Open up a world of Turkish inspiration with a Cornucopia digital subscription

Buy a stand-alone digital subscription and get unlimited access to dozens of back issues capturing the spirit of Turkey for just £18.99 / $18.99 a year.

Print subscribers automatically receive FREE access to the digital archive.
Please register at www.exacteditions.com/digital/cornucopia with your subscriber account number or contact subscriptions@cornucopia.net

Buy a digital subscription Activate free digital access (print subscribers only)
  • Email: buket.sargan@gmail.com
Find it

Boğaziçi University Cultural Heritage Museum

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Rumelihisarı, Bebek, Istanbul

10–4, strictly by appointment only

Metro: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi–Hisarüstü


In one of the historic houses that cover the hillside of this 19th-century, early-20th-century campus, three rooms retain their original character. Bosphorus University Cultural Heritage Museum (actually also the site of the History and Asian Studies graduate courses in some of the rooms) is open for visits, but those interested should make an appointment beforehand. Some rooms are decorated with the furniture and personal belongings of three families who taught in Robert College: the first was the original owner of the building, Alexander van Milligen, a Bebekli (an Englishman of the Bebek-Hisar British community), a pioneer Byzantine historian. The second was the head master George Dodge Huntington and his wife Elizabeth, a good friend of Queen Marie of Romania (the niece of Queen Victoria), an enigmatic beauty and interesting personality of the 30s. Both women were active in the interwar period peace movement writing letters from this humble abode to world leaders against war. The third family was Harold and Eveline Scott (British). Eveline witnessed the transition to Bogazici University. Each lef left personal belongings to the college when they departed. Mrs Scott bequeath it all to Bogazici University in the end.

Visits Mon-Fri, 10-4, by appointment with Buket Sargan. Occasional tours of the historic Campus with student assistants are also arranged (buket.sargan @gmail.com).


Buy the latest issue
Or, browse the back issues here
Issue 61, Summer 2020 The Road to Pergamon
£ 12.00



Cornucopia Digital Subscription

The Digital Edition

Cornucopia has joined forces with the digital publishing platform Exact Editions to offer individual and institutional subscribers unlimited access to a searchable archive of fascinating back issues and every newly published issue. This brand new resource is available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android and offers a comprehensive search function, allowing the title’s cultural content to be delved into at the touch of a button.

Digital Subscription: £18.99 / $18.99 (1 year)

Subscribe now

Print subscribers automatically receive FREE access to the digital archive. If you are already a subscriber, please register at www.exacteditions.com/digital/cornucopia with your subscriber account number or contact subscriptions@cornucopia.net