Sessions

 

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

1. LITERARY HYBRIDITY; TRANSMISSION, TRANSLATION, VARIATION IN THE MEDIEVAL MEDITERRANEAN  (Chair: Sharon KINOSHITA, UC Santa Cruz) (10.45, Room: A 06)

Sharon KINOSHITA, “Romancing the Pre-modern Mediterranean,” UC Santa Cruz, The Mediterranean Seminar, USA

Bilal ORFALI, “The Arabic Adab Anthology: Site of Literary Hybridity?”, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

David WRISLEY, “Travelling Hellenic Wisdom in the Mediterranean,” American University of Beirut, Lebanon

2. BORDERS AND NETWORKS (Chair: Slobodan Dan PAICH, Artship Foundation) (10.45, Room: A 05)

Matthew HARPSTER, “The Inhabited Sea of the Ancient Mediterranean,” Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Bodrum, Turkey

Philipp W. STOCKHAMMER, “Hybridity between Theory and Practice in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology,” Heidelberg University, Germany

Alessandro POGGIO, “The historical and cultural role of Anatolian shores: contacts and hybridisation before Alexander the Great,” Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey

Özlem ÇAYKENT, “Searching for a theory of Mediterranean,” Istanbul 29 Mayıs University, Istanbul

3. HYBRID IDENTITIES AND DYNAMIC OF DIVERSITY IN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: ORTHODOX-CATHOLIC ENCOUNTER  (Chair: Elif Bayraktar TELLAN, Bilkent University, Turkey) (14.15, Room: A 06)

Elif Bayraktar TELLAN, “Ayin-i Frenk among Rum reaya (Discourse of Ottoman documents in the late 17th and the 18th centuries),” Bilkent University, Turkey

Hasan ÇOLAK, “Catholic-Orthodox clash in Ottoman Syria during the time of Silvestros, Patriarch of Antioch (1724-1766),”University of Birmingham, UK

Theodosios KYRIAKIDIS, “Fragile Equilibrium between Orthodox and Catholics. The case of the Greek Orthodox bishop Meletios of Drama the ‘Apodramas’,” St. George Peristereota Research Centre, Greece

Gülçin Tunalı KOÇ, “Mufti Mahmud Efendi and two scholars from Kaisariani Monastery: Partnership for the history of Athens in the early eighteenth century,” Istanbul

4. EMPIRE AND AFTER (Chair: Akça ATAC, Cankaya University, Ankara) (14.15, Room: A 05)

Jan ASMUSSEN, “(Post-) Ottoman spaces. The “Other” and the “Common” in the Eastern Mediterranean,” Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany

Robert WALKER, “Anatolian origins of Greek political expression: the etymology of Grk. Arkhê,” Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), France

Ana RUEDA, “Turkey: the Ancient Hispano-Ottoman Rivalry and the Appeal of Novelty in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Culture,” University of Kentucky, USA

5. DEFINING MINORITIES IN EARLY MODERN MEDITERRANEAN (Chair: Antonio STOPANI, University of Turin) (16.15, Room: A 01)

Alessandro BUONO, “Istrian pilots” in Early Modern Venice. Maritime trade control in the Northern Adriatic Sea,”Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

Gian Claudio CIVALE, “Religious coexistence and segregation in a Spanish presidio. Tunis (1573-1574),” Università Statale di Milano, Italy

Emanuele C. COLOMBO, “The construction of a diaspora. From Albanians to Arbëresh (16.-17.th centuries),” Catholic University of Milan, Italy

Antonio STOPANI, “Colonization in reverse? The Albanian migration to Italy (15.-16.th centuries),” Politecnico-University of Turin, Italy

6. THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLDS OF CERVANTES: CYPRUS, LEPANTO, AND ISTANBUL (Chair: María Antonia GARCÉS, Cornell University) (Room: A 06)

María Antonia GARCÉS, “Cervantes Maps the Mediterranean: Orientalism and Cultural Hybridity in El Amante Liberal,” Cornell University, USA

Diana de ARMAS WILSON, “‘A Spanish Ottoman’: Cervantes’s Play on Hybridity”, University of Denver, USA

Nicolás WEY GÓMEZ, “Maiming Fictions: War, Captivity, and Transculturation in Don Quijote,” California Institute of Technology, USA

