Prof. Dr. Konstantin Akinsha

konstantin.akinsha.01@uni-erfurt.de

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Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
Steinplatz 2
99085 Erfurt

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Universität Erfurt
Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Prof. Dr. Konstantin Akinsha

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Forschungsprojekt

The proposed project dedicated to the Italian ecclesiastic architecture in the British Mandate for Palestine/the state of Israel investigates charged relations between international politics, ideology of mapping/reclaiming the holy sites,  architecture and interpretation of sacred. The projected is focused on activity of such architects who worked for La Custodia di Terra Santa as Antonio Barluzzi (1884 – 1960) and Govanni Muzzio.

The project will address the following topics:

  • The Age of Empires: Cathedral as a Fortress and the Marker - Drafting the National Borders in the Holy Land
  • Filling the Void - Italian Architecture in the Interbellum Palestine  
  • Who Owns the Tomb of Jesus? 1930s Plans of Reconstruction of the Church of Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.
  • Saints among the Enemies: Architectural Projects of La Custodia di Terra Santa during the First Decades of the State of Israel.