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Gala Dinner

Come join us for a magical evening in Turkey and explore its history and culture with expert scholars.

Join us for an extraordinary evening and win one of the following prizes!

Grand Prize: 1 Person: Roundtrip Turkish Airlines Ticket between New York and Istanbul
Gold: 5 People: Handmade Ceramic Plate from Cappadocia
Silver: 10 People: Handmade Silk Scarf
Bronze: BAR subscriptions, books, DVDs and more!

Ticket cost: $200 *space is limited

Formal Attire — Black Tie Preferred


If you are unable to fill out this registration form, please contact the Travel/Study department at 1-800-221-4644 ext.202

Gala Program

6:30 PM Dinner, soft drinks, wine, beer, tea, and coffee included
7:30 PM Opening – Sarah Yeomans
7:45 PM Turkish Ministry of Culture – NYC Office
8:00 PM Dr. Ben Witherington III
8:15 PM Journeys of Paul in Turkey & Greece – Dr. Mark Fairchild
8:30 PM Abraham’s Country of Turkey – Dr. Mark Fairchild
8:45 PM Raffle for prizes

Download Schedule (PDF)
Gala Dinner

Featured Speakers

Mark R. Fairchild, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Department of Bible & Religion, Huntington University

Ben Witherington III, Ph.D.
Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary; Doctoral Faculty St.Mary’s College, St. Andrews University


Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10019
Ph: 1-212-586-7000

Sponsored By

Tutku Tours

Tutku Tours is a world leader in Biblical and Classical Tours in Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Israel & Jordan.

Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS)

Tutku Tours BAS publishes Biblical Archaeology Review and sponsors study tours which take the academic study of archaeology and present it to a general audience seeking to understand the world of the Bible and the Near and Middle East.


For Registration please contact:

202-364-3300 ext 202
Biblical Archaeology Society
4710 41st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016