Videos and Lectures
"1001 Inventions" at http://www.1001inventions.com a major public education and school educational project in science and history that includes traveling exhibits in world cities. With readings, videos, posters, science activities, history activities for all grade levels, and public information.
Ebru--Turkish Art of Marbling Demonstration at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgg0GIfbszg
Global Encounters Initiative Symposium webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Hosted by St. Johns College, Crossings in the Early Modern Ottoman and Iberian Worlds panel includes: Hussein Fancy (History, Michigan) - Muslim Crusader; Natalie Rothman (History, Toronto) - Venetian-Ottoman Miniature Album; Giancarlo Casale (History, Minnesota) - Ottoman World Map; Commentator: Bronwen Wilson (History of Art, UBC) at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW6TfJ87zlA&feature=related
Visit the archive of the audio and video footage collected from the the proceedings of the Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, organized by Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan Bloom and co-sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, VCUQatar and the Qatar Foundation. The site authorizes you to view or download any or all of the presentations in this archive at no charge. Video podcasts of the 2007 and 2009 symposia are online:
"And Diverse Are Their Hues: Color in Islamic Art and Culture" (Cordoba, Spain, November 2009)
"Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture" (Doha, Qatar, November 2007)
Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Keynote Address "Courtly Encounters in Early Modern Eurasia," at Global Encounters Initiative Symposium webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Hosted by St. Johns College, introduced by Luke Clossey (History, SFU) at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmfva9yVWqk&playnext=1&list=PL761A3D6318F9CDBA
“The Suleymaniye Mosque Tour,” http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200605/suleymaniye/default.htm.
Cemal Kafadar talk on Turkish Coffeehouse Culture at http://www.vimeo.com/9492639.
Priscilla Mary Isin talk on Ottoman Confectionary (Candy-making) at http://www.vimeo.com/9493282.
Nurhan Atasoy talk on Life in Istanbul in 1582 (Ottoman illustrated manuscript about a Festival in 1582) at http://www.vimeo.com/9637902.
Nurhan Atasoy talk on Tulips at http://www.vimeo.com/10034372