Gülsün Karamustafa

One of Turkey’s most outspoken and celebrated artists, Gülsün Karamustafa has a forty-year oeuvre distinguished by installations, paintings, sculptures, and videos that examine the complexities of gender, globalization, and migration. In the late 1980s, Karamustafa began making sculptures and installations using found objects, including Create Your Own Story with the Given Material (1997), which features […]

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Erkan Serçe

Erkan Serçe was born in Izmir in 1964. After graduating from the history department of Aegean University (1986) he completed his post-graduate studies in Dokuz Eylül University (1996). Since 1997 he has been teaching in the History Education department of the same university. Serçe has published many books on the urban history of the city […]

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Metehan Özcan

Metehan Özcan is an artist, born in Istanbul, 1975 lives in Izmir. He received BA degree in Interior Design from Bilkent University and MFA degree in Visual Communication Design from Bilgi University. He is studying at Proficiency in Art and Design Programme of Dokuz Eylül University and working as part-time lecturer at various universities. Özcan […]

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Mehmet Penpecioğlu

Dr. Mehmet Penpecioglu Independent Researcher & Academics Mehmet Penpecioğlu is and urban planner and urban politics scholar. Graduated from the Department of City and Regional Planning at Dokuz Eylul University; received his Master and PhD degrees from Regional Planning and Urban Politics Departments at Middle East Technical University. Completed his postdoctoral research at TU Delft […]

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Raşel Meseri

Raşel Meseri is a writer based in Izmir, Turkey. She published seven children books and one novel (Köpekbalıklarının Kayıp Şarkıları, Delidolu, 2018). She is the co-editor of Being Jewish in Turkey: A Dictionary of Experiences (Iletisim, 2017). Some of her theater plays are put on stage in Izmir and Istanbul. She also makes documentaries and […]

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Aylin Kuryel

Aylin Kuryel completed her PhD at the University of Amsterdam and is currently teaching at Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA). She is the co-editor of Cultural Activism: Practices, Dilemmas and Possibilities (Rodopi, 2010) and Aesthetics and Resistance in the Age of Global Uprisings (Iletisim, 2015) and Being Jewish in Turkey: A Dictionary of Experiences […]

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Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana

Seminar # 2: Reading Materials

The lost tribes Ronald Sanders: Lost tribes promised lands Yosef Kaplan, Henry Mechoulan And Richard H. Popkin: Menasseh Ben Israel Eschetology Adi Ophir: The Politics of Catastrophization: Emergency and Exception Messianism Jacob Barnai- Christian Messianism and the Portuguese Marranos Jacob Barnai: On The Jewish Community Of İzmi̇r In The Late Eighteenth And Early Nineteenth Centuries […]

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