The Dutch Women of Early Modern Istanbul

Netherlands Institute in Turkey (Hollanda Araştırma Enstitüsü - NIT)

Tarih : 04-10-2017 18:30

The material culture of Europeans living in the Ottoman Empire has not been widely studied. Nor has the Dutch ‘nation’ of Istanbul received much attention by academics. This talk by Marloes Cornelissen focuses specifically on the women of this small community. By studying their material culture, supported by other archival documentation, we get acquainted with their personal world as represented by their possessions, desires and preferences.

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