A conference organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, İstanbul Technical University and the Department of Anthropology, Yeditepe University in İstanbul, Turkey on May 25-29, 2011.

Keynote Speakers:
Ian Hodder (Stanford University)
Richard Handler (University of Virginia)
Ayfer Bartu Candan (Boğaziçi University)
Charles Stewart (University College London)

We are organizing a conference on the interrelated themes of memory, materiality and cultural heritage that will appeal to scholars from the fields of archaeology, anthropology and history.

Conference Web Site: http://www.materialitymemoryculturalheritage.com/

 

Conference Schedule

WEDNESDAY MAY 25th

Venue: İSTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, MACKA CAMPUS

 

Time

Location

Activity

12:00-5:00

İTU, Maçka Campus
The Lobby ofIşletme Fakültesi Binası (Faculty of Management)

Check-in/Registration

THURSDAY MAY 26th

Venue: İSTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, MACKA CAMPUS

 

Time

Location

Session Title

9:00-10:40

Auditorium C101

Opening Session
Keynote Address by Ian Hodder

10:40-11:10  Coffee Break

 

 

11:00-1:10

Auditorium C101

Politics of Heritage: State, Nation, and Memory

1:10-2:10 Lunch Break

 

 

2:10-3:50

Auditorium C101

Transformation of Places to Heritage Sites: Multiple Voices

3:50-4:10 Coffee Break

 

 

4:10-6:20

Auditorium C101

(Im)Materiality, Memory Production and Representation of the Past: The Uses of New Media

6:20-7:30 Reception

Auditorium C101 Lobby

 

FRIDAY MAY 27th

Venue: İSTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, MACKA CAMPUS

 

Time

Location

Session Title

9:00-10:40

Auditorium D102

Diaspora, Transnational Spaces and Memory

9:00-10:40

Auditorium D103

Heritage, Memory and Materiality in Brazil and Mauritius

10:40-11:00  Coffee Break

 

 

11:00-12:20

Auditorium D102

Commodification of the Past and Memory

11:00-12:20

Auditorium D103

Site Nostalgia, Monuments of Remembrance and Ritual Performance

12:20-1:30 Lunch Break

 

 

1:30-3:40

Auditorium D102

Grievability, Death, National Belonging and Memory

1:30-3:40

Auditorium D103

Built Spaces: Architecture, Memory and Performance

3:40-4:10 Coffee Break

 

 

4:10-6:00

Auditorium D102

Nationalism and Politics of Heritage Management

4:10-6:00

Auditorium D103

Urban Space and Cultural Heritage

SATURDAY MAY 28th

Venue: YEDITEPE UNIVERSITY

 

Time

Location

SESSION TITLE

9:30-11:10

Rectorate Building, Mavi Salon

Senses, Place, Identity and Memory

9:30-11:10

Rectorate Building, Yeşil Salon

Divided Communities, Memory and Contested Landscapes

9:30-11:10

Rectorate Building, Üzeyir Garih Salonu

Archaeology and Heritage Management in Turkey

11:10-11:30 Coffee Break

 

 

11:30-12:50

Rectorate Building, Mavi Salon

Museums and Discourses

11:30-1:10

Rectorate Building, Yeşil Salon

Remembering Through Materiality

11:30-1:10

Rectorate Building, Üzeyir Garih Salonu

Archaeological Praxis and Local Narratives

1:10-2:10 Lunch Break

 

 

2:10-3:50

Rectorate Building, Mavi Salon

Tourism  and Authenticity

2:10-3:50

Rectorate Building, Yeşil Salon

Place, Event and Collective Memory

2:10-3:50

Rectorate Building, Üzeyir Garih Salonu

Heritage and Representation

3:50-4:15 Coffee Break

 

 

4:15-7:15

Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Binası (Faculty of Fine Arts), Güzel Sanatlar Konferans Salonu

Final Plenary Session
Keynote Address by
Richard Handler
Ayfer Bartu Candan
Charles Stewart

7:30-9:00 Pm Closing Reception

Yeditepe University

 

SUNDAY MAY 29th

Conference Excursions

 

 

 

 

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