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AHRC Research Network - Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and Transcultural Memories

Gabriel Koureas, Lecturer in Visual and Material Culture, is co-investigator in a new research project looking at what the cultural exchanges that characterised the Ottoman Empire can teach the contemporary world about interconnectedness.

Gabriel Koureas, Lecturer in Visual and Material Culture, is co-investigator in a new research project looking at what the cultural exchanges that characterised the Ottoman Empire can teach the contemporary world about interconnectedness.

This research project – which is an extensive collaboration bringing together from around the world academics, artists, and photographers; musicians and museum curators; chefs and gastronomists; and writers and journalists – intervenes in contemporary tensions by looking at what the rich cultural exchanges that characterised the past of the Ottoman Empire can teach us in the present about memorial connections between different groups.

  • Principal Investigator: Jay Prosser, University of Leeds
  • Co-investigatorGabriel Koureas, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Visual Advisor, Leslie Hakim-Dowek, University of Portsmouth
  • Project AdvisorColette Wilson, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London
  • Research Assistant, Henghameh Saroukhani, University of Leeds

Website: http://ottomancosmopolitanism.wordpress.com/

Gabriel Koureas teaches on our BA History of Art and MA Museum Cultures.

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