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«Textualising the Experience – Digitalising the Text: Cyprus through Travel Literature (15th-18th c.)»

6-8 February 2019 - Learning Resource Centre "Stelios Ioannou", University of Cyprus, Nicosia

 

Session Title Speaker Presentation
 
Welcome Addresses   Elena Diomidi-Parpouna, Tasos Christofides, Artemis Scutari, Kostas Champiaouris, Jacques Bouchard
 
 

Inaugural Session -
Collecting, Reading, Researching
Πρόεδρος: Jacques Bouchard

   
Travel Literature in the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation Collection Leonora Navari
 
Textualising the Experience - Digitalising the Text: The Journey of Information from Text to Electronic Database Julia Chatzipanagioti-Sangmeister
 
It's for All of Us! Peter Economides
 
 
 
Session A – Travellers and Travel Literature
Part 1
Chair: Anastasia Nikolopoulou

The Cyprus of the Travellers (15th-16th Centuries)

Chryssa Maltezou
 
The Presence of European Travel Literature in the Libraries of European Merchants in the Levant Cornel Zwierlein
 
The Italian Travellers’ View of Cyprus in Early Modern Times: Political Representations of an Imaginary Dominion Eleftheria Zei
 
 
 
  Discussion Part 1  
 
 
 
Part 2
Chair: Pantelis Voutouris

The Cypriot World in the Age of the Protestant Reformation in Europe

Pavlína Šípová
 
The Representation of Cyprus by the German Traveller Carsten Niebuhr about 1766 Chariton Karanasios
 
Charting the Empire: The Colonial Eye in Travellers’ Accounts Mary Roussou-Sinclair
 
 
 
  Discussion Part 2  
 
 
 
Part 3
Chair: Georgios Xenis

Cyprus in the 18th Century from the Descriptions of Two Swedish Travellers

Vassilios Sabatakakis
 
Travel and Fiction: The Case of the French Explorer, Geographer, Astronomer and Encyclopaedist Charles Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774) Dimitri Dolapsakis
 
Giovanni Mariti’s Treatise on Cypriot Wine Sasha Djordjevic
 
 
 
  Discussion Part 3  
 
 
 
Session B – Cyprus: Representations of Space and People
Part 1
Chair: Thomas A. Sinclair
Routes in 18th-century Cyprus Panagiotis N. Doukellis
 
Angelicus Maria Müller (1677-1734) and the Island of Cyprus Andreas Ε. Müller
 
Reading Between the Lines: Facts, Tales and Misunderstandings Concerning Christian Monuments of Cyprus (7th-18th Centuries) Based on Travellers’ Texts Charalampos G. Chotzakoglou
 
 
 
  Discussion Part 1  
 
 
 
Part 2
Chair: Chryssa Maltezou
The Representation of Cyprus in the Work of Olfert Dapper (1688): Images of the Mediterranean in the Travel Literature of the Late Dutch Golden Age Maria-Tsampika Lampitsi
 
Interdenominational Interaction in Ottoman Cyprus (Orthodox, Catholics, Armenians, Jews) Ioannis Zelepos
 
The Armenians of Cyprus According to Western Travellers Hervé R. Georgelin
 
 
 
  Discussion Part 2  
 
 
 
Part 3
Chair: Michalis N. Michael
  
The Ottoman Occupation of Cyprus in Johann van Kootwyck’s Itinerarium Hierosolymitanum et Syriacum Spyridon Tzounakas
 
Travellers and the Administration of Ottoman Justice in Cyprus: New Insights Facilitated by the Zefyros Research Programme Richard Wittmann
 
Muslims and Islam in the Work of Giovanni Mariti Dimitris Stamatopoulos
 
 
 
  Discussion Part 3  
 
 
 
Closing Session — From Card Catalogues to Digital Technologies
Chair: Artemis Scutari
Coordinator: Filippos Tsimpoglou

  
Roundtable Discussion Aliki Asvesta, Maria Georgopoulou, Thanos Papadimitriou, Apostolos Sarris
 
General Discussion  
 
Conclusions  
 
 

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