italian Velvets" by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, TCF art historian, at the Textile Society of America’s 15th Biennial Symposium "Crosscurrents: Land, Labor and the Port"
Place: The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
Information: https://textilesocietyofamerica.org/tsa

Padua - ITALY
Date: October 20-22, 2016
Presentation: Characterization of 19th Century Istanbul Kandilli Yazmas (hand painted textiles)” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Textiles and Dyes in the Mediterranean Economy and society, VI. Purpureae Vestes International Symposium
Place: National Museum of Altinum (Museo Nazionale Altinate)
Information: http://purpureaevestes.weebly.com/

Pisa - ITALY
Date: October 5-8, 2016
Presentation: Turkey Red“ byDr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Dyes in History and Archaeology 35
Place: Auditorium of the Polo Piagge Università di Pisa
Information: http://www.scich.it/dha35/

Pardubice - CZECH REPUBLIC
Date: June 13-16, 2016
Presentation: "Sustainability of Natural Dyes Nowadays" byDr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the XXIV. International Congress “Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourations”
Place: University of Pardubice | Faculty of Chemical Technology
Information: http://ifatcc2016-pardubice.upce.cz/

Edirne - TURKEY
Date: May 23-27, 2016
Presentation: TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU“ byDr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Republic of Turkey Minister of Culture and Tourism, International Research Excavation and Archaeometry Congress
Place: Trakya University | Balkan Congress Centre
Information: http://www.kultur.gov.tr/

Konya - TURKEY
Date: May 12-14, 2016
Presentation: “Non-Destructive and Micro-Analytical Methods in the Restoration of Textile Cultural Heritage“ by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the VI. International Turkic Art, History and Folklore Congress/Art Activities
Place: Selçuk University | Congress Centre
Information: https://www.selcuk.edu.tr/dosyalar/

TCF Scholars Lectures in 2015

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: December 2-5, 2015
Presentation: “Balkan’larda Üç Benekli Beyaz Zemin Seccade Halıları / White Ground Rugs with Three-dot Motifs in the Balkans.”by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, TCF Art Historian, at the Second International Congress of Eurasian Turkish Arts
Place: Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Information: https://www.facebook.com/msgsutarih/

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: November 4-6, 2015
Presentation: “The Natural Dyes in Sustainable Reflect the Traces of the Past.” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the 2015 International Textiles and Costume Congress
Place: Marmara University
Information: https://www.marmara.edu.tr/en/news/

Rome - ITALY
Date: October 27-28, 2015
Presentation: “Advantages and Importance of Natural Dyes in the Restoration of Textile Cultural Heritage” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Green Conservation of Cultural Heritage international workshop
Place: National Research Council of Italy (CNR)
Information: http://www.yococu.com/event/

Thessaloniki - GREECE
Date: October 21-24, 2015
Presentation: “Dye and Metal Thread Analyses of some Tomb Covers in Istanbul Fatih Mosque Complex” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the 34th international conference for Dyes in History & Archaeology (DHA34)
Place: University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki
Information: http://web.aeath.gr/jaeath/dha2015/

Krakow - POLAND
Date: September 11-13, 2015
Presentation: “Characterization of Dyes, Metal Threads, and Silk Yarns from 16th-18th Century Ottoman Silk Brocades” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU at the “Textiles of the Silk Road: Design and Decorative Techniques from Far East to Europe” Conference
Place: Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow
Information: http://manggha.pl/news/30

Bucharest - ROMANIA
Date: June 10-12, 2015
Presentation: “Sustainability and Awareness with Natural Dyes in Textile,” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the 15th World Textile Conference, AUTEX 2015.
Place: Palatul Cercului Militar National (The Palace of the National Armed Forces Officers Club)
Information: http://autex2015.ro/

Erzurum - TURKEY
Date: May 11 - 15, 2015
Presentation: “Characterization of Archaeological Objects with Non-Destructive and Micro Analysis Methods,” by Dr. Recep Karadağ and Emine Torgan, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the 37th International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and Archaeometry
Place: Atatürk University
Information: http://www.kulturvarliklari.gov.tr/TR

