You are kindly invited to follow LAUD TALKS: Spring 2019-2020 organized by the Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, FADA, Bilkent University.
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Bülent Batuman
Title: “Architecture as Ideological Simulation: Mosque Building from Nationalist-Conservatism to New Islamism”
Date & Place: March 3, 2020, Tuesday, FB-309
Dr. Bülent Batuman studied at the Middle East Technical University and received his Ph.D. in History and Theory of Art and Architecture from State University of New York–Binghamton in 2006. His current research focuses on the architectural politics of Islamism and his latest book New Islamist Architecture and Urbanism: Negotiating Nation and Islam through Built Environment in Turkey was published by Routledge in 2018.