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ARIT Fellows 2006-2016

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2016-2017

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2016-2017)

Dr. Faiz Ahmed, Modern Middle East History, Brown University, America in the Ottoman Gaze:  The Sublime Porte, the United States, and Early Muslim Communities in North America, c. 1730-1923

Dr. Zeynep Korkman, Gender and Women's Studies, The University of Arizona, Gendered Fortunes:   Feelings, Labors, and Publics of Divination in Post-secular Turkey

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2016-2017)

Mr. Matthew Ghazarian, Ottoman History, Columbia University, Famine in a Time of Uncertainty:  Food Aid and Sectarianism in Turkey, 1856-1893 

Mr. Joseph Lombardo, Comparative Politics, The New School for Social Research, In the 'Kingdom of Dams':   The Politics of Scale and the Keban Project, 1962-1975

Dr. John Marston, Archaeology, Boston University, Empire and Environment in Late Bronze and Iron Age Anatolia 

Mr. Jonathan McCollum, History, University of California at Los Angeles, Ottomanism at War:  Citizenship, Nationalism, and Minorities in the Ottoman Empire, 1911-1912

Mr. Jeffrey Wall, Ethnobotany, Cornell University, Folk Valuation of Chestnut Diversity in Turkey:  An Inquiry into the Maintenance of Diversity of an Historically Valuable Tree Species

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOWS (2016)

Mr. Görkem Dağdelen, Sociology, Temple University, Class Dynamics of Urban Social Movements in Informal Neighborhoods of Istanbul

Mr. Orcun Okan, Turkey, PhD Candidate, History, Columbia University, Coping with Transitions:  The Connected Construction of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq (1918-1928)

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul in honor of Professor John Freely.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2016):

From Turkey:

Dr. Fahri Dikkaya, History Department, Bilkent University, Ottoman Pottery between Local and Imperial Tastes

From Greece:

Dr. Stella Souvatzi, School of Humanities, Hellenic Open University, Neolithic Sites in Greece and Turkey and the Politics of Space and Identity

ARIT and ASCSA Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE
(Summer 2016):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul:

Kaleb Adney University of California, Los Angeles
Ahmad Aminpour University of Texas, Austin
Clare Busch New York University
Matthew Chovanec University of Texas, Austin
Samantha Hoffman University of Chicago
Allison Kanner University of Chicago
Brenna Knippen College of Charleston
Maria Lachenauer University of Chicago
Miles Lewis Columbia University
Fredrick Lorenz University of California, Los Angeles
Alyssa Mathias University of California, Los Angeles
James Paige Boston University
Elizabeth Pertner George Washington University
Noah Ringler American University
Elyse Semerdjian Whitman College
Britt Van Paepeghem University of Minnesota
George Vourderis Georgetown University
Erin West Brown University

The U.S. Department of Education, Georgetown University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS
(2016):

George M. A. Hanfmann Fellow:

Dr. Sultan Deniz Küçüker, Political Science, Ankara University, The Structure of the Ionian Koinon in the Archaic and Classical Periods

Ilse B. Hanfmann Fellow:

Ms. İpek Dağlı Dinçer, Classical Archaeology and History of Art, Koç University and Istanbul University, Cults and Religious Life in Pamphylia from the Archaic to the Late Antique Period

MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2016):

Mr. Orkun Hamza Kaycı, Prehistory, Istanbul University, Prehistoric Cilicia: New Research and Relations with Surrounding Regions

Ms. Yasemin Özarslan, Archaeology and History of Art, Koç University, Landscape Organization and Social Interaction in Iron Age Anatolia:  Three Case Studies from Phyrgia

The Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships are supported by the Merops Foundation in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.

ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2016):

Mr. Ozan Eren , Sociology, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Protest Music in Turkey:  the Case of the Kardeş Türküler (Turkish multi-ethnic music group The Songs of Fraternity)       

Ms. Sinem Erdoğan İşkorkutan, History, Boğaziçi University, Festivity and Representation in the Early Eighteenth Century:  The Imperial Festival of 1720 and its Illustrated Surnames (Imperial Festival Books)

Mr. Hakan Mutlu, Anthropology, Ankara University, A Comparison of the humerus and femur Variations in East Roman and Byzantine Milas-Belentepe and Anatolian Societies

Mr. Umut Parlıtı, Archaeology, Erzurum Atatürk University, Burial Customs and Tomb Types of the East Anatolia Region in the 3rd Millennium B.C.

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey.

 


2015-2016

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2015 - 2016)

Dr. Melis Hafez, Department of History, Virginia Commonwealth University, The Lazy, the Idle, the Industrious:  The Culture of Productivity in Late Ottoman Society 1830-1922

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2015 - 2016):

Mr. Harun Buljina, Balkan and Ottoman History, Columbia University, The Ends of Empire:  Ethno-Religious Conflict and Cooperation in the Late and Post Ottoman Balkans 1878-1921

Ms. Pauline Lucy Lewis, Middle Eastern History, University of California, Los Angeles, The Social and Cultural Effects of Telegraphy in the Ottoman Empire-1855-1918

Ms. Kathryn Marklein, Biological Anthropology and Bioarchaeology, Ohio State University, Ave Imperium, mortui te salutamus:  Redefining Roman Imperialism through Biocultural and Bioarchaological Perspectives of Liminal Populations

Dr. Ranin Kazemi, Middle East, North Africa, Ottoman, Iran history, Kansas State University, Famine in the Middle East:  Environment, Market, State and Society 1700-1918

Mr. Henry R. Shapiro, Department of History, Princeton University, The Great Armenian Flight:  Ottoman Armenian History and Historiography of the Reign of Sultan Ahmed I (1603-1617)

