AARTS2012, the First Aerial Archaeology Research and Training School TURKEY will take place from 20-30 July 2012 in Kocaeli (Turkey).
The School, open to applicant of any level (with or without experience), will be organised with the generous support of the Kocaeli University, Department of Archaeology, Izmit, Kocaeli, Turkey.
Its program will move from exploratory aerial survey, with air photo interpretation and mapping, to an introduction to the area of study, practical experience in reconnaissance and recording in the air, discussion and analysis of photographs, landscape and archaeology, archiving and mapping.AARTS will make use of a team of six experts from several different fields and different Countries (United Kingdom, Slovenia, Greece, Turkey and Italy), to provide the students with a wide overview on aspects and potentials of the discipline. A number of hour of training in the air will be provided (included in the registration cost of only 100 euros!).
If you would like to submit your application and CV, the deadline is:
May 5th, if you would like to be considered for a bursary (provided by ArchaeoLandscapes European Project; cf. http://archaeolandscapes.eu/index.php/resources/documents/cat_view/124-arcland-public-documents/94-activities-a-events/91-grant-documents.html)
May 31st, if you plan to participate to the school on your own budget or if your institution will cover your costs.