Dear Colleagues

As Board of Directors of the Bursa Uludağ University Mosaic Research Application and Research Center, we have deemed it appropriate to dedicate the 15th issue of the Journal of Mosaic Research in order to express our gratitude to Prof. Dr. David Parrish, who spent most of his life researching North African Mosaics, has been involved in the establishment of AIEMA, played an active role in the establishment of Bursa Uludağ University Mosaic Research Application and Research Center, was the leading actor in the promotion of Turkish mosaics and the initiation of the Turkish Mosaic Corpus.

We invite you to contribute to the 15th issue of the Journal of Mosaic Research with your articles. You can send the titles and abstracts of your articles together with your contact information until 15.09.2021.

You can find the envisaged calendar regarding the evaluation process of the 15th issue of the Journal of Mosaic Research below:

Article Title and Abstract Submission 15.09.2021

Article Full Text Submission 15.01.2022

Completion of the Referee Process 15.03.2022

Arrival of Corrected Texts from Authors 15.04.2022

Articles whose processes are not completed within the specified date range will be transferred to the next issue.

Thank you for your contribution.

Best Regards

Prof. Dr. Mustafa ŞAHİN



We are pleased to inform you that Journal of Mosaic Research has been selected for coverage in Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters) products and services. Beginning with 2016, our publication will be indexed and abstracted in: 

Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).


Congratulatory Messages from the Scientific Community of JMR

AIEMA - Türkiye is a research center that aims to study, introduce and constitude a data bank of the mosaics from the prehistoric times till today. The best presentation of the mosaics of Turkey is the ultimate goal of this center functioning depending on AIEMA. A data bank of Turkey mosaics and a corpus including Turkey mosaics are some of the practices of the center. Additionally, this center also equips a periodical including the art of ancient mosaics and original studies namely JMR.

The JMR (Journal of Mosaic Research) is an international journal on mosaics, annually published by the Uludag University Mosaic Research Center. The aim of this journal is to serve as a forum for scientific studies with critical analysis, interpretation and synthesis of mosaics and related subjects. The main matter of the journal covers mosaics of Turkey and other mosaics related to Turkey mosaics. Besides, the journal also accommodates creative and original mosaic researches in general. Furthermore, together with articles about mosaics, the journal also includes book presentations and news about mosaics.

JMR is a refereed journal. The articles sent to our journal are scanned with the “Ithenticate” plagiarism program, and the referee evaluation process is initiated according to the report result received from the program.

The manuscripts can be written in English, German, French or Turkish. All authors are responsible for the content of their articles. JMR is indexed as a full text by EBSCO since 2009; by TÜBİTAK - ULAKBİM Social Sciences Databases since 2014 and by Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters) - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) since 2016. Articles are published with DOI number taken by Crossref.

JMR published each year in November.

It is not allowed to copy any section of JMR without the permit of Research and Application Center of Mosaic. Each author whose article is published in JMR shall be considered to have accepted the article to published in print and electronical version and thus have transferred the copyrights to the Journal of Mosaic Research.

The abbreviations in this journal are based on German Archaeological Institute publication criterions, Bulletin de l’Association international pour l’Etude de la Mosaique antique, AIEMA - AOROC 24.2016, La Mosaique Gréco-Romaine IX and Der Kleine Pauly.

ISSN No: 1309-047X

E-ISSN 2619-9165


Prof. Dr. Mustafa Şahin

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Bursa Uludağ University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Archaeology Department
16059 - Görükle / Bursa - TURKEY

We are pleased to announce that fourteenth issue of Journal of Mosaic Research (JMR 14) now published!

Abbrevations List (Der kleine Pauly_Abkürzungen)‏

"Journal of Mosaic Research"
has been accepted as indexed journal by EBSCO Inc.
from the 1 st issue.