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• Cultural routes in Turkey: The Phrygian Way, by Hüseyin Sarı, (BIAA-TBA lecture, Ankara, 9 December)

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Heritage Turkey now online

BIAA’s annual, full-colour 'magazine-style' publication, which contains reports on research supported by the BIAA and short articles by project directors and scholars is now accessible online!

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BIAA SUGGESTS: ‘Turkey: Two Elections and their Aftermath’. A talk by Pr. William Hale

Friday, 27 November 2015 , 6 pm at SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG, The Khalili Lecture Theatre. 

 A Talk by Professor William Hale (Professor Emeritus, SOAS, University of London) titled ‘Turkey: Two Elections and their Aftermath  organised by the British Association for Turkish Area Studies

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BIAA message regarding the recent tragic event in Ankara

The BIAA would like express the deep sorrow felt by all its members and staff regarding the appalling 13 March bomb attack in Ankara. We send our deepest condolences to those who lost relatives and friends and our sympathy to the wounded and their families.

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Lecture recording of Tim Mitford's “East of Asia Minor. Rome's Hidden Frontier” now online

The recording of the BIAA lecture “East of Asia Minor. Rome's Hidden Frontier” by Tim Mitford given on 24 September 2015 in London is now available online at BIAA’s Youtube channel:

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Sacrifice Feast holiday closing announcement

The institute will be closed for the Sacrifice Feast (Bayram) following the officially announced public holiday dates from Saturday 19 September until Sunday 27 September 2015. The BIAA offices will be open again on Monday 28 September and the BIAA library will be accepting visitors from Tuesday 29 September in line with the winter visiting-hours schedule.

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Lecture audio of discussion panel - Turkey and the UK: Their Policies towards the EU after their General Elections

The panel included Hikmet Çetin (Former deputy prime minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs), Jack Straw  (British Member of Parliament and former Foreign Secretary), Quentin Peel (senior fellow at The Royal Institute of Foreign Affairs (Chatham House), Soli Özel (Senior Lecturer in international relations at İstanbul Kadir Has University). For the audio video please click here

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