Hollanda Araştırma Enstitüsü  -  Nederlands Instituut in Turkije

3 Nov '22 Symposium

The Ottoman Monuments in Greece Revisited: A Tribute to Machiel Kiel

An online international conference entitled The Ottoman Monuments in Greece Revisited will take place between 4-6 November 2022 as a tribute to the former NIT director Machiel Kiel.

This online conference is organized by P. Androudis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), A. Markou (Democritus University of Thrace), D. Loupis (Harvard University Seminar of Ottoman Language and Paleography) with the support of the NIT.

Machiel Kiel is a pioneering and prominent figure in the study of Ottoman architecture in the Balkans
and beyond. He has traveled and researched the area extensively since the late 1960s. The Ottoman
monuments in Greece are studied by him starting with an article on Thessaloniki, which was
published in the Balkan Studies journal in 1970. Nowadays, more than half a century later, it is
worthy to revisit the topic with the organization of an international conference in order to trace the
current condition of fields such as the study and conservation of Ottoman architecture, urban
formation, the history of the city, as well as both Ottoman and Christian art with a focus in

You can take a look at the schedule of the conference here.

Zoom Link: https://authgr.zoom.us/j/98533082951?pwd=a1dKT2hDdkRHZ2tXQ1ZlN3FmWnFHZz09

Meeting ID: 985 3308 2951

Passcode: 261587

Time schedule is Athens, GR (UTC/GMT + 2 hours)