“Creating Museums of World Stories” Workshop @ Mumbai

To mark 10 years of the British Museum’s International Training Programme (ITP), the British Museum organized a workshop titled, “Creating Museums of World Stories”, under the hospitality of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay (CSMVS) in Mumbai, 19 – 21 November 2015. The workshop provided an opportunity for global museums and heritage professionals to brainstorm…

Interview @ “Mediascher Infoblatt”

Questions by Mr. Hansotto Drotloff & answers by me. Original version is in German: You were recently successful in your submission of a thesis about the Anatolian carpets of St. Margaret’s Church in Mediasch. Can you please tell our readers the title of your thesis, as well as the name of the university where it…

“Tradition of Donating Carpets to Protestant Churches of Transylvania Region of Romania”

This article was published on Vakıflar Dergisi Issue 42, The Journal of Directorate General of Foundations. It’s an updated and expanded version of “Anatolian Carpets in the Transylvanian Protestant Churches of Romania” which was presented at the 17th Annual Middle Ages/Turkish Period Excavations and Art History Research Symposium in 2013. In this study, the tradition…

“Honorary Award” of Embassy of Romania in the Republic of Turkey

“Day of Gratitude” of Embassy of Romania to the Republic of Turkey organised on December 12, 2013. The event is meant to be an opportunity to express the Embassy’s appreciation and to pay tribute to those personalities who have contributed to the development of cultural, economic and civic Romanian-Turkish bilateral relations. During the reception, His…

M.A. Thesis on “Anatolian Carpets in the Mediasch St. Margaret Church, Transylvania”

I defended my thesis on 19th June 2013 at Hacettepe University, Ankara, and I was awarded the MA as they accepted my thesis and defence. I would like to thank my thesis committee , Prof.Dr. Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu, Prof.Dr. Serpil Bağcı, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nermin Şaman Doğan, Assist.Prof.Dr. Fatih Müderrisoğlu and Assist.Prof.Dr. Suat Alp, for all their guidance through…