Past Event

Abandoned City: Istanbul’s Armenian Past

April 25, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Abandoned City: Istanbul’s Armenian Past

Panel at Studio X on April 25, 19:00 - 21:00

“Hidden Histories of Cities” organized by Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul and Studio-X Istanbul continues with a panel on “Abandoned City: Istanbul’s Armenian Past”

Moderator: Merve T. Ispahani (Columbia University, Department of History, & Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul)

Mehmet Polatel (Koç University, Department of History):
“Prohibition and Confiscation: Dispossession of Istanbul Armenian Foundations”

Talin Suciyan (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Institute for Middle Eastern Studies): “Istanbul: Exile or Panopticon”

Mehmet Fatih Uslu (Istanbul Şehir University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature): “Urban Representations in Armenian Literature”

The “Hidden Histories of Cities” panel series is being organized within the context of the "Compressed: Guantánamos" exhibition.

İngilizce – Türkçe simultane çeviri yapılacaktır. / Turkish and English simultaneous translation will be available.

With the support of the Truth Justice Memory Center and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Association Turkey.

Photography: Hrant Dink Archive, 2012 Decleration: The Seized Properties of Armenian Foundations in Istanbul, Hrant Dink Foundation Publications. Istanbul, 2012.