Past Events
ANAMED Talks – A Book Talk: Cities as Palimpsests? Responses to Antiquity in Eastern Mediterranean Urbanism

For this month's talk, ANAMED will feature Elizabeth Key Fowden, former ANAMED fellow Suna Çağaptay, Edward Zychowicz-Coghill, Göksun Akyürek, Assaad Seif and Caroline Goodson. Moderated by Emre Erkal, their talk will address Palimpsest which is the word they reach for as short

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16
June 2022, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Turkey Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – A Book Talk: A Companion to Early Modern Istanbul

For this month's talk, ANAMED will feature Çiğdem Kafescioğlu, former ANAMED fellows Shirine Hamadeh, Aleksandar Shopov and senior ANAMED fellow Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik. Moderated by former ANAMED fellow Derin Terzioğlu, their talk will address the multi-disciplinary volume A Com

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26
May 2022, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Urban Life After Antiquity: The Byzantine City between Heraclius and the Fourth Crusade

For this month's talk, ANAMED will feature Luca Zavagno. Moderated by Nikolas Bakirtzis, their talk will focus on the Byzantine city and the changes it went through from 610 to 1204. Throughout this period, cities were always the centers of political and social life for both se

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21
April 2022, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Karkemish (Karkamış) an Ancient Capital on the Euphrates

For this month's talk, ANAMED will feature Nicolò Marchetti. Moderated by Hasan Peker, their talk will focus on ten seasons of renewed archaeological excavations and conservation activities have taken place between 2011 and 2021 at Karkemish (modern Karkamış Höyük, Gaziantep).

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17
February 2022, Thursday
Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Double Book Talk: Sacred Spaces and Urban Networks & The Friday Mosque in the City

For this month's talk, ANAMED will feature former ANAMED fellows Ayşe Hilal Uğurlu and Suzan Yalman. Moderated by Jennifer Pruitt their talk will address two recent edited volumes that explore the complex nature of spaces deemed “sacred” and their urban surroundings. The first

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20
January 2022, Thursday
Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Sippar in Istanbul

For this month's talk, ANAMED invited Ancient Languages of Anatolia Summer Program instructors and former ANAMED fellows N. İlgi Gerçek and Selim F. Adalı. Moderated by Piotr Michalowski their talk will focus on the İstanbul Sippar Project, which aims to catalogue, digitize, an

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16
December 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Building New Academic Communities in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Near East

This month, we are hosting Gülşah Şenkol, a former ANAMED postdoctoral fellow, to discuss two complementary projects conceived during her postdoctoral studies: “The Mapping Gender in the Near East Workshop” and a K24 Dossier entitled “The Past, Present and Future of Women’s, Ge

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23
November 2021, Tuesday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Rediscovering Anatolia’s Forgotten Literary Heritage

For this month's ANAMED Talk, Sara Nur Yıldız and Andrew Peacock will discuss how these works shed light not only on intellectual and literary currents of an Islamicizing Anatolia, but also on the development of regional court life, the language and aspirations of kingship, and

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26
October 2021, Tuesday
Location: Online Time: 19:00 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Center and Periphery, Mobility, and Climate Change in the Forgotten Bronze Age Kingdom of Mukish (Hatay, Türkiye)

2020-2021 academic year will start with a talk titled “Center and Periphery, Mobility and Climate Change in the Forgotten Bronze Age Kingdom of Mukish (Hatay, Türkiye)”. The speakers Murat Akar, Tara Ingman and Ulaş Avşar will offer a synopsis of the ongoing research in the Amu

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30
September 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Becoming Bursa: The First Ottoman Capital Revisited

2020-2021 academic year will end with Suna Çağaptay's talk titled "Becoming Bursa: The First Ottoman Capital Revisited". Moderated by Oya Pancaroğlu, the talk will be held on 17 June 2021, at 18:30.

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17
June 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Bir Kitap Sohbeti – Yusuf Bey: On Dokuzuncu Yüzyıl Sonunda Pera’nın Yüklü Portreleri

This online event will be held in Turkish. Please register for this event in advance from here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the meeting.

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27
May 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)
ANAMED Talks – Bir Kitap Sohbeti: Sefarad Güzergâhları

This online event will be held in Turkish. Please register this event in advance from here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the meeting. For more information about this event please click here. For the upco

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22
April 2021, Thursday
Location: Online Time: 18:30 (Türkiye Local Time, GMT+3)