Past Events
A visit to Ankara in the 1850s: the Travelogue of Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso

By bringing up a half-forgotten travelogue with observations on Ankara, what are we trying to achieve? Especially but not exclusively for a female scholar or reader, the main attraction of this text is the author’s talent for observation, the results of which, admittedly, we mu

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19
December 2016, Monday
Location: Turkish American Association (TAA)
Perodicals in Ankara

Periodicals in Ankara and the mantality of Ankara will be discussed during the event.

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01
December 2016, Thursday
Location: Ankara Bağ Evi
An Overview to Koç University Cultural Heritage Studies

The panel intends to reveal the pespective of Koç University to cultural heritage studies as well as preservation of such kind of sources and collections. During the panel, the importance of cultural heritage collections within the Koç University Libaries, contributions of thes

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25
November 2016, Friday
Location: Koç University Ankara Orchard House
Dr. Jean-François Pérouse // A Lesser Known Contribution to Ankara Studies : Ernest Mamboury

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17
November 2016, Thursday
Location: Turkish American Association (TAA) Time: 14:00
Irony And Tension : Perception of War in Ankara and Istanbul During the Second World War Years

Irony and Tension” should be read as a visual guide to Turkish perceptions of the Second World War, how these perceptions differed in style and to the propaganda materials of the era. It examines how many different types of effective and eclectic visual propaganda images were

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17
November 2016, Thursday
Duration: Municipality of Çankaya Contemporary Arts Center
Koç University VEKAM Oral History Workshop

Realizes and detects lack of information Defines the required information Develops successful research strategies. Evaluates sources and documents. Integrates new and old information/ Will be able to use analyzing, interpreting, synthesizing and evaluating skills. Knows h

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11
November 2016, Friday
Location: Ankara Orchard House
Ankara in the Process of Globalization

The first of the VEKAM monthly talks of fall term will be held on 14th of October at the Turkish American Association TAA between 14:00- 15:30 pm. The lecture by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Savaş Zafer Şahin will draw attention to Ankara and its transformation during the globalization p

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14
October 2016, Friday
Location: Turkish American Association (TAA)
Civilian Architectural Memory of Ankara 1930-1980 Exhibition is now in İzmir!!

Within the framework of the 'Project for Research, Documentation and Development of Conservation Measures for Civilian Architectural Culture Heritage in Ankara in the period 1930-1980" implemented at Başkent University, under the leadership of Assoc. Prof. Nuray Bayraktar, a fa

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21
September 2016, Wednesday
Location: İzmir Mimarlar Odası Mimarlık Merkezi
Eyewitness from Anatolia: Mudurnu in the Early Republican Era through the Lens of Bengüboz // Istanbul

The Historic Guild Town of Mudurnu’, one of the sites on Türkiye’s UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, was an important Early Ottoman centre of trade and the Akhi Order (Anatolian guilds), strategically located on the Silk Road, and a patriotic town of the new Turkish Republi

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12
July 2016, Tuesday
Location: Tophane-i Amire Culture and Arts Center of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Changing Ankara

"The Changing Ankara" by Prof.Dr. Sadık Erik will be held on June 2nd, 2016 between t 14:00 - 15:30 at Turkish - American Association

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02
June 2016, Thursday
Location: Türk - Amerikan Derneği
Cultural Enocunters in Anatolia in Medieval Period: The Italians in Anatolia during 12th-15th Centuries

Starting from Spring 2014, VEKAM organizes an international symposium once a year on Cultural Encounters in Anatolia in the Medieval Period . After the Georgian Empire and the Ilkhanids this year’s theme is on “Italians in Anatolia during 12th and 15th Centuries” (Istanbul excl

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13
May 2016, Friday
Location: Ankara Bağ Evi
Eyewitness from Anatolia: Mudurnu in the Early Republican Era through the Lens of Bengüboz

‘The Historic Guild Town of Mudurnu’, one of the sites on Türkiye’s UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, was an important Early Ottoman centre of trade and the Akhi Order (Anatolian guilds), strategically located on the Silk Road, and a patriotic town of the new Turkish Republ

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19
April 2016, Tuesday
Location: Çankaya Belediyesi Çağdaş Sanatlar Merkezi