GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCESSETTLEMENT ARCHAEOLOGY


Tülin Kaya

Tülin KAYA

E-mail: tuelinkaya@gmail.com

PhD Project: Roads, Routes, and Communications in Late Roman and Early Byzantine Anatolia (c. 4th-9th c. AD)

 

Research Interests: Late Antiquity, Late Roman and Early Byzantine Anatolia, Byzantine Settlements in Asia Minor, Routes, Transformation, Continuity

 

Education

 

2012-2020 (expected), Ph.D. Candidate in Settlement Archaeology

                        Middle East Technical University

                        Graduate School of Social Sciences

           

2009-2012,     Ph.D. Student in Settlement Archaeology

Middle East Technical University

Graduate School of Social Sciences

 

2008-2009,     Post-Master’s Doctoral (Compensatory) in Settlement Archaeology

                        Middle East Technical University

                        Graduate School of Social Sciences

 

2004-2007,     M.A. in Archaeology

                        Gazi University

                        Institute of Social Sciences

 

2000-2004,     B.A. in History (cum laude)

                        Gazi University

                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

 

Work Experience

 

2008-2009,     The Avkat Archaeological Project

                        Princeton University

                        Graduate Researcher

Extensive Field Survey Work: Recording and drawing of architectural fragments,

                        Office Work: Byzantine pottery drawing; data entry

                        Çorum/Turkey

 

2009,               Bolu Archaeological Project

Abant Izzet Baysal University

Graduate Researcher

Extensive Village Survey Work: Recording and drawing of architectural fragments from approx. seventy villages

Office Work: Data entry

Bolu/Turkey

 

2007-2008,     Ovaören Archaeological Project

                        Gazi University

                        Graduate Researcher

Extensive/Intensive Survey Work: Excavation worker/trench leader, recording of pottery finds

Nevşehir/Turkey

 

2003,               The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) Crude Oil Pipeline Project

                        BP, BOTAŞ, BTC Co., METU, Gazi U

                        Undergraduate Researcher

                        Salvage Excavation Work: Excavation worker/trench assistant

Office Work: Color detection of archaeological pottery with Munsell system

                        Erzurum/Turkey

 

Awards and Achievements

 

2017,               AEMB

                        Refunding grant

                        Paris-France

 

2014,               Stavros Niarchos and Bodosaki, Sismanoglio Megaro

                        Consulate General of Greece

                        Scholarship for Modern Greek Language Education

                        İstanbul-Turkey

 

2010,               Middle East Technical University

                        Graduate Courses Performance Award

                        Graduate School of Social Sciences

                        Ankara-Turkey

 

2006,               European Commission Education and Training

                        Leonardo da Vinci Grant

                        Berlin-Germany

 

2004,               Gazi University

                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                        Bachelor of Arts Honors

 

 

Language Skills

 

Turkish (Native), English (Advanced), German (Upper-Intermediate), French (Basic), Modern Greek (Intermediate), Ottoman Turkish (Near-Native), Latin (Basic), Persian (Basic)                

 

Publications

 

Kaya, T. (In prep.) “Trading Networks and Interaction in Late Roman Asia Minor (c. 5th-6th centuries AD)” GAO Annual Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, (2020)

 

Kaya, T. (In press)“Understanding the Use of Byzantine Routes in Central Anatolia (c. 7th-9th centuries), Studia Ceranea 9, (2020), pp. 257-276.

 

Kaya, T. “Communications in Byzantine Asia. Change and Continuity” in L. Ciolfi and J. Devoge (eds.) Rencontres Annuelles des Doctorants en Études Byzantines, Porphyra, CsB VII (2019), pp. 34-51.

 

Conference Presentations

 

Kaya, T. “The Crossing Routes of Byzantine Cappadocia on the eve of the Arab Raids (c. 4th-7th centuries AD)”, Cappadocia and Cappadocians in the Hellenistic, Roman, and Early Byzantine Periods, An International Symposium on the Southeastern Part of Central Anatolia in Classical Antiquity, May 14-15, 2020, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey.

Kaya, T. “Interpreting the Impact of ‘Transformation’ and ‘Continuity’ on the use of Byzantine Routes in Central Anatolia (c. 7th-9th c.), First Colloquia Ceranea International Conference, 11-13th April 2019, Ceraneum Centre, University of Łódź, Poland.

 

Kaya, T. “Trading Networks and Interaction in Late Roman Asia Minor (c. 5th-6th c. AD)”, GAO Annual Graduate Conference, 11-12th March 2019, University of Oxford, England.

 

Kaya, T. “Communications in Byzantine Asia: Change and Continuity”, Xes Rencontres Internationales des Doctorants en Études Byzantines, Association des étudiants du monde byzantine, 6-7th October 2017, Paris-Sorbonne University, France.