While in Istanbul, Ekaterina Aygün had the opportunity to visit a newly opened exhibition on city, art and exile at the Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat.
Author: Ekaterina Aygün
As part of the “Research Methods” lesson series, Ekaterina Aygün was invited to give a lecture at Istanbul Technical University (ITÜ), Istanbul.
We are pleased to announce the following Call for Papers! Location, dates: online; the workshop is postponed, new dates to be determined. Deadline: 15 January 2022.
At the workshop Ekaterina Aygün gave a presentation on METROMOD project and its Istanbul part.
The article focuses on Jules Kanzler, who spent part of his life in the Russian Empire as a painter and the other part in Turkey as an émigré photographer, where he decided to stay and become a Turkish citizen. He is known not only as a photographer who portrayed Russian-speaking émigrés of Istanbul but also … Continued
One of the main difficulties in working on Russian speaking migrants in Istanbul is the dispersal of material on this topic.
Karaköy was an arrival point for many Russian émigrés coming by dozens of ships to Istanbul. For Ekaterina Aygun Karaköy became a starting point of her fieldwork.