Conferences

In the footprint of tales

In the footprint of tales Speakers: Melike Gunyuz & Evren YiğitHow do classical fairy tales contribute to the writing process of the children books?  What are the traces of classical fairy tales in modern ones? What are the main differences between   the traditional tales and modern ones?

Ottoman Poets: Ahmed-i Hani & Faki Teyran

Ottoman Poets: Ahmed-i Hani & Faki Teyran Speakers: Sadık Yalsızucanlar & Namık AcıkgÖz

Nasreddin Hodja

Nasreddin Hodja ca. 1208–1284, scholar and philosopherSpeakers Yalvac Ural

Rasim Özdenören

Rasim Özdenören Stories in Turkish LiteratureRasim Özdenören (1940) is an award winning essayist and short story writer. Some of his works have been adapted for television. Özdenören writes for the Turkish daily Yeni Şafak.

Fuzûlî

Fuzûlî 1483-1556, poet, writer and thinkerSpeakers: Mustafa İsen & İskender Pala

Oğuz Atay

Oğuz Atay 1934-1977, novelistSpeakers:  Metin Celal & Yakup Celik

Orhan Veli

Orhan Veli 1914-1950, poetSpeakers:  Haluk Oral & Adnan Ozer

Yahya Kemal

Yahya Kemal 1884-1958, poet and writerSpeakers:  İsa Kocakaplan & Abdullah Ucman

Body and Sound of I and Eye

Body and Sound of I and Eye BookperformanceTijdens haar bookperformances geeft Cigdem y Mirol een lichaam en een stem aan haar boeken. Ze blaast de "bookperformance" leven in door middel van tekst, beeld en beweging. Haar eerste opvoering heette MyFace Book. Een citaat uit dit werk: You are my writer, don’t get sad. Your book is nice, nicer (...)

Rumi Night

Rumi Night An evening of poetryJalal ad-Din Rumi is een Perzische dichter en filosoof uit de 13e eeuw en staat ook bekend als Mevlana (‘onze meester’). Zijn bekendste werk is de Masnavi, een uitgebreid gedicht met meer dan 25 000 verzen dat 6 boeken beslaat. Sarah Avci groeide op met Rumi en leest voor uit zijn verhalen en (...)

Narrations sur Istanbul

Narrations sur Istanbul On the occasion of lab-IstanbulHızlan Doğan attended the Law Faculty of Istanbul University. He managed the arts section of the Cumhuriyet and Yeni Gazete newspapers (1970-71) where he started as an editor (1963). He worked at the Altın Kitaplar Publishing House; became the founder and editor-in-chief of the Yeni Edebiyat (...)

Anatolië. De rijke geschiedenis van Turkije

Anatolië. De rijke geschiedenis van Turkije Speakers: Helga Gielen14:00 to 16:00Only available in DutchAnatolië is de naam van het schiereiland in het uiterste westen van Azië dat vandaag het Aziatische deel van Turkije beslaat. Gelegen op het kruispunt van twee continenten vormde Anatolië al heel vroeg een draaischijf voor contacten tussen Azië, het Midden-Oosten (...)

Bakermat beschavingen

Bakermat beschavingen Study day with prof. Marc Waelkens and prof. Dirk RochtusDit najaar zet Europalia Turkije in de kijker. Al sinds de vroegste prehistorie vervulde het schiereiland Anatolië een belangrijke scharnierfunctie tussen Europa en Azië. De ene grote beschaving volgde de andere op en doorheen de eeuwen ontstond er een boeiende (...)

Een schatkist vol verrassingen

Een schatkist vol verrassingen Only available in DutchIn deze cursus over Turkije brengen we u een cultuurhistorisch overzicht van een land dat ooit de bakermat was van verschillende oude beschavingen en grootse rijken, en bespreken we vier van de belangrijkste historische momenten. We starten het verhaal met de oudste bewoners van wat vandaag Turkije (...)

