Public Archaeology Workshop

22.10.2014

The British Institute is organizing the “Public Archaeology: Theoretical Approaches and Current Practices in Turkey” workshop on 30-31 October 2014 at Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations.

The British Institute is organizing the “Public Archaeology: Theoretical Approaches and Current Practices in Turkey” workshop on 30-31 October 2014 at Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations.  While the main theme is public archaeology, it also aims to analyze the theoretical evolution of the subject and how it is being practiced by referring to different examples from Turkey and elsewhere.

The concept of public archaeology will be discussed around the following four themes with the participation of distinguished scholars from Turkey, the UK, Italy, Greece, Belgium, Malta and the USA:

> 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
> Turkey Case: Community Archaeology Projects and Local Perception of Archaeology

The talks will be delivered in English and there will be simultaneous translation to Turkish.
The workshop is open to everyone and there is no registration fee. 
Please send an email to igursu@biaatr.org in order to register as a listener. 
Click here for conference poster and here for information on the keynote speakers and participants.