TCF Lecture Istanbul

Turkish Art and Culture Lecture Series in Istanbul

Lectures in 2011-2012:

MAY 2012

2nd: Dr. Günhan Börekçi, Lecturer at the Department of History, Istanbul Şehir University
“The Imperial Processions of the Ottoman Sultans in the 17th Century”
English 14:30

3rd: Hande Tözün, Designer at Tözün Interior Design
“Interior refurnishment of Ciragan Palace in the light of Art History” (Çırağan Sarayı İç Mekânlarının Sanat Tarihi Işığında Yeniden Düzenlenmesi)
Turkish 16:30

APRIL 2012

10th: Prof. Dr. Heath Lowry, Atatürk Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies, Princeton University
“An American In Ankara (1921)”
English, 14:30

11th: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Eyüce, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Design, Bahçeşehir University
“Architecture of a Multi-layered City: Istanbul” (Çok Katmanlı bir kentin mimarisi: Istanbul)
Turkish, 16:30

MARCH 2012

27th: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy & Dr. Lale Uluç
“Osmanli Kulturunun Avrupa’da Yansimalari:1453-1699” (Impressions of Ottoman Culture in Europe:1453-1699)"
Armaggan Nuruosmaniye, Nuruosmaniye Cad. No:65 , By Invitation Only, 18.00
Lecture will be in Turkish. This event is co-organized by Armaggan.

28th: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy & Dr. Lale Uluç
“Osmanli Kulturunun Avrupa’da Yansimalari:1453-1699” (Impressions of Ottoman Culture in Europe:1453-1699)"
Lecture will be followed by book-signing. Armaggan Nuruosmaniye, Nuruosmaniye Cad. No:65 , By Invitation Only, 16.30
Registration required; TCF Istanbul Office, 212-297-4038 or lecture@turkishculture.org. Lecture will be in Turkish.

15th: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haluk Dursun, President of the Hagia Sophia Museum
“The Cultural Values of Istanbul and the Hagia Sophia Museum (İstanbul ve Ayasofya’daki Kültür Değerlerimiz)"
Turkish, 16.30

16th: Stefano Ionescu, Independent scholar on Oriental Carpets
“Tracing the Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania”
English, 14.30

FEBRUARY 2012

20th: Prof. Dr. İsenbike Togan, Honorary member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences, Lecturer at Boğaziçi University
“Early Chinese-Turkic Encounters in East Asia”
English, 14.30

21st: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Taşağıl, Chair of the Department of History, Mimar Sinan University
“The Birth of Chinese Civilization and Relations with Ancient Turks” (Çin Uygarlığının Doğuşu ve Türklerle İlişkiler)
Turkish, 16.30

JANUARY 2012

11th: Dr. H. Alper Maral (composer), Yıldız Technical University, Art and Design Faculty
"Classical Music" in the 21st Century? Problematics in Perception, Description and Politization
Turkish, 16.30

12th: Dr. Evren Kutlay (musicologist, pianist), Koc University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Music and Performing Art
"European Music in Ottoman Istanbul"
English, 14.30

DECEMBER 2011

1st: Melih Duygulu, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Ethnousicology and Folklore Studies Department
Turkish Folk Music and Recent Studies on Local Music
Turkish,16.30

2nd: Dr. Yolande Crowe, Art Historian
Origins and the role of trade in designs of Kutahya ceramics
English,14.30

NOVEMBER 2011

14th: Prof. Dr. Engin Akyürek, Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, İstanbul University
Istanbul in Byzantine Period
Turkish, 16.30

15th: Prof. Dr. Engin Akyürek, Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters, İstanbul University
Istanbul in Byzantine Period
English, 14.30

OCTOBER 2011

5th:  Mr.Seyit Ali Kahraman
Evliya Çelebi and Book of Travels
Turkish, 16.00

6th: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, TCF Senior Scholar in Residence & Istanbul University
On the Path of Evliya Çelebi and Matrakçı Nasuh
English, 14.30