One-Day Workshop: The Ottoman-Armenian Soundscape: Music and Literature Entangled, 22 April 2022




Conveners: Benedetta Contin (University of Vienna) and Yavuz Köse (University of Vienna)

Preliminary Programme

09:30:9:45 Welcome and Introduction | Benedetta Contin / Yavuz Köse

09:45-10:00 Yavuz Köse (University of Vienna) | Short introduction to the collection of Armeno-Turkish Manuscripts and Prints in the Mekhitarist Congregation in Vienna

10:00-10:35 Benedetta Contin (University of Vienna) | Texts and praxis. Transcultural phenomena in the east of Anatolia in the Middle Ages

10:35-11:10 Hülya Çelik (Ruhr-University Bochum) and Ani Sargsyan (University of Hamburg) | Entangled scripts and literatures: Women in Armeno-Turkish literature in the nineteenth century

11:10-11:25 Coffee break

11:25-12:00 Pınar Karakılçık (INALCO-SeDyL/ Andreas Tietze Memorial Fellow, University of Vienna) | From translanguaging to trans-scripting: Unreleased marginal plays of Armeno-Turkish theater

12:00:13:30  Lunch

13:30-14:05 Kubra Uygur (University of Birmingham) | Understanding the formation of Ottoman Armenian public sphere: The case of Armeno-Turkish press and serialised novels

14:05-14:40 Jacob Olley (Cambridge University) | Armeno-Turkish sources of Ottoman music in the nineteenth century

14:40-14:55 Coffee break

14:55-15:30 Yektan Türkyılmaz (CEU, Vienna) | Armenians on records: Music production from homeland to diasporas

16:15-17:30 Visit to the library of the Mekhitarist Congregation

In cooperation with the Mekhitarist Congregation in Vienna

The workshop is not open to the general public. There will be a limited number of spots for online participation and registration is required. Please contact Ayşe Dilsiz Hartmuth until 20.04.2022 for further information: