Past Events
Permanent Impact of Transient Documents: I. International Ephemera Studies Symposium

“Ephemera”—the plural form of “ephemeron”—is derived from the Greek word ephemeros meaning “lasting only one day”. Maurice Rickards, who—as an outcome of the ephemeral materials that he gathered for his collection and the research which he undertook throughout the 20th century—

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25
April 2018, Wednesday
Location: Neva Palas
Türkiye and Nations League: Ankara’s First International Organizsational Experience

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19
April 2018, Thursday
Location: Turkish - American Association (TAA)
Vekam at Heritage Istanbul 2018 : Restoration , Archaeology , Museum Technologies Fair & Conferences

New technologies give opportunities for cultural heritage by causing worldwide interest, enriching communication and techniques Aiming at gathering the institutions working for preserving, keeping and transferring the cultural heritage to the future with sectoral suppliers, Res

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12
April 2018, Thursday
Location: Hilton Bosphorus İstanbul Convention & Exhibition Center/ İstanbul
Architects Who Made Their Marks in Ankara : Kadri Kalaycıoğlu – Vedat Yalçınkaya

In the sequel of the completion of the Project for Research, Documentation and Development of Conservation Measures for Civilian Architectural Culture Heritage in Ankara in the period 1930-1980, which was launched by Baskent University in 2012, was also supported by TUBITAK (Th

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30
March 2018, Friday
Location: Ankara Bağ Evi
Heritage on the Move: The Trafficking of Iraqi and Syrian Cultural Objects

This lecture will present an historical overview of the looting and trafficking of Iraqi and Syrian cultural objects from the time of the 1991 Gulf War through to the present day. It will describe how the organisation and operation of trafficking have changed through time, look

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22
March 2018, Thursday
Location: Turkish - American Association (TAA)
A Son and a Pioneer of the Republic: Vehbi Koç 1901-1996

A son and a Pioneer of the Republic: Vehbi Koç 1901- 1996 exhibition which was held at VEKAM on February 24, 2012 to commemorate the 16th death anniversary of Vehbi Koç moved to Koç University in celebration of Koç University's 25th anniversary. The exhibition can be visited a

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07
March 2018, Wednesday
Location: Koç University
Juliopolis Anthropologic Research: Bioarchaeology and the State of the Art

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22
February 2018, Thursday
Location: Türk-Amerikan Derneği (TAD)
Scent and the City

At the begining of 2018, Koç University’s Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center (VEKAM)  dedicates its new exhibition to the scents of history with the colloboration of Erimtan Archaeology and Art Museum. The “Scent and the City" exhibition invites visitors to use their nose

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06
January 2018, Saturday
Location: Erimtan Archaeology and Art Museum
Conference / Exhibition : Ankara On the Maps

As this year, marks the 98th anniversary of Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s arrival in Ankara on the 27th of December and the beginning of the War of Independence, a conference on Ankara Maps by Gökçe Günel who is a researcher and art historion will be held at Turkish-American Associati

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27
December 2017, Wednesday
Location: Turkish American Association (TAA)
Ankara’da iz Bırakan Mimarlar IV : SABİH KAYAN

In the sequel of the completion of the Project for Research, Documentation and Development of Conservation Measures for Civilian Architectural Culture Heritage in Ankara in the period 1930-1980, which was launched by Baskent University in 2012, was also supported by TUBITAK (Th

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06
December 2017, Wednesday
Location: Koç Üniversitesi Ankara Bağ Evi
VEKAM Research Presentations

VEKAM research projects which are granted 2016 VEKAM research awards and supported research projects by VEKAM will be presented on November 17th, 2016 at the premises of VEKAM / Ankara Bağ Evi between 10:00 am- 16:00 pm

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17
November 2017, Friday
Location: For detailed program <<
Colombian Embassy: Six Fruitful Years in Türkiye

Within the scope of Koç University's VEKAM monthly conferences the second lecture of the fall semestre will be given by Colombian Ambassador of Ankara H.E. Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra. The lecture will be held at Turkish - American Association on Novemver 16th, 2017 between 14:

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16
November 2017, Thursday
Location: Turkish-American Association (TAD)