Orient-Institut Istanbul is pleased to announce the upcoming virtual lecture series
Fabrics of Devotion: Religious Textiles in the Eastern Mediterranean
The series will start on Wednesday, 29 September 2021 at 18:00 (Turkish time, GMT+3) with a lecture by Prof. Dr. Hülya Tezcan (Nişantaşı Üniversitesi).
Please save the dates:
Wednesday, 29 September, 18:00 (Turkish time, GMT+3):
Topkapı Sarayı'ndaki Din Konulu Tekstillere Genel Bir Bakış /Textile Religious Paraphernalia at the Topkapı Palace – an Introduction*
Prof. Hülya Tezcan (Nişantaşı University, Istanbul) *This talk will be delivered in Turkish.
Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 19:00 (Turkish time, GMT+3):
Reflections of Identity on Silk: Towards a Re-Reading of the “Islamic” and the “Secular” in Greek Orthodox Church Fabrics
Dr. Nikolaos Vryzidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 19:00 (Turkish time, GMT+3):
The Jewish Prayer Shawl Tallit
Dr. Esther Juhasz (Shenkar College /The Israel Museum, Jerusalem)
Please visit https://www.oiist.org/fabrics-of-devotion/ for the program and further details. In order to register, please send an email specifying your name and academic affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 27 September 2021.
Looking forward to meeting at the Lecture Series.
Esther Voswinckel Filiz (Orient-Institut Istanbul)