instituDE Podcast
instituDE Podcast
Sep 16, 2020
3. Hagia Sophia is a Symbol: But of What? | AUDIO ARTICLE
Play • 7 min
Bahadır Gülle discusses the real meaning of Hagia Sophia's conversion back to a mosque by President Erdoğan within the framework of the historical background of the relation between state and religion in the Turkish republic.

Bahadır Gülle is a former Turkish diplomat and a visiting scholar at the University of Cologne.
He tweets at


Narrated by: C. Tahir Şanlı (
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