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AKMED Monetary History and Numismatics Summer School, 6 - 11 July, 2020, Koç University, Turkey

Publish Date: Mar 22, 2020

Deadline: Apr 10, 2020

Event Dates: from Jul 06, 2020 12:00 to Jul 11, 2020 12:00

AKMED Monetary History and Numismatics Summer School

AKMED Monetary History and Numismatics Summer School is an intensive one-week summer school offering a broad chronological survey of monetary history and numismatics from Ancient to Byzantine periods (c. 650 BC– AD 1453). It is taught by Professor Dr. Oğuz Tekin of Koç University AKMED and Dr. Peter van Alfen of the American Numismatic Society. The program, designed for newcomers to numismatics, will give students an introduction to Greek, Roman and Byzantine numismatics. It also aims to give them the tools to apply numismatics to their studies in the fields of archaeology, history and art history. 

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Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin, Koç University AKMED and Dr. Peter van Alfen, American Numismatic Society 

Program Content

The program will cover the basics of numismatics as well as offer an introduction to the rich contribution of numismatics to the economic and monetary history of the Ancient and Byzantine worlds. Combining lectures and thematic explorations, the program will include guided tour the Antalya Museum. Students will have the opportunity to visit Sagalassos archaeological site. They will also learn how numismatists and archaeologists process excavated coins. 

Enrollment Requirements

The program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students from Koç University, other universities in Turkey and abroad as well as to some non-student applicants. Priority will be given to undergraduate and graduate students.  A number of full and half scholarships will be provided for qualified students.

Since the language of the program is English, a working knowledge of English is required.

Students are expected to attend and participate in all classes as well as visits to the museum and excavation site. Reading, summarizing and discussing the articles from the reading list is another required component of the course. 

Program Material

After the participants are selected, they will receive a course package with a list of select articles and texts about numismatics. The package will also include a list of important numismatic websites with catalogues and materials available online.

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