Dear Scholars and Gravestone researches,
1st International Turkish-Islamic Gravestone Congress will be held in Kusadasi, Turkey in between 19 and 21 October 2108 by Adnan Menderes University and Kusadası Cultural & Historical Heritage Preservation.
The Main topics are ; Turkish-Islamic Gravestones, The desing of Turkish-Islamic Gravestones, Turkish-Islamic Burial Traditions and the fine arts of reletaed with Turkish-Islamic Gravestones. The main purpose of the congress is to reveal the cultural similarities and differences of the Turkish-Islamic Gravestones in a large geographical areas from Balcan Countries to the Asian Steppes.
The Congress is an opportunity for the scholars , gravestone researches, artists, graphic designers, epigraphs and so on working in multi-disciplinary fields all over the world.
Anyone who is fond of woking in Turkish-Islamic Gravestone fields shall take place with a paper related with the topic mentioned above. The papers should be presented both Turkish and English. The Congress book also will be published both e-book and printed one.
You can get further information to the web site below;
It will be a great honor for us to entertain you in Kusadasi, in which a pearl of Turkish Tourism Industry on the Agean coasts , only 10 miles far away from famous ancient site Ephesus and Virgin mary’s House.
The rector of Adnan Menderes Üniversity, Prof. Dr. Cavit BİRCAN
The head of Kuşadası Cultural & Historical Heritage Preservation Mahmut ÖKÇESİZ