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: February 11 - 13, 2015
Lecture: "Understanding and Conserving the Past and Recreating Natural Dyes for Today" by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU
Place: Istanbul Kemerburgaz University
Information: http://www.kemerburgaz.edu.tr/default.aspx

TCF Scholars Lectures in 2014

Tokyo - JAPAN
Date: December 12, 2014, 2:20-3:50 pm
Lecture: “The Art of Turkish Carpets” by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation.
Place: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Information: http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/
Lecture will be presented in Japanese.

Kobe - JAPAN
Date: December 6, 2014, 1:00-2:00 pm
Lecture: “The Art of Turkish Carpets and Carpet Collections in National and International Museums” by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation
Place: Konan University
Information: http://www.konan-u.ac.jp/english/index.html
Lecture will be presented in Japanese.

Vienna - Austria
Date: November 3-5, 2014
Presentation: "Non-destructive micro-analytical methods for the conservation of historical textiles" Prof.Dr.Recep Karadag, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU
Place: 19th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: September 13, 2014 11:30 am
Lecture: "Vessels & Equipment Of Istanbul Street Vendors, C19th To The Present" by Banu Ozden, TCF Culinary Arts Center - YESAM Coordinator
Place: Bilgi University, Faculty of Architecture
This event is closed to the public.

Ankara - TURKEY
Date: June 3 - 5, 2014
Presentation: "Identification by SEM-EDX analyses of ceramics found in the Roma Theatre excavation in Ankara" by Emine Torgan, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU
Place: 9th International Symposium on the Conservation of Monuments in the Mediterranean Basin

Gaziantep - TURKEY
Date: June 2 - 6, 2014
Presentation: "Ayanis Kalesi arkeolojik tekstil orneginin tahribatsiz ve mikro yontemler ile analizleri" by Prof.Dr.Recep Karadag, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU
Place: 36th International Excavation, Research and Archaeometry Symposium

Agsu - AZERBAIJAN
Date: May 28 - 30, 2014
Presentation: "Characterization of the stone samples by SEM-EDX found in the excavations in Azerbaijan by Dr.Recep Karadag, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU at the Youth in Conservation of Cultural Heritage Conference
Information: http://www.yococu.com/

Bursa - TURKEY
Date: May 26 - 28, 2014
Presentation/Poster: "Chromatograpic and colorimetric analyses of silk fabrics dyed with Buckthorn;" "Restoration and Conservation Studies of Historical Ottoman Flag" by Dr.Recep Karadag, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU at AUTEX 2014; 14th World Textile Conference
Information: http://www.autex2014.org/

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: April 24, 2014
Seminar: "Finding New Life: Natural Dye Applications from Historical to new Textiles" by Emine Torgan, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory - DATU
Place: Arel University
Information: https://www.arel.edu.tr/
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Barcelona - SPAIN
Date: March 20-22, 2014
Lecture: "Reusing Natural Dyes According to the Analyses of Historical Textiles" by Dr.Recep Karadag, Senior Scholar, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU.
Place: "Textiles and Dyes in the Mediterranean World" Vth PURPUREAE VESTES International Symposium
This event is supported by TCF under the TCF Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art.

Paris - FRANCE
Date: March 19, 2014 6:00 pm
Lecture: "The Art of the Turkish Carpet," by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation, is a part of the seminar "Arts, patrimoine et culture dans le monde turco-ottoman," organized by EHESS, Institut d'études de l'Islam et des sociétés du mon
Place: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris
Contact: patrimoine.turc@gmail.com
Information: http://capwiz.com/tca/utr
This event is supported by TCF under the TCF Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art.

