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Lecture: Carved in Stone - Reflectance Transformation Imaging for Heritage Conservation

Lecture: Carved in Stone - Reflectance Transformation Imaging for Heritage Conservation

24 February 2017 13:00 to 14:30

Venue: The British Institue at Ankara, Tahran Caddesi 24, Kavaklıdere, Ankara Lecture by Alan M. Greaves (University of Liverpool) and Yiğit Erbil (Hacettepe University) Lecture Title: Carved in Stone - RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging) for Heritage Conservation in Turkey Rock reliefs are an important feature of many of the Anatolian civilisations that have defined the identity of modern Turkish state and are a dominant feature in the Turkish landscape. As well as forming…

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“Peace at home and peace abroad”: can Turkey recapture Ataturk’s guiding principle?

“Peace at home and peace abroad”: can Turkey recapture Ataturk’s guiding principle?

09 March 2017 18:30 to 20:30

Panel Discussion - London The establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1923 marked the end of a long era of war and conflict. The founder of the republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, declared “peace at home and peace abroad” as the new state's guiding principle. Today, with war in Syria, terrorist violence, and the turmoil caused by the July attempted coup d’état, Ataturk’s aspiration seems remote. Can Turkey re-embrace it, and become a source of stability…

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Lecture: Mapping a moment in the Cypriot agricultural landscape with historical GIS

Lecture: Mapping a moment in the Cypriot agricultural landscape with historical GIS

22 March 2017 19:00 to 21:00

A BIAA lecture in Ankara by Antonis Hadjikyriacou (Boğaziçi Univeristy) Lecture Title: Mapping a moment in the Cypriot agricultural landscape: Historical GIS and the fiscal survey of 1572 Discussant: TBA Venue: The British Institute at Ankara | Tahran Caddesi 24, Kavaklιdere, Ankara The lecture presents the research outcomes of the recently completed “Mediterranean Insularities: MedIns” project (2014-16) at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS/FORTH).…

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WORKSHOP: The British Empire & the Turkish Republic in the 20s & 30s

WORKSHOP: The British Empire & the Turkish Republic in the 20s & 30s

31 March 2017 09:30 to 01 April 2017 18:00

Workshop Series: FROM ENEMIES TO ALLIES | TURKEY & BRITAIN, 1914-1952 2nd WORKSHOP: The British Empire & the Turkish Republic in the 1920s & 1930s Venue: Churchill College, Cambrige, UK Key note lecture by Dilek Barlas. Open to all - Registration Required  Please visit https://fromenemiestoallies.com/workshop-2/  PROGRAMME Friday 31 March.
9.30-10.00  Coffee and registration.
 10.00-12.00  Panel 1: Britain and the Turkish…

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Lecture by Prof. Stephen Mitchell: A New History of Byzantine Ankara

Lecture by Prof. Stephen Mitchell: A New History of Byzantine Ankara

06 April 2017 19:00 to 21:00

Venue: The Turco British Association  - Türk İngiliz Kültür Derneği (Bestekar Sokak No. 32, Kavaklıdere, Ankara. Tel: 0312-4191844) A BIAA lecture by Prof. Stephen Mitchell  Title: A New History of Byzantine Ankara The history of Ankara in the Byzantine period has been undeservedly neglected.  However, Ankara from AD 300 to 1000 was the most important city of inner Anatolia, and Ankara Kale is the best preserved Byzantine fortress…

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Istanbul Heritage EXPO

Istanbul Heritage EXPO

27 April 2017 10:00 to 29 April 2017 18:00

The BIAA will participate at the Istanbul Heritage Expo. Our Cultural Heritage management research fellow Dr. Işılay Gürsu will be presenting “living amid the ruins: archaeological sites as hubs of sustainable development for local communities in Southwest Turkey” The institute will have a stand for the entire event. We will be happy to meet there. Event details: “New technologies give opportunities for cultural heritage by causing worldwide interest, enriching…

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Oliver Gurney Memorial Lecture - Sacred Landscapes and Alalakh

Oliver Gurney Memorial Lecture - Sacred Landscapes and Alalakh

18 May 2017 18:30 to 20:30

Sacred Landscapes and Alalakh as Hittite Cult Center: Tell Atchana Excavations Professor Dr. K. Aslıhan Yener The Oriental Institute, (Emerita) - University of Chicago Koç University (Emerita) - Department of Archaeology and History of Art Tell Atchana, (ancient Alalakh), is well suited to contribute to the topic of ritual landscapes. We are particularly interested in the introduction of new cults and their associated rituals in the international Late Bronze Age, when many foreign…

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