Past Events
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
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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)
Traces of Architects in Ankara III : ŞEVKİ VANLI

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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23
October 2017, Monday
Location: Koç Üniversitesi Ankara Bağ Evi
Domestic Treasure of Ankara: The Ankara Cat

Ankara, is the homeland of three known domestic animal breeds ;Ankara Cat, goat and rabbit. Among these worldwide known races the lecture by Dr. Tarkan Özcetin will focus on lesser known traits and magical history of Ankara Cat that continues its existence today in Ankara and i

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19
October 2017, Thursday
Location: Türk Amerikan Derneği (TAD)
Trade and Production in Ottoman Anatolia

Starting from 2016, Koç University Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center and the Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, Newnham College, University of Cambridge agreed to start a joint three year project on the Socio-Economic History of Anatolia in the Ottoman Period. The Pro

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28
September 2017, Thursday
Location: Koç Üniversitesi Ankara Bağ Evi
Traces of Architects in Ankara II : VEDAT DALOKAY – NEJAT TEKELİOĞLU

With the colloboration of Koç University VEKAM and Başkent University, the second panel of Traces of Arhcitects in Ankara : Vedat Dalokay - Nejat Tekelioğlu will be held on may 12th, 2017 at 14:00 in the premises of VEKAM, Ankara Orchard House.

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12
May 2017, Friday
Location: Ankara Orchard House