Symposium
Atılım University is celebrating its 20th anniversary 


INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Culture and Communication in Anatolia: Past, Present and Future
June 15-17, 2016 |  Atılım University, Ankara, Turkey



PROGRAM

Symposium room: Orhan Zaim Conference Hall

Registration and Information Desk: 8:30 -  17:00

FIRST DAY     Culture and Communication in Anatolia

June 15, 2016

 OPENING SPEECHES

09:00 - 09:10    Prof. İrfan Erdoğan

09:10 - 09:20    Prof. M. Yıldırım Üçtuğ, Rector

09:20 - 09:30    Yalçın Zaim, President, Board of Trusties

 FIRST SESSION

09:30 -              Session chairperson: Prof. Hasan Ünal, Dean, Management Faculty

09:35 - 10:15    Prof. Trevor Bryce, Migrations and Invasions: Change and Continuity
of Anatolia and its neighbours in the Bronze and Iron Ages

10:15 - 10:55    Prof. Jak Yakar, Prehistory of Anatolia: From nomadic life to early settled communities

10:55 - 11:10    Coffee break

11:10 - 11:50    Prof. Mehmet Özdoğan, Sharing of knowledge and of commodities during the Pre-Pottery Neolithic in Anatolia

11:50 - 12:20    Question-Answer and exchange of ideas

12:25 - 13:25    Lunch


 SECOND SESSION

13:30 -              Session chairperson: Prof. Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu

13:35 - 14:10    Prof. Jacopo Turchetto, Cultural roads, landscapes and interactions in central Anatolia

14:10 - 14:45    Prof. Nicole Laneri, Prehistory of Anatolia: Life, culture and communication in Anatolia

14:45 - 15:20    Prof. Fikri Kulakoğlu, Kültepe-Kenesh: The Beginning of a Multi-Cultural Era in Anatolia

15:20 - 15:30    Coffee break

15:30 - 16:05    Prof. Andreas Külzer, The Network of Communication routes in Western Anatolia
in Late Antiquity and Medieval Times

16:05 - 16:40    Dr. Sachihiro Omura, Archaeological General Survey in Central Anatolia 1986-2015

16:40 - 17:15    Prof. Suraiya Faroqhi, Drinking coffee in Central Anatolia: evidence from the 16th and 17th centuries

17:15 - 17:45    Question-Answer and exchange of ideas

18:00 -              Welcome Dinner at Atılım Garden Restaurant


SECOND DAY Culture and Communication in Ankara and Vicinity

June 16, 2016

 FIRST SESSION

09:00 -              Session chairperson: Prof. Berna Alpagut

09:05 - 09:25    Prof. Hakan Yigitbaşıoğlu, Natural history of Ankara

09:25 - 09:45    Prof. Işın Yalçınkaya, Prehistory of Ankara

09:45 - 10:05    Prof. Aliye Öztan, Cultural communication of Ankara with sorroundings during the bornz and iron ages.

10:05 - 10:25    Prof. Ahmet Ünal, Ankara and Surroundings in the light of written sources

10:25 - 10:35    Coffee break

10:35 - 10:55    Prof. Musa Kadıoğlu, Ankara in classical period

10:55 - 11:15    Prof. Zeynep Öğün, Ankyra coins during the Roman period

11:15 - 11:55    Question-Answer and exchange of ideas

12:00 - 12:50    Lunch


 SECOND SESSION

13:00 -              Session chairperson: Prof. Coşkun Özgünel

13:05 - 13:25    Prof. Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu, What do Ottoman structures communicate to us?

13:25 - 13:45    Prof. Özer Ergenç, Ankara during the Ottoman Empire

13:45 - 13:55    Coffee break

13:55 - 14:15    Prof. Mehmet Tuncer, Cultural structure of commerce in Ankara throughout the history
and its role in international communication

14:15 - 14:35    Prof. Esin Kahya, Ankara' da yetişmiş bilim adamlarına 18. yüzyıldan bir örnek: Ayaşlı
Şaban Şifaiî

14:35 - 14:55    Dr. Gökçe Günel, Old pictures of Ankara: From train station to the castle

14:55 - 15:25    Question-Answer and exchange of ideas

15:30 - 19:00    Paper presentations

19:30 -               Dinner at Atılım Garden Restaurant



THIRD DAY        Challenge of the Present and Future under Globalization

 June 17, 2016       

 FIRST SESSION

09:00 -              Session chairperson: Prof. İrfan Erdogan

09:10 - 09:50    Prof. Lee Artz, Communicating terror for a global culture of fear

09:50 - 10:30    Prof. Jonathan Hardy, Assessing transnational corporate cultural domination today

10:30 - 10:45    Coffee break

10:45 - 11:25    Prof. Chung Peichi, Regionalisation as Praxis: Multiculturalism and Diversity in Asia's Cultural Integration

11:25 - 12:20    Question-Answer and exchange of ideas

12:30 - 13:25    Lunch


 SECOND SESSION 

13:30 -              Session chairperson: Prof. Ayhan Tan

13:35 - 14:15    Prof. Graham Murdock, Current conditions of production and distribution in
                          culture and communication (Prerecorded online presentation)

14:15 - 14:55    Prof. Korkmaz Alemdar, Communication and Culture in Turkey: Present and Future

14:55 - 15:05    Coffee break

15:05 - 15:45    Prof. Philip L. Kohl, Ancestral Homelands in the Present and in the Past: political implications
of a dangerous concept (online presentation)

15:45 - 16:15    Question-Answer and exchange of ideas

16:30 - 18:30    Paper presentations

20:00                Closing Dinner