Monday, April 29, 2013

We would like to extend a big thank you too all who were present at the first annual Koç ARHA graduate symposium on this past Saturday. Your presence meant a lot to us and contributed to the success of the discussions and the symposium as a whole. 

We hope that this will be the first of many ARHA graduate symposiums to come. Please send us your thoughts, criticisms, and concerns so that we may make notes for next year.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Program is as follows;

09:00 - Opening Remarks
09.10 - Keynote Speech by Professor Çiğdem Kafescioğlu, Boğaziçi University
Lineaments of an Early Modern Urban Image: Cartography, chorography, and narrative in Ottoman representations of Istanbul

10:00 - Coffee Break

10:10 - The extra-urban Sanctuary and City: Claros, a Sanctuary with two Cities   Gülşah Günata
10:30 - Private Benefaction in the Greek Cities of Asia Minor: Re-Urbanization under the Roman Rule Aygün Kalınbayrak Ercan
10:50 - Notes on the Development of the Countryside of Myra in the Early Byzantine Period Canan Arıkan
11:10 - Discussion

11:25 - Coffee Break

11:35 - The skyline of the ‘New Rome’: Column monuments of Early Constantinople Pelin Yoncacı Arslan
11:55 - Urban Monasticism and Philanthropy in the Late Antique and Byzantine Periods Tyler Wolford
12:15 - Konya and Sivas: Imperial vs. Civic? The Architectural History of Two Cities in 13th Century Anatolia Sophia Vassilopoulou

12:35 - Discussion

12:50 - Lunch

14:00 - In the Search of a Normative Spatial Pattern for the Proto-Ottoman City: Bursa and Dimetoka in a Typo-Morphological Dialogue Ourania Bessi
14:20 - A Comparative Analysis of Urban Transformation in Salonica and Izmir: The Formatıon of Hamidiye and Alsanca Districts Günseli Gürel
14:40 - Building the Nation at the Crossroads of ‘East’ and ‘West’: Izmir and Thessaloniki 1912-1940 Kalliopi Amygdalou
15:00 - Kasımpaşa in the 17th Century: The Development of Its Urban Landscape and Its Reflections in Social Life of the Northern Shore of the Golden Horn 
Ayşe Pınar Gökpınar

15:20 - Discussion

15:35 - Coffee Break

15:45 - The Old Seraglio in the Modernizing Istanbul Nilay Özlü
16:05 - Istanbul and Rio de Janeiro: Historical and Current Comparisons Monique Sochaczewski
16:25 - Re-existence and Presentation of a Historic City Center: Hamamönü Elif Sudan
16:45 - The Role of Community Participation in Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Urban and Rural Context Aslı Zeren

17:05 - Discussion

17:15 - Closing Remarks

Monday, April 1, 2013

We are very happy to announce that we will have Çiğdem Kafescioğlu as our keynote speaker! 
She will be presenting 
"Lineaments of an early modern urban image: Cartography, chorography, and narrative in Ottoman representations of Istanbul"

Friday, March 22, 2013

The Graduate Symposium is open for anybody and everybody to participate as a part of the audience, indeed we would be very happy to have everybody. 
We are working on our program and will have posters hopefully soon, please feel free to come and watch at 27 of April as well as invite anybody who you think would be interested.

Friday, February 15, 2013

We have sent out the answers for all applicants, we hope they reach you well. 

Thank you to everyone who has submitted an abstract. We were amazed and immensely happy that we have received so many works of highest caliber. 

We hope to see everyone on 27th of April for the excellent presentations we will have.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

We are hoping participation from many different fields relating our chosen topic ; the cities, be it Archaeology, Art and Architectural History, Cultural Heritage Managment, Conservation and Restoration, History ...

Seçilen konu, kentler ile ilgili bir çok değişik alandan katılım umuyoruz, bunlar arasında; Arkeoloji, Sanat ve Mimarlık Tarihi, Kültürel Miras Yönetimi, Koruma ve Restorasyon, Tarih ve alakalı alanlar yer almakta.