PROF.DR. VASIF ŞAHOĞLU    
Name : VASIF
Surname : ŞAHOĞLU
E-Mail : sahoglu@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : +90 (312) 3103280 / 1133
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : THE FACULTY OF LANGUAGES, HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
Department : DEPARTMENT OF ARCHAEOLOGY
Personal Information

Education

1990–1994 (BA) Ankara University, Department of Archaeology and Art History,                 Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology Program. Thesis: “Early Cycladic Pottery”  (Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal - Advisor).

1994-1997      (MA) ) Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Program of              Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology. Thesis: “Relations between Anatolia and the Cyclades during the 3rd   Millennium BC). (Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal – Advisor)

1997-2002  (PhD) Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Program of     Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology. Thesis: “Early Bronze Age Pottery at Liman Tepe and its significance in Aegean Prehistory” (Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal – Advisor).


Work Experience

1994 – 2002 Research Assistant – Ankara University, Department of Archaeology,  Program of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology

2002 - 2010 PhD Researc Assistant – Ankara University, Department of Archaeology,  Program of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology

2010 – Present Associate Prof. Dr. – Ankara University, Department of  Archaeology, Program of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology


Administrative Experience

2007 – Present   Director, Ankara University Research Center for Maritime Archaeology (ANKÜSAM)



Projects

- Çeşme – Bağlararası Excavations, Director.

- Actively involved in Liman Tepe Land and Underwater excavations under the direction of Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal

-Ankara University Scientific Research Coordination Center (BAP) Project No: 20060901024  “Izmir Region Excavations and Research Project – III”. (2006-2010)

-TÜBİTAK Project No: 108K263 “Urla Peninsula Prehistoric Excavations and Research Project”. (2009-2011)

-Ankara University Scientific Research Coordination Center (BAP) Project No: 10Y6055002 “Re-Animation of the Early Cycladic Boats”. (2010-2011)


Research Interests

Anatolian Archaeology, Aegean Prehistory, Maritime Archaeology, Trade and Interconnections, Prehistoric Burial Customs, Ancient Economy, Early Bronze Age Pottery.


Grants and Fellowships

2000-2001 ARIT (American Research Institute in Turkey) PhD Research Grant Fellow.

1 October 2000 – 30 September 2001 DAAD (Deutsches Akademisches Austauschdienst) Institute für Ur und Frühgeschichte – Heidelberg University, Germany. PhD Research Grant.

INSTAP (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) www.aegeanprehistory.net 6 week research Grant at INSTAP – SCEC – Crete – Greece. (2005)

INSTAP (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) www.aegeanprehistory.net Post Doc research Grant (2007)


Professional Memberships

Member of Advise Committee for UNESCO Protection of Underwater Cultural             Heritage  (since 2010)

Member of Scientific Committee for Ilısu Dam Project (since 2011)


PUBLICATIONS

Books (Editor)

1. H. Erkanal, H. Hauptmann, V. Şahoğlu & R. Tuncel (ed.), Proceedings of the                 International    Symposium The Aegean in the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and          Early Bronze Age, Urla 13-19 Ekim 1997, Ankara, 2008.

2. V. Şahoğlu & P. Sotirakopoulou (ed.), ACROSS: The Cyclades and Western Anatolia during the 3rd Millennium BC. İstanbul 2011.

3. V. Şahoğlu & P. Sotirakopoulou (ed.), KARŞIDAN KARŞIYA: M.Ö. 3. Bin’de Kiklad Adaları ve Batı Anadolu. İstanbul 2011.


Book Chapters

1. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “’Cycladic Frying Pans’ from Bakla Tepe”, A. Erkanal et al. (eds.) Studies in Honor of Hayat Erkanal: Cultural Reflections, 689-696, İstanbul 2006.

2. Mikele Massa & Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Western Anatolian Burial Customs during the Early Bronze Age”, “Erken Tunç Çağı’nda Batı Anadolu’da Ölü Gömme Gelenekleri”,  ACROSS: The Cyclades and western Anatolia during the 3rd Millennium B.C. – Exhibition, V. Şahoğlu & P. Sotirakopoulou (Eds.) İstanbul – 2011, 164-171.

3. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Early Bronze Age Pottery of Coastal Western Anatolia” ACROSS: The Cyclades and western Anatolia during the 3rd Millennium B.C. – Exhibition, V. Şahoğlu & P. Sotirakopoulou (Eds.), İstanbul – 2011, 136-143.

4. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Interregional Contacts between Anatolia and the Cyclades during   the Early Bronze Age”. ACROSS: The Cyclades and western Anatolia during the 3rd Millennium B.C. – Exhibition, V. Şahoğlu & P. Sotirakopoulou (Eds.), İstanbul 2011, 172-177.

5- Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Çeşme – Bağlararası”, O. Bingöl, A. Öztan, H. Taşkıran (Ed.), Dil           ve Tarih Coğrafya Fakültesi 75. Yıl Armağanı Arkeoloji Bölümü Tarihçesi ve  Kazıları (1936-2011). 2012 Ankara, 83-90

6- Hayat Erkanal & Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Liman Tepe”, O. Bingöl, A. Öztan, H. Taşkıran              (Ed.), Dil ve Tarih Coğrafya Fakültesi 75. Yıl Armağanı Arkeoloji Bölümü          Tarihçesi ve Kazıları (1936-2011). 2012 Ankara, 219-230.

7-  Hayat Erkanal & Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Bakla Tepe”, O. Bingöl, A. Öztan, H. Taşkıran              (Ed.), Dil ve Tarih Coğrafya Fakültesi 75. Yıl Armağanı Arkeoloji Bölümü          Tarihçesi ve Kazıları (1936-2011). 2012 Ankara, 91-98.


8- Gülden Özkalalaı – Ekmen & Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Karalar”, O. Bingöl, A. Öztan, H.                Taşkıran (Ed.), Dil ve Tarih Coğrafya Fakültesi 75. Yıl Armağanı Arkeoloji        Bölümü Tarihçesi ve Kazıları (1936-2011). 2012 Ankara, 179-182.


Journals


1. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Interregional Contacts Around the Aegean During The Early Bronze Age: New Evidence from the Izmir Region” ANADOLU / ANATOLIA, vol. 27, 97-120, 2005.

2. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “The Anatolian Trade Network and the Izmir Region during the Early Bronze Age”, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 24 (4), 339-360, 2005.

3. Vasıf Şahoğlu, Levent Keskin, Gregory Votruba, “Liman Tepe Sualtı Kazı ve Araştırmaları”, Aktüel Arkeoloji, Mart 2008, 72-77.

4. Hayat Erkanal & Vasıf Şahoğlu,”Un ponte con l’Egeo”, ARCHEO XXIV, No: 3,               March 2008, 14-16.

5. Beverly Goodman, Eduard Reinhardt, Hendrik Dey, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Hayat     Erkanal, and      Michal Artzy, Evidence for Holocene Marine           Transgression and Shoreline Progradation due to Barrier Development in       Iskele, Bay of Izmir, Turkey Journal of Coastal Research vol. 24, No: 5,          2008, 1269-1280.

6. Beverly Goodman, Eduard Reinhardt, Joe Boyce, Hendrik Dey, Vasıf Sahoglu,            Hayat Erkanal, Michal Artzy, “Multi-proxy geoarchaeological study redefines understanding of the Paleocoastlines and ancient harbours of  Liman Tepe (Iskele, Turkey). Terra Nova vol. 21, 2009, 97-104.

7. Vasıf Şahoğlu, Levent Keskin, Gregory Votruba, Sıla Votruba “Liman Tepe”, Aktüel Arkeoloji, Temmuz 2009, 103.


Published Conference Papers

1. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Erken Tunç Çağında Anadolu Ticaret Ağı ve İzmir Bölgesi”, Z: Çizmeli – Öğün, T. Sipahi & L. Keskin (ed.),  I-II. Ulusal Arkeolojik Araştırmalar Sempozyumu, Ankara, s. 245-262, Ankara, 2004.

2. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Çeşme – Bağlararası: A New Excavation in Western Anatolia”, Florens Felten, Walter Gauss and Rudolfine Smetana (eds.) Middle Helladic Pottery and Synchronisms. Proceedings of the International Workshop held at Salzburg, October 31st – November 2nd, 2004. 309-322. Wien 2007

3. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Liman Tepe and Bakla Tepe: New Evidence for the Relations between the Izmir Region, The Cyclades and the Greek Mainland during the Late Fourth and Third Millennia BC” H. Erkanal, H. Hauptmann, V. Şahoğlu, R. Tuncel (Ed.) Proceedings of the International Symposium The Aegean in the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age , 483-501, Ankara 2008.

4. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Crossing Borders: Izmir Region as a Bridge Between the East             and the West    During the Early Bronze Age”, C. Gillis & B. Sjöberg     (ed.),Trade and Production in Premonetary Greece: Crossing Borders.   Proceedings of the 7th, 8th and 9th International Workshops, Athens  1997-1999. Sävedal, Paul Aström förlag, 2008, 153-173.

5. Hayat Erkanal, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Rıza Tuncel, Ourania Kouka, Levent Keskin, İrfan  Tuğcu,   “Liman Tepe 2007 Yılı Kazıları”, 30. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı - I,   Ankara, 2009,    299-       322.

6. Vasıf Şahoğlu, Hüseyin Vural, Emrullah Karaturgut, “Çeşme – Boyalık Erken Tunç      Çağı Mezarlığı” 26. Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı - I, Ankara, 2009, 235-  252.

