Late Roman and Byzantine Coins

Seminar

May 6, 2023 / 10:00

In collaboration with the Koç University Suna & İnan Kıraç Research Center for Mediterranean Civilizations (AKMED) and the Istanbul Research Institute, the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Pera Museum presents the Late Roman and Byzantine Coins Seminar for undergraduate and graduate students as part of its Anatolian Weights and Measures Collection. The interdisciplinary seminar aims to equip young researchers working on the history and culture of the Late Roman and Byzantine periods with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of numismatics.

The intensive one-day program offers seminars and workshops. The first part of the program consists of a seminar focusing on Late Roman and Byzantine coins. Delivered as workshops, the second part zooms in on coins from the museum collection with a practical approach.

The Late Roman and Byzantine Coins Seminar will be held face-to-face at the Istanbul Research Institute. The language of the program is Turkish. The program is free to attend, and students from outside Istanbul must pay for their own accommodation and transportation.

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