We are excited to announce the participation of prof. Sercan Yandim (Hacettepe University) in our journal, as a committee member!
Sercan Yandım studied Business Administration at METU (Middle East Technical University), in Ankara and received a BS degree in Management. She continued with a master’s degree in Archaeology and History of Art at Bilkent University, with an MA degree. Dr. Yandim set forth her graduate studies in Germany, in Marburg an der Lahn at Philipps University and in 2005 she completed her PhD in Kunstgeschichte under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ingo Herklotz (Art History) and Prof. Dr. Guntram Koch (Christian Archaeology).
Since 2005 she is a faculty member at Hacettepe University, Department of History of Art, Ankara.
Her publications include topics from the Late Antique and Early Christian to the Byzantine periods.
Also she conducted research in archaeological museums in Turkey with an attempt to study and publish Christian art produced in the Ottoman period as well. An extended revised version of her PhD thesis was published in 2008. “Die Ikonen aus den Museen in Antalya und Tokat in der Türkei: Ikonographische, stilistische und kunstsoziologische Untersuchung”.(Verlag Dr. Müller, Saarbrücken, 2008). Organized an International Art Historical Colloquium in 2010 and published its proceedings in, “Angels, Saints and Prophets in Christian and Islamic art, Arkeoloji ve Sanat Yayınları, Istanbul, 2010.
She was a participant in two archaeological surveys in and around Konya plain (2013-15). Her recent publications include Late Antique Anatolia and Its Ascetics: Sannabadae Monastery and Bishop Amphilochius of Iconium, in: Crossroads: Konya plain from Prehistory to the Byzantine period. Ed. by Çigdem Maner. (Ege Yayınları, İstanbul, 2019) 179-193; Marginalizing Traditional Religious Groups, Cults and Beliefs in the Early Patristic Period: Asceticism in Phrygia and Lykaonia, in Identity and the Other in Byzantium. Ed. by K. Durak and I. Jevtic. Papers from the fourth International Sevgi Gönül Byzantine Studies Symposium. (GABAM, İstanbul, 2019) 189-205. "Postmortem Lives of Byzantine Images: Anatolian Icons, Style, and Iconography," in an edited volume of The Afterlife of the Byzantine Monuments in Post-Byzantine Times, ed. by Elena Boeck (in print)