Invitation: Fabrics of Devotion: Religious Textiles in the Eastern Mediterranean (Virtual Lecture Series)

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Dear Colleagues,

Orient-Institut Istanbul is pleased to announce the upcoming virtual lecture series 

Fabrics of Devotion: Religious Textiles in the Eastern Mediterranean

(September/October 2021).

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 events@oiist.net by Monday, 27 September 2021. 

Looking forward to meeting at the Lecture Series.

Best regards,

Esther Voswinckel Filiz (Orient-Institut Istanbul)