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  • Italians and Turks to cooperate on Hierapolis

    on May 29, 13 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, Excavation, News, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Italians and Turks to cooperate on Hierapolis

    Turkish archaeologists will be working in Denizli’s ancient city of Hierapolis 12 months a year while Italians, who have been working there for 56 years, will be working two months only annually Pamukkale University will be working with the Italian team of archaeologists that has been working in the ancient city of Hierapolis in the Aegean province of Denizli. The Italian team has been at the focus of discussions for two years because of claims that excavations were moving too slowly in the area. While the Italian team has been carrying out excavations and restoration

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  • Archaeology strains German-Turkish relations

    on May 14, 13 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, News, Politics, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Archaeology strains German-Turkish relations

    An argument between Germany and Turkey about ancient treasures is escalating. Turkey wants its treasures back, but German archaeologists say Turkish sites are being exploited for tourism. Archaeology often has a lot to do with politics – the current argument between Germany and Turkey is a prime example. Hermann Parzinger, head of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, last December accused Turkey of displaying “almost chauvinistic behavior.” In reply, the Turkish culture minister Ömer Celik told German news magazine “Der Spiegel” that he demanded an apology, and he asked for five ancient objects to be returned

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  • HAEMUS organizes an educational tour for the International Museum Day 2013

    on May 12, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Culture, Etnology, History, Museum, News, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on HAEMUS organizes an educational tour for the International Museum Day 2013

    HAEMUS аnd the City Museum of Kratovo with the support of Arbotravel, for the International Museum Day 2013, organize an educational tour: Searching for the secrets of the medieval mining in Macedonia. The tour will take place on 19.05.2013 More info about the tour at the official Facebook page created for this event

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  • Çatalhöyük ancient city helps Konya become a tourism hub

    on Apr 23, 13 • in Archaeology, Neolithic, News, Tourism, Turkey • with Comments Off on Çatalhöyük ancient city helps Konya become a tourism hub

    Young diplomats from all over the world have visited the ancient city of Çatalhöyük ancient city as part of Tourism Week events, which were organized as part of a new initiative to attract tourists to the Central Anatolian province of Konya. Diplomats took information from guides while attending a reception for the week. The manager of the Konya Culture and Tourism Directorate organized the event. Konya Mayor Aydın Nezih Doğan said the aim of the week was to revive Konya’s tourism potential. Noting that there were many plans in terms of reviving tourism, he said

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  • Exhibition in Skopje by National Geographic Western Balkans Geotourism

    on Apr 2, 13 • in Cultural heritage, Culture, Exhibition, News, Photo, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off on Exhibition in Skopje by National Geographic Western Balkans Geotourism

    INVITATION The Stewardship Council invites you to the opening of the international travelling Exhibition of photographs in Skopje. Kursumli An – Skopje Old Bazaar April 03, 2013, 15:00h (Cocktail reception) Entrance: FREE About the Council: National Geographic Western Balkans Council together with USAID RCI have undertaken serious initiative of empowering regional tourism by launching the Regional Portal and forming a strong network, cooperating on further initiatives in the region. Participating countries are: Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro. About the Exhibition: This exhibition was held in Washington DC 18-22, June 2012 to promote the public launch

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  • Balkan Museum Network Conference – Meet, See, Do

    on Mar 28, 13 • in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Conference, Cultural heritage, Culture, Management, Museum, News, Tourism • with Comments Off on Balkan Museum Network Conference – Meet, See, Do

    Dear colleagues, Deadline for application to ‘Meet, See, Do’ conference has been extended until 2 April. The Balkan Museum Network invites you to “Meet, See, Do”. The event will take place between 23-25 April 2013, in Sarajevo. A maximum of 40 participants will be accepted to attend the conference (maximum 2 from each institution). This includes accommodation, travel, visa, lunches and a conference dinner. Per diems are not included. Key themes of the Conference are: 1. Access & Inclusion; 2. Interpretation & Communication; 3. Cultural Tourism; 4. Developing Successful Projects/Project Management; 5. Museology.   Working

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