Turkey Heritage Watch

Collecting information and documenting vulnerable heritage that highlights Turkey’s multicultural past in order to raise awareness and stimulate action for preservation, conservation, and restoration.

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English Articles

Understanding Turkish Jewish Identity Through the Edirne Grand Synagogue (2019) This thesis critically analyses the restoration of the Grand Synagogue of Edirne in Turkey, highlighting the politics of tolerance discourses in Turkey and their implications on the Turkish Jewish community as reflected through cultural heritage practices. Final BA Thesis

Tracing Armenian Heritage in Erzincan (2019

Shining New Light on Istanbul’s Ashkenazi Heritage (2019)

Visiting Isparta: In Search of Greek Memory (2020)

Antalya’s Lonely Jewish Tombstone (2020)

‘Ladino Renaissance’ – Article published in Haaretz (05/01/2021)

Izmir Jewish Heritage Project Aims to Revitalise City’s Ancient Sephardic Synagogues (20/10/2021) 

How Ankara Became Turkish: Excavating the Legacies of Cosmopolitanism in Turkey’s Capital (01/24/2022)

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Türkçe Makaleler

İstanbul’un Aşkenaz Mirasına ‘Yeni Bir Işık’ Tutmak (2019) 

Bu Sinagogları Hatırlıyor Musunuz? (2020)

Kasturya Sinagogunda Kazı Çalışmaları Başladı (2020) 

Antalya’nın Tek Yahudi Mezartaşı (2020)

İzmir’in Tarihi Etz Ahayim Sinagogunda Restorasyon Devam Ediyor (2020)

Kilis Sinagogu Restore Edildi (2020) 

İnci Türkoğlu ile Türkiye’de Yahudi Kültür Mirası (2020) 

Röportaj: Nektaria Anastasiadou ile Daphne İçin Bir Tarif (2021)

Tarihi Üçkapılar Harfleri Antalya’ya İade Edilsin! (2021) 

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Interviews and Discussions

Livestream Discussion on Ladino Language and Sephardic Culture with Louis Fishman, Karen Şarhon, and Devin Naar (14/04/2020) 

Interview with Carlos Yebra Lopez (Ladino 21) (2020)

Interview with Dora Niyego (Şalom Newspaper) (2020)

Interview with Manuel Ferez (Oriente Medio News) (2021)

Lectures

Shining New Light on Istanbul’s Ashkenazi Heritage (24/06/21)

The Edirne Grand Synagogue and Discourses of (In)Tolerance (01/07/21)

The Djuderia in the 21st Century: The Cases of Istanbul and Izmir (08/07/21) 

Podcasts

Shoutout on TLV1 Radio (Israel) – Streetwise Hebrew (26/05/2020) 

Tarihten Sesler – 16. Bölüm – Demir Kilise Ve Kültür Siyaseti (22/11/2021)

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