Middle East Studies

Sensescapes of the Topkapı Palace in Ottoman Istanbul

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

List Art Center, Room 110
64 College Street

Free and open to the public

The Department of the History of Art & Architecture presents Nina Macaraig, visiting associate professor in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University, Istanbul. She will present her talk on Ottoman sensescapes in the Topkapı Palace where Qur’anic recitation, perfuming and aromatics constitute important aspects of Islamic material culture. Part of year-long lecture series on The Sensory.


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