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NEWS: Professor Esra Özyürek Interviewed on Hagia Sophia

last modified Jul 15, 2020 05:43 PM
NEWS: Professor Esra Özyürek Interviewed on Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, image by Arild Vågen, 2013 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Hagia Sophia, which featured in the cityscape of Istanbul as a church, a mosque and a museum, has been 'reverted' to a mosque by presidential decree on 10 July 2020. Professor Esra Özyürek, in an interview for a Religion Media Centre article, considers the building’s international significance and the timing of the decision.

 

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