Empire’s Province Into National City: Architecture and the Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire


About This Event

Empire’s Province Into National City: Architecture and the Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire:

Convened by Esra Akcan and Peter Christensen.

  • March 14:
    • 6:00pm: Keynote: Heghnar Watenpaugh (UC Davis). “Islamic City, Colonial City, Refugee City: Writing Urban History in Aleppo from Empire to Nation State.”

  • March 15, Conference:
    • 9:00am: Welcome and Introduction. Esra Akcan and Peter Christensen
    • 9:10am: Panel 1: NORTH
      • Ecem Sarıçayır (Cornell University). “Discourse of Architecture and Hygiene on the Russian-Ottoman Borderlands."
      • Peter Christensen (University of Rochester). “Turanism and the Ottoman Architectural Legacy in Austria-Hungary."
      • H. Şükrü Ilıcak(University of Crete). “Revolutionary Athens through Ottoman Eyes. New Evidence from the Ottoman State Archives.
    • 10:15am: End of Panel 1.
    • 10:20am: Panel 2: SOUTH
      • Mohamed Elshahed (Indepent Scholar and Curator). “Architects and Identity in Egypt and the End of Ottoman Cosmopol.

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March 14, 2022, 6 p.m.

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VAC1 New Approaches to Scholarship & Pedagogy in Ottoman and Turkish Architecture


Host: Cornell University

Activity Category: Workshop or Mini-Seminar

Activity Audience: Open to the Public