Encounters: Learning through A Traveller’s Eyes (Teachers)

Teachers

How does a travelling teacher see facts? What does a journey teach us? At this event, exclusive to teachers, we will talk about our gains from experiencing various cultures. Independent educational researcher Şahin Çevik shares with education professionals his experiences from school visits over 30 countries. In this regard, we are inviting education professionals from different fields to explore learning through a traveller’s eyes.

Speaker: Şahin Çevik
7 February Friday, 18:00-20:00

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Istanbul’s Historical Peninsula in 18th and 19th Century Paintings

Istanbul’s Historical Peninsula in 18th and 19th Century Paintings

With the Topkapı Palace, the center of political authority until the 19th century, and many other examples of classical Ottoman and Byzantine architecture included in its premise the Historical Peninsula is the heart of the Empire. 

Audience with the Mad King

Audience with the Mad King

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Pera Museum invites artist Benoît Hamet to reinterpret key pieces from its collections, casting a humourous eye over ‘historical’ events, both imagined and factual.

The Golden Horn

The Golden Horn

When regarding the paintings of Istanbul by western painters, Golden Horn has a distinctive place and value. This body of water that separates the Topkapı Palace and the Historical Peninsula, in which monumental edifices are located, from Galata, where westerners and foreign embassies dwell, is as though an interpenetrating boundary.