Ms. Margaret Anne Shortle, History of Art and Architecture, Boston University, Illustrated Divans of Hafiz in the Topkapi Palace Library

Dr. Peter J. Stone, Ancient Mediterranean History and Archaeology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Between Tarsus and the Tetrapolis:  The Hellenistic Pottery from Kinet Höyük

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOWS (2015)

Ms. Muge Durusu Tanrıover, Archaeology, Brown University, Between Arzawa and Hattuša:  Locating the Second Millenium BCE Material Culture from the Yalburt Yaylası Archaeological Landscape Research Project

Ms. Ekin Kurtiç, Middle Eastern Studies and Social Anthropology, Harvard University, Remaking a River Basin:  Green Economy, Ecology and Politics in Turkey

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul in honor of Professor John Freely.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2015):

From Turkey:

Ms. Melis Cankara, History and Theory of Architecture, Yıldız Technical University, An Unusual Blend and a Bitter Complication:  Muslims and Christians Exchanging Houses in Rethymno after the Treaty Lausanne

Dr. Nesibe Özgül Turgay, Music and Art of Performance, Yıldız Technical University, The Analysis of Form, Mode and Technique in the Repertory of Tabakhaniotika

Ms. Çilem Yavşan, Archaeology Department, Çanakkale Onsekizmart University, The Bone Tool Industry at the Late Sixth/Early Fifth millennium BC Settlement at Smintheion in the Troad:  A Typological, Technological and Functional Approach

From Greece:

Ms. Eleni Mentesidou, Archaeology, Democritus University of Thrace, Religion and Rituals in the Greek Cities of the South Coast of the Black Sea during the Hellenistic Period

ARIT and ASCSA Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE
(Summer 2015):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul:

Joanna Birkner Bryn Mawr College
Daniella Leah Farah Stanford University
Alexandra Frankel University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Daniel Grafton University of Washington
Dilara Hatipoğlu Washington University, St. Louis
Varak Ketsamanian University of Chicago
Erol Koymen Vanderbilt University
Ethan LaFrance University of Pennsylvania
Noga Malkin Georgetown University
Kerith Miller University of Arizona
Andrew Nitz University of Pittsburgh
Eileen Sleesman University of Washington
Rachel Wigen-Toccalino University of Kansas
Ella Wind New York University
Daniel Woods Georgetown University
Peter Young University of Pennsylvania

The U.S. Department of Education, Georgetown University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS
(2015):

George M. A. Hanfmann Fellows:

Dr. Erman Gören, Ancient Languages and Cultures, Ancient Greek, Istanbul University, The Divine Names in Corpus Dionysiacum as the Mirrors of Being:  The Dispositives for Seeing the Unseen

Ilse B. Hanfmann Fellow:

Ms. Sabiha Göloğlu, Archaeology and History of Art, Koç University, Nineteenth Century Representations of the Islam Pilgrimage Sites in Europe and Ottoman Empire

MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2015):

Ms .Melis Uzdurum, Prehistoric Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Production and Consumption of Mudbrick at Aşıklı:  Interconnections between Raw Materials, Technology and Social Life

Ms. Mine Lütfiye Durur, Anthropology, Hacettepe University, The Death Rituals of the Acemhöyük Population

The Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships are supported by the Merops Foundation in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.

ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2015):

Ms. Zeynep Altok, History Department, Boğaziçi University, Sixteenth-Century Biographies of Poets and Ottoman Elite Identity

Mr. Uygar Aydemir, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Sabancı University, Between Constitution and  Autocracy:  Public Discontent in the Ottoman Empire Preceding the First Parliamentary  Experiment of 1876-1878

Ms. Ebru Sönmez, History Department, Bilkent University,  Envisioning Hussein the Martyr and Karbala in the Cultural Memory of Early Modern Ottoman Muslim Society

Ms. Firuzan Melike Sümertaş, History Department, Boğaziçi University, The Role of the Greek Orthodox Community  in the Transformation of the Urban Structure of 19th Century Istanbul

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey.

 


2014-2015

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2014 - 2015)

Dr. Elizabeth Baughan,  Classics and Archaeology, University of Richmond, Urbanism and Cultural Identity at Hacımusalar Höyük

Dr. Anne Killebrew, Classics, Pennsylvania State University, Bay of Iskenderun Landscape Archaeology Survey:  Exploring the History and Archaeology of Southeastern Cilicia, Turkey

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2014 - 2015):

Mr. Joseph Alpar, Ethnomusicology, City University of New York, Hazzanim, Synagogue Liturgy, and Religious Renewal in Istanbul's Jewish Community

Dr. Pamela Crabtree, Anthropology, New York University, Subsistence and Ritual:  Analysis of the Animal Bone Remains from the Achaemenid Features at Kınık Höyük, Southern Cappadocia, Turkey

Mr. Ethan Menchinger, Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan, A Humanist in the Ottoman Age of Reform:  Ahmed Vâsıf Efendi

Ms. Helen Pfeifer, History, Princeton University, To Gather Together:  Rumi-Arab Encounters in 16th Century Ottoman Literary Salons

Ms. Meredith Quinn, History, Harvard University, Looking Over Readers’ Shoulders:  Making the Most of the Mecmua

Mr. William Smiley, Yale Law School, “When Peace Comes, You Will Again Be Free:” International and Islamic Law, Slavery, and “Prisoners of War” in the Ottoman Empire, 1699-1899

Ms. Madelynn von Baeyer, Anthropology, University of Connecticut, Where We Work Matters:  An Archaeobotanical Study of Social Complexity during Late Chalcolithic Cadır Höyük, Turkey

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOWS (2014)

