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080078 PS Case Study II/III: Architecture in the Ottoman Empire. (2020W)

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Language: English

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Thursday 01.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 08.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 15.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 22.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 29.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 05.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 12.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 19.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 26.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 03.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 10.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 17.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 07.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 14.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 21.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20
Thursday 28.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum 2 d. Inst. f. Kunstgeschichte UniCampus Hof 9 3F-EG-20

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This course focuses on architecture in the Ottoman lands from the fourteenth to the early twentieth century. It offers a study of monumental and religious space production, as well as civic and military architecture including imperial tents. It follows recent contributions to Ottoman architectural history concerning sensory studies, gender and sexuality, and digital heritage. The course aims to equip students with skills to identify different building types, techniques, and materials and to interpret various stylistic influences, motives of patronage, and regional dynamics from the Balkans to the Arab provinces.

Assessment and permitted materials

This course requires the active contribution of students, in which they present selected readings, ask critical questions, and lead discussions. It is a course with continuous assessment, which also includes a final research paper.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular attendance, critical approach to sources, basic terminological knowledge, and participation in discussions.

Examination topics

Reading list

Nina Ergin, Çemberlitaş Hamamı in Istanbul: The Biographical Memoir of a Turkish Bath (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019).

Ahmet Ersoy, Architecture and the Late Ottoman Historical Imaginary: Reconfiguring the Architectural Past in a Modernizing Empire (London: Routledge, 2015),

Caroline Finkel, Osman’s Dream (London: John Murray, 2005).

Shirine Hamadeh, The City’s Pleasures: Istanbul in the Eighteenth Century (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008).

Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu, Constantinopolis/Istanbul: Cultural Encounter, Imperial Vision, and the Construction of the Ottoman Capital (University Park: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010).

Gülru Necipoğlu, Architecture, Ceremonial, and Power: The Topkapı Palace in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1991).

Gülru Necipoğlu, The Age of Sinan: Architectural Culture in the Ottoman Empire (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).

Ünver Rüstem, Ottoman Baroque: The Architectural Refashioning of Eighteenth-Century Istanbul (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019).

Lucienne Thys-Şenocak, Ottoman Women Builders: The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006).

Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh, The Image of an Ottoman City: Imperial Architecture and Urban Experience in Aleppo in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Leiden: Brill, 2004).

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