Zeynep Çelik is a scholar with a research focus on cross-cultural exchanges in architecture and urbanism in the 19th and 20th century. Selected publications include The Remaking of Istanbul (1986), Displaying the Orient (1992), Urban Forms and Colonial Confrontations (1997), Empire, Architecture, and the City (2008), Camera Ottomana (2015, co-editor), and About Antiquities (2016). Çelik has co-curated the exhibitions Walls of Algiers, Getty Museum, Los Angeles (2009), Scramble for the Past, SALT, Istanbul (2011), and Camera Ottomana—Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire 1840—1914, Anamed Gallery, Istanbul (2015). She is currently Distinguished Professor of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology and Adjunct Professor of History at Columbia University.
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