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The Fossati Brothers

The Fossati Brothers Exhibition Swiss Architects from Morcote to Istanbul The exhibition opening time: October | every day | 14.30  – 17.30 11.2021- 09.2022 | Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 14.30  – 17.30 @ Sen Piyer Kilisesi | Galata Kulesi sk. 26 | Beyoğlu To book a visit: info@senpiyer.org free entry   The exhibition is part of the broader initiative “The …

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The Name of the Rose: Middle Ages betrayed and translated

The Name of the Rose: “a Middle Age betrayed or translated?” Two video conferences (in Italian and Turkish) 41 year after its first edition, the Italian Cultural Center of Istanbul and DoSt-I have organized two talks to discover the magic of the Namen of the Rose. In the first meeting Marco Rainini, who teaches History …

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Fossati 180

Fossati 180 A restoration project 2023 will mark 180 years since the construction of the church of Sen Piyer & 140 years since the death of Gaspare Fossati.To commemorate him, the Dominican Friars together with the Swiss Consulate of Istanbul wish to restore his church and open the affiliated priory to the public again by …

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Translating History

Translating History The Name of the Rose: “A translated and betrayed Middle Age?” DoSt-I and the Italian Cultural Centre celebrate the 41 years since the publication of the Name of the Rose with two zoom events. In the second event, Anna Maria Lorusso, teacher of Semiology at the Bologna University, e Betül Parlak Cengiz, translator of …

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Balyan Efsanesi

Balyan Efsanesi Yeni Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Osmanlı İstanbul’unu ve Ermeni Cematini Şekillendiren bir Ailenin Tarihi Kuşaklar boyunca Osmanlı saray mimarlığını ellerinde bulundurabilen ve  mimarlığı babadan oğla aktaran Balyan Ailesi, bugün İstanbul’un sembolleri haline gelen birçok yapının mimarı. Osmanlı mimarisinin yaşadığı dönüşümlerin başlıca aktörleri olan, Osmanlı mimarlığını ve inşa sektörünü şekillendiren, uluslarası ölçekte yapım ve tedarik …

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