Our new lecture programme 2020/ 2021 is now online! Lectures will take place on Thursday evenings at 18.00 hrs (Istanbul time). Information about the events will be shared on our social media. The lecture series will start tomorrow online with the lecture “ Die Bagdadbahn. Ein Deutsch-Türkisches Kooperationsprojekt “ (registration link https://dainst-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lR8d_L3KSn6dJuX_XVDYJg)
D-DAI-IST-KB25688, Author unknown (1938) Because the excavation season is coming to an end, the photo of the month of October shows a scene from the excavation house of Priene. There are many excavation houses in Anatolia that impress with their beauty. They all are the living space of archeology teams. Probably the big table in […]
In relation to the current developments between Turkey and Germany and the prospect of support for the preparation of the Turkish rail network by German companies (Siemens), the issue of the Baghdad Railway is being revived. The Baghdad Railway is more than a construction project to modernise the infrastructure of the „Sick Man on the […]
We are pleased to inform you that the library of the DAI Istanbul will re-open from Tuesday, 19 October 2021, two days a week (Tuesday and Thursday) with appointments. For appointments, please contact the following address:firstname.lastname@example.org Appointments will be from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For all other access conditions and further information, please see […]
Because our library is still closed, we would like to keep you informed with a selection of the new acquisitions that have been added to our collection in September 2021. Photo: M. Özkılınç We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully in the not too distant future.
DAI-IST-9379, Sébah&Joaillier, at the end of the 19th century Our Photo of the Month from our archives for September comes from shows the Red Hall Basilica in Pergamon, visible in the background. The Red Hall is one of the largest and most impressive preserved Roman structures in Anatolia and a rare example of Egyptian architectural […]
It is with great sadness that we received the news that Prof. Dr. Doğan Kuban (1926-2021) passed away yesterday at the age of 95. Born in Paris in 1926, he graduated from Istanbul Technical University (ITÜ) and continued his studies as a Harvard scholar at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library. In 1965 he was appointed […]
Award ceremony for the Gerda Henkel Foundation and the Pergamon excavation of the DAI. The annual award ceremony of the BERKSAV Cultural Foundation for outstanding commitment to Bergama’s cultural life took place in the old town of Bergama on 14 September. This year, the Gerda Henkel Foundation together with the Pergamon Excavation of the DAI […]
Although our library must remain closed for now, we would like to keep you informed about the most recent acquisitions from July and August 2021. Photo: M. Özkılınç We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully in the not too distant future.
In the last decades, Cultural Heritage has become a widely spoken topic, lately diffusing into other fields and sectors. Transmission of heritage narratives to the next generation and particularly to the local community plays a significant role in our projects, as well. Graphic: Bergama Theatre Festival Our colleague and architect of the Pergamon Excavation, Secil […]