1 April 2024
 - 30 April 2024

“Romeyka” A fieldwork-based exhibition on the past & present of Romeyka in Turkey

The exhibition strives to inform about the history of Romeyka, a Greek language still spoken in Turkey, and enhance public awareness around the endangered status of Romeyka in contemporary Turkey and its closest cognate, namely, Pontic Greek in Greece.
3 November 2023
 - 5 November 2023

International symposium “Bektashis and Alevis in the Balkans and Anatolia”, in Imaret

Diving into the fascinating worlds of Alevism and Bektashism, the symposium explored the spiritual, historical and anthropological dimensions of two intertwined mystical traditions with roots in the Persian Khorasan that were shaped and later flourished in Anatolia and the Balkans after the 14th century until the present day.

Explore the history and the events of MOHA Research Center

Presentation of the book “ADRIAS – They were all heroes” by Margarita Pournara, in Imaret

The biography of the legendary destroyer “Adrias”, by Margarita Pournara, in an event that took place in Imaret on Saturday 25 February 2023, at 19:30.

Scheherazade goes West…

Scheherazade left Bagdad to go to Paris with the Frenchman Antoine Galland at the end of the 17th century. At the beginning of the 18th century, the “Orientalist from Persia” gained the right to speak French. A wise lady, gentle, both in her fairy tales and stories, she quickly conquered the world of Europe with her words. She learned to speak English, Russian, German, Italian. Awake and agile, she wrote novels and poetry, made paintings, taught children, composed operas, designed scenes.