On 26 June, the National Museum in Krakow will open the exhibition "Ottomania. The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance art" prepared jointly with the Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR) from Brussels. This exhibition, which shows 16th century Ottoman Empire through the eyes of the Renaissance masters, will be a wonderful opportunity to host in Krakow works of art from the world's best collections.
But at the root of the exhibition it is also interesting, rich and multithreaded research project. To bring the subject closer to the Polish and international audience, the National Museum in Krakow invited several distinguished experts on the early modern era and European-Ottoman relations from Turkey, Germany, Italy, France, Hungary and Poland, who will participate in two-day scientific conference.
The conference will be held on 26-27 June 2015 in the Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) on the Market Square in Krakow.
For all the participants and guests of the conference the organizer will provide:
On-line registration and participation in the conference entitle to receive free Conference Volume! About the time of publishing the volume we will inform by mail (number of copies is limited, order of applications decides)
Simultaneous translation (headphones and receiver) English-Polish,
Free coffee breaks and lunch,
The unique opportunity to listen to excellent presentations and to meet interesting personalities in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere surrounded by paintings masterpieces of Polish art from the 19th century.
Part of the project “Ottomans&Europeans, reflecting on 500 years of cultural relations”
With the support of the Cultural Program of the European Union