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Yakupoğlu, Gizem; Özkaya, Ayşe Belgin; İmamoğlu, Bilge; Department of History of Architecture (2021-8)
Modern Turkish Architecture (1984) is one of the first publications to evaluate the development of architecture in Turkey by relating it to the contexts within which architectural works were produced. The book, covering a ...
The depiction of the American image in post-war Turkey: americanization and anti-americanization in Turkish periodicals (1946-1950)
Yılmaz, Atakan; Gürsel, Bahar; Department of History (2021-8)
This study aims to reveal how the image of America was depicted in the early post-war (1946-1950) Turkish periodicals in terms of ideological and cultural contexts. The mainstream Turkish press became a vital legitimation ...
Neoplatonism in Orthodox Christianity and Islam and Its Repercussions in Byzantine and Seljuk Architectures
Saracoğlu, Orçun Sena; Peker, Ali Uzay; Department of History of Architecture (2021-7)
Neoplatonism was arguably a significant factor in esoterically nurturing Christianity and Islam. It was influential in forming the worldview, culture, art, and architecture of the two religions. This study aims to trace ...
Reading Troy: Text, Site and Museum
Selçuk, Ayşe Mina; Güven, Suna Naziyet; Department of History of Architecture (2021-7)
The ancient city of Troy has been known universally as the site of Homer’s Iliad, witness of the legendary Trojan War, and the home of mythological characters immortalized in the epic prose. Troy can also be regarded as on...
New York City symphonies: Critique and propagation of interwar years modernity
Hayırlı, Berkay; Pinar, Ekin; Department of History of Architecture (2021-5)
This thesis aims to write an architectural history of interwar years New York analyzing eleven existing city symphonies. City symphonies are avant-garde documentaries which provide valuable information to understand life i...
Tülce Uman, Ayten Hüma; Turan Özkaya, Belgin; İmamoğlu, Bilge; Department of History of Architecture (2021-4)
State-based industry in Eskişehir was introduced by state-owned factories in the second quarter of the twentieth century. Accordingly, three large-scale industries, the railway factory, the sugar factory, and the Sümerbank...
The social construction of childhood in the Ottoman society: a socio-legal analysis of childcare in early eighteenth-century Üsküdar
Dal, Eyüp Ensar; Tülüveli, Güçlü; Department of History (2021-3-18)
This thesis examines the concept of childhood in terms of childcare in Ottoman Üsküdar in the early eighteenth century. By using Üsküdar Sharia court records, it is aimed to conduct a socio-legal analysis of childcare as c...
An example of strategic command and coordination problem in the Ottoman army: the battle of shipka during the Ottoman-Russian war of 1877-1878
Taşdemir, Ahmet; Turan, Ömer; Department of History (2021-3-05)
This thesis analyzes the battle of Shipka during the Ottoman-Russian War of 1877-1878 within the context of its effect on the strategic command and coordination problems in the Ottoman army. The deve...
Berlin West African conference 1884-1885 and the Ottoman Empire
Doğan, Ahmet; Turan, Ömer; Department of History (2021-3-05)
It is an undeniable fact that Africa continent is important place for history of imperialism. European Powers had interested in Africa for a long time in history. 19th century witnessed many import...
The transformation of the İstanbul artisans and traders (esnaf) in the late Ottoman Empire: 1839-1922
Süt, Pınar; Çelik, Birten; Department of History (2021-2-25)
This study examines the integration of artisans and traders into the new administrative structure in Istanbul through municipalities between 1839-1922, as well as the abolition of their guilds during this integration proce...
From nature to production and commerce: Spatial transformation of Bursa in the late Ottoman period
Aslan , Saliha; Altan, Tomris Elvan; Department of History of Architecture (2020-10-30)
The process of modernization realized in industrial, agricultural and commercial developments intensified in the Ottoman city of Bursa by reforms, regulations, and constructions driven by state interventions, foreign inv...
Late Ottoman modernization in jurisprudence: reasessing the approach to the Islamic tradition of fıqh (1908-1915)
Zobu, Simge; Zorlu Durukan, Şefika Akile; Department of History (2020-10)
This thesis aims to comprehend late Ottoman Modernization by focusing on the analysis of the approaches and discourses, argued by the limited circle of the ulema, on the Islamic tradition of fıqh between the years 1908 a...
Registered female prostitution in the Ottoman Empire (1876-1909)
Belli, Burcu; Şeker, Nesim; Department of History (2020-9)
The main purpose of this dissertation is to analyse the practice of prostitution in Ottoman Empire during the reign of Abdulhamid II. In this regard, the effects of the modernization and bureaucratization process of this c...
Romanization of urban spaces in Ephesus
Topal, Hidayet Volkan; Güven, Suna Naziyet; Department of History of Architecture (2020-9)
Expansion of the Roman sphere of influence over various societies and heterogeneous cultures prompted a unique acculturation in the provinces that is referred to as Romanization. The imperial cult, in general, is considere...
Between image and moving image: representations of Pompeii in illustrated books and silent films of 19th and early 20th century
Atacan, Aylin; Özgenel, Lale; Department of History of Architecture (2020)
This dissertation aims to illustrate and examine the depiction of ancient Pompeii as ‘space,’ ‘image’, and ‘moving image’. A significant novelty introduced in the contemporary literature on Pompeii is the importance given ...
The possible influence of arianism on nestorius and nestorian teachings
Kaya, Murat; Dietrich, Richard; Department of History (2020)
The controversy of Arius was one of the clearest and significant examples of the discussions regarding the divinity and humanity of Christ. These topics were discussed during the council of Nicaea in 325 which was also acc...
Sakarya government house and the transformation of the city center during the second half of the 20th century.
Özkan, Nilay; Altan, T. Elvan.; Department of History of Architecture (2020)
This study focuses on Sakarya Government House, which was built as a result of a national competition organized by the Ministry of Public Works in 1955. Sakarya Government House constitutes a significant example both in te...
Architectural encounters at Makli Necropolis (14th – 18th centuries)
Junejo, Rabela; Peker, Ali Uzay; Department of History of Architecture (2020)
The aim of this research is to evaluate building tradition of Makli from 14th to 18th century, a necropolis in Thatta, Sindh in present day Pakistan. Makli, said to be one of the largest necropolises in the world housing 1...
The relations between the French Republic and the Armenian committees, from 1918 to 1923
Gauin, Maxime; Turan, Ömer; Department of History (2020)
This dissertation is the first to study the French policy toward the Armenian issue globally and by a detailed work in the available archives, as well as in the various printed sources. It focuses on the 1918-1923 period, ...
Tactional struggles and the first phase of Turkish constitutionalism (1867-1877)
Bektaş, Ahmet Arif; Şeker, Nesim; Department of History (2020)
This thesis examines the process that led the Ottoman State to a constitutional regime. Although the constitutional regime was socially the demand of the social forces that suffered from the domination of high bureaucracy ...
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