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

 7. INTERFAITH AND ETHNICS CROSSROADS (Chair: Özlem ÇAYKENT, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University) (9.00, Room: A 05)

Alan MURRAY, “A Hierarchy of Peoples: Franks and Native Communities in the Principalities of Outremer (1099-1187),” University of Leeds, UK

Slobodan Dan PAICH, “Cultural Osmosis behind the Crusades,” Artship Foundation, USA

Anna CALIA, “Better the Ottoman Turban than the Latin Mitre: Greeks in the Ottoman Court in the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century,” Advanced School of Historical Studies (University of San Marino) and Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France

Michael J. WALSH, “Deals, Ideals, Sects and Assimilation: The elixir of co-existence in pre-Ottoman Famagusta ,” Nanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

8. ORNAMENTS OF DEATH: FUNERALS, ICONOGRAPHY AND TOMBS (Chair: Özge EJDER, Yeditepe University) (9.00, Room: A 06)

Julia NIKOLAUS, “Hybrid Identity(ies) in Late Roman Period Funerary Iconography? Or understanding Tripolitania in its Mediterranean context,” University of Leicester, UK

Rob RENS, Hybridity from birth until death? A case study in Hellenistic and Roman Pisidia,” University of Leuven, Belgium

Abir KASSEM, “The Hybridity reflected through the Lycian Tombs,” Damanhour University, Egypt

9. “MANIFOLD HEGEMONIES ONE ISLAND; HYBRIDIZING MEDIEVAL CYPRUS (ca. 650-ca.1500) (Chair: Luca ZAVAGNO, EMU-Princeton University) (10.45, Room: A 01)

Luca ZAVAGNO, “Two hegemonies, one island: Cyprus between the Byzantines and the Umayyads (650-850 A.D.),” Eastern Mediterranean University, TRNC- Princeton University

Seyit ÖZKUTLU, “Emporium of the East: Medieval Famagusta; it’s Harbour, Architecture and Society,” University of Birmingham, UK

Thomas KAFFENBERGER, “The Imaginary Model of a Franco-Byzantine Style – Reviewing Orthodox Church Architecture in Cyprus after ca. 1350,”Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany

10. THE HYBRID AND THE GLOBAL: ART (Chair: Lewis K. JOHNSON, Bahçeşehir University) (10.45, Room: A 05)

Abigail LAPIN DARDASHTI, “Claudio Bravo: Fused Identity,” Institute of Fine Arts, NY, USA

Dina RAMADAN “The Alexandria Biennale and Egypt’s Shifting Mediterranean,” Bard College, USA

Bernd NICOLAI, “Domino Modernism – “International Méditerranée” as architectural alternative in the 1930s,” University of Bern, Switzerland

Marko KIESSEL, “A Mediterranean Hybrid Modern: Art Déco in Cyprus (1930s-1950s),” Cyprus International University, TRNC

11. LOCAL VARIATIONS OF A MEDITERRANEAN TUNE: PHOENICIANS, GREEKS AND INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES IN THE EARLY IRON AGE  (Chair: Giulia SALTINI SEMERARI, Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome) (10.45, Room: A 03)

Giulia SALTINI SEMERARI, “From ‘mixed’ settlements to structured identities: the role of culture contact in shaping southern Italy’s territorial organisation,” Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome, Italy

Eleftheria PAPPA, “Consuming other people’s ‘life-styles’ but remaining ‘local’? Appropriation, function and symbolism in cultural material uses in the Phoenician “Far West,’’ Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jeremy HAYNE, “Peripheral entanglements: culture contact and material appropriations in Early Iron Age Sardinia,” University of Glasgow, UK

12. REVERSE PROCESSES: MODERNITY, POLITICS AND THEORY (Chair: Abdülhamit Kırmızı, Şehir University, İstanbul) (14.30, Room: A 06)

Dan TAMIR, “European Fascists and Hebrew Nationalists: The Generation of Hebrew Fascism in the Aftermath of the First World War,” Historisches Seminar der Universität Zürich, Switzerland

Ozan ÖZAVCI, “Hybrid Liberalisms in the Turkish Context,” Izmir University, Turkey

Roberto EVANGELISTA, “The Mediterranean as a problem ‘Primitive’ and cultural memory,” Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”, Italy

