ANAMED Talks – A Book Talk: Glazed Wares

This month's ANAMED Talk focuses on the volume published by Koç University Press (KUP) entitled Glazed Wares as Cultural Agents in the Byzantine, Seljuk, and Ottoman Lands, which collects research on the decoration and technology of glazed pottery, ranging from the early Byzant

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18
March 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Turkey Local Time, GMT+3)
Western Anatolia in the Second Millennium BCE: Recent Developments and Future Prospects (WANAT) Symposium

The WANAT 2021 Symposium brings together scholars to present and discuss recent developments in interdisciplinary research on western Anatolia, as well as to discuss how to leverage shared information better and how to bridge research gaps. 

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15
April 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Duration: 2 days
15TH INTERNATIONAL ANAMED ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Postponed due to coronavirus precautions in 2020, the online symposium will be held between 29–30 April 2021. English-Turkish simultaneous translation will be provided. Symposium program will be announced in the upcoming weeks. 

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29
April 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Duration: 2 days
Past Events
ANAMED Library Talks: Marinos Sariyannis, Zeynep Aydoğan, Feray Coşkun, Güneş Işıksel, B. Harun Küçük and A. Tunç Şen – GHOST Project

Strange cases, occult sciences and magic create a new field in the history of Ottoman science and culture.  Although nature and the supernatural are clearly separate spaces for us today, in pre-modern cultures this boundary was vaguer: the differences between the known and the

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02
March 2021, Tuesday
Location: - Time: 18:00
ANAMED Talks – Bir Kitap Sohbeti: Avrupa Şark’ı Bilmez

This event will be held in Turkish. Please register this online event in advance from here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the meeting.

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18
February 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Turkey Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Library Talks: Sami Arslan – Metinden Yüz Çevirmeli: Koleksiyon, Koleksiyoner ve Okurlarıyla Salim Erel Yazmaları Kataloğu

This month’s talk will introduce to you the Salim Erel Manuscripts Catalog, a publication of Koc University Suna Kıraç Library.  Sami Arslan (Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf Üniversitesi), with the moderation of Senem Acar (Koç Universitesi Suna Kıraç Kütüphanesi), will present the m

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02
February 2021, Tuesday
Location: - Time: 18:00
ANAMED Talks: Oya Pancaroğlu – Dealing with Exceptionality in Islamic Architecture of Medieval Anatolia: The Case of Divriği

The first talk of the series, beginning with Oya Pancaroğlu will be held on 21 January 2021. Online talk will be moderated by Suzan Yalman and the language of the event is English. Please don't forget to register the event.

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21
January 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Turkey Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Library Talks: Nükhet Varlık – Osmanlı’da Vebanın Tarihini Anlamak Neden Önemli?

Based on her publication Akdeniz Dünyası’nda ve Osmanlılarda Veba, 1347-1600 (Kitap Yayınevi, 2017) and her upcoming work titled “Plagued Legacies: Rethinking Black Death Narratives”, Nükhet Varlık will discuss the matter of pandemics over the course of time, how we think about

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05
January 2021, Tuesday
Location: - Time: 18:00
Mapping Gender in the Near East: What’s New and What’s Ahead in Ottoman and Turkish Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The workshop is organized by the Orient-Institut Istanbul (OII) and Sabancı University Gender and Women's Studies (SU Gender), in collaboration with Koç University's Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), as well as the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (SRI

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09
December 2020, Wednesday
Location: Online Event Duration: 9-10.12.2020
ANAMED Library Talks: Leslie Peirce – Writing Imperial Bibliography: Hürrem Sultan and the Politics of Royal Motherhood

ANAMED Library Talks, jointly organized by Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) Library and the History Foundation (Tarih Vakfı), will continue with Leslie Peirce (NYU) on December 1, 2020. Professor Peirce will speak about her book Empress of t

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01
December 2020, Tuesday
Time: 18:00
Iconoclasm, Then and Now. A discussion of Aaron Tugendhaft’s The Idols of ISIS: From Assyria to the Internet

The Idols of ISIS is a richly layered reflection on the politics of iconoclasm. The book draws connections across millennia in order to consider the challenges we face in constituting pluralistic political life and how we might better succeed at living with the images that are

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23
November 2020, Monday
Location: Online Event Time: 18:30 (Istanbul local time)
ANAMED Library Talks: Ivana Jevtić and Koray Durak – Identity and the Other in Byzantium

The Library Talks jointly organized by the Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) Library and Tarih Vakfı (the History Foundation) will continue in November 10, 2020 with Ivana Jevtić (Koç University) and Koray Durak (Boğaziçi University). In this t

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10
November 2020, Tuesday
Location: - Time: 18:00