BIAA Lecture - A life on the road: The exploits and adventures of the 17th century Ottoman Traveller, Evliya Çelebi
17 May 2018, 18:30 - 19:30
- British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
This event is organised by the British Institute at Ankara
Evliya Çelebi spent his life travelling to the ends of the Ottoman domains and beyond. With his Book of Travels as our guide, we will accompany him as he roams, observing the world through his enquiring eyes, and highlighting his 1671 Haj journey, whose northwest Anatolian stages are now a long-distance cultural route.
Dr Caroline Finkel, University of Edinburgh
£10 non-members (BIAA members FREE), booking required
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