Ms. Hatice Erten, Anthropology, Yale University, At Least Three Children:  The Revival of Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Turkey

Mr. Akin Sefer, History, Northeastern University, Labor in the Heart of Empire:  Workers, Industry and the State in Ottoman Imperial Naval Arsenal, 1839-1876

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul in honor of Professor John Freely.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2014):

From Turkey:

Dr. Billur Tekkök, Art History and Museum Studies, Başkent University, Helenistik ve Roma Dönemi Troia (Ilion) Batı Kutsal Mekanı Sermaikleri ve Kült Üzerine / The Hellenistic and Roman Sanctuary of Troy (Ilion):  the Pottery and Cult Practices

Ms. Tülin Selvi Ünlü, Architecture, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, A Comparative Inquiry - Analysis into Spatial Evolution of Eastern Mediterranean Port Cities’ Development: Mersin, Patras, and Volos

Dr. Onur Yıldırım, Economics, Middle East Technical University, Yunan Aydınları ve Yunanistan - Türkiye Nüfus Mübadelesi, 1923-1936 / Greek Intellectuals and the Greco-Turkish Exchange of Populations - 1923-1936

From Greece:

Mr. Sotirios Fotakidis, History of Architecture, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Architectural Sculptures from Middle Byzantine Athens

Ms. Evanthia Katsara, Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports, Byzantine Pottery from Sparta:  The New Finds

Ms. Eleni Mentesidou, Archaeology, Democritus University of Thrace, Religion and Rituals in the Greek Cities of the South Coast of the Black Sea during the Hellenistic Period

ARIT and ASCSA Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE
(Summer 2014):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul:

Joseph Alpar City University of New York
Emily Arauz Koc University
Shyla Dogan Columbia University
Matthew H. Ghazarian Columbia University
Lydia Harrington University of Washington, Seattle
Hannah Highfill Washington University, St. Louis
Leticia R. Hinojosa University of Texas, Austin
Victoria Johns George Mason University
Brett Marler Washington University, St. Louis
Olivia Munson Columbia University
Holly Rapp University of Chicago
Anne Schluter University of Texas, San Antonio
Amir Toft University of Chicago
Didem Uca University of Pennsylvania
Jason Vivrette University of California, Berkeley
Denis Vovchenko Northeastern State University, Oklahoma
Christin Zurbach Columbia University

The U.S. Department of Education, Georgetown University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.

GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2014):

George M. A. Hanfmann Fellows:

Ms. Deniz Sever, Archaeology and Art History, Koç University, A Study of Byzantine Private Devotional Objects in Turkish Museums

Ms. Zehra Tombul, History, Boğaziçi University, Ernst Diez:  From Viennese fin-de-siécle to Turkish Nationalist Controversy

Ilse B. Hanfmann Fellows:

Ms. Figen Şahin, Classical Philology, Humboldt University in Berlin, Rome’s Power and Personal Weaknesses:  Depictions of Character in Roman Verse Satire

Ms. Duygu Özlem Yalçın, Classical Archaeology, Ankara University, The Limes Euphraticus from Coins:  Monetary Circulation among the Military and Civil Settlements on the Euphrates


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2014):

Ms. Ceren Çilingir İpek, Prehistory, Istanbul University, An Evaluation of the Archaeobotanical Data from the Tepecik-Çiftlik Mound relating to the Nutritional Economy in the 7-6 Millenia B.C.E.

The Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships are supported by the Merops Foundation in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.



2013-2014

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2013 - 2014)

Dr. Nikolay A. Antov, History, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Formation and Historical Development of Muslim Communities in the Early Modern Ottoman Balkans:  The Case of Deliorman (NE Balkans) mid-15th to early 18th Centuries

Dr. Hale Yılmaz, History, Southern Illinois University, Menemen, 1930:  Event, History, Memory

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS
(2013 - 2014):

Dr. Lale Can, History, City University of New York, Spiritual Subjects:  Central Asians and the Ottoman Caliphate, 1869-1914

Mr. David C. Fossum, Ethnomusicology, Brown University, The Bağlama Revisited:  Recent Developments in Turkish Musical Performance Practice

Ms. Brita Lorentzen, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Cedar of Lebanon (Made in Anatolia):  Building a Tree-Ring Network for Provenancing Historical and Archaeological Cedar Timbers

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2013)

Mr. A. Tunc Şen, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, Astrology at the Ottoman Court during the Long Islamic Millennium (1453 - 1592):  Nature, Knowledge, Politics

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the Joukowsky Family Foundation, which supports the John Freely Fellowships in honor of Professor John Freely.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2013)

From Turkey:

Ms. İlham Sakarya, Settlement Archaeology, Middle East Technical University, Trade Relations of Ancient Burgaz from Archaic to Hellenistic Periods (7th to 3rd century B.C.):  Evidence from Amphorae

Dr. Damla Demirözü, Western Languages and Literature, Ankara University, Greek Fiction after World War II.

Dr. Elif Ünlü, History, Boğaziçi Üniversity, The Form and the Body:  Social Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages and Transfer of Ideology between Anatolia and the Aegean toward the End of the 3rd Millennium B.C.E. 