13. HYBRIDS IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THEIR ROLE IN EXCHANGE OF KNOWLEDGE (Chair: Miri SHEFER-MOSSENSOHN, Tel Aviv University) (14.30, Room: A 01)

Miri SHEFER-MOSSENSOHN, “The Status of Hybrids: Ottoman Jewish Physicians in the Early Modern Period,” Tel Aviv University, Israel

Robert MORRISON, “Moses Galeano: A Trans-National Individual in Istanbul, Italy, and Crete,” Bowdoin College, USA

Tzvi LANGERMANN, “Cretan Jewish Hybrids and their Role in the Migration of Knowledge, “Bar Ilan University, Israel

Emrah S. GÜRKAN, Jewish Power Brokers and Information Traders in the 16th Century Constantinople, Georgetown University

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KEYNOTE LECTURE : 16.15 (Conference Hall)

Eric R. Dursteler, “Toward an Ecology of Language in the Early Modern Mediterranean,” Brigham Young University, USA

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Friday, September 7, 2012

14. READING AND THINKING ON THE HYBRID IN THE CITIES Chair: Thomas DITTELBACH, University of Bern , Switzerland) (9.00, Room: A 05)

Zeynep AKTURE, “Does Architectural Hybridity Result from Acculturation or Resistance to It? The Case of the Ancient Theatres in the Mediterranean Basin,” Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey

Emanuele INTAGLIATA, “Urban transformation and continuity. Palmyra and its ‘dark ages’,” University of Edinburgh, UK

Gabriela CERGHEDEAN, “Hybrid Spaces and Identities in al-Andalus,” Beloit College, USA

Lara EGGLETON, “The Pillars of Hercules and the translation of style and symbol in sixteenth-century Granada,” University of Leeds, UK

15. EXCHANGING COMMODITIES AND IDEAS: TRADE (Chair: Stefano d’ATRI, Salerno University) (9.00, Room: A 06)

Ahmet USTA, “Assimilation of slaves and hybridization with the locals in 14th century Famagusta,” Istanbul University, Turkey

T. J. MACMASTER, “Slavery and the 7th Century Caesura,” University of Edinburgh, UK

Hiba ABID, “The Dalâ’il al-Khayrât of Sîdî ibn Sulaymân al-Jazûlî (d. 1465): the Intensive Spread of a Moroccan Sufi Prayer-Book in the Islamic World at the Pre-modern Period (16th – 18th centuries),” Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France

16. WHEN EMPIRES CLASH: MODERN-DAY OUTCOMES OF HISTORICAL GREEK AND TURKISH LANGUAGE ENCOUNTERS  (Chair: Petros KARATSAREAS, University of Cambridge) (14.30, Room: A 05)

Petros KARATSAREAS, “Only the fittest will survive: metalinguistic awareness as a means of cultural survival among two Cappadocian-speaking communities in northern Greece,” University of Cambridge, UK

Matthias KAPPLER & Stavroula TSIPLAKOU, “Precarious stability: the case of Cypriot Turkish,” M. Kappler, University of Cyprus/University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari” &S.Tsiplakou, Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Ioanna SITARIDOU, “Ottoman linguistic survival in a post-Ottoman context: the case of Romeyka,”University of CambridgeQueens’ CollegeUK

Ioanna SITARIDOU & Stergios CHATZIKYRIAKIDIS “Cultural survival shifts focus: the case of Pontic Greek,” University of Cambridge, Queens’ College & Royal Holloway, University of London/Open University of Cyprus

17. RELIGIOUS ART AND ARCHITECTURE (Chair: Bernd NICOLAI, University of Bern) (10.45, Room: A 06)

Aneilya BARNES, “The Hybridazation of Roman Imperial Architecture and Early Christian Basilicas,” Coastal Carolina University, USA

Diego PEIRANO, “The normalization imposed from above: the Constantinopolitan influence on the churches of the Justinian’s time,” Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Margot HLEUNIG-HEILMANN, “Hybrid Gods in Hybrid Forms,” University of Bern, Switzerland

 

18. FINAL SESSION: COMMENTARY (Chair: Thomas DITTELBACH, University of Bern , Switzerland) ( 16.15 Room: A 06)

 

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