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DAY 1 |

Friday 26 September 2014

Workshop starts at 10:00  | Opening remarks


PANEL 1| Ancient Anatolia: Migration and Cultural Interaction

Chair/discussant| Lutgarde Vandeput, The British Institute at Ankara (BIAA)

Geoffrey D. Summers, University of Mauritius | Phrygians East of the Red River: Phrygianisation, Migration and Desertion

Naomi Carless Unwin, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University | Practising Religion on the Interface: Methodological Considerations in the study of ‘Karian’ religion 

Hale Güney, İpek University | The Nicomedians Abroad 


PANEL 2| Ancient Anatolia: Movement Captured in Names, Narratives and Texts

Chair/discussant| Stephen Mitchell, The British Institute at Ankara (BIAA)

Selim Ferruh Adalı, Bilkent University | Cimmerian Tribes and Migrations in Anatolia according to Mesopotamian and Ancient Greek Traditions

Malcolm C. Nicholson & Catherine M. Draycott, The British Institute at Ankara Imagined Origins: Sarpedon, Lycus and the Creation of a Complex Lycian Identity in the Late Archaic and Early Classical Period

Jean-Sébastien Balzat, Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, Oxford University| The Role of Onomastics in the Study of Ancient Population in Greco-Roman Anatolia


PANEL 3| Antiquity and After: Traces of Travellers in the Landscape

Chair/discussant| Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay, University of Oxford

Kutlu Akalın, Mardin Artuklu University | Wandering Syrians Establishing a Church

Valeria Sergueenkova, University of Cincinnati & Felipe Rojas, Brown University |  Erudite Travel, Local Knowledge,
and the Antiquities of Anatolia
from the Archaic to the Ottoman Periods

Jacopo Turchetto, University of Padua |  Zigzagging across the Anatolian plateau. Movements and transfers of western travellers rediscovering Cappadocia between 15th and 19th century 


PANEL 4| Crossings of Peoples and Ideas in an Era of Emerging Nation-States 

Chair/discussant| Oktay Özel, Bilkent University

Giustina  Selvelli, University Ca’ Foscari, Venice |  Printing Activities and Independence Propaganda in a Transnational Perspective. Late Ottoman Armenian and Bulgarian Economic and Ideological Transfers

Hami – İnan Gümüş, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg | Enlightening’ the ‘Darkened’ Nations: Conceptualization of ABCFM Mission to the Ottoman Empire

Vangelis Kehriotis, Boğaziçi University – RCAC, Koç University Fellow | Karamanlı Greek-Orthodox: A diasporic Elite between Cappadocia, Smyrna, Athens and Istanbul at the End of the Ottoman Empire


18:00 | End of day 1

19:00 | Workshop Dinner at the BIAA (for paper presenters, chairs and discussants only. Registered listeners can also register to participate here)

DAY 2 |

Saturday 27 September 2014

Workshop starts at 10:00


PANEL 5| Politics of Movement, Politics on the Move in the Late Ottoman and Early Republican Periods

Chair/discussant| Vangelis Kechriotis, Boğazici University – RCAC, Koç University Fellow

Daniel-Joseph MacArthur-Seal, The British Institute at Ankara |  Managing and Imagining Migratory Traffic on the Bosphorus, 1918-1924

Carolin Liebisch, Heidelberg University | Modernists on the Move: Turkish Diplomats and the Representation of “Modern Turkey” in International Organizations, c. 1923-1945

Nuran Savaşkan Akdoğan, TODAİE/ Public Administration Institute for Turkey and the Middle East | Reconstruction of the Circassian Identity: the Circassian Exile


PANEL 6| Transnational Flows, Migration Patterns and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Turkey

Chair/discussant| Sibel Kalaycıoğlu, Middle East Technical University (METU)

Besim Can Zırh, Middle East Technical University |  Understanding the Emergence of Alevi Transnationalism: Building a New Sıla (home) over 50 Years of Migration

Jak Den Exter, NiHA | Ethnicity & Migration in a Turkish District: Some Notes on the Influence of Ethnic Background & Hierarchy on Migration Processes: the Case of Emirdağ

Slavka Karakusheva, Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ | ‘We are Turks’ and ‘We are from Bulgaria’. The Identity Paths and Community Construction


PANEL 7| Emerging New Eras? Exploring the Experiences of Migrants, Refugees, Immigrants and Minorities in Turkey Today

Chair/discussant| Didem Danış, Galatasaray University

Lülüfer Körükmez, Ege University |  Ethnic Belonging in Migration Context

Aslı İkizoğlu Erensu, Univeristy of Minnesota & Zeynep Kaşlı, University of Washington | A Tale of Two Cities: Multiple Practices of Bordering and Degrees of ‘Transit’ in Turkey

Cavidan Soykan, Ankara University | A New Era after a New Law? A Sociological Analysis of the Turkish Asylum System in Times of Transition

PANEL 8   – Closing Remarks  


17:10 |  End of workshop – Closing drinks at NiHA (open to all participants)







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