Don Juan Archiv Wien International Symposia Series
Ottoman Empire & European Theatre V
Istanbul 13. - 14. June 2013

Don Juan Archiv Wien, in cooperation with the Pera Museum Istanbul is organizing the international symposium

„Ottoman Empire & European Theatre V“
Culture of Politics or Cultural Politics:  Ambassadors as Cultural Actors in the Ottoman-European Relations

to be held in Istanbul (Turkey), 13-14 June 2013.

The conference will present recent research on topics related to cultural role of ambassadors in Ottoman-European relations.

Key words: history of diplomacy, ambassadors, cultural diplomacy, diplomatic protocol, diplomatic gifts, cultural history, theatre studies, music studies, history of art, Turqueries, Ottoman cultural and diplomatic history, Orientalism.

The language of the symposium is English.

 The Full-Program can be downloaded here:
http://ambassadors.istanbul-2013.donjuanarchiv.at/content/13/program.pdf


Illustration depicting the audience of Hac─▒ 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.

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