From Theory to Practice: How SARAT graduates apply their new knowledge to their lives

Location Online

Date and time Wednesday 8 June 2022
17:00 - 18:30 (London BST)
19:00 - 20:30 (Ankara UTC+3)

Speakers Gül Pulhan

Event Summary

The online certificate course, ‘Safeguarding and Rescuing Archaeological Assets’, was a pioneer in Turkey and attracted thousands of cultural heritage related professionals, academics and students who were eager to learn new skills and develop their professional capacities. The design and implementation of the course was a collaboration between the BIAA, Koç University’s ANAMED and ICOM UK as part of the UK Cultural Protection Fund supported SARAT Project (Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey). Two years on, we reached out to our graduates and documented their fantastic journeys and accomplishments inspired and endorsed from their learning in the programme. The impact is real, multifaceted and has contributed to the protection and understanding of cultural heritage in Turkey.  

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Event Speakers

Gül Pulhan

Dr. Gül Pulhan is a Near Eastern Archaeologist with experience in Cultural Heritage Management and Museum Studies. Since 2016 she has been affiliated with the British Institute at Ankara in different capacities as a member of the Council of Management, coordinator of the UK Cultural Protection Fund supported SARAT and SARAA projects and as an Honorary Research Fellow. She was among the founding faculty members of the Department of Archaeology and the History of Art at Koç University. Between 2009-19, she conducted salvage excavations at Gre Amer, Batman in South East Turkey. She holds PhD and MPhil degrees in Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology from Yale University, MA from Istanbul University and BA in History from Bosphorus University.