From Greece:

Ms. Evanthia Katsara, Greek Archaeological Service, Ministry of Culture, Byzantine Glazed Pottery from Sparta

Dr. Myrto Malouta, Ionian University, Antinoopolis:  A Greek city in Roman Egypt          

Ms. Eleni Mentesidou, Democritus University of Thrace, Religion and Rituals in the Greek cities of the South Coast of the Black Sea during the Hellenistic Period

Ms. Artemis Papatheodorou, University of Oxford, Ottoman Archaeology: Unearthing Ottoman Policy-Making at a Time of Reforms (1839-1923)

ARIT and ASCSA Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2013):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul:

Tristan Bennett Indiana University
Isacar Bolanos Ohio State University
David Fossum Brown University
Graham Griffiths Georgetown University
Isaac Hand University of Chicago
Andre Jan University of California, Los Angeles
Margaret Kahn George Washington University
Peter Klempner University of Washington
Alexander Kreger Michigan State University
Will Orman     Boston University
Paul Osterlund            Sabancı University
Kenan Sharpe University of California, Santa Cruz
Amber Smith   Portland State University
Kaitlin Staudt Oxford University
Elizabeth Wagner Princeton University

The U.S. Department of Education, Georgetown University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.


2012-2013

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2012 - 2013)

Dr. Abdurrahman Atçıl, Ottoman History, Queens College, City University of New York, Scholar-Bureaucrats, Sultan and Law in the Ottoman Empire, 1450-1600

Dr. John J. Curry, Ottoman History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, From Countryside to Capital:  The Struggle of the Sa’baniye Branch of the Halveti Sufi Order to Adapt to the Early Modern World of the Ottoman Empire

Dr. Ayfer Karakaya-Stump, Ottoman History, The College of William and Mary, Genealogies of ‘Heterodox’ Islam in Anatolia:   Rethinking the Köprülü Paradigm

Dr. Joshua M. White, Ottoman History and Law, University of Virginia, Catch and Release:  Piracy, Slavery, and Law in the Early Modern Ottoman Mediterranean

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2012 - 2013):

Dr. Amy Mills, Geography and History, University of South Carolina, Istanbul in Satirical Images:  Modernity, Urban Social Geography, and National Identity in Republican Era Turkey

Ms. Mary E. Neumeier, History and Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, ‘There is a Çapanoğlu Behind This:’  Ottoman Architecture in the Provinces (1750-1824)

Mr. Christopher Sheklian, Political Science and Religion, University of Chicago, What is ‘Neo-’ about Neo-Laicism?  Property, Rights, and Religion among Turkish Armenians

Dr. Shannan Stewart, Archaeology, University of Illinois, Gordion Hellenistic Pottery:  Toward an Integrated Final Publication

Ms. Elizabeth Williams, Ottoman History, Georgetown University, Developing Modernity:  The Politics of Agrarian Reform in the Ottoman Periphery

Mr. Murat C. Yıldız, Ottoman History, The University of California, Los Angeles, Strengthening, Training, and Preparing the Sons of the Nation:  Modern Sports and Physical Education during the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2012)

Mr. Ali Sipahi, Anthropology and History, University of Michigan, City-building in the Ottoman Provinces:  War-making, State-making, and Urbanization in Elaziğ

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the Joukowsky Family Foundation, which supports the John Freely Fellowships in honor of Professor John Freely.


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2012):

Ms. G. Senem Özden Gerçeker, Classical Archeology, Istanbul University, Sagalassos Red Slip Ware found in the Fill Layers of the West Necropolis at Perge

Ms. Özlem Güçlü, Sociology Department, Mimar Sinan University, Silent Female Characters in the New Cinema of Turkey:  Gender, Nation and Memory

Mr. Oğul Emre Öncü, Classical Archaeology, Istanbul University, Terracotta Elements in the Archaic Period Architecture of Aiolis

Dr. Fatma Gül Öztürk, Faculty of Architecture, Çankaya University, Survey of Byzantine Settlements in Açıksaray and the Environs

Ms. Songül Ulutaş, History Department, Mersin University, The Soco-Economic Structure of the Kaza of Tarsus (1856-1914)

Dr. Berna Yazıcı, Atatürk Institute, Boğaziçi University, Children of the State?  State, Children and Families in a Changing Turkey

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2012):

George M. A. Hanfmann Fellows:

Mr. Mete Aksan, Classical Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Tumuli of Southeastern Thrace: A Re-evaluation of the Data from pre-1980 Excavations

Mr. Orhan Serdar, PhD. Archeometry Department, Middle East Technical University, From the Depths of the Earth to the Depths of the Sea, the Journeys of Marble Anchors


Ilse B. Hanfmann Fellows:

Dr. İncifer Banu Doğan, Prehistory, Istanbul University, (currently librarian, DAI, Istanbul), The Treatment of the Concept of Religion in Prehistoric Archeology 

Dr. Ekin Oyken, Latin Language and Literature, Istanbul University, The Musical Ethos as a Meaning-making Process in Ancient Culture 


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2012):

Dr. İsmail Baykara, Archaeology Departmentt, Van University, Gateway to the Levant: the Hatay and Human Dispersals during the upper Pleistocene

Ms. Müge Ergun, Prehistory, Istanbul University, The Seed Remains at Aşıklı Höyük and the Early Development of Agriculture 

Dr Handan Üstündağ, Archaeology Department, Anadolu University, A Paleopathological Study of the Child Skeletons from the Excavations at Kültepe/Kanesh 

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2012):

From Turkey:

Mr. Orhan Serdar, Archeometry Department, Middle East Technical University, Archaeometric Studies on the Stone Anchors from the Yenikapı Excavations in Istanbul

Dr. Reyhan Körpe, Archaeology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Archaeology of the Persian Wars in Greece

From Greece:

Mr. Sotirios Dimitriadis, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, The Transformation of Urban Space in Late Ottoman Thessaloniki

Ms. Triantafyllia Eirini Dogiama, Archaeology, McMaster University, The Study of Lithic Projectile Points Made of Obsidian from the Neolithic Site of Catalhoyuk in Central Anatolia (7400 – 6000 B.C.)