TCF Scholars Lectures in 2013

La Rochelle - France
Date: October 3 - 4, 2013
Lecture: "Organic Lake Pigment Analysis of Koru Tumulus at Daskyleion in the Persian Period" and "Silk Dyeing and Lake Pigments Obtained from the Helichrysum Arenarium" by Dr.Recep Karadag, TCF DATU
Place: Dyes in History and Archaeology DHA32 conference
Information: http://www.chriscooksey.demon.co.uk/

Vienna - Austria
Date: September 17 - 26, 2013
Lecture: "Non-destructive Micro-analytical Methods and their Application to the Conservations of Textiles from Cultural Heritage" by Dr.Recep Karadag, TCF DATu
Place: Vienna Intensive School on Conservation Science
Information: http://culture.chem.auth.gr/

Uppsala - Sweden
Date: August 21-24, 2013
Lecture: "Periodic comparison of two caftans by non‐destructive and micro analysis methods in the Topkapi Palace Museum" by Dr. Recep Karadag, TCF DATU
Place: 9th International Conference for the History of Chemistry
Information: www.9ichc.se/

Warsaw - Poland
Date: June 18, 2013, 9:40am
Lecture: “Impressions of Ottoman Culture in Europe: 1453-1699” by Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence
Place: Warsaw University
Information: www.uw.edu.pl/en/

Warsaw - Poland
Date: June 19, 2013, 11:00am
Lecture: "Ottoman Court Costume" by Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence
Place: Polish Institute of World Art Studies

Washington D.C.-USA
Date: January 17, 2013, 6:00pm
Lecture: "In the Sultan’s Studios: Recreating Ottoman Textiles" by Dr.Recep Karadag, Head of the TCF Natural Dyes Research and Development Laboratory-DATU
Place: The Textile Museum
Information: http://www.textilemuseum.org/calendar
This lecture is supported by TCF as part of the organization’s Lecture Series on Turkish Culture and Art.

TCF Scholars Lectures in 2012


Washington D.C.-USA
Date: December 1, 2012, 1:00 pm
Event: Smithsonian Institute Arthur M.Sackler Gallery's 25th Anniversary, Asian Art and Culture book fair, featuring Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
Place: Sackler and Ripley Center, Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Information: http://www.asia.si.edu/events/allevents.asp
This event is supported by TCF.

Washington D.C.-USA
Date: November 28, 2012, 6:00 pm
Lecture: "In the Sultan’s Gardens: Ottoman Gardens and the Decorative Arts" by Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence
Place: The Textile Museum
Information: http://www.textilemuseum.org/calendar/
This lecture is supported by TCF as part of the organization’s Lecture Series on Turkish Culture and Art.

Antwerp – BELGIUM
Date:
October 17-20, 2012
Lecture: "Dyestuff, Metal and Technical analyses of Historical Silk Objects from the Topkapi Palace Museum;" "Dyeing of Silk Fabrics with Madder (Rubia tinctorum L.) and their Analyses" Dr.Recep Karadag, Head of the TCF Natural Dyes Research and Development Laboratory-DATU at the Dyes in History and Archaeology conference.
Information: http://www.chriscooksey.demon.co.uk/
This presentation is made possible by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

London - UK
Date:
October 10, 2012 7:00 pm
Lecture: "The Enigma of Ibrahim Pashaʼs Palace" by Professor Nurhan Atasoy,TCF Scholar in Residence
Place: SOAS, University of London,Khalili Lecture Theatre,Russell Square London
Contact:RosalindHaddon@gmail.com
Information: http://www.soas.ac.uk/art/islac/
This event is co-sponsored under the Turkish Cultural Foundation’s Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art

Washington D.C.-USA
Date:
September 22, 2012
Lecture: “Analyses of Dye, Weaving and Metal Thread in Ottoman Silk Brocades and their Reproduction" by Dr.Recep Karadag, Head of the TCF Natural Dyes Research and Development Laboratory-DATU
Place: Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium “Textiles and Politics”
Information: http://www.textilesociety.org/symposia_2012.htm

