Taking architectural history to the bridge: International Bridges Group inaugural meeting report

The study of architecture largely focuses on the study of buildings: constructions with their most essential function as shelter for the human body. But architectural history can forget that constructions with other functions are also ripe for interpretation of their structure and ideologies. This is what the ambitiously-named International Bridges Group intends to promote for crossingsContinue reading “Taking architectural history to the bridge: International Bridges Group inaugural meeting report”

Call for participants: Koç University RCAC’s Summer Programs 2014

1. Being the center of magnificent empires through time, İstanbul is calling you to discover its rich cultural heritage by following the footmarks of saints, sultans and angels in this enriching summer seminar. Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations is excited to invite you to have a taste of İstanbul with its intellectual, in-depthContinue reading “Call for participants: Koç University RCAC’s Summer Programs 2014”

Call for papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods

“First we eat, then we do everything else.”  – MFK Fisher Koç University’s department of Archaeology and History of Art is pleased to announce “Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods,” its second annual Graduate Student Symposium, May 3rd, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Few aspects of our shared human experience are more fundamental than food.  The act ofContinue reading “Call for papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods”

Call for Papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods

Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods Koç University Department of Archaeology and History of Art’s 2nd annual Graduate Student Symposium, May 3, 2014 in Istanbul. “First we eat, then we do everything else.” MFK Fisher  Koç University’s department of Archaeology and History of Art is pleased to announce “Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods”.Continue reading “Call for Papers: Eating Anatolia: Remembered Histories and Forgotten Foods”

Call for Papers: Embodied Identities: Figural and Symbolic Representation of the Self in Anatolia (Istanbul 2014)

Call for Papers: Embodied Identities: Figural and Symbolic Representation of the Self in Anatolia Istanbul, 7-8 June 2014 Deadline: Feb 10 2014 This two-day workshop will be hosted at the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University, in Taksim. The organizers invite the submission of abstracts presenting excavation data relating to identity, territoriality and artisticContinue reading “Call for Papers: Embodied Identities: Figural and Symbolic Representation of the Self in Anatolia (Istanbul 2014)”