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Deniz Türker

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Deniz Türker is an Assistant Professor of Islamic art and architecture at Rutgers-New Brunswick, who specializes in late-Ottoman and Turkish visual and material cultures. Previously, she was a postdoctoral associate at the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the History of Art Department, University of Cambridge. Her forthcoming book entitled, The Accidental Palace (Penn State Press, 2023) traces the architectural and landscape history of Yıldız, the last Ottoman palace in Istanbul. She also has a sustained interest in the history of Islamic art collecting. Her next project is centered on Yıldız Moran’s photographic practice in the context of Anatolia’s rediscovery by Turkish humanists in the 1950s.

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