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In Memory of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Borchhardt

The German Archaeological Institute, Istanbul Department, mourns the death of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Borchhardt (25.2.1936 – 26.7.2021), who passed away at the age of 85. After his referent period from 1966-1970 at the Istanbul Department, he lectured Classical Archaeology for several decades, first in Frankfurt a. M. and then in Vienna. His research on Lycia […]

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Lecture Announcement: Tumulus Tradition in the Southern Black Sea Region: Sinope and its Vicinity

Today, 05 July at 19:00 s.t., Zeki Mete Aksan (Sinop, Turkey) will present a lecture at the University of Leipzig about „Tumulus Tradition in the Southern Black Sea Region: Sinope and its Vicinity“. The lecture will take place online on Zoom. Zoom-Link: https://uni-leipzig.zoom.us/j/61101912755?pwd=YjZuakkwVjNiM0hBZTZrSXNWcGRvdz09 Image: Universitöt Leipzig, Historisches Seminar, Klassische Archäologie und Antiken Museum

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Scholarship: DAI-ANAMED Project Fellowships in Environmental Archaeology

Photo: ANAMED The Istanbul Department of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and the Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations (Anamed) of Koç University invite applications again for DAI-ANAMED Project Fellowships in Environmental Archaeology to support post-doctoral scholars. The fellowships will support research on the environmental archaeology of Anatolia using approaches such as zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, anthracology, environmental […]

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In Memory of Prof. Dr. Altan Çilingiroğlu

We recently heard the sad news about the passing of Prof. Dr. Altan Çilingiroğlu (1944-2021). Photo: Haluk Saglamtimur © Ayanis Kazi Arsivi Altan Çilingiroğlu studied archaeology at the Istanbul Üniversitesi from 1972 to 1976 and completed his doctorate in Near Eastern archaeology at the University of Manchester. After he returned to Turkey, he first contributed to […]

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Photo of the Month – June 2021

D-DAI-IST-R34535, H. Hauptmann Our photo of the month for June from our archives shows one of the many well-known T-shaped pillars from Göbekli Tepe, an 11.000 year-old site located in Şanlıurfa in south-eastern Turkey. This particular limestone monolith is one of the central pillars from Building D, one of several well preserved monumental structures at […]

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Scholarship: 2021 TEBE Prof. Dr. Ali M. Dinçol Araştırma Bursu İlanı

The Türk Eskiçağ Bilimleri Enstitüsü (TEBE), awards scholarships in memory of Prof. Dr. Ali M. Dinçol for the year 2021 to Turkish Master and Ph.D. students who research in the fields of Prehistory, Near Eastern Archaeology, Hittitology, Classical Archaeology, Ancient History, Byzantine Art and Classical Philology. Image: TEBE The application deadline has been extended to […]