TCF Lecture Istanbul

Turkish Art and Culture Lecture Series in Istanbul

Lectures in 2009-2010:

OCTOBER 2009
27th: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Resident Scholar
A Research on Turkish Culture and Art
Lecture – in Turkish, 16.30

28th: Priscilla Mary Işın, Food Writer
Ottoman Confectionary
Lecture – in English, 14.30

NOVEMBER 2009
19th: Saffet Tanman, Writer
The First University Women
Lecture – in Turkish, 16.30

20th: Prof. Dr. Talat Sait Halman, Bilkent U. Dept. of Turkish Literature & Defne Halman, Actress
Shakespeare, the “Turk”
Lecture and Dramatic Readings– in English, 14.30

DECEMBER 2009
8th: Turkish Cultural Foundation
Reception for Image Archive on Turkish Art, donated by Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, 16.00

JANUARY 2010
5th: Prof. Dr. Cemal Kafadar, Harvard U. History Dept.
Turkish Coffeehouse Culture
Lecture – in English, 14.30

18th: Prof. Dr. Gül Irepoglu, Writer, Art Historian, Board Member of the UNESCO National Commission
Ottoman Jewelry
Special Lecture – in English, 11.00

FEBRUARY 2010
3rd: Dr. Naci Bakırcı, Vice Director of the Konya Museum
Establishment of Konya Museum
Lecture – in Turkish, 16.30

4th: Prof. Norman Stone, Bilkent U. International Relations
Turkey and Germany in the Thirties
Lecture – in English, 14.30

16th: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Resident Scholar
Life in Istanbul in 1582 
Special Lecture – in English, 11.00

MARCH 2010
3rd: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Resident Scholar
Tulip
Special Lecture – in English, 11.00

3rd: Prof. Dr. Haluk Abbasoğlu, Istanbul U. Dept. of Classical Archeology
Drinking Culture in Antiquity
Lecture – in Turkish, 16.30

4th: Dr. Paolo Girardelli, Boğaziçi U. Dept. of History
Mediterranean Encounters: Italian Architecture in Istanbul 
Lecture – in English, 14.30

APRIL 2010
1st: Aysel Çötelioğlu, Assistant Manager of the Topkapı Palace Museum
Painting Collection at Topkapi Palace
Lecture – in Turkish, 16.30

2nd: Dr. Miyuki Aoki Girardelli, Boğaziçi U. Dept. of History
On Horseback Across Eurasia: Ottoman Architectural Environment through the Eyes of Japanese Architect Ito Chûta (1867-1954)
SPECIAL LECTURE ON THE OCCASION OF JAPAN YEAR 2010 IN TURKEY 
Lecture – in English, 14.30

MAY 2010
5th: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Resident Scholar
Dolmabahce Palace and the Ottoman Traditional Lifestyle
Lecture – in English, 14.30

26th: Prof. Dr. Minako Mizuno Yamanlar, Ryûkoku University
Ottoman Arts and Japanese Arts:  Some Aesthetic Similarities
YEAR OF JAPAN 2010 SPECIAL LECTURE
Lecture – in English, 14.30