6 episodes

Looking at the history and politics of diplomacy at the Ottoman Court in Istanbul (Constantinople) during the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries.

Diplomacy and culture at the Ottoman Court Oxford University

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Looking at the history and politics of diplomacy at the Ottoman Court in Istanbul (Constantinople) during the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries.

    Cultures of Diplomacy at the Ottoman Court: An Introduction

    Cultures of Diplomacy at the Ottoman Court: An Introduction

    Discusses recent developments in how we think about early modern diplomatic history and why we should look at all diplomacy taking place in a particular court. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 9 min
    European Ambassadors and Non-European Embassies in Constantinople

    European Ambassadors and Non-European Embassies in Constantinople

    Discusses the extent to which European diplomats at the Ottoman court interacted with and learned about embassies from beyond Europe. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 8 min
    Diplomacy at Constantinople in Comparative Perspective

    Diplomacy at Constantinople in Comparative Perspective

    Using diplomatic reports, this talk discusses the cultural relativism at play when diplomats moved between the Ottoman court and other Islamic courts in India and north Africa. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 9 min
    Beyond the Topkapi Palace: Space, Status and Commensurability in the Venetian Diplomatic Experience

    Beyond the Topkapi Palace: Space, Status and Commensurability in the Venetian Diplomatic Experience

    Maxwell Hudson discusses how diplomacy at the Ottoman court was marked by ceremonies across the city and in everyday interactions between ambassadors and Ottoman officials. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 6 min
    Art and Diplomacy: Peter Coeke Van Aelst's Journey Constantinople

    Art and Diplomacy: Peter Coeke Van Aelst's Journey Constantinople

    Talitha Schepers discusses the images that Pieter Coecke van Aelst produced of the court of Suleiman I and their links to diplomacy. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 9 min
    The Benefits of Permanent Diplomacy: Two Foreign Attempts to Influence Ottoman-Spanish Relations in the Second half of the 16th Century

    The Benefits of Permanent Diplomacy: Two Foreign Attempts to Influence Ottoman-Spanish Relations in the Second half of the 16th Century

    Aneliya Stoyanova discusses dynastic diplomacy at the Ottoman court by analysing the co-operation between the Spanish and Austrian branches of the Habsburg dynasty. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 7 min

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