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Title Orienting Istanbul : cultural capital of Europe? / edited by Deniz Göktürk, Levent Soysal, and Ipek Türeli
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 336 pages)
Series Planning, history and environment series
Planning, history, and the environment series.
Contents Introduction: Orienting Istanbul-cultural capital of Europe? / Deniz Göktürk, Levent Soysal and İpek Türeli -- Istanbul into the twenty-first century / Çağlar Keyder -- The soul of a city: Hüzün, Keyif, longing / engine F. Işin -- Challenging the neoliberal urban regime: regeneration and resistance in Başıbüyük and Tarlabaşı / Özlem Ünsal and Tuna Kuyucu -- Contestations over a living heritage site: the case of Büyük Valide Han / Ayşegül Baykan [and others] -- Practices of neo-Ottomanism: making space and place virtuous in Istanbul / Jeremy F. Walton -- Modelling citizenship in Turkey's miniature park / İpek Türeli -- The spectator in the making: modernity and cinema in Istanbul, 1896-1928 / Nezih Erdoğan -- Istanbul through migrants' eyes / İpek Türeli -- Istanbul convertible: a Magic carpet ride through genres / Deniz Bayrakdar and Elif Akçalt -- Projecting polyphony: moving images, travelling sounds / Deniz Göktürk -- Optimism reconsidered / Curator Hou Hanru interviewed by Nilgün Bayraktar -- Art in Istanbul: contemporary spectacles and history revisited / Jale Erzen -- The politics of urban arts events: comparing Istanbul and Berlin / Banu Karaca -- The European capital of culture programme and Istanbul 2010 / Carola Hein -- Istanbul 2010 European capital of culture: towards a participatory culture? / Oğuz Öner -- Counting as European: Jews and the politics of presence in Istanbul / Marcy Brink-Danan -- Future(s) of the city: Istanbul for the new century / Levent Soysal -- Epilogue: Istanbul: cultural politics in the Kaleidoscope / Michael Herzfeld
Summary Offers an interdisciplinary study of an iconic city, a city facing conflicting social, political and cultural pressures in its search for a place in Europe and on the world stage in the twenty-first century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Politics and culture -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
Author Göktürk, Deniz, 1963-
Soysal, Levent.
Türeli, Ipek.
ISBN 0203844424 (electronic bk.)
9780203844427 (electronic bk.)