‘Images of the Other’ conference: an overview

By Victoria Khroundina | September 5, 2014


A fascinating conference took place this week exploring how cities are perceived through imagery. Scholars, architects, photographers, writers, artists and film-makers convened in a spacious and acoustically pleasing room at the sumptuous Austro-Hungarian embassy in Yeniköy, on the European shore of the Bosphorus. The conference, entitled ‘Images of the Other’,...
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Albanian adventures

By JASON GOODWIN | November 20, 2013


When I visited Albania, in 1996, the imam at the Tirana Mosque very kindly invited me to accompany him up the minaret. I shuffled my feet nervously onto the balcony while he issued the call to prayer, gazing down over the roofs of the city, and away to the encircling...
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Meet the author

By Cornucopia TR | December 6, 2011

Professor Robert Ousterhout is in London next week to launch his new book. John Henry Haynes: A Photographer and Archaeologist in the Ottoman Empire 1881–1900 Robert G Ousterhout. Please join us at these events (admission is free): Monday 12 December 2011, 6.30pm, Royal Asiatic Society THREE INTERSECTING LIVES Archaeologists and Travellers...
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Art space age

By Cornucopia TR | June 22, 2011

Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin: 'I am not a studio artist' SALT Beyoğlu Istiklal Caddesi, 136 Beyoğlu Istanbul April 9 – August 7, 2011 Another year, another contemporary art space on Istiklal Caddesi. Platform Garanti closed their doors in 2007, and reopened in April 2011 as SALT - a new art...
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The Ultimate Guide to Istanbul

By Cornucopia TR | January 7, 2011

Istanbul is a city which has been the focus of a veritable smorgasbord of guide books, especially in the last few years. One of these, “Istanbul: The Ultimate Guide,” a new book by Pat Yale and Saffet Emre Tonguç, will quite certainly take its place in the upper echelons of...
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