Theaters of Fear and Delight: Ottomans in the Serenissima



Theaters of Still(-ed) Life
Özkaya, Ayşe Belgin (2000-10-07)
Theater in nineteenth century İstanbul: cases for the translation of an architectural type
Yazıcı, Ezgi; Erkal, Namık Günay; Department of History of Architecture (2010)
As far as the traditional Turkish theater does not refer to any architectural structure; the theater buildings that are built during the nineteenth century are identified with the ideals of modernity and treated as the literally translations of the Western typologies.This study aims to investigate the possbility of a geniune architectural language in the theaters of nineteeenth century Istanbul. While doing this, rather than offering a pure formal analysis,the study concentrates on the cultural panorama of ...
Actors of change: railway projects and urban architecture of Balkan cities in the late Ottoman period
Tozoğlu, Ahmet Erdem; Enginsoy Ekinci, Ayşe Sevil; Erkal, Namık Günay; Department of History of Architecture (2013)
This dissertation examines the catalyst and inducer role of the Ottoman Balkan railways network in the urban architecture of the four selected cities in the late Ottoman period. These are Dedeağaç, Edirne-Karaağaç, Selanik and Manastır of the Ottoman Balkans which are explored in the context of railway actorship. On the basis of a comprehensive archival research, the study focuses on three actor positions to explain the themes of change in the architectural and urban sphere; and they are the state, the inte...
Narratives of a contested relationship: unravelling the debates in the EU and Turkey
Hauge, Hanna-Lisa; Özbey, Ebru Ece; Eralp, Atila; Wessels, Wolfgang(2019-2-25)
This paper outlines how narratives on European Union (EU)-Turkey relations changed over time since the 1960s and until the present. Applying a narrative approach, the paper aims to deconstruct a debate, which has been characterized by a plurality or even cacophony of stories by different actors. It presents the most influential narratives of EU institutions and Turkish political actors and traces their change over time as well as the dynamics between them. Based on a qualitative coding of a vast set of offi...
Spaces of an escapist utopia: an inquiry into the Yeşil Yurt dream of Servet-i Fünun
Kurpınar, Gönenç; Zelef, Mustafa Haluk; Department of Architecture (2020-7)
Throughout the history, humankind has created many utopias and has used the utopian vision to build the physical environment, govern the social life or just escape from the existing reality. In order to elaborate discussions on utopias, this thesis is focused on Yeşil Yurt which was created in the late 19th century by literary and architectural tools that later turned into a single realized building. Discussing Yeşil Yurt’s interaction with architecture, literary spaces and utopianism, various archite...
Citation Formats
A. B. Özkaya, Theaters of Fear and Delight: Ottomans in the Serenissima. 2003, p. 63.