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Alan Hall Memorial One Day Event

Turkey Ancient and Modern

A Day of Exploration
Saturday 11 October 2014, Kings College London Strand Campus
Turkey is one of the most dynamic and distinctive nations of the modern world. Situated between Europe and Asia, the
Black Sea and the Middle East, the peoples of Turkey have evolved a breath-taking sequence of historical cultures from
the dawn of the Neolithic era until the twenty-frst century. This event will showcase the splendours and complexities
of Turkeys culture and history, and the achievements of research promoted by the British Institute at Ankara, which has
supported pioneering and ground-breaking work in the country since 1948.
The cost for this one day event is 60 for non-members and 50 for members.
Please visit the events section of the British Institute at Ankara website to register and purchase tickets.
For further information, please contact Claire McCaferty at the London ofce at
biaa@britac.ac.uk or on 020 7969 5204.
A pre-event dinner will be held at the British Academy - 10 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH on Friday
10 October starting at 7pm and concluding at 10pm. We warmly invite all members and supporters of the BIAA,
friends and partners, to join us for the evening. There will be a three-course Turkish meal and wine as well as live music
from a notable London-based Turkish band. There will be dancing for those who wish. Tickets for the evening can also
be purchased from the website at a cost of 60 for non-members and 50 for members. If you would like to attend
both the dinner and the one day event, the cost will be 90 for non-members and 80 for members.
09.30-10.00 Registration and refreshments
10.00-10.15 Welcome from the British Institute at Ankara
10.15-11.00 Exploring the villages of Anatolia. An insider view of Roman Turkey
Peter Thonemann (Oxford University)
11.00-11.30 Refreshment break
11.30-12.15 Feeding the frst farmers. Scientifc probes into Turkeys oldest past
Jessica Pearson (Liverpool University)
12.15-13.00 The Ottoman Renaissance
Claire Norton (St Marys University)
13.00-14.30 Lunch Music by members of PAKAW!
14.45-15.30 Women in modern Turkey: Ethnographic portraits
Magda Craciun (University College London)
15.30-16.00 Refreshment break
16.00-17.00 Turkey in the 21st century - a new political universe
Marc Herzog (British Institute at Ankara)
17.00-19.00 Drinks reception - Music by members of PAKAW!

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