Events & Publications


Henrietta Liston’s Travels: The Turkish Journals, 1812-1820, edited by Patrick Hart, Valerie Kennedy & Dora Petherbridge, with collaborating editors Mehmet Kalpaklı, Özden Mercan and Kenneth Weisbrode. Edinburgh University Press, 2020.

Dora Petherbridge, ‘Henrietta Liston’s Turkish Travel Diaries’, West Lothian History and Amenity Society, Dechmont, 15 April 2020

A small exhibition on Henrietta Liston will open at the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, autumn/winter 2020.


Dora Petherbridge & Patrick Hart, ‘The Eye of a Stranger: Henrietta Liston’s Turkish Journals‘, Scottish Review of Books 14, published online 5 August 2019.

Shahrzad Seyfafjehi, ‘Arrival at the Sublime Porte: Bilkent and the National Library of Scotland – Research Collaboration‘, Bilkent News, 12 November 2018.

Talks & Events

Valerie Kennedy & Patrick Hart, ‘“I find this is not the Land of Harmony”: Publishing Henrietta Liston’s Travel Journals (1812-1820)‘, Bilkent ELIT Seminar, 15 November 2018

Dora Petherbridge, ‘Henrietta Liston’s Travels’, Jane Austen Society Scotland, Edinburgh, 27 October 2018