Paolo Girardelli

Ph.D., 1995 University of Naples

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Research Interests: 

Architecture and urbanism of the Eastern Mediterranean (XVIII-XX Centuries); Visual representations of identity; European presence in the Late Ottoman empire

Selected Publications: 

“Between Rome and Istanbul: Architecture and Material Culture of a Franciscan Mission in the Ottoman Capital.”Journal of Mediterranean Studies, XVIII (Manchester University Press), 2010, 162-188“Sheltering Diversity. Levantine Architecture in Late Ottoman Istanbul” in Multicultural Urban Fabric and Types in the South and Eastern Mediterranean, edited by Maurice Cerasi, Attilio Petruccioli, Adriana Sarro and Stefan Weber, Beiruter Texte und Studien, Herausgegeben vom Orient-Institut, Beirut (2007): 113-40“Una citta; nella citta;. La Societa; Operaia e le architetture della comunita; italiana di Istanbul,” in A. De Gasperis and R. Ferrazza, eds., Gli Italiani di Istanbul. Figure, comunita; e istituzioni dale Riforme alla Repubblica, 1839-1923, proceedings of the international conference, Istanbul, Italian Cultural Institute, Oct. 18-20, 2006 (Fondazione Agnelli, Centro Altreitalie, 2007): 207-18“Architecture, Identity and Liminality: on the Use and Meaning of Catholic Spaces in Late Ottoman Istanbul”, Muqarnas. An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World, 22, (2005): 233-64.