BU Archaeologists Explore Turkey, and Blog About It
Team sends timely reports from the Gygaia Projects
This summer, a team led by two Boston University archaeology professors has been working hard on an archaeological dig in Turkey, and when they’re not digging, they are blogging about digging. The Gygaia Projects—codirected by Christina Luke, a College of Arts & Sciences senior lecturer in the writing program and the archaeology department, and Chris Roosevelt, a CAS associate professor of archaeology—is trying to preserve the ancestral cultures and natural environments of the Marmara Lake basin, an area in western Turkey that was used as a resort area during the Bronze Age. Click here to read more…
The Young Society Leaders, an arm of the American Turkish Society, gathered at Istanbul’s Sabancı Center on June 20. American Turkish Society leader Murat Köprülü and Natixis Senior Country Manager Rıza Kadılar attended the debut meeting, and Joshua Walker, Sedef Koktenturk, Melek Pulatkonak, Christina Luke, Christopher Roosevelt, Aslı Ay, Didem Altop and Şebnem Kalemli Özcan were the other speakers. Click here to read the rest of the article.
Gygaia Projects has a weekly news section “Voices from the Week”. Click here to read about the fieldwork progress.