zeynepyurekligorkayZeynep Yürekli

Associate Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Faculty of Oriental Studies

Fellow of Wolfson College

 

Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John Street, Oxford, OX1 2LG, UK

Tel. + 44 1865 278226

zeynep.yurekli-gorkay@orinst.ox.ac.uk    

 

Research Interests

Late medieval and early modern Islamic architecture; illustrated manuscripts; Sufi shrines; hagiography and historiography

 

Recent Lecture

'Twists and Turns of Early Modern Religiopolitics and the Ottoman Patronage of Sufi Shrines': Annemarie Schimmel Memorial Lecture, 2 December 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York      Watch video

 

Publications

[in press] 'Sufi Shrines under the Ottomans', in The Cambridge World History of Religious Architecture, ed. R. Etlin et al (Cambridge University Press).

[in press] 'Bir Silahşor, Birkaç Resimli Kitap ve Bilmediğimiz Birçok Şey', Prof. Dr. Zeren Tanındı'ya Armağan: İslam Dünyasında Kitap Kültürü ve Sanatı / Festschrift Zeren Tanındı: Art and Culture of Books in the Islamic World (Istanbul: Lale).

'Architectural Patronage and the Rise of the Ottomans', in A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, ed. G. Necipoğlu and F.B. Flood, Volume II: From the Mongols to Modernism (Wiley–Blackwell, 2017), pp. 733–54.

'The Sword Dhū'l-faqār and the Ottomans', in People of the Prophet's House, ed. F. Suleman (Institute of Ismaili Studies and Azimuth Editions, 2015), pp. 163–72.

'Two Shrines Joined in One Network: Seyyid Gazi and Hacı Bektaş', in Archaeology, Anthropology and Heritage in the Balkans and Anatolia: The Life and Works of F.W. Hasluck, 1878–1920, Volume 3, ed. D. Shankland (Istanbul: Isis, 2013), pp. 171–89.

Architecture and Hagiography in the Ottoman Empire: The Politics of Bektashi Shrines in the Classical Age (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012; paperback London: Routledge 2016). https://www.routledge.com/products/isbn/9781409411062

'Writing Down the Feats and Setting Up the Scene: Hagiographers and Architectural Patrons in the Age of Empires', in Sufism and Society: Arrangements of the Mystical in the Muslim World 1200-1800, ed. John J. Curry and Erik S. Ohlander (London and New York: Routledge, 2011): 94–119.

'Osmanlı Mimarisinde Aleni Devşirme Malzeme: Gazilerin Alamet-i Farikası' (Conspicuous Spolia in Architecture: A Trademark of Anatolian Frontier Warriors), inGelenek, Kimlik, Bireşim: Kültürel Kesişmeler ve Sanat –Tradition, Identity and Synthesis: Cultural Crossings and Art, ed. S. Bağcı and Z. Yasa Yaman (Ankara: Hacettepe University Press, 2011): 273–82.

'Afyonkarahisar (Afyon Kara Hisar)', in Encyclopaedia of Islam Three, ed. Gudrun Krämer et al (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007— [2010]), I: 16–8.

'Ottoman Painting, Venetian Audience, Divergent Content: The Source of a Picture from Taeschner's Album', in Thirteenth International Congress of Turkish Art: Proceedings, ed. G. Dávid and I. Gerelyes (Budapest: Hungarian National Museum, 2009), pp. 759–71.

'Bir Kitabenin Söylemeye Çalıştıkları', Journal of Turkish Studies – Türklük Bilgisi Araştırmaları Dergisi 31 (2007): 339–48.

'Şiir ve Güzel Sanatlar: Klasik Osmanlı Üslupları Arasında İlişkiler', in Türk Edebiyatı Tarihi, edited by T. Halman (Ankara: TR Ministry of Culture, 2006), I: 411–26.

'Şeyh Bedreddin ve Ecinniler: Alışılmışın ve Çalışılmışın Dışında bir Menakıbname', in Şinasi Tekin'in Anısına: Uygurlardan Osmanlıya, edited by G. Kut and F. Büyükkarcı (Istanbul: Simurg, 2005), pp. 721–31.

'A Building Between the Public and Private Realms of the Ottoman Ruling Elite: The Sufi Convent of Sokollu Mehmed Pasha in Istanbul', Muqarnas 20 (2003): 159–85.

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