Conference: The Ottoman Balkans (Istanbul, June 27)

posted by istanbul on 2008/06/15 13:23

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If you're a resident of Istanbul, or any other place nearby, keep free the afternoon of June 27, 2008. For at the Netherlands Institute in Turkey ("NIT"; Istiklal Cd., Nuru Ziya sk. 5) there will take place the following event: The Ottoman Balkans: a symposium in honour of Machiel Kiel. With presentations by Rossitza Gradeva, Zeynep Ahunbay, Grigor Boykov, Mariya Kiprovska, Ilknur Kolay, Kemal Eyupgiller, Stephen Lewis, and myself, we will revisit the Balkans from the early Ottoman period and its monuments by and for beys and dedes up to the 21st century, and news about the reconstructions of such emblematic buildings as the "Coloured Mosque" at Foca. More information is to follow here briefly. For any kind of information upfront, please don't hesitate contact the organizers Maximilian Hartmuth or Ayse Dilsiz.



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