Subject into Object: Photography in the Ottoman World

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Istanbul Cultural Heritage Museum, Bogaziçi University is hosting a workshop on the uses of photography in the Ottoman World. This workshop is organized within the framework of the Getty Foundation Connecting Art Histories Initiative.

13:00 - 13:20 Mary Roberts (University of Sydney)
Affiliation, Proliferation, Riposte: Ottoman and Orientalist Photography

13:20 - 13:40  Ahmet Ersoy (Bo?aziçi University)
The Empire’s New Clothes: Ethnography, Costume, and the Photographic Image in the Late Ottoman Empire

13:40 - 14:00 Martina Baleva (Imre Kertész Kolleg, Jena)
The Empire Strikes Back: Image Battles in the Russo-Ottoman War, 1877-78

14:00 - 14:20 Kate Elizabeth Creasey (Bilgi University)
The Photographic State: The Hamidian Government's Uses of Photography, 1890-1905

15:20 Coffee Break

15:40 - 16:00 Saadet Özen (Bo?aziçi University)
“At the spot where it was displayed every year.” The Image of Abdulhamid II in Public Space

16:00 - 16:20 Ali Behdad (UCLA)
The Tourist, the Collector, and the Curator: The Life and Afterlives of Ottoman Era Photography

16:20 - 16:40 Christopher Pinney (UC London)
From "Major" to "Minor": Late Ottoman Albums and the Universal Claims of Photography