7. Peter Day, Christos Doumas, Hayat Erkanal, Vassilis Kilikoglu, Ourania Kouka,              Maria Relaki & Vasıf Şahoğlu, “New Light on the ‘Kastri Group’: A    Petrographic, and  Chemical Investigation of Ceramics from Liman Tepe and Bakla Tepe” 24. Arkeometri Sonuçları Toplantısı, Ankara, 2009, 335- 346.

8. Hayat Erkanal, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Rıza Tuncel, Ourania Kouka, Levent Keskin, İrfan Tuğcu, “2008 Yılı Liman Tepe Kara Kazıları”. 31. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı Bildirileri Cilt 4, 2010, 347-360.

 9. Hayat Erkanal, Michal Artzy, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Gregory Votruba, Sıla Votruba, Levent Keskin, “2008 Yılı Liman Tepe Sualtı Kazıları”. 31. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı Bildirileri Cilt 4,  2010, 361-368.

 10. Vasıf Şahoğlu, “Ankara University Research Center for Maritime Archaeology (ANKÜSAM) and its Role in the Protection of Turkey’s Underwater Cultural Heritage”, Proceedings of the World University Congress – Çanakkale. 20-24 October 2010. 1571-1580.

 11. Vasıf Şahoğlu, Hayat Erkanal ve Ümit Çayır - Böyükulusoy, “2009 Yılı Çeşme –          Bağlararası Kazıları” 32. Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı, 25 Mayıs 2010, İstanbul. (Ankara 2011) 463-474.

12. Hayat Erkanal, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Rıza Tuncel, Ourania Kouka, Levent Keskin, İrfan         Tuğcu, “Liman Tepe 2009 Yılı Kazıları” 32. Kazı  Sonuçları Toplantısı, 25 Mayıs 2010, İstanbul. 446-462.

13- Vasıf Şahoğlu, Hayat Erkanal, Ümit Çayır – Böyükulusoy ve Yiğit Erbil, “Çeşme – Bağlararası 2010 Yılı Kazıları”, 33. KST (Ankara 2012) 489-508.

 14- Hayat Erkanal, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Ayşegül Aykurt, Ourania Kouka ve İrfan Tuğcu, “2010 Yılı Liman Tepe Kara Kazıları”, 33. KST (Ankara 2012) 463-478.

 15- Hayat Erkanal, Vasıf Şahoğlu, Sıla Mangaloğlu – Votruba, Gregory Votruba, İrfan Tuğcu, Soner Pilge, “2010 Yılı Liman Tepe Sualtı Kazıları”, 33. KST (Ankara 2012) 479-487.


ACADEMIC ORGANIZATIONS

Conferences

1. International Symposium The Aegean during the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age, Urla – İzmir, Turkey, 13 – 19 October 1997. Organization together with Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal and Prof. Dr. Harald Hauptmann.

Exhibition

1. ACROSS: The Cyclades and Western Anatolia during the 3rd Millennium BC. Opened at Sakıp Sabancı Museum – İstanbul 24 May – 30 October 2011. Organization together with Dr. Nazan Ölçer, Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal, Prof. Dr. Nikos Stampolidis, Prof. Dr. Turan Efe.


COURSES

  1. (PRT 111) The Earliest Settlements and City States of Anatolia
  2. (PRT 209) Hittite, Phrygian and Urartu Civilisations
  3. (PRT 206) Archaeology of Egypt
  4. (PRT 106) The Development of Pottery Production in the Ancient Near East
  5. (PRT 303) Archaeology of Cyprus
  6. (PRT 203) Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean
  7. (PRT 205) Relations of Anatolia with its Neighbouring Cultures
  8. (PRT 410) Archaeology of Balkan


INTERNATIONAL PROJECT EXPERIENCE

1- Involvement in the ESF funded International ARCANE Project – Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Synchronizing Cultures and Civilizations of the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Third Millennium BC.  Team leader with Prof. Dr. Hayat Erkanal in Western and Central Anatolia Group. Topic coordinator in Ceramics and Stratigraphy and in Burials and Funerary Practices.

2- Participant in the International Interdiciplinary Project ‘Kastri Group Pottery: The Transmission of Style and Technology in the Early Bronze Aegean II’’. Other project members include: Archaeological Society at Athens (Prof. emer. Chr.G. Doumas and Dr. Ourania Kouka), National Research Center of Natural Sciences ‘Demokritos’ – Laboratory for Archaeometry (Dr. V. Kilikoglou), Ankara University– Department of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology (Prof. H. Erkanal), Sheffield University-Department of Archaeology and Prehistory (Dr. P. Day) and University of Western Ontario – Department of Archaeology and Prehistory (Dr. D.E. Wilson).