Khalili Research Centre Seminar Trinity Term 2018

All events listed will be held on Thursdays from 5.00pm in the Khalili Research Centre Lecture Room, Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John St, Oxford, OX1 2LG.

All are welcome to attend.


26 April
From Hieron Byzantion to Imros Kalesi: The story of the European Hieron
on the Bosphorus in light of archival sources and field research

Gizem Dörter (Istanbul, Koç University)


3 May
People, places, texts: Eastern Christian manuscript culture in the
Ottoman world and beyond, c. 1500-1700

John-Paul Ghobrial, Lucy Parker, Feras Krimsti (Balliol College)


10 May
Chinese painted paper and its impact on the illumination of Persian

Ilse Sturkenboom (University of St Andrews)


17 May
How to do things with things: Objects and space in Seljuq court

Jürgen Paul (Halle-Wittenberg, Martin Luther University)


24 May
Social nuclei to scene of spectacle: Changing imperial mosques
of Konstantiniyye in the long 19th century

Hilal Uğurlu (KRC, Barakat Trust Post-Doctoral Scholar)


31 May
War, art, and the end of the Ottoman Empire
Gizem Tongo (KRC, Barakat Trust Post-Doctoral Scholar)


7 June
Altered empire-building: An assessment of the frontier dynasties'
architectural patronage and landed estates in the early
Ottoman Balkans

Mariya Kiprovska (Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski)


14 June
Chinese ceramics found in the Islamic world and contemporary
Islamic glazed ceramics during the 8th-10th centuries CE

Wen Wen (Merton College)