From an International to a National Port City Metamorphoses of Izmir Smyrna from the late Ottoman Period to the Early Republican Era



From the "state-idea" to "politically organized subjection" Revisiting Abrams in times of crisis in Turkey and EU-Europe
Bodırsky, Katharına (2016-06-01)
Philip Abrams's notion of the "state-idea" has been of immense influence in the anthropology of the state. This article suggests a contrary reading of Abrams's "Notes on the difficulty of studying the state" (1988) that focuses instead on his notion of "politically organized subjection," which allows us to examine contemporary statehood in crisis where political practice increasingly seems "unmasked." The article examines such strategies of politically organizing subjection in the contexts of current EU-Eur...
From a Courtyard to a Square: Transformation of the Beyazıt Meydanı in the Early Nineteenth Century in İstanbul
Gürallar Yeşilkaya, Neşe (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 2007)
After a short city survey on the sultan’s mosques (selâtin camileri) in the Historical Peninsula, a person, even not very familiar with the traditional fabric of İstanbul, may be stunned by the fact that the exterior courtyard of the Beyazıt Mosque is missing. How did a traditional courtyard turn into an open city square and what was the significance of this transformation? This study is devised to shed light on this issue.
Doğan Parlak, Sena; Serin, Ufuk; Department of Architecture (2021-5)
This study aims to investigate the process of the fragmentation of the Late Roman Hippodrome of Constantinople, and its transformation from a public monument into a public square from the Byzantine period through to Ottoman and modern times. This research also focuses on the conservation of this monument, starting with the Late Roman legal regulations concerning the conservation of urban public buildings and their architectural reuse. In addition to structural damage and alterations caused by both natural f...
From a public spine of a city to a high speed inner city artery Discussing socio spatial changes of Atatürk Boulevard in Ankara
Memlük, Nihan Oya; Akkar Ercan, Zübeyde Müge (2013-07-19)
From healer state to protector state A critical evaluation of painful struggles in legal and administrative undertakings in disaster management of Turkey from 1509 to 2010
ÖZDEN, ALİ TOLGA; Başbuğ Erkan, Berna Burçak (2016-01-01)
With particular emphasis on the unexplored area of law in the post-disaster recovery phase, this book will attract the attention of students and scholars of disaster studies, legal studies, Asian studies, as well as those who work in the practice of disaster management.
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F. C. Bilsel, “From an International to a National Port City Metamorphoses of Izmir Smyrna from the late Ottoman Period to the Early Republican Era,” 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: