Cultural Heritage Management
University of Newcastle
Dinç Saraç graduated from the Department of Archaeology & History of Art at Bilkent University in 1999; he also has a Masters degree in Archaeological Heritage Management from the same department. During his years at Bilkent, he worked on excavations and surveys on the mound of Hacımusalar (ancient Choma), near Elmalı in the central Lycian Plateau. In 2012, he joined the Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations (RCAC) at Koç University to pursue a doctoral fellowship. His project, co-funded by the J.M. Kaplan Fund, involved research on the preparation of a site management plan for the archaeological site of Myra, located in Demre/Antalya. In 2015, he obtained his PhD from the International Centre for Cultural & Heritage Studies (ICCHS), Newcastle University, with a thesis on site management and cultural tourism in Turkey. Since February 2017, he is a member of the School of Tourism at ABU. His research fields include culture, heritage management, archaeology, site management and tourism.