Abdullah Kuran Lectures

Prof. Robert Darnton
"Censors at Work. How States Shaped Literature"
Rectorate Conference Hall, 29 March 2016 
 
Prof. Robert S. Nelson
"Ayasofya. Holy Wisdom. It is what the world needs most and has lost."
Rectorate Conference Hall, 31 March 2015
 
Prof. David Harvey
The Contradictions of Capitalist Urbanization
Rectorate Conference Hall, 27 March 2014
 
Prof. Carol Gluck
Modernity in Common: Japan and World History
Rectorate Conference Hall, 2 April 2013
 
Prof. Ussama Makdisi
The Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries to the Ottoman Empire and the Question of Imperialism
Rectorate Conference Hall, 5 April 2012
 
Prof. Zainab Bahrani
The Speaking Image (Ekphrasis) Art and Inscriptions in Mesopotamia 
Rectorate Conference Hall, 4 April, 2011
 
Prof. Stephen Greenblatt 
Shakespeare’s Beauty Marks 
Rectorate Conference Hall, 1 April 2010
 
Prof. Gülru Necipoğlu 
Aesthetics of Ornament in the Ottoman and Safavid Regimes of Visuality
Rectorate Conference Hall, 1 April 2009
 
Prof. Nasser Rabat
The Prison House of Identity: A Critique of Contemporary Islamic Architecture
Rectorate Conference Hall, 1 April 2008
 
Prof. Oleg Grabar 
Islamic Culture and the Art of the Object 
Rectorate Conference Hall , 5 April 2007
 
Prof. Natalie Zemon Davis
Trickster Travels: Leo Africanus between Worlds 
Rectorate Conference Hall, 4 April 2006.
 
Prof. Carlo Ginzburg 
Fiction and History, a Close up: Israel Bertuccio, “Rebellious Plebian”    
Rectorate Conference Hall, 7 April 2005.