26 March 2019 - 09:00


29 March 2019 - 17:00

Philanthropy in Anatolia through the Ages, a symposium organized by AKMED, ANAMED, and GABAM in celebration of the 50th year of the Vehbi Koç Foundation and marking the First International Suna & İnan Kıraç Symposium on Mediterranean Civilizations. The symposium will be held between the dates 26–29 March 2019 at Koç University AKMED Conference Hall in Antalya. The symposium will focus on topics like understandings of philanthropy in the ancient, Byzantine, Seljuk, or Ottoman worlds, how charitable foundations served public benefit and the role of philanthropy in society. The papers presented in the symposium will be published as proceedings book in 2019 and the official launching event of the book will be organized in İstanbul.

Note: English-Turkish simultaneous translation  will be provided.


 Symposium Booklet