B. Deniz Çalış-Kural
B. Deniz Çalış-Kural is an architect and historian of Ottoman landscape and urban culture. She received a BArch from METU, Ankara, Turkey; an MArch from Pratt Institute; and a PhD from METU. She has received grants from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (1996–1998) and the Turkish Academy of Sciences (2008), and was a Junior Fellow in Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks (2003–2004). Her work has been published in TOPOS and Dumbarton Oaks publications, among others. She has taught at Yeditepe and Bahcesehir universities in Istanbul and at the School of Architecture at University of Virginia. She is currently teaching at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her book Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul, which discusses urban and landscape culture of Ottoman Sufis from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, is being published by Ashgate (2014).


Source: “Contributors.” 2014. Dumbarton Oaks. 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/contributor-biographies. Archived at: https://perma.cc/WF3E-ZNRM 

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