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Introducing Water Heritage for Sustainable Cities: The Revalorization of the Valens Aqueduct in Istanbul

By Esen Kayan At this moment we feel the weight of the increasingly looming climate change, especially in bustling cities where people are concerned that the sources of life we […]

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NIT Fellow Reports

Community Politics and Urban Regeneration: Exploring Entrepreneurial Governance in the Left-Behind Areas of Istanbul

By Ebru Kurt Özman As a recipient of the Fall 2023 fellowship at the Netherlands Institute in Turkey (NIT), I’m truly thankful for this wonderful opportunity. The warm and friendly […]

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NIT Fellowship Chronicles: Unveiling the Tapestry of Religious Diplomacy and Academic Enrichment Across Istanbul

By Ediz Hazır Embarking on a journey of academic enrichment through the NIT fellowship has been a transformative experience, opening doors to new opportunities, collaborations, and intellectual growth. Over the […]

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Istanbul’s Panoramic Constructions and Destructions: Notes from On the Spot

by Mehmet Kentel This lecture explores how Istanbul was imagined in the panoramic medium, from early modern prospects to purposefully-built rotundas in the modern times, based on the exhibition On […]

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NINO/EOL Lecture: De dorstige stad. Water in historisch Constantinopel en hedendaags Istanbul

by Fokke Gerritsen In this lecture, Fokke Gerritsen (director at the Netherlands Institute in Turkey) will discuss Constantinople’s water supply through the centuries and the rich material and immaterial heritage […]