Interview with Dr Edhem Eldem

14 Sep 2012 12:36 PM | Anonymous

A tendency to use power over excavators"
Archaeology in Turkey

Interview with Dr Edhem Eldem

Dr Edhem Eldem is a renowned Turkish historian who teaches at the Department of History at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. In 2011-2012 he was a fellow at The Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. His research focus lies on the late Ottoman social and economic history, intellectual biographies and the history of archaeology. A few weeks ago he published an article in the German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on the present situation for archaeologists in Turkey. We asked Dr Edhem Eldem some further questions on this topic.

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