2015

Graduate Student Workshop - May 22, 2015

Program

9:00-10:30      ON HISTORIOGRAPHY

Moderator: Arzu Öztürkmen

Ahmet Tahir Nur

“Some Notes on History and Historiography: Production and Reception of Taşköprizade Ahmed's (d.1561) al-Shaqā’iq al-Nu‛māniyyah fī ‘Ulamā’ al-Dawla al-‘Uthmāniyyah”

E. Burcu Işıl “Two Transitions: Structural Crisis and Historical Transformation”

Zehra Tonbul “An Intellectual Biography of Ernst Diez: From Fin-de-Siècle Vienna to the Nationalist Controversy in Turkey”

10:30 -10:45               Coffee Break

10:45-12:15                BYZANTINE ART AND NARRATIVE

Moderator:  Nevra Necipoğlu

Naz Özkan “Byzantine Textile: Splendour and Reflections”

Ali Tirali “Representation of the Alterity in the Late Byzantine and Medieval Turkic Literature”

Mustafa Yıldız “Rebellion in Byzantium: Literary Strategies to Vindicate Your Favorite Rebel”

12:15-12:30                Coffee Break

12:30-13:30                ISSUES ON REPRESENTATION

Moderator:  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu

Sinem Erdoğan “Representing Festivity in the Early Eighteenth Century: The Visual and Textual Narratives of the 1720 Imperial Festival”

Onur Atay “Architecture of Legitimacy: The Monuments and Memory Spaces in the Era of Political Transition in 20th Century Ottoman Empire”

13:30-14:30                LUNCH BREAK

14:30-15:30                ON RELIGION

Moderator: Derin Terzioğlu

Merve Kaplan “Women’s participation in dervish lodges: Koca Mustafa Pasha Mosque,

Merkez Efendi Mosque and Shah Sultan Mosque”

Derya Karabulut “A Historical Survey of Alevi Society in Istanbul”

15:30-15:45                Coffee Break

15:45-16:45                DIPLOMATIC HISTORY

Moderator: Edhem Eldem

Mahmut Halef Cevrioğlu “The Ottoman Policy Towards Central Europe During the 30 Years’ War: Paul Strassburg’s Embassy to Constantinople”

Mehmet Yılmaz Akbulut “The Scramble for Iran: Ottoman diplomatic practice during the Afghan occupation of Safavid Iran, 1722-1729”

16:45-17:00                Coffee Break

17:00-18:30                ON CRISES OF THE 19TH CENTURY

Moderator: Paolo Girardelli

Esra Ansel “ ‘The Seedbed of Intrigue and Treachery’: Mega Revma (Arnavutköy) before and after the Greek Revolution of 1821”

Funda Soysal “The Local Dimension of the 1895 Financial Crisis”

Egecan Erdoğan, "Studying the Colonial History of Syria: A Theoretical Framework"