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Venue & Local Info

About Istanbul

The organizing committee of ASCC 2013 extends a cordial invitation to you to come to Istanbul to meet renowned scholars and practitioners not only from the region but also from many different parts of the world, at a place that is reputed to be one of the most attractive cities of the world.  It is a unique city in the world being on two continents and was the capitol of three great empires, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman and two religions, Christian and Islamic, for more than 2,000 years. Istanbul continues as the commercial, historical and cultural force of Turkey, and its excellence and mystery is based on distinctive conflict and contrast including old and new, religious and secular, Asian and European and mystical and earthly. Istanbul is easily accessable by its two airports, one of the being a hub from West to East.

The following is website about Istanbul:,33048/istanbul.html

Conference Venue

Location : Cultural Center of Askeri Muze (Military Museum) is located at Harbiye, nearby Taksim, center of modern Istanbul.

Address : Cumhuriyet Cd, Harbiye, Istanbul, Turkey. 

Mehter (Cultural Show)


The native language in Turkey is Turkish, but the language of this conference will be English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.


The Turkish monetary unit is “Turkish Lira”. The exchange rates can be learned at the information desk of the hotel or at exchange offices nearby. 


Turkey operates on 220 volts, 50 Hz, with round-prong European-style plugs that fit into recessed wall sockets/points.