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Illustration depicting the audience of Hacı Hüseyin Efendi and his retinue by Carlo di Borbone, King of Naples and the Two Sicilies (r. 1734-1759) at the Palazzo Reale di Napoli. From: Sesoni, Francesco et al.: Relazione della venuta di Hagi Hussein Effendi inviato straordinario della Porta Ottomana, e della publica Udienza, che ha avuto dal Re nostros ignore Il giorno 18. Settembre 1741. Naples: Per Francesco Ricciardo, 1741. Kungliga Biblioteket - National Library of Sweden, Shelf number: RAR:161 G 2 g 1741.
Suna Suner (Don Juan Archiv Wien)
M. Özalp Birol (General Manager, Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Culture and Art Enterprises)
Michael Hüttler (Don Juan Archiv Wien)
Exc. Klaus Wölfer (Ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Ankara)
Paul Jenewein (Consul General of the Republic of Austria)
Günsel Renda (Koç University)
İlber Ortaylı (Galatasaray University)
Ralf Martin Jäger (Münster – Westfälische Wilhelms Universität)
Nedret Kuran Burçoğlu (Istanbul – Yeditepe University)
Zeynep İnankur (Istanbul - Mimar Sinan University)
Tatjana Marković (Belgrade/Vienna –Austrian Academy of Sciences)
Rosita D‘Amora (Lecce – Università del Salento)
David Chataignier (Oxford – Oxford University, Voltaire Foundation)
Pablo Hernández Sau (Seville – Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
Florian Kühnel (Berlin – Humboldt Universität)
Mehmet Alaaddin Yalçınkaya (Trabzon – Karadeniz Technical University)
Bent Holm (Copenhagen – University of Copenhagen)
Hacer Topaktaş (Ankara – Hacettepe University)
Abdullah Güllüoğlu (Berlin – Freie Universität)

OTTOMAN EMPIRE & EUROPEAN THEATRE

VI.

Culture of Politics or Cultural Politics: Ambassadors as Cultural Actors in the Ottoman-European Relations 

On the Occasion of the 265th Anniversary of Mustafa Hatti Efendi’s (ca. 1680-1760) Vienna Mission (1748) "In their state they even have entertainments namely, ‘opera’ and ‘komadiye’, and ornamented playhouses with four to five floors."

 

International Symposium in One Act
Organized by
Don Juan Archiv Wien

Forschungsverein für Theater- und Kulturgeschichte

 

In cooperation with

Pera Museum Istanbul,
The UNESCO International Theatre Institute in Vienna
and
The Austrian Cultural Forum in Istanbul

Istanbul 2013

 

Istanbul:
Dates: June 13-14, 2013
Venue: Pera Museum, Meşrutiyet Cad. 65, TR-34443 Tepebaşı-Beyoğlu

Istanbul

 

Conference Convenors:

Michael Hüttler, Matthias J. Pernerstorfer, Suna Suner, H. E. Weidinger

Call for Papers

 

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

10:00-11:00 Opening Ceremony

M. Özalp Birol (General Manager, Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Culture and Art Enterprises)

Message of Helga Dostal (UNESCO ITI Vienna)

Michael Hüttler (Don Juan Archiv Wien)

Exc. Klaus Wölfer (Ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Ankara)

Message of Exc. Ayşe Sezgin (Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Vienna)

Paul Jenewein (Consul General of the Republic of Austria)

Message of Cemal Öztaş (Grand National Assembly of Turkey)

Günsel Renda (Koç University)

İlber Ortaylı (Galatasaray University)

Suna Suner (Don Juan Archiv Wien)

 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

 

11:30-12:45 Session I “The Two Empires I”

Holy Roman Empire – Ottoman Empire

Kostantiniyye (1556-1562, 1700) & Vienna (1699)

Chair: Zeynep İnankur (Istanbul - Mimar Sinan University)

 

1. Mikael Bøgh Rasmussen (Copenhagen – The Danish National Art Library)

Recognition and appropriation. Descriptions of the Ottoman Empire in text and image by two members of the imperial embassy of 1556–1562

2. Ralf Martin Jäger (Münster – Westfälische Wilhelms Universität)

Places for the intercultural exchange of music? The embassies of İbrahim Paşa to Vienna and Graf Wolfgang von Oettingen to Kostantiniyye in 1699 and 1700

 

12:45–14:15 Lunch Break

 

14:15–15:45 Session II “The Two Empires II”

Holy Roman Empire / Austrian Empire – Ottoman Empire

Vienna (1748, 1833–1838, 1894)

Chair: Seyfi Kenan (Istanbul – Marmara University)

