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Wednesday 28th June 2017

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Communities, Imaginations and Emotions in the Medieval Mediterranean
10/06/2017 9:00am - 12/07/2017 5:00pm
We welcome papers from all disciplines that study emotions, imaginations and communities in, of and across the Medieval Mediterranean. How were emotions produced, expressed and communicated? To what end were imaginations used and abused? In what ways were
We welcome papers from all disciplines that study emotions, imaginations and communities in, of and across the Medieval Mediterranean. How were emotions produced, expressed and communicated? To what end were imaginations used and abused? In what ways were communities perceived and understood? What communalities and particularities are there? Which challenges do the literary, historical, archaeological and other sources pose in this respect? Deadline for abstracts: 31 October 2016.
Fahrelnissa Zeid Retrospective
13/06/2017 10:00am - 18/10/2017 4:00pm
Tate Modern
This is the first major retrospective of Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid, an important figure in the Turkish avant-garde of the 1940s and the École de Paris (School of Paris) in the 1950s. Trained in Paris and Istanbul, her work is infused with Islamic, Arab, Persian and European influences. Her monumental abstract works reveal her obsession with dramatic lines and exuberant colour.
Letter from Istanbul
16/06/2017 10:00am - 17/07/2017 4:00pm
Pi Artworks, London
This multi-part exhibition, curated by Morgan Quaintance, is inspired by British broadcaster Alistair Cooke's Letter from America and Ece Temelkuran's book Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy. The group exhibition looks at art, culture, history and politics in the city of Istanbul and features information about the social and political currents that constantly change the city. Featuring the work of Nancy Atakan, Didem Erbas?, Neslihan Koyuncu, Fatih P?nar, O?zlem Sar?y?ld?z and Andrea Luka Zimmerman.