75 Years of the British Institute at Ankara


1 January 2023

Since 1948, the BIAA has conducted and facilitated world-class research on Türkiye and the Black Sea region. Our programme of events for this special year reflects our ongoing commitment to supporting and sharing cutting-edge work across the humanities and social sciences. Special anniversary events include the launch of the BIAA Digital Repository, a special tour of the Pisidia Heritage Trail using the recently published guidebook, a closing conference for the Water in Istanbul: Rising to the Challenge project, an expert panel reflecting on the coming Turkish elections, a conference on the past, present and future of the Konya plain, and many more.  

Learn more about the Institute’s history by clicking here.

We hope to welcome many of you to these events, which will mostly take place online as well as in-person.  For up-to-date information, please join the BIAA Mailing List or follow our social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

These upcoming events as well as the work of the Institute over the past 75 years has only been possible thanks to the generosity of our supporters and members. Please consider joining the Institute as a member in this our 75th year.

Introducing the Institute’s Anniversary

Listen to BIAA Director Dr Lutgarde Vandeput introduce the 75th anniversary of the Institute in our first event of the year launching our latest publication: Pisidia Heritage Trail: Hiking Through the Ancient Sites and Highlands of the Western Taurus Mountains, Turkey.

Purchase the Pisidia Heritage Trail Guidebook