Monetary History and Numismatics Summer School 2019, AKMED, Koç University, Antalya, July 8–19, 2019
Koç University AKMED is pleased to announce the third Monetary History and Numismatics Summer School Program to be held at AKMED, Antalya, between the dates 8-19 July 2019.
AKMED Monetary History and Numismatics Summer School is an intensive two-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.
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 visits to the numismatic cabinet and coin exhibition of the Antalya Museum. Students will have the opportunity to visit major archaeological sites in the region of Antalya such as Perge, Aspendos, Side, Termessos. They will also learn how numismatists and archaeologists process excavated coins.
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 museums and excavation sites. Reading, summarizing and discussing the articles from the reading list is another required component of the course.
A limited number of full scholarships are available for highly qualified participants. The scholarship will cover tuition, accommodation, lunches and site visits during the program as well as course material, a welcome dinner, and a flight ticket up to 1500 TL. Other participants may be offered a half scholarship that includes tuition, accommodation, lunches and site visits during the program as well as course material and a welcome dinner.