A list of studies within archaeology-related disciplines organised, supported or facilitated by the BIAA
Start: 2009 - End: 2011
Between 2009 and 2011 Bleda Düring, Claudia Gatz, and T. Emre Şerifoğlu co-directed the Cide Archaeological Project. Fieldwalking and other methodologies yielded information about the region’s history.
Start: 2005 - End: 2005
In 2005, Mark Jackson and his team studied, recorded, and catalogued unstudied finds from Michael Gough’s fieldwork in Alahan.
Start: 2002 - End: 2005
Beginning in spring 2002, Gina Coulthardl directed an initiative that aimed to promote Black Sea studies. Scholars involved in the project were provided with academic and financial support for their projects, and were linked into a network of other scholars focusing on similar regions or issues.
Start: 1988 - End: 1990
Between 1988 and 1990, David French directed a small team in washing, marking, documenting, and registering the collection of pottery material from Tell Esh-Sheikh, a site excavated in the 1940’s in connection with the work at Tabara El Akrad.
Start: 1987 - End: 1990
Between 1987 and 1990, Chris Lightfoot directed a study of glass collections around museums in Turkey. Significant pieces from the collections were studied and drawn, and catalogues were prepared for museum use.
Start: 1986 - End: 1990
Between 1986 and 1990, David French directed a small team in washing, sorting, drawing, photographing, and re-housing materials found during the course of excavations at Sakçagözü undertaken by John Garstang and John Waechter.
Start: 1963 - End: 1964
In 1963 and 1964 May Hamilton and Colin Beattie travelled across Anatolia in an exploration of the Turkish carpet industry.
Start: 1951 - End: 1951
After the 1951 discovery of the tablet hoard at Sultantepe and their subsequent excavation, Oliver Gurney undertook an extensive study on their content. He was successful in translating many of them and placing them within the broader context of Assyrian literature.