Mr Ioannis Theocharis, Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, The Treatment of Architectural Sculpture of Athens from the Early to Middle Byzantine Periods

ARIT and ASCSA Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


2011-2012

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2011 - 2012)

Dr. John R. Senseney, Archaeology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Classical Architects of Asia Minor and Neighboring Islands 

Dr. Brian Silverstein, Anthropology, University of Arizona, The Social Meanings of Numbers:  Statistics, Reform and Society in Turkey

Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz, Duke University, Claiming Victimhood, Creating Nations:  Ethno-nationalist Conflict in Eastern Anatolia, 1908-1938

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2011 - 2012):

Ms. Elizabeth S. Angell, Anthropology, Columbia University, The Seismic Cityscape:  Earthquake Anticipation in Istanbul

Dr. Benjamin S. Arbuckle, Anthropology, Baylor University, Horse Domestication in the Ancient Near East:  Testing the 'Anatolian Origins' Hypothesis

Ms. Yasemin Gencer, History of Art, Indiana University, Delivering the Satirical Punch:  Reform, Secularism, and Nation Building in Cartoons of the Early Turkish Republic (1922-1928) [with additional funds from the Istanbul Friends of ARIT]

Mr. Timur Hammond, Geography, University of California, Los Angeles, Authenticating Eyup:  Heritage, Piety, and the Making of an Islamic Place

Ms. Naomi R. Pitamber, History of Art, University of California, Los Angeles, Re-Placing  Byzantium:  Laskarid Urban Environments and the Landscape of Loss (1204-1261)

Ms. Bridget M. Purcell, Anthropology, Princeton University, What has Abraham got to do with Ataturk?  Pilgrimage and State in Southeastern Turkey

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2011 - 2012):

Ms. Triantafyllia-Eirini Dogiama, Anthropology, McMaster University, Points of Reference:  Projectiles, Hunting and Identity at Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey 

JOHN FREELY FELLOW:

Mr. Hadi Hosainy, History, University of Texas, Austin, Islamic Law and Gender:  the Bargaining of Women's Property Rights in the 17th and 18th Century Ottoman Empire

ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW:

Ms. Yasemin Gencer, History of Art, Indiana University, Delivering the Satirical Punch:  Reform, Secularism, and Nation Building in Cartoons of the Early Turkish Republic (1922-1928) [with additional support from ECA)

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the Joukowsky Family Foundation, which supports the John Freely Fellowships in honor of Professor John Freely.


Dr. Philip T. Stinson, Art History and Archaeology, University of Kansas, The Civil Basilica of Aphrodisias:  Fieldwork Completion for Final Publication

The Kenan T. Erim Fellowship is supported by the American Friends of Aphrodisias in honor of Professor Erim.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2011):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul:

Jennifer Boguski Ohio State University
Elizabeth Bospflug Yale University
Josef M. Burton Portland State University
Sahalie G. Clapp University of Puget Sound
Jared Conrad-Bradshaw Columbia University
Anne E. DeLuca University of Chicago
Dzovinar Derderian University of Michigan
Shyla Dogan University of Arizona
Christianne D. Gates University of East Anglia
Emma N. Harper University of Chicago
Sarah K. Harris University of California, Santa Barbara
Phyllis Jeffrey University of California, Davis
Thomas A. Ledford Princeton University
Irini Levin New York University
Linda Michaud-Emin The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Chris Miller Yale University
Nicholas Ragheb University of Texas, Austin
Soma K. Roy Boston University
Basil Salem University of Chicago
Mija A. Sanders University of Arizona
James A. Sawyer University of Pennsylvania
Jill F. Stockwell Princeton University
William Stroebel University of Michigan
August S. Cohn Thomas University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Christopher Trapani Columbia University
Elizabeth Williams Georgetown University

The U.S. Department of Education, Princeton University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2011-2012):

Professor Simeon Estatiev, Islamic and Middle Eastern History, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria, The Istanbul Kadizadeli Movement and its Role in 17th and 18th Century Islamic Renewal in the Middle East

Professor Benedek Péri, Turkic Studies, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, The Persian Gazels of Yavuz Sultan Selim (1512-1520)

Dr. János Sipos, Musicology, Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, The Musical Life of Two Bektashi Communities

Professor Tsoni Tsonev, Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria, Origins and Development of Early Farmers’ Bread Culture in Anatolia and the Eastern Balkans

ARIT Mellon fellowships are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. 


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2011):

Ms. Derya Silibolatlaz Baykara, Settlement Archeology, Middle East Technical University, Zooarcheological Studies at the Site of Salat Tepe

Dr. Mehmet Ali Doğan, Humanities and Social Sciences Program, Istanbul Technical University, American Missionary Activities in the Middle East: Methods, Approaches and Sources

Ms. Mine Ergün, Prehistory, Istanbul University, The Archeobotanical Remains of the 8th Century BC Settlement at Aşıklı Höyük

Ms. Yıldız Yılmaz Karakoç, History Department, Boğaziçi University, The Grand Life of the Harem Aghas – in the Shadow of their Black, Eunuch, and Slave Identities

Dr. Murat Metinsoy, Atatürk Institute, Boğaziçi University, Rethinking Secularism in the Early Republic: a Moderate and Flexible Secularism

Mr. Bülent Öztürk
, Ancient History, Marmara University, An Ancient City on the Shores of the Western Black Sea Coast of Asia Minor:  Tios (Tieion)

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2011):

George M. A. Hanfmann Fellows:

Ms. Hande Günözü, Art History, Türkiyat Araştırmaları Enstitüsü, Istanbul University, Studies and Improvements on the Injection Materials Used in the Protection of the Cappadocian Area Byzantine Period Plasters

Mr. Şener Yıldırım, Art History, Anadolu University, Eskişehir, The Byzantine Period Architecture of Side


Ilse B. Hanfmann Fellows:

Mr. Aytuğ Arslan, Art History, Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Architectural Remains from the Region of Konya (Lycaonia) dating to the 4th – 12th Centuries of the Byzantine Period (Early and Middle)  

Mr. Fatih Erhan, Classical Archaeology, Istanbul University, Religious Depictions on Roman Imperial Period Cilician Coins

Ms. Ayça Tiryaki, Byzantine Art, Istanbul University, The Architectural Sculpture of the Rhodiapolis Episcopal Church


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2011):

Dr. Emre Şerifoğlu, Art History, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Preparation for the North Syrian Survey Project

Ms. Melike Zeren, Archaeology, Ege University, Izmir, The ‘Albertium Group’ and the Surrounding Clazomenian Sarcophagi of the Archaic Period

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2011):

From Turkey:

Ms. Zeliha Gider Büyüközer, Classical Archaeology, Selçuk University, Konya, Doric Architecture in Caria Region

Dr. Koray Durak, History, Bosphorus University, Investigation of the Medieval Greek Sources for the Study of Byzantine-Islamic Trade from the Seventh to the Eleventh Centuries

Dr. Ayşe Ozil, History, Bosphorus University, Greek Orthodox Communities and Education in 19th Century Istanbul


From Greece:

Dr. Dimitrios Drakoulis, Center for Byzantine Research, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Land Uses and Functional Shells in Urban Spaces during the Early Byzantine Period

Dr. Panagiotis Poulos, Turkish and Modern Asian Studies, University of Athens, Ottoman Cultural Heritage and Turkish Modernity

ARIT and ASCSA Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.



2010-2011

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2010 - 2011)

Dr. Christina Luke, Archaeology, Boston University, Preservation of Heritage Landscapes in Central Lydia, Western Turkey

Dr. Christopher Roosevelt, Archaeology, Boston University, The Chronology, Distribution, and Nature of Second-Millennium BCE Sites in Central Western Asia Minor

Dr. Nukhet Varlık, History, University of Chicago, Plague and Empire:  the Ottoman Experience, 1347-1600

ARIIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2010 - 2011):

Mark Abbe, Archaeology, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, The Polychromy of Marble Sculpture in Roman Asia Minor 

Mr. Faiz Ahmed, History, University of California, Berkeley, Young Turks and the Rule of Law in Afghanistan:  the Nizamnama Codes of Shah Amanullah and the Turko-Afghan Juridical Nexus, 1919-1929   

Dr. Nabil Al-Tikriti, History, University of Mary Washington, Defining Non-belief, Delineating Loyalty:  the 16th Century Struggle for Ottoman Religious Identity  

Mr. Brad Dennis, History, University of Utah, Başbakanlık and Mütfülük Data Gathering Project:  Comparative Socio-Economics of Different Eastern Anatolian Regions, 1870-1896

Ms. Catalina Hunt, History, Ohio State University, Changing Identities at the Fringes of the Late Ottoman Empire:  the Turks and Tatars of Dobruca, 1839-1914

Ms. Rebecca Ingram, Archaeology, Texas A & M University, Autopsy of a Byzantine Merchantman:  Documenting the 7th-Century Shipwreck Excavated at the Theodosian Harbor at Yenikapı 

Mr. Joakim Parslow,  Political Science, University of Washington, Justice and Security in Transitions to Democracy:  the Cases of Egypt and Turkey

Ms. Melissa Rosenzweig, Anthropology, University of Chicago, Imperial Environments:  the Politics of Agricultural Practice at Ziyaret Tepe in the First Millennium BCE

Dr. Fariba Zarinebaf, History, University of California, Riverside, Ottoman-European Encounters in Istanbul:  Alla Franca in Ottoman Modernity 

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2010 - 2011):

JOHN FREELY / ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2010-2011):

Mr. Erol Ülker, History, University of Chicago, Making the Nation, Un-Making the Working Class:  the Tramway Workers’ Movement in Istanbul, 1918-1928

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the Joukowsky Family Foundation, which supports the John Freely Fellowships in honor of Professor John Freely.


AMERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP:

Mr. Mark Abbe, Archaeology, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, The Polychromy of Marble Sculpture of Roman Aphrodisias

The Kenan T. Erim Fellowship is supported by the American Friends of Aphrodisias in honor of Professor Erim.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2010):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2010:

Elizabeth Angell  Columbia University
Robia Charles University of California, Berkeley
Robin Ellis  University of California, Berkeley
Sarah Fischer American University
Reed Fry University of Damascus
Heather K. Hughes University of Washington
Erica A. Hughes University of Liverpool
Robert Loomis University of Chicago
Christina J. Lordeman New York University
Wesley W. Lummus Texas Tech University
Daniella N. Mak University of Pennsylvania 
Kyle Marquardt University of Wisconsin, Madison
Amanda J. McCabe New York University
Bridget Purcell Princeton University
Leo D. Redmond IV The New School
Zach Richer Bogazici University
Michael Roose Indiana University
Savannah Shipman New York University
Aditi D. Surie Columbia University
Rachel Zemke Washington University in St. Louis

The U.S. Department of Education, Princeton University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2010):

Ms. Ayşe Bölükbaşı, History of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University, 16th Century Ottoman Halveti Tekkes

Dr. Zeynep Eres, Restoration Department, Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University, The Conservation of Traditional Rural Architecture in the Istranca Mountains Region of Thrace

Mr. Erkan Fidan, Anatolian Archaeology Department, Istanbul University, Situating the Early Bronze Age Architecture of Küllüoba (Eskişehir) in the Western Anatolian and Aegean Worlds

