17 – 18 DECEMBER 2007
The workshop, organized by Boğaziçi Universityon the theme “Bounded by Exile: Traugott Fuchs and the German Émigré Scholars and Artists of the Second World War”, was hold in conjunction with the subsequent exhibition.
18 – 19 DECEMBER 2007
EXHIBITION – Bonds of Exile
Exhibited were at Boğaziçi University selected paintings and documents contained in the Fuchs Collection. Exhibition Brochure “Traugott Fuchs - Bonds of Exile”, ed. Süheyla Artemel and Lale Babaoğlu-Balkiş, Istanbul 2007, available at the Fuchs Archive (see contact).
2 JUNE – 16 JULY 2008
EXHIBITION – Traugott Fuchs – von Schmalkalden an den Bosporus
A selection of 80 paintings and sketches of Traugott Fuchs – previously exhibited in Cologne, Heidelberg, Trier and Karlsruhe (Germany) as “Bilder der Sehnsucht” – was presented in his parental city Schmalkalden in the Landratsamt.
20 JUNE – 27 JULY 2009
EXHIBITION – Traugott Fuchs – Ein Leben am Bosporus – Bilder der Sehnsucht
In the context of the 20 year celebration of the city partnership Berlin-Istanbul, the collection „Bilder der Sehnsucht“ was exhibited in the Galerie im Saalbau, Berlin-Neukölln, Kulturamt.
It was supplemented by a dozen previously unshown fascinating charcoal drawings. The introductory talk was given by Dr. Christine Fischer-Defoy (Aktives Museum Berlin) and is published in Aktives Museum Mitgliederrundbrief 61, July 2009, pgs. 13 – 17.
13 MAY 2010
SYMPOSION Exil – Literatur – Kulturelle Gegenwart
Istanbul being chosen European Cultural Capital 2010, the Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung (German Academy for Language and Poetry) in the context of Turco-German cultural relations arranged its spring meeting 2010 in Istanbul, 12 – 16 May, in and with the German General Consulate. Within that meeting on 13 May, a symposion “Exil – Literatur –Kulturelle Gegenwart” was carried out (together with the Goethe-Institut and the Yeditepe University, Istanbul) discussing traces or influences, in the past and presence, of the German philologist emigrants in Turkey in the period 1933 – 1945. After talks by Prof. Dr. Cevat Çapan and Ass. Prof. Dr. Martin Vialon (both Yeditepe University), the latter led a panel with contributions of Prof. Dr. Sara Şayin (Istanbul University), Mrs Saffet Tanman (first student of emigrated philologist Spitzer and Auerbach, now 98 years old), editor Müge Sökmen (Metis Edition, Istanbul), Prof. Dr. Turgay Kurultay (Istanbul University) and Prof. Dr. Süheyla Artemel. Within her contribution, Prof. Artemel sketched a lively, rich and sensible portrayal of her former teacher Traugott Fuchs and his intense influence on his students, colleagues and friends. All panel contributions are published in Darmstädter Akademie Jahrbuch 2010, pgs. 62 – 100.
Periodical TRAJEKTE - Deutschsprachige Geistes-
wissenschaften – Anderswo
The October 2011 issue of the Periodical TRAJEKTE of the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin (Centre for Literature and Culture Research) at the Humboldt-University Berlin is devoted to German Humanities outside the regions of German-speaking countries. The booklet is throughout provided with altogether 20 sketches of Traugott Fuchs, most of which are displayed here for the first time and direct the attention to a surprising and fascinating section of Fuchs’ oeuvre. An introduction on Fuchs and his paintings is given by Dirk Naguschewski (see pg. 50, 51)
APRIL 13 to May 29, 2015
Exhibition on Personal Archives at Bosporus University
Bogasiçi Arsivleri'ne Dogru
This exhibition displayed objects from nine teaching personalities of the BU taken from their respective archives located at the BU. An important protion was devoted to Traugott Fuchs, showing documents, photographs and paintings by him. The rich Exhibition Catalogue (Cengiz Kirli and Nurcin Ileri, eds., ISBN 978-975-518-379-4) documents this material on pages 585 to 661.