Boekbabbels EUROPALIA TURKIJE

Boekbabbels EUROPALIA TURKIJE Only available in DutchDe Boekbabbel is een vaste waarde in Muntpunt. Iedereen is welkom. Samen wisselen we van gedachten over boeken en andere dingen des levens. Tijdens EUROPALIA lezen en bespreken we een aantal Turkse meesterwerken. Vrijdag 16.10 Het huis van de stilte (Orhan Pamuk) Drie Turkse kleinkinderen, die (...)

Mevlana

Mevlana 1207-1273, poet, philosopher, Sufi mystic and theologianSpeakers: Mahmut Erol Kılıc & Derya Örs (in FR)

Yunus Emre

Yunus Emre ca. 1240-1320, poet and Sufi mysticSpeakers: Mustafa Tatcı & Leyla Ipekci

Göbekli Tepe

Göbekli Tepe In the framework of the exhibition Anatolia. Home of eternityThe programme aims to offer you an in-depth exploration of the latest archaeological discoveries that are revolutionising established ideas about how society was organised in the Neolithic period. The site at Göbekli Tepe (in south-eastern Turkey), which (...)

Literature and architecture

Literature and architecture On the occasion of lab-IstanbulNaime Esra Akin is currently an Associate Professor of Architectural Design besides being a Board Member for Engineering Faculty and Architecture Faculty at the Istanbul Kultur University, Istanbul, Turkey. She is a Project Leader at EAAE (European Association for Architectural Education). (...)

Architecture: lab-Istanbul

Architecture: lab-Istanbul The participation of UCL-LOCI-architecture St-Luc Brussels in the Europalia Turkey program is part of the intention of the organizers of the festival to integrate initiatives that engage young people as actors of the festival, promoting exchanges and multicultural dialogue.

Mapping the Ottoman Empire

Mapping the Ottoman Empire Programme9.45 Welcome by the president10.00 > 10.40 General introduction: ‘The history of Ottoman Cartography’ - Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kalpakli, Bilkent University, Ankara11.00 > 11.40 Illustrated Ottoman Maps as Records of History - Prof. Dr. Günsel Renda, Koç University, Istanbul11.40 > 12.20 Piri Reis and Mercator (...)

Against the image

Against the image Aniconism and representation in modern and contemporary artIn the framework of the exhibition Anatolia. Home of eternityAniconism is the prohibition of representation of the divine, humans or living beings in Islam. This is based on the idea that a human being should not put him/herself in the position of God; only God (...)

Architecture in Belgium and Turkey: changing practices

Architecture in Belgium and Turkey: changing practices In the framework of the exhibition The absence of a permanent IOur urban societies are rapidly changing. Population growth, changing economies, ecological threats, or increasing inequality and diversity, lead to new questions for regions, cities and neighborhoods in both Turkey and Belgium. The seminar explores how (...)

The world of editing

The world of editing Speakers: Ali Ural, Münir Üstün & İsmail Akıncı

The harmony between literature and music

The harmony between literature and music Speaker: Mustafa Cıpan

Âşık Veysel

Âşık Veysel 1894-1973, minstrel, folk poet and authorSpeakers: Nurettin Albayrak & Mehmet Kalpaklı

Evliya Çelebi

Evliya Çelebi 1611-1682, writer of traveloguesSpeakers: Erhan Afyoncu & Coşkun Yılmaz & Mustafa Kucukaşcı

Pir Sultan Abdal

Pir Sultan Abdal ca. 1480-1550, poetSpeakers: Haydar Ergulen & Hasan Aktaş

William Kentridge

William Kentridge Peripheral ThinkingIn search of artists in whose work and careers we recognize the same building blocks of the Europalia DNA (amazement, curiosity, wonderment, surprise, building bridges), we quickly arrived at William Kentridge. This is perhaps true for most artists, but particularly so for Kentridge. To understand (...)