Dr Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay
Associate Professor in Islamic Art and Architecture at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson College
Dr Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay is currently an Associate Professor in Islamic Art and Architecture at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson College.
Her research interests include the late medieval and early modern Islamic architecture; illustrated manuscripts; Sufi shrines; hagiography and historiography. Prof. Yürekli-Görkay’s forthcoming publications include 'Sufi Shrines under the Ottomans', in The Cambridge World History of Religious Architecture, ed. R. Etlin et al (Cambridge University Press) as well as 'Architectural Patronage and the Rise of the Ottomans', in The Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, ed. G. Necipoğlu and B. Flood, Volume II: From the Mongols to Modernism (Wiley–Blackwell). Prof. Yürekli-Görkay has co-authored and/or edited a number of publications related to the Ottoman Studies.
A great opportunity to explore the Tower of London and learn about some of the most famous parts of British history including the monarchy, religion and how British culture has become what it is now.
We will see the musical show The Lion King to explore and experience the stage and performing arts culture in the UK.
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.