Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) has been organizing educational programs every summer according to its field of study ever since 2010.
ANAMED will organize 4 educational programs and 1 thematic program over in 2020. The application deadline for the educational programs is 9 March 2020
, for the thematic program the applications will be open in the middle of March.
- Ottoman Summer Program (6 July-14 August 2020)
One of the first ever organized summer programs of ANAMED, “Introduction to Ottoman Epigraphy,” which began in 2010, extended in means of content, and teaching staff, continues as the “Ottoman Summer Program” since 2015.
- Cappadocia in Context Summer Program (14-28 June 2020)
Held for the first time in 2010, “Cappadocia in Context Summer Program,” is still being organized after the two year break in 2015. The program distincts itself from the others since it’s held in Nevşehir, Cappadocia. This year the program will be organized with the support of Cappadocia University.
- Ancient Languages of Anatolia (29 June-17 July 2020)
The summer program which began in 2016 includes not only Hittite, Akkadian and Sumerian languages, but the Luvian language, and the cuneiform tablet writing workshop at Istanbul Archaeology Museum, which makes this program the only one in its field.
- Environmental Archaeology Training Program (29-30-31 May 2020)
Held for the first time in 2019, the program focuses on two important subfields: archaeobotany and zooarchaeology, offering participants the opportunity to hands-on practice. This year, program stands out by being organized in collaboration with the Kaymakçı Archaeological Settlement, in Manisa.
“Istanbul Through the Ages”, which began together with ANAMED’s two other summer programs in 2010, was held for the last time in 2016 after its continuation for six years.
Apart from the continuing summer programs of ANAMED, some other thematic programs are also organized occasionally. As an example to those programs, “Byzantine Epigraphy Summer Programme” was held in 2018. Additionally, this year in collaboration with Princeton University’s Climate Change and History research Initiative (CCHRI) Environment and History: an Introductory Workshop will be held in September.