Seed Science and Archaeobotanical Research in Anatolia

23 – 26 September 2019 Izmir, Turkey.


Welcome to SARA

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of SARA, we are delighted to invite you to the symposium
that will be held in Izmir at Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture between September 23rd and 26th,

The aim of the SARA symposium is to bring scholars from various disciplines together to discuss key
topics related to the Anatolian history of agricultural production and the current themes of seed
science in Anatolia.

Leading world key scientific researchers from major universities, research institutions, and academic centers will present a broad spectrum of information in the area of Archaeobotany, Seed Science, Archaeology, Ethnobotany, DNA and Plant Genetic Resources.
Researcher Institution Sessions
Prof. Dr. Amy Bogaard University of Oxford School of Archaeology Archaeobotany
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Andrew Fairbairn University of Queensland School of Social Science Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Archaeobotany
Prof. Dr. Laura Sadori Università degli Studi “La Sapienza” di Roma, Dipartimento di Biologia Ambientale Archaeobotany
Prof. Dr. Andreas Schachner German Archaeological Institute Archaeology
Prof. Dr. Avi Gopher Tel Aviv University Archaeology Archaeology
Prof. Dr. Isabella Caneva University of Salento Post-Graduate School of Archaeology Archaeology
Prof. Dr. Marcella Frangipane Università degli Studi “La Sapienza” di Roma, Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità Archaeology
Prof. Dr. Assaf Distelfeld Tel Aviv University The George S.Wise Faculty of Life Sciences DNA
Prof. Dr. Hakan Özkan Çukurova University Faculty of Agriculture DNA
Dr. Fusun Ertuğ Ethnobotany
Prof. Dr. Neslihan Yeşim Yalçın Mendi Çukurova University Faculty of Agriculture Plant genetic resources
Dr. Vehbi Eser Plant Breeders Sub-Union of TURKEY Plant genetic resources
Prof. Dr. Alptekin Karagöz Aksaray University Seed Science
Birte Boelt Aarhus University Dept. of Agroecology Seed Science

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