Supervisor: Associate Professor Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay
College affiliation: Wolfson College
Pictorial representation of architecture in 15th- and 16th-century Ottoman illustrated manuscripts
2013-2018: Doctoral studies in Theory and History of Art, Masaryk University, Czech Republic (uncompleted, left in order to continue doctoral studies at the University of Oxford).
2013–2015: Master’s degree in Art Education, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
2008–2013: Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
2008-2012: Master’s degree in Comparative Art Studies and Culture Management, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
2005-2008: Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Art Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
Islamic art and architecture of Anatolia and Greater Iran in medieval and early modern periods
Islamic book painting
Aesthetics of Islamic art and architecture
Czech collections of Islamic art
History of collecting Islamic art in the Czech Lands
Orientalist architecture in the Czech Lands
Curatorship of Islamic art
Islamic art in museum and art education
Harvard University, Department of History of Art, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture (January – June 2018), USA.
University of Oxford, Wolfson College, The Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of Middle East (April – June 2017).
Bosporus University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of History (May 2015 – October 2016), Turkey.
Istanbul Technical University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Art History (March – June 2014), Turkey.
University of Granada, Faculty of Arts, Department of Art History (September 2010 – February 2011), Spain.
Akdeniz University, Faculty of Fine Arts (September 2009 – June 2010), Turkey.
Koç University, Summer Program for Ottoman Turkish II, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (July – August 2019), Turkey.
Yıldız Technical University, Ottoman Turkish Palaeography Summer School II (June – July 2017), Turkey.
Koç University, Summer Program for Ottoman Turkish I, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (July – August 2016), Turkey.
Yıldız Technical University, Ottoman Turkish Palaeography Summer School I (June – July 2015), Turkey.
Istanbul Academy of Sciences, Ottoman Culture and History Summer School (August 2014), Turkey.
Yunus Emre Turkish Summer School, Tömer of Ankara University (July – August 2012), Turkey.
“Essay to the Gradual Examination,” Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Art History (spring semester 2015), Czech Republic.
National Gallery Prague, Collection of the Arts of Asia and Africa, external educator and curator for new galleries of Asian and African art (since April 2016), Czech Republic.
University of Oxford, The Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of the Middle East, “Clash of Civilizations” project, research assistant (November 2018 – June 2019).
National Gallery Prague, Collection of the Arts of Asia and Africa, external fellow for cataloguing Islamic art object, “Collections Online” project (July 2016 – October 2018), Czech Republic.
National Gallery Prague, Collection of the Arts of Asia and Africa, external curator and educator for Islamic art (June 2013 – June 2015), Czech Republic.
National Museum, Náprstek Museum of Asian, African and American Art, research assistant (June – December 2013), Czech Republic.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Middle Eastern Section, intern (March – May 2013).
National Gallery Prague, Collection of the Arts of Asia and Africa, intern (October 2012 – February 2013), Czech Republic.
The Legacy of al-Andalus, Pavilion of al-Andalus and the Science, intern (June – October 2011), Spain.
National Gallery Prague, Collection of the Arts of Asia and Africa, “The Hidden Language of Plants: Floral Symbolism in Asian Art and Its Reflection in Contemporary Art and Design,” Kinsky Palace, 12 June 2015 – 3 January 2016, external curator for Islamic art, Czech Republic.
since 2019: AHRC Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship
2017-2018: Bader Studentship of the Czech Academy of Sciences
2016-2017: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Studentship for International Researchers
2015-2016: Masaryk University, Studentship for Excellent Doctoral Students
Grants and awards
2019: Max van Berchem Foundation, travel grant
2019: Wolfson College, travel grant
2019: Oriental Institute, fieldwork grant
2019: Barakat Trust, fieldwork grant
2018: Wolfson College, travel grant
2017-2018: Jan Hus Educational Foundation, academic scholarship grant
2017-2018: Czech Literary Funds Foundation, travel grant
2014, 2015, 2016: Masaryk University, travel grant
2013: Leonardo da Vinci Programme, travel grant
2010-2011, 2014: Freemover Programme, travel grant
2009-2010, 2011, 2016, 2017: Erasmus Exchange Programme, travel grant
Publications and conference papers