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Çandemir Zoroğlu

General Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Museums

Director General

Country: Turkey


Çandemir is a Director for Cultural Heritage and Museums, at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Turkish Republic. He specialises in the Illicit trafficking of cultural property.

In 2007, Çandemir completed his PhD at the Ankara University. Çandemir was project coordinator for the EU – Turkey Intercultural Dialogue Programme entitled ‘Scientific Techniques and Risk Management in Museums’, from October 2011-2012.

At the British Museum
During his time on the International Training Programme in 2007, Çandemir was based in the Department of Greece & Rome and his partner placement was spent at The Collection – Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire.

Legacy Projects
In March 2010 Çandemir attended the Cairo Conference Towards a global network where he presented a paper on what he had gained, both professionally and personally, from attending the ITP and his career development since the programme.