Archaeology workshop in Istanbul

Archaeology workshop in Istanbul

Archaeology workshop in Istanbul

The concept of public archaeology will be discussed at the two-day workshop, hosted by the British Institute.

The British Institute will organize a workshop titled “Public Archaeology: Theoretical Approaches and Current Practices in Turkey” on Oct. 30 and 31 at Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations.

While the main theme is public archaeology, the event also aims to analyze the theoretical evolution of the subject and how it is being practiced by referring to different examples from Turkey and abroad.

The concept of public archaeology will be discussed around the following four themes with the participation of distinguished scholars from Turkey, the U.S., Italy, Greece and the U.K., including “Theoretical Approaches and General Framework for Public Archaeology,” “Investigation of Public Perception in Public Archaeology: Methods and Cases,” “Communicating Archaeology: Site Management and Tourism Aspect” and “Turkey Case: Community Archaeology Projects and Local Perception of Archaeology.”

The talks will be delivered in English and there will be a simultaneous translation into Turkish. The workshop is open to everyone with no registration fee.

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