Needs Assessment Project for Setting up an "Heritage in Conflict Zones Network"

Following the ambitious objectives of the international conference,entitled Archaeological Heritage in Conflict Zones, to be held on METU Campus at the Congress & Convention Centre on 02 & 03 February 2017, we would like to conduct a ‘NEEDS ASSESSMENT’ PROJECT (through a BAP application) to set up a Research Network focusing on HERITAGE IN CONFLICT ZONES


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Citation Formats
D. Boukaze-khan, D. B. Erciyas, N. Şahin Güçhan, and N. Atıcı, “Needs Assessment Project for Setting up an “Heritage in Conflict Zones Network”,” 2018. Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: