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Neo-Ottomanism

ForeignPolicy report on “The Ottoman Revival” (May-June, 2009)

Wikileaks cable about Turkey’s foreign policy and Neo-Ottomanism

Anthropology paper on belly dancing in Istanbul, about Neo-Ottomanism, neoliberalism, and subjectivity:  Öykü Potuoğlu-Cook, “Beyond the Glitter: Belly Dance and Neoliberal Gentrification in Istanbul.”  Cultural Anthropology Vol. 21(4): 633-660.

Ipek Türeli, “Modelling Citizenship in Turkey’s Miniature Park.” In Orienting Istanbul: Cultural Capital of Europe?, edited by Deniz Göktürk, Levent Soysal and Ipek Türeli, 105-25. New York: Routledge, 2010.

An online searchable web source, soon to be launched, through a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and with the support of the İstanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency.

Images of Turkey in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress

"American Bakery" displays signs in Armenian, Ladino (in Hebrew characters), English, Ottoman Turkish, Greek and Russian.

National Geographic Traveler (October 2010) features Istanbul.

Istanbul in black & white

Exhibition of Ara Guler’s photographs of Istanbul in black and white, at gallery les Editions du Pacifique in Paris until  – 26/02/2010

Another exhibition:   “Lost Istanbul, Annees 50-60,”  at Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris from 09/ 09/2009 to  11/ 10/2009

Exhibition of Ozan Sagdic’s photographs of Istanbul in the 1950s, at Fototrek Gallery in Misir Apartmanlari on Istiklal Caddesi 08/07/2010 – 09/03/2010


The Historical Peninsula of Istanbul – part 1
The Historical Peninsula of Istanbul – part 2
The Historical Peninsula of Istanbul – part 3