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