Washington D.C.-USA
Date: September 20, 2012
Lecture: "The Mamluk Kaaba Curtain in the Bursa Grand Mosque and Comparing it with other Mamluk Textiles in the Washington Textile Museum Collection" by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation.
Place: Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium “Textiles and Politics”
Information: http://www.bkg.com.tr/news/29/Harem%20Dile%20Geliyor

Istanbul-TURKEY
Date:
September 4, 2012
Lecture: "Splendour and Elegance:Costume in the Harem" by Prof.Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence. This lecture is organized by BKG
Place: Topkapi Palace
Information: http://www.bkg.com.tr/news/29/Harem

Tokyo - JAPAN
Date:
June 5, 2012
Lecture: "The Influence of Turkic Culture on Mamluk Carpets" by Dr.Sumiyo Okumura, TCF Resident Art Historian.
Place: Institute of Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Information: http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/
This event is co-organized with the University of Tokyo as part of the TCF Lecture Series in Turkish Culture and Art
The lecture is presented in Japanese.

Ghent - BELGIUM
Date:
June 4, 2012
Lecture: Open Academic Seminar on the 400 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands, organized by the Centre for Turkish Studies at Ghent University and Yunus Emre Institute, featuring Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence.
Place: Ghent University
Information: turksestudies@ugent.be

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date:
May 24, 2012
Lecture: "Ottoman Imperial Costumes" lecture by Dr.Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence. This lecture is organized by Isik University.
Place: Isik University
Lecture is presented in Turkish.

Vienna - AUSTRIA
Date: May 7-10, 2012
Conference: Dr.Recep Karadag, Senior Scholar at TCF Natural Dyes Research and Development Laboratory-DATU, presents on "Analytical Methods for Textile Objects" at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) project on "Applications of Nuclear Analytical Techniques in the Field of Cultural Heritage"
Place: IAEA
Information: http://www-naweb.iaea.org/na/news

Izmir - TURKEY
Date:
April 21, 2012
Book Launch and Lecture: "Impressions of Ottoman Culture in Europe:1453-1699" by Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy,Turkish Cultural Foundation
Place: Ahmet Priştina City Archives and Museum
Information: http://www.aksitkultur.com/sayfalar/

TCF Scholars Lectures in 2011

Alanya - TURKEY
Date:
October 25-28, 2011
Symposium & Presentation: The International Symposium of Silk Worm Breeding and Woven Silk, “Weavings at the Crossroads of East and West: Silk Çatma Yastıks (Voided velvet cushion covers)” By Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, Turkish Cultural Foundation
Place: Akdeniz University, Alanya
Information: www.akmb.gov.tr/templates/resimler/

La Rochelle - FRANCE
Date:
April 24 - 30, 2011
Lecture: “Analysis of Some 16th Century Ottoman Silk Brocades and their Reproductions” by Prof. Dr. Recep Karadag, Consultant to Turkish Cultural Foundation - at "International Symposium and Exhibition on Natural Dyes: ISEND 2011 Europe"
Place: L’Espace Encan, 17033 La Rochelle
Information: www.isend2011.com

La Rochelle - FRANCE
Date:
April 24 - 30, 2011
Exhibition: Reproduction of 16th Century Ottoman Brocades – Presented by Turkish Cultural Foundation - At "International Symposium and Exhibition on Natural Dyes: ISEND 2011 Europe"
Place: L’Espace Encan, 17033 La Rochelle
Information: www.isend2011.com

Paris - FRANCE
Date: September 21, 2011
Congress & Presentation:
The 14th International Congress on Turkish Art:
"Turkish Cultural Foundation Projects related to Turkish Art and Culture" by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian
Place: Collège de France - Paris
Information: http://www.14thicta-parisfrance.net/
This participation is made possible by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Lomellina - ITALY
Date: September 13-18, 2011
Exhibition & Lecture:
"7th Sartirana Textile Show":
"The Origin of the Endless Knot Motif and its Use in Turkish and Islamic Art" by Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, Art Historian, TCF
Place: Sartirana Castle, Sartirana, Lomellina, Italy.
Information: www.belgioioso.it