Ms. Burcu Kırmızı, Archaeometry Department, Middle East Technical University, Material Characterization of 13th Century Glazed Ceramics from Kuşadası—Kadıkalesi/Anaia

Ms. Fatma Özden Mercan, History Department, Bilkent University, A Unity in Cultural Diversity?  Ottoman—Genoese Relations in Chios, Galata, and Caffa

Dr. Hande Tekdemir, Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Boğaziçi University, A Comparative Framework for the Study of Literary Texts on Istanbul

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2010):

Dr. Suna Çağaptay-Arıkan, Faculty of Architecture, Bahçeşehir University, Behind the Façades:  Reading Buildings for a Mixed Cultural Past in Medieval Anatolia 

Dr. Elif Keser-Kayaalp
, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Koç University, Medieval Church Architecture of the Syrian Orthodox in Southeastern Turkey

Mr. Özgür Turak, Classical Archaeology, Social Sciences Institute, Istanbul University, Roman Sarcophagi from Pamphylia and Workshop Problems


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2010):

Ms. Hulya Çalıskan Akgül, Anatolia and Eurasia Research Center, Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, End of the 4th and Beginning  of the 3rd Millennium BC ‘East Anatolian Red-Black Burnished Ware’ and Central Anatolian Relations

Dr. Özlem Sert- Sandfuchs, History Department, Hacettepe University, The Ottoman City at the Level of the Individual:  16th-Century Rodosto (Tekirdağ)   

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2010):

From Turkey:

Ms. Nilgun Elam
, History, Anadolu University, The History of Byzantine Side of Pamphylia (during 6th-9th Centuries) and its Environment in Light of Saints’ Lives

Mr. Ahmet Erdem Tozoğlu, Architectural History, Middle East Technical University, Transformation of Ottoman Balkan Cities at the End of the 19th Century:  the Rumeli Railway Project as an Agent of Change


From Greece:

Ms. Lilian Dogiama, Anthropology, McMaster University, Manuafacture, Use, and Discard of Obsidian Projectile Points from Catal Hoyuk, Turkey

Mr. Georgios Karatasios, History and Archaeology, University of Athens, Greece, Mechanisms and Procedures of Transformation during the Samos Hegemony (1834-1912)

Mr. Ioannis Kolakis, History, Korais Historic Public Library, Chios, Greece, A Social History of the Greek Island Chios during the late 18th and Early 19th Centuries

ARIT Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


2009-2010

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2009 - 2010):

Dr. Tolga Esmer, History, Pennsylvania State University, Bandits, Saints and Ethno-Martyrs:  a Muslim Frontier Family at the Dawn of the 'Age of Nationalism' in the Ottoman Balkans

Dr. Maureen Jackson, Comparative Literature, University of Washington, A View from the Province:  Multi-Ethnic Music-Making in Late Ottoman Izmir

Dr. Tijana Krstic, History, Pennsylvania State University, A Mediterranean Network:  Spanish Moriscos in the Ottoman Empire and Beyond, 1570s-1620s

ARIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT - DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2009 - 2010):

Dr. Sarah Bassett, History of Art, Wayne State University, Late Antique Honorific Sculpture in Constantinople

Dr. Andrew Goldman, Archaeology, Gonzaga University, Concluding Field Season of the Roman Gordion Project

Ms. Susan Gunasti, Political Science, Princeton University, The Ulema's Last Stand:  Religion, Politics, and the Interpretation of the Qur'an in Early Twentieth Century Turkey

Ms. Emily Hammer, Archaeology, Harvard University, Nomadic Pastoralism Along the Upper Tigris River, Southeast Turkey

Dr. Kimberly Hart, Anthropology, Buffalo State College, The Orthodoxization of Islamic Practice in Western Turkey

Ms. Allison Keane, History, Binghamton University, Women, Legal Reform, and Social Change in the Ottoman Empire, 1876-1922

Ms. Sara Madole, Archaeology, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Sarcophagus Imagery and the Construction of Identity in Local Contexts of Asia Minor

Dr. Charles Wilkins, History, Wake Forest University, Early Modern Empires and the Ottoman Incorporation of Syria, 1516-1760

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT - SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOW (2009 - 2010):

Ms. Bike Yazıcıoğlu, Archaeology, University of Chicago, People of Kaneš in the 21st-17th Century BC:  Communal and Individual Dimensions of Identity in a Cosmopolitan Center in Anatolia

ARIT Kress fellowships are funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2009 - 2010):

JOHN FREELY FELLOW:

Dr. Sabri Ateş, Religion, Southern Methodist University, Shi’is of the Shah, Sunnis of the Sultan:  Religion, Politics and the Making of the Ottoman-Iranian Boundary

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely Fellowships in honor of Professor John Freely.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW:

Mr. Nikolaos Michailidis, History, Princeton University, Contested Roots, Uncertain Futures:  the Politics of Memory and Identification in the Eastern Black Sea Region of Contemporary Turkey

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul


A
MERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP:

Ms. Angela Commito, Archaeology, University of Michigan, The Yenidere Cayı Aqueduct of Aphrodisias in Context

The Kenan T. Erim Fellowship is supported by the American Friends of Aphrodisias in honor of Professor Erim.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2009):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2009:

Mariya Amelicheva Georgetown University
Jennifer Auerbach New York University
Tristan Bates University of Chicago
Andrea Brown University of Washington
Rebecca Brubaker Swarthmore College
Matthew Goldman University of Washington
Ryan Goodwin Portland State University
Chris Gratien Georgetown University
Veronika Horwath Brooklyn College
Cheryl Leung Columbia University
Daniel McIntosh Pennsylvania State University
Christopher Markiewicz University of Chicago
Candas Pinar Princeton University
Jeremy Pine University of Pennsylvania
Stefanos Roulakis Tulane University
Henry Shapiro Sabanci University
Alice Shukla American University
Stephanie Trapnell George Mason University
Megan Young University of Arizona

