The third volume of YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies, Istanbul Research Institute's peer-reviewed and open access journal is now online!
Peer-reviewed articles of YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies 3 (2021), devoted to the memories and intellectual legacies of Dr. Yavuz Sezer (1979–2021) and Professor Doğan Kuban (1926–2021), include works from architectural and urban history, historical geography, and history of the book. Among the peer-reviewed articles, Ezgi Dikici’s “Eunuchs and the City: Residences and Real Estate Owned by Court Eunuchs in Late Sixteenth-Century Istanbul” is the recipient of our Early Career Article Prize.
In the Meclis section, under the co-editorship of three members of our Advisory Board—Koray Durak, Cemal Kafadar, and Christine Philliou—we are excited to present the “Interventions to Istanbul Studies” series. Cabinet, devoted to documents from the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Collections, features an analysis of a nineteenth-century engraving that depicts an eighteenth-century courtly procession. YILLIK’s 2021 issue concludes with book and exhibition reviews, and the most recent edition of the Istanbul Bibliography.
Muhammed Tatlısu – Kitapçı Karabet Efendi’nin Osmanlı Matbuatına Katkıları Üzerine Bir Methal
M. Baha Tanman –İstanbul Haseki Camii’ne İlişkin Bazı Gözlemler
Koray Durak, Cemal Kafadar, Christine Philliou – Introduction: Interventions to Istanbul Studies
Roland Betancourt – The Monuments We Privilege, or, How to Write an Ethical History of Byzantium
Lerna Ekmekcioglu – Of Dark Pasts and Pipe Dreams: The Turkish University
Zeynep Ahunbay –In Memoriam: Doğan Kuban (8 Nisan 1926–22 Eylül 2021)
Zeynep Kuban – Introducing Doğan Kuban’s Istanbul Bibliography
Reviews and Istanbul Bibliography
Esra Akcan, Open Architecture: Migration, Citizenship, and the Urban Renewal of Berlin-Kreuzberg by IBA–1984/87. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2018. Reviewed by Kathleen James-Chakraborty.
Elena N. Boeck, The Bronze Horseman of Justinian in Constantinople: The Cross-Cultural Biography of a Mediterranean Monument. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. Reviewed by Brigitte Pitarakis.
Fatih’in Rönesansı. İBB Saraçhane Belediye Sarayı, October 6–December 4 2020, Istanbul. Curated by Nurhan Atasoy. Reviewed by Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci.
2021. Reviewed by Yelta Köm.
Istanbul Bibliography 2021. Compiled by Ryan Mitchell and Miray Eroğlu.
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