PhD Dissertations

Completed PhD Dissertations

Atacan, Aylin. Between Image and Moving Image: Representations of Pompeii in Illustrated Books and Silent Films of 19th and Early 20th, 2020. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lale Özgenel.

Aslan, Saliha. From Nature to Production and Commerce: Spatial Transformation of Bursa in the Late Ottoman Period, 2020. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Junejo, Rabela. Architectural Encounters at Makli Necropolis (14th – 18th Centuries), 2020. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ali Uzay Peker.

Yıldırım, Senem. Formations, Reformations, Deformations Tracing Architectural History Of The Communal Room In The Works Of Soviet Nonconformist Artists: 1975-1991, 2020. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Belgin Turan Özkaya.

Bölükbaş Dayı, Esin. The Formation of a Modern City: Antalya, 1920s-1980s, 2019. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Kalkan Açıkkapı, Duygu. Urban Transformations in Nineteenth Century Ottoman Province Amasya, 2019. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Avcı Hosanlı, Deniz. Housing the Modern Nation: The Transformation of Residential Architecture in Ankara during the 1920s, 2018. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Kalınbayrak Ercan, Aygün. Lycia and Rome: An Architectural Encounter, 2018. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Suna Güven.

Sezginalp, Pınar. Transformation of Residential Interiors in the Moda District of Istanbul 1930s-1970s, 2017. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Bancı, Selda. Printed Architectures: Architects' Auto-Monographs in Turkey, 1950s-1980s, 2016. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Yavuz, Ezgi. An Aesthetic Response to an Architectural Challenge: Architecture‘s Dialogue with the Arts in Postwar Turkey, 2015.  Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Acar, Sibel. Capturing Constantinople: Travel Albums (1884-1910), 2015. Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci. 

Ceylanlı, Zeynep. Büyükada, its Summer Residences,and the Bourgeois Ottoman Interior at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, 2015. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Belgin Turan Özkaya.

Tabibi, Baharak. Propagating “Modernities”: Art and Architectural Patronage of Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi, 2014. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Belgin Turan Özkaya.

Katipoğlu Özmen, Ceren. Rethinking Historiography on Ottoman Mosque Architecture: Nineteentieth Century Provincial Sultan Mosques, 2014. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jale Erzen.

Özkan Altinö, Meltem. Idiosyncratic Narratives: Mudéjar Architecture and its Historiography in Spain, 2013. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ali Uzay Peker.

Becker, Martina. Making Art in the Early Turkish Republic: The Academy of Fine Arts in Istanbul and the Art-Craft Department in Ankara, 2013. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Kılıç, Şule. Byzantium between "East" and "West": Perceptions and Architectural Historiography of the Byzantine Heritage, 2013. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Suna Güven.

Şener, Mehmet. Contractors and Contractorship: An Analysis of Public Building Constructions in the Early Republican Turkey, 2013. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Tozoğlu, Ahmet Erdem. Actors of Change: Railway Projects and Urban Architecture of Balkan Cities in the Late Ottoman Period, 2013. Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Dr. Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci. 

Gürol Öngören, Pelin. Displaying Cultural Heritage, Defining Collective Identity: Museums from the Late Ottoman Empire to the Early Turkish Republic, 2012. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Resuloğlu, Çılga. The Tunalı Hilmi Avenue, 1950s-1980s: The Formation of a Public Place in Ankara, 2011. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. T. Elvan Altan.

Hayes, Kenneth. The Wooden Hypostyle Mosques of Anatolia: Mosque-and State-Building under Mongol Suzerainty, 2010. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ali Uzay Peker.

Öztürk, Fatma Gül. A Comparative Architectural Investigation of the Middle Byzantine Courtyard Complexes in Açiksaray-Cappadocia: Questions of Monastic and Secular Settlement, 2010. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Suna Güven.

Kavas, Kemal Reha. Environmental Aesthetics of the Rural Architectural Tradition in the Mediterranean Highlander Settlement: The Case Study of Ürünlü, 2009. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jale Erzen.