Cappadocia through Time: From Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire

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International Symposium: "Cappadocia through Time: From Byzantium to the Ottoman Empire"

Conveners: P. Androudis, P. Papadopoulou, A. Tantsis

Program: Eastern European Time (EET)

Saturday 4 December 

14:45 Welcome

16: 50 Pagona Papadopoulou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Cappadocia through Time: An Introduction

Cappadocia, A Byzantine Province

17:00 Robert Ousterhout (University of Pennsylvania)

Imagining a Cappadocian Future

17:30 Anastasios Tansis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Architectural Planning in the Built and Rock-cut Churches of Cappadocia: Construction and De-construction

17:50 Break

18.10 Andrea De Pascale, Andrea Bixio, Roberto Bixio (Centro Studi Sotterranei di Genoa)

Hypogeal Works of Defence Among the Rock-cut Churches of Göreme

18.30 Andrea De Pascale, Andrea Bixio, Roberto Bixio (Centro Studi Sotterranei di Genoa)

Updated Report on Hydric Facilities in the Rocky Cappadocia

18.50 Sophia Germanidou (Newcastle University)

Covering Subsistence Needs in Byzantine Cappadocia: Comments on Its Agro-pastoral Products 

19.10 Discussion

Sunday 5 December

Medieval Cappadocia: Between Two Worlds

17.00 Scott Redford (SOAS University of London)

The Human Geography of Medieval Cappadocia

17.30 Oya Pancaroğlu (Boğaziçi University)

New Institutions for Ancient Topographies: Danishmendid Architectural Ventures in Twelfth-Century Caesarea/Kayseri

17.50 Suzan Yalman (Koç University)

Of Saints and Fairies: A Seljuk Queen Mother’s Patronage in Cappadocia

18.10 Paschalis Androudis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

In Search of Greek and Greek-Origin Patrons, Painters and Craftsmen in Thirteenth-Century Seljuk Cappadocia 

18.30 Sara Nur Yıldız (Università degli studi di Firenze)

Mongol Qishlaqs in the Cappadocian Steppe

18.50 Discussion

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