Panel: Istanbul Memories – a new approach to late Ottoman historiography


Room: Kath Theol V, Hochparterre, Johannisstraße 8-10
Day Time    
Wed 09:00-10:00 Kafadar “Bajazet chez Bajazet” Evliya Çelebi’s Response to European Art
Wed 10:00-10:30 Wittmann Self-narratives of a cosmopolitan city: countering a fragmented academic landscape
Wed 10:30-11:00 Pause
Wed 11:00-11:30 Herzog Risks and opportunities of using ego-documents in writing the history of the late Ottoman Empire
Wed 11:30-12:00 Zerman The emerging bourgeoisie of Istanbul at the turn of the twentieth century: memory and (self-)representation
Wed 12:00-12:30 Dominik In the footsteps of Wernyhora’s prophecy: Polish personal narratives on the late Ottoman Istanbul
Wed 12:30-13:00 Gasimov Istanbul as a loathed Russian desire. Russian discourses on and in Istanbul in 1860-1920s

Panel leader:

Christoph Herzog, Richard Wittmann


Cemal Kafadar

Panel description:


Ottoman Studies