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Decorated Papers in Early Modern Islamic Manuscript Cultures

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Saturday, 23 November 2019, 10.00-18.00
Orient-Institut Istanbul
Susam Sok. No. 16, Apt. 8, Cihangir, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

Programme

10.00–10.30

Welcoming Remarks

Panel 1: The Emergence of Decorated Papers in the 15th Century

Moderated by Dr Elaine Wright
Curator of Islamic Collections (Retired), Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland

10.30–10.50

Why Paper?: A Study of Written Sources from the Mongol and Timurid Periods

Dr Yusen Yu
Junior Research Fellow, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England

10.50–11.10

‘Chinese paper’ in Persianate Manuscripts: Materiality, Production, and Intentions

Dr Ilse Sturkenboom
Lecturer in Iranian and Islamic Art History, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland
11.10–11.30

Analyses of Decorated Papers: Potential and Preliminary Results on Persianate Manuscripts from 15th to 17th Centuries

Dr Claudia Colini
Principal Investigator, Material Analysis Unit, Cluster of Excellence on Understanding Written Artefacts, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

11.30–12.00

Discussion

12.00–13.30

Lunch (Not Provided)

Panel 2: Innovations of the 15th and 16th Centuries

Moderated by Prof. Zeren Tanındı
Professor of Islamic Art History (Retired), Uludağ University, Bursa, Turkey

13.30–13.50

The Découpage Divan of Sultan Husayn Baykara (r. 1469–1506) in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul (TİEM 1926)

Ms Sevgi Kutluay
Doctoral Candidate, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey; Former Head, Department of Manuscripts, Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul, Turkey

13.50–14.10

Patchwork for a Prince: Exploring Persian Poetry Anthology British Library Or. 13193

Dr Denise-Marie Teece
Assistant Professor of Art History, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

14.10–14.30

Coloured and Decorated Papers in the Shah Tahmasp Album

Mr Paul Hepworth
Independent Islamic Manuscript and Textile Conservator, Istanbul, Turkey

14.30–15.00

Discussion

15.00–15.30

Break

Panel 3: Ottoman Turkish Papers of the 16th to 18th Centuries

Moderated by Prof. Günsel Renda
Professor of Art History, Department of Archaeology and History of Art, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

15.30–15.50

'Turkish Paper' in European Alba Amicorum (Books of Friendship) of the 16th to 17th Centuries

Mr Nedim Sönmez
Founding Director (Retired), Paper and Book Arts Museum, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

15.50–16.10

Scientific Analysis of Ottoman Turkish Decorated Papers in a 16th-Century Album Amicorum

Mr Stéphane Ipert
Preservation and Conservation Manager and Acting Director of Distinctive Collections, Qatar National Library, Doha, Qatar

16.10–16.30

Ottoman Court Records with Marbled Paper Covers in the Ottoman Archives and Their Current Condition

Ms Betül Çakırca
Doctoral Candidate, Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey; Cultural Heritage Management Specialist, Public Authority for National Palaces, Istanbul, Turkey

16.30–17.00

Discussion

Keynote Lecture

17.00–17.30

The Art of Abrī: The Advent and Impact of Early Modern Turco-Persianate Paper Marbling

Mr Jake Benson
Doctoral Candidate, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

17.30–17.50

Discussion

17.50–18.00

Concluding Remarks

Partners

This event is made possible with the generous support of the below organizations.

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