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Announcements : Columbia-Bo?azici Byzantine Studies and Urban Mapping Summer Program in Istanbul
Announcement: Columbia-Bo?azici Byzantine Studies and Urban Mapping Summer Program in Istanbul


Event Date: 02/06/2013
Columbia University and Bo?azici University are offering a joint summer program for its advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students which provides a unique opportunity to learn about the history, urban development, and historic monuments of the city of Byzantion/Constantinople/Istanbul through coursework and a series of day-long excursions that allows them to explore and understand Istanbul’s modern topography as an exciting palimpsest of empires, cultures, and religions first hand.

Columbia University and Bogazici University are offering a joint summer program for its advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students which provides a unique opportunity to learn about the history, urban development, and historic monuments of the city of Byzantion/Constantinople/Istanbul through coursework and a series of day-long excursions that allows them to explore and understand Istanbul’s modern topography as an exciting palimpsest of empires, cultures, and religions first hand. A research and fieldwork component adds practical experience in architectural site documentation, QuickTimeVirtualReality photography, archival work, and conservation.

While previous coursework or experience in history, art history, or archaeology is preferred, the program can accommodate students with varying academic backgrounds who have a strong interest in understanding the evolution of the city of Istanbul through a historical and cultural lens.

For more information about this program, please attend the information session:

Date: February 6

Time:4:30-5:30

Place: 934 Schermerhorn