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Blue mohawk and the whirling dervish: a glimpse into contemporary Mevlevi soundscapes

25 September 2020 | Author: Nevin Şahin

Authenticity in the performance of Mevlevi whirling rituals has long been discussed and for a few decades, a new tradition of commemorating Mevlana Rumi (1207-73) has been established. With the foundation of state ensembles solely for performing the ritual on stage, the construction of cultural centers that comprise circular “whirling halls” and the live broadcast of the “Wedding Night (Şeb-i Arûs)” ceremony in Konya on state television, this new soundscape has gained a claim of authenticity.

By |2020-09-25T14:00:17+03:00September 25th, 2020|Music|0 Comments

„Sonic Rituals“ trotz Pandemie – Einblicke, Eindrücke, Fragen

18. September 2020 | Autorin: Margret Scharrer

Als unser Team (bestehend aus Judith I. Haug, Istanbul, Tül Demirbaş und Margret Scharrer, beide Bern) sich den ersten Vorbereitungen für den Workshop „Sonic Rituals: Ottoman, Habsburg & Burgundian Festivities (15th – 17th Centuries) From an Intermedial Perspective“ widmete, war von Corona noch keine Rede.

By |2020-09-18T15:59:23+03:00September 18th, 2020|Workshop|0 Comments

Traugott Fuchs – ein Leben als Migrant in Istanbul

11. September 2020 | Autorin: Karin Schweißgut

Traugott Fuchs, 1906 im Elsass geboren und 1997 in Istanbul verstorben, war Literaturprofessor, Germanist, Romanist, Übersetzer, Maler und einer der Intellektuellen, die 1934 Nazi-Deutschland verließen und in die Türkei auswanderten.

By |2020-09-14T14:49:33+03:00September 11th, 2020|Katalogisierungsprojekt|0 Comments

Auf den Spuren einer vergleichenden türkisch-griechischen Literaturgeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit und des 20. Jahrhunderts
Der dīvān-ı ṭālib des Simeonakis Değirmencioğlu

28. August 2020 | Autor: Johannes Niehoff-Panagiotidis

Dass die Angehörigen beider Nationen mehr gemein haben als die Gerichte auf dem Esstisch oder das Set von alltäglich-folkloristischen Gewohnheiten für den Anekdotenschatz, ist einer weiteren Öffentlichkeit immer noch unbekannt; auch der wissenschaftlichen.

By |2020-08-28T15:18:42+03:00August 28th, 2020|Literature|Kommentare deaktiviert für Auf den Spuren einer vergleichenden türkisch-griechischen Literaturgeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit und des 20. Jahrhunderts
Der dīvān-ı ṭālib des Simeonakis Değirmencioğlu

“Saint Anthony’s Bread” in Istanbul and “Problem-Solving Chickpeas” in Iran: July’s Religion-Related Research Get-Together dedicated to Food and Religion

14 AUGUST 2020 | Author: Esther Voswinckel Filiz

Since 2019, the research field “History of Religions” of the Orient-Institut Istanbul together with IFEA has been hosting a monthly networking meeting that brings together scholars of religion from different academic fields.

By |2020-08-20T11:15:45+03:00August 14th, 2020|Research Project|Kommentare deaktiviert für “Saint Anthony’s Bread” in Istanbul and “Problem-Solving Chickpeas” in Iran: July’s Religion-Related Research Get-Together dedicated to Food and Religion

Meraklı Bir Sultanın Portresi: II. Abdülhamid’in Tablo Koleksiyonu

7 AĞUSTOS 2020 | Yazar: Merve Köksal

II. Abdülhamid’in halife olması sebebiyle portresini yaptırmadığı, fotoğraflarının çekilmesine izin vermediği ve bu konuda katı tedbirler aldığı yaygın bilgilerdir. Nitekim onun portresini on iki yıllık hizmetinin ardından yapabilen saray ressamı Fausto Zonaro da bu durumu teyit eder.

By |2020-08-07T21:32:44+03:00August 7th, 2020|Research Project|Kommentare deaktiviert für Meraklı Bir Sultanın Portresi: II. Abdülhamid’in Tablo Koleksiyonu

Iterations of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Themes and Problem Spaces in Turkey, Iran and Germany

31 JULY 2020 | Authors: Katja Rieck, Melike Şahinol, Burak Taşdizen

The spread of SARS-CoV-2 took place along the arteries and capillaries of globalisation. Hardest hit were thus major nodal points of such global flows, centres of commerce, travel and tourism like New York, Paris, London, but also Istanbul.

By |2020-08-03T13:34:32+03:00Juli 31st, 2020|Workshop|Kommentare deaktiviert für Iterations of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Themes and Problem Spaces in Turkey, Iran and Germany

Der Klang des Unaussprechlichen

10. JULI 2020 | Autor: Martin Greve

Gemessen an ihrer Bevölkerungszahl ist es die zweitkleinste Provinz der Türkei: Tunceli, eine kleine, schwer zugängliche Bergregion, etwa 800 Kilometer östlich von Ankara. Gerade einmal 86.000 Menschen leben hier, auf einer Fläche, die halb so groß ist wie Thüringen.

By |2020-07-10T13:02:10+03:00Juli 10th, 2020|Research Project|Kommentare deaktiviert für Der Klang des Unaussprechlichen

Building Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration With Iran (and Beyond): Of COVID-19 and other challenges

3 JULY 2020| Autor: Katja Rieck

Next to producing innovative scholarship, the second but no less important pillar of the “Knowledge Unbound” initiative is forming and strengthening international research networks. At Orient-Institut Istanbul we are pursuing this aim through the International Standing Working Group “Iran and Beyond: Breaking the Ground for Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration”.

By |2020-07-10T12:52:01+03:00Juli 2nd, 2020|Research Project|Kommentare deaktiviert für Building Sustainable Scholarly Collaboration With Iran (and Beyond): Of COVID-19 and other challenges