Havva İşkan Işık Prof. Dr.

The Head of Patara Excavation

Prof. Dr. Havva Işık (Işkan) was born in Kütahya. After graduating from high school, she went to Istanbul to continue her education. Her passion for archaeology led her first to the Faculty of Letters of the University of Istanbul and then to the Philipps University of Marburg, where she successfully completed her PhD. In 1988, she returned to Turkey and began working at Ataturk University in Erzurum. In 1990 she became one of the three founding members of the Archaeology Department of Akdeniz University in Antalya, where she continues her academic activities and extensive projects. She has been working since 1988 in the ancient city Patara; she has been leading the extensive excavation and restoration works there since 2009.
 


Event Programme Sessions

Homecoming in Cultural Tourism: Regaining Historical Artifacts and Heritage Sites in Our Country

  • How do we reclaim our national, cultural, and historical values?
  • Karun treasure has been returned; what treasures are next?
  • What are the international rights in this regard? The importance of documentation.
  • Alternative Destinations: Antique Cities
  • Utilizing Heritage Sites for Tourism
  • Mehmet the Conqueror and Süleyman the Magnificent has returned to Istanbul
  • Discovery of artifacts, stories of transportation, and the perception of historical artifacts in our country
  • Identifying our historical artifacts that were smuggled abroad, and protecting our cultural heritage by truly appreciating our remaining artifacts

Friday 11 February 11:30 - 12:30 Room 1

Add to calendar 02/11/2022 11:30 02/11/2022 12:30 Homecoming in Cultural Tourism: Regaining Historical Artifacts and Heritage Sites in Our Country
  • How do we reclaim our national, cultural, and historical values?
  • Karun treasure has been returned; what treasures are next?
  • What are the international rights in this regard? The importance of documentation.
  • Alternative Destinations: Antique Cities
  • Utilizing Heritage Sites for Tourism
  • Mehmet the Conqueror and Süleyman the Magnificent has returned to Istanbul
  • Discovery of artifacts, stories of transportation, and the perception of historical artifacts in our country
  • Identifying our historical artifacts that were smuggled abroad, and protecting our cultural heritage by truly appreciating our remaining artifacts
Conference Stage, Hall 2