The second leg of the Archaeology in Local Context Workshops organised by SARAT Project to discuss the local social and economic contribution of archaeological assets was held in Gaziantep. 

The meeting was organised on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Gaziantep Metropolitan Municiapality's Bahriye Üçok Conference Hall, with the participation of cultural heritage professionals, local administrators and students.

SARAT Project Coordinator Dr. Gül Pulhan delivered the inaugural speech at the event, followed by Özlem Başdoğan's presentation on SARAT Project and its activities. Dr. Işılay Gürsu elaborated on the results of the Survey on the Relations Between Society and Archaeology carried out by SARAT Project, and facilitated a discussion on these results.

At the meeting, the experts presented examples of successful Archaeology in Local Context Workshopprojects from different cities, and screened SARAT Project's videos on the relation between archaeology and the society. 


Here are some photos from the event:

Photos by: Caner Şenyuva