New Approaches to Historic Landscapes

Dear colleagues,
We would like to invite you to the workshop entitled “New Approaches to Historic Landscapes,” which will be held at the Bomonti Campus of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (MSGSÜ) on February 15-16, 2016 (see below). We hope that this will be a great opportunity to build up some new contacts and to promote interdisciplinary, characterisation-based approaches to landscape studies in Turkey. Best Regards,
Günder Varinlioğlu (MSGSÜ, Turkey) and Sam Turner (Newcastle University, UK)

An island settlement in late antiquity: Boğsak

On Tuesday November 26 the Council Room at King’s College in London was filled with diehard history lovers gathered to hear Dr Günder Varinlioğlu discuss a fascinating subject: an island settlement in late antiquity. Dr Varinlioğlu is an architect and archaeologist who specialises in rural settlements and landscapes of Anatolia during late antiquity. Since 2010 she has directed the Boğsak Archaeological Survey in southern Turkey, focusing, as its name suggests, on the island of Boğsak (above), which was the topic of Tuesday evening’s lecture. (…)

written by Victoria Khroundina for the Cornucopia blog 2013 (link)