Signs of the Time

According to the WRD (World Register of Dams), Turkey has over 741 dams in operation, as well as several dozens under construction. These modern infrastructures, built to regulate floods or produce hydroelectricity, I argue here, constitute good chronological markers indicative of larger processes at hand in Turkey. Taken like archaeological artifacts, they have much to... Continue Reading →

Emotions in Archaeological Science

Science, in its practice, is full of sound and fury, but it is hushed, pacified, sanitized, in its writing, almost signifying nothing. What happens to this fury? What happens to last-minute improvisation, to running from the office, to the laboratory, back to the office, to the madness of deadlines, and to all of the uncertainties... Continue Reading →

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