1. Evelyn Denham (Cambridge – Cambridge University)

Permanent neighbors, exceptional friends: Diplomatic ceremony during Mustafa Hatti Efendi’s mission to Vienna in 1748

2. Zeynep İnankur (Istanbul – Mimar Sinan University)

Fethi Ahmed Pasha (1801–1858) and his role as a cultural intermediary (1833–1838)

3. Tatjana Marković (Belgrade/Vienna –Austrian Academy of Sciences)

Opera as a diplomatic gift to Montenegrin Prince Nikola Petrović Njegoš I (1894)

 

15:45–16:00 Coffee Break

 

16:00–18:00 Session III “In the South of Europe – The Historic Italian States”

Republic of Venice – Venice (1571)
Grand Duchy of Tuscany – Egypt (1681) and Kostantinniye (1703–1717)
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies – Messina & Naples (1741–1742)

Chair: Nedret Kuran Burçoğlu (Istanbul – Yeditepe University)

1. Stefan Hanß (Berlin – Freie Universität)

“The Catholic ambassador will sing the Mass”. Ambassadorial service and Venetian festivities after the Battle of Lepanto (1571)

2. Davide Baldi (Florence)

The Florentine Alessandro Pini (1653–1717): from scientist and spy to be hypnotized by Turkey

3. Suna Suner (Vienna – Don Juan Archiv Wien)

The First Ottoman Envoy to Naples (1741): Hacı Hüseyin Efendi and the Messina Issue

4. Rosita D‘Amora (Lecce – Università del Salento)

The Ministro del Gran Signore and the wondrous beast: Two special guests at the court of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in 1741 and 1742

 

18:30 onwards Symposium Dinner

 

Friday, June 14th, 2013

09:30–11:00 Session IV “In the Southwest and West of Europe”

Kingdom of France – Paris (1669–1670, 1787–1793) & Kostantiniyye

Kingdom of Spain – Kostantiniyye (1784) & Madrid (1787)

Chair: Michael Hüttler (Vienna – Don Juan Archiv Wien)

1. David Chataignier (Oxford – Oxford University, Voltaire Foundation)

Süleyman Ağa’s embassy in France as portrayed in rhymed gazettes (1669–1670): Perception and depiction

2. Pablo Hernández Sau (Seville – Universidad Pablo de Olavide)

The cultural production associated with the embassies of Gabriel de Aristizábal (1784) and Ahmet Vasıf Efendi (1787) embassies. The significance of Spanish-Ottoman gift embassies in European strategies

3. Karim Ben Smida (Tübingen – Eberhard Karls Universität)

Between Paris and the Bosporus. Diplomatic and cultural correlations in the early years of the French Revolution (1787–1793)

 

11:00–11:15 Coffee Break

 

11:15–12:15 Session V “In the Northwest of Europe”

Kingdom of Great Britain – London & Kostantiniyye (1588–1599, 1793–1800)

Chair: Bent Holm (Copenhagen – University of Copenhagen)

1. Florian Kühnel (Berlin – Humboldt Universität)

Cultural transfer in diplomatic gift exchange – Anglo-Ottoman diplomacy around 1600 (1588–1599)

2. Mehmet Alaaddin Yalçınkaya (Trabzon – Karadeniz Technical University)

The cultural role of ambassadors in Ottoman-British Diplomatic Relations (1793–1800)

 

12:15–13:30 Lunch Break

 

13:30–14:30 Session VI “In the North of Europe”

Kingdom of Denmark – Barbary States (1753) & Copenhagen (1757)

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth – Warsaw (1777–1778) & Kostantiniyye (1789–1792)

Chair: Günsel Renda (Istanbul – Koç University)

 

1. Bent Holm (Copenhagen – University of Copenhagen)

Stagings and strategies. Diplomatic relations between Denmark and the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth centuries (1753, 1757)

2. Hacer Topaktaş (Ankara – Hacettepe University)

Gifting through diplomats: Cases of the last Ottoman (Numan Enis Bey, 1777–1778) and Polish (Franciszek Piotr Potocki, 1789–1792) extraordinary envoys

 

14:30–14:45 Coffee Break

 

14:45–16:15 Session VII “In the North of Central Europe”

Kingdom of Prussia – Berlin (1763–1764, 1784–1817)

Chair: Suna Suner (Vienna – Don Juan Archiv Wien)

1. Abdullah Güllüoğlu (Berlin – Freie Universität)

A Costume Album Depicting an Ottoman Delegation to Berlin 1763–1764

2. Lela Gibson (Los Angeles – University of California)

Ambassadors as intellectuals: Prussian-Ottoman knowledge exchange, 1784–1817

Führung Pera Museum Istanbul
Letztes Update: 24.02.2016