Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (GSAH)

Doctoral Students

Tül Demirbaş

The Institute of Musicology

Postal Address
Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Walter Benjamin Kolleg
Universität Bern
Muesmattstrasse 45
CH-3012 Bern

Tül Dermibaş

Tül Demirbaş studied Musicology at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in İstanbul and completed her Master’s degree in Ethnomusicology and Folklore Studies at the same university with a thesis titled “The Interaction of Migration and Musical Experiences in Ahiska/Meskhetian Turks: Example of Bursa” in 2015. She worked as a Research Assistant at Musicology Department between 2015-2019. Since June 2019, she is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Musicology of the University of Bern in the SNF-Project “Der Klang der Macht: Klanglichkeit als intermediale Kategorie höfischer Festrituale in interkultureller Perspektive im 15.-17. Jahrhundert” (The sound of power: sonority as an intermedial category of court rituals in an intercultural perspective in the 15th-17th centuries).

Title of PhD Project

Sound as an Intermedial Category in the 15th-17th Century Ottoman Palace Festivals

Research Foci

Music Historiography | 16th and 17th Century Ottoman History | Ottoman Palace Festivals | Sound Studies | Popular Music and Media Studies | Cultural Studies