Asian studies in Lithuania

Public lecture “City of Intrigues: Istanbul as an Exotic Location in Cinema”

Date and time: 2017-09-11 15:00 - 2017-09-11 17:00

Location: Universiteto g. 5, Vilnius

On September 11 VU Centre of Oriental Studies invites you to a public lecture dedicated to the city of Istanbul and its location in cinema. Ahmet Gürata teaches at the Department of Communication and Design, Bilkent University. He holds a PhD from the London Consortium, which examined remakes and cross-cultural reception in Turkish cinema. His research focuses on Turkish cinema, reception, film history and documentary. He is a member of Association of Documentary Filmmakers and Association of Film Critics in Turkey, and contributes to a number of publications.


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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU