UCLA Conference on Ottoman archaeology

Owning the Past: Archaeology and Cultural Patrimony in the Late Ottoman Empire
An International Conference, February 29 – March 1, organized by Diane
Favro, UCLA and Zeynep Celik, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Participants include:
Zeynep Celik, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Historic Heritage and the Image of the Empire: the Official Perspective
Edhem Eldem, Bosporus University, Istanbul
Ottoman Archaeology in the Late Nineteenth Century: the Local Dimension
Emel Erten, Mersin University, Mersin
Ottoman Perceptions of Western Archaeology
Diane Favro, University of California, Los Angeles
European and American Perceptions of Ottoman Archaeology
Wendy Kural Shaw, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul
Discourses on Ancient Archaeological Sites and Antiquities in the
Late Ottoman Empire
Fikret Yegul, University of California, Santa Barbara
Contesting the Past at Sardis, 1922-26: a moral and physical dilemma
Filiz Yenisehirlioglu, Baskent University, Ankara
Documentation, classification, and display of objects from early Islamic
archaeological sites transported to the Imperial Museum in Istanbul
Aysin Yoltar, Baskent University, Ankara
Excavation of Raqqa by the Ottoman Imperial Museum in the early 20th
Date: Friday, February 29, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Perloff Hall 1302 UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Center for Near Eastern Studies
Tel: 310-825-1181
[email protected]
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Center for Near
Eastern Studies, Department of Architecture and Urban Design, Cotsen
Institute of Archaeology, Institute of Turkish Studies

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