Doctor of Historical Sciences, Archaeologist, Professor, Istanbul University.
Professor, Dr., İstanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Archaeology, Section of Prehistory (2017).
Prof. Dr. Necmi Karul was born in 1967. Education and Degrees: 1996–2000 — Ph.D. Section of Prehistory, University of Frei Berlin. Subject of the Thesis: “Gebäude aus Flechtwerk: Die archäologischen Befunde aus den neolithischen-chalkolithischen Siedlungsschichten von Hocaçeşme, Aşağıpınar und Toptepe„; 1994–1995 — M. A. Section of Prehistory, University of İstanbul. Subject of the Thesis: “The Neolithic Pottery of Hocaçeşme„; 1991–1986 — B. A. Section of Prehistory, Istanbul University. Institutional Associations: 2013 — Türk Eskiçağ Bilimleri Enstitüsü, full member; 2012 — European Association of Archaeologists, member; 2011 — Austrian Archaeological Institute, Correspondent member; 2009 — German Archaeological Institutes, Correspondent member; 2007–2015 — Association of Archaeology, President of Istanbul Branch. Research Projects: 2017 — Study of Göbeklitepe Culture and its Surrounding Area. Archaeological Survey Project, Director; 2012–2016 — BEAN — Bridging the European and Anatolian Neolithic: demography, migration, and lifestyle at the onset of civilisation, Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN), İstanbul University Project, Director; 2004 — Aktopraklık Excavation, Southern Marmara Archaeological Research Project, Director; 2010 — Gusir Höyük Excavation, Cultural Properties in the Catchment Area of Ilısu Dam and HES Project, Scientific Director; 2007 — 2011 Mezraa-Teleilat Kazısı, ODTÜ TAÇDAM Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs, Director; 1993–2003 — Kırklareli Project; Aşağıpınar ve Kanlıgeçit Excavations, East Thrace and Marmara Project, Field Director; 1998–2004 — Mezraa-Teleilat Kazısı, ODTÜ TAÇDAM Salvage Project of the Archaeological Heritage of the Ilısu and Carchemish Dam Reservoirs, Vice Director; 2001 — Birecik-Suruç Pilot Bölgesi Arkeolojik Belgeleme ve Envanter Çalışması, The Turkish Academy of Science, Cultural Sector of Turkey” project (TÜBA-TÜKSEK), Pilot Region Studies: Birecik-Suruç, Vice Director.