The panel discussion will reflect on the global civilizational aspects of the cultures of Asia Minor in a historical perspective till nowadays on the example of the temple complex "Göbekli Tepe". The construction of the temple complex dates from approximately 9 millennium BC. The complex is one of the oldest and largest megalithic structures in the world. Its presence in Asia Minor makes it possible to rightfully call this region the cradle of world civilizations.
General Staff Building, Third courtyard 6/8 Palace sq., St. Petersburg
Apollinaria AvrutinaAssociate Professor, Director of the Center for Research in Modern Turkey, St. Petersburg State University. Abkhazia
Necmi KarulDoctor of Historical Sciences, Archaeologist, Professor, Istanbul University. Turkey
Gleb ErshovSenior Lecturer, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Practices in the Field of Arts, St. Petersburg State University. Russia