The U.S. Department of Education, Princeton University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Alanya 2009:  

Ajla Aljic Seattle University
Amy Archer Brevard Community College
Melissa  Baughn California State University, Northridge
Jeffrey Benedict University of Louisville
Lesley Dudden Nebraska Wesleyan University
Kimberly  Gouz University of Chicago
Christopher Gunn Florida State University
Brian Janiczek Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Catherine Long Tennessee Technological University
Patrick Scharfe Ohio State University, Columbus


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Ankara 2009: 

August Cohn Thomas University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Khulood Kandil University of Maryland
Erin McGrath University of Pittsburgh
Carolina Solms-Baruth Virginia Wesleyan College
William Zeman American University
David Mowry Richmond University
Leslie Root Georgetown University
Stephanie Russell-Kraft Columbia University
Elizabeth Shdo Occidental College
Margaret Simon Bryn Mawr College
Clayton Thomas University of North Carolina
Jonathan Withers University of Pittsburgh


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2009:  

Kevin Boyd Georgetown University
Laura Bru Univesrtiy of Wisconsin, Madison
Michael Carwile University of Chicago
Nihan Kaya William and Mary College
Sydney Lefevre University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Emin Lelic University of Chicago
Nir Shafir University of California, Los Angeles
Allison Thomas Yale University
Murat Yildiz University of California, Los Angeles
Lauren Zimmerman Boston University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Yildiz Teknik University, Istanbul 2009:  

Kaley Alberty Georgetown University
Jareka Dellenbaugh-Dempsey New York University
Leslie Griffith Duke University
James Kuras State University of New York, Geneseo
Brian Miller University of Iowa
Leigh Stuckey Duke University
Kristin Tassin University of New Orleans
Elizabeth Williams Georgetown University
Bessie Young Amherst College
Claire Chenette Oberlin College


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Izmir 2009:  

Renee Balliet Pennsylvania State University, Hershey
Anthony Busch University of South Carolina
Jeffery Dyer Boston College
Nicole Farina Tufts University
Elizabeth Grubbs Kenyon College
Kori  Higgins Bard College at Simon's Rock
Caitlin Katsiaficas George Washington University
Rachel Madariaga University of Connecticut
Lorena Sanchez University of Southern California
Lauren Stokes Swarthmore College

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  supports participants in the Critical Language Scholarship Program 


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS
(2009-2010):

Mr. Grigor A. Boykov, Grigor, History, Bilkent University, (Bulgaria), Reviving Roumelia:  Urban and Rural Life in Ottoman Upper Thrace (14th-17th Centuries)

Ms. Mariya M. Kiprovska, History, Bilkent University, (Bulgaria), Power Embodied in Stones:  the Architectural Legacy of the Mihaloğlu Family as an Indication of their Political Strength and Spiritual Inclinations

Dr. Viorel Panaite, History, University of Bucharest; Institute of South-East European Studies of Romanian Academy, Romania, Western Diplomacy, Commercial Navigation and Ottoman Law in the Mediterranean (Late-16th and Early-17th Centuries)

ARIT Mellon fellowships are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationThe Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2009):

Ms. Bilge Ar, Architecture, Istanbul Technical University, Structural Change in the Church of Aya Irine over Time

Ms. Ü. Melda Ermiş, Art History Department, Istanbul University, An Evaluation of Byzantine Period Architectural Activity in the Iznik Region

Mr. Edip Gölbaşı, Ataturk Institute, Boğaziçi University, Ottoman Policies towards the Kızılbash and Nosairian Communities
in the Hamidian Period

Dr. Rana Özbal, History, Boğaziçi University, Preparation for the Publication of the Excavation Results at Tell Kurdu (Hatay)

Ms. Müge Özbek, Atatürk Institute, Boğaziçi University, The Regulation of Prostitution in the Late Ottoman Empire (1875-1922)

Dr. Mehmet Fatih Yavuz, History, Çanakkale 18 March University,The History and Archaeology of Byzantion

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2009):

Mr.. Aytaç Coşkun, Archaeology, Dicle University, The Development of Attic-Ionic Bases in Anatolia 

Ms.. Aliye Erol, History, Istanbul University, Ancient Anatolian Festivals from the Evidence of Coins

Ms. Ebru Fatma Fındık, Art History, Hacettepe University, Excavated Ceramics from the St. Nikolaos Church at Demre-Myra

Ms. Güzden Varinlioğlu, Architecture and Interior Design, Bilkent University, Virtual Museum of Underwater Cultural Heritage


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOWS (2009):

Ms.. Özgü Çömezoğlu, Art History, Istanbul University, The Byzantine Ceramics from Rhodiapolis (Kumluca – Antalya)

Dr. Canan Çakırlar, Koc University RCAC, A Zooarchaeological Approach to Acculturation and Regional Transition Between Anatolia and Syria during Second Millennium BC:   Case Studies from Kinet Höyük and Tell Atchana

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2009):

From Turkey:

Ms. Kitapçı Bayrı, History, Bogazici University and the University of Paris, The Cultural and Social Changes in Medieval Asia Minor and the Balkans through the Witnesses of the Byzantine and Turkish-Muslim Hagiographical Sources (13th – 15th Centuries)  

Ms. Filiz Yaşar, History, Hacettepe University, Ankara, The Social and Economic History of Chios During the Ottoman Period (16th-18th Centuries)   

Dr. Turan Takaoğlu, Archaeology, Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Cultural Interactions in the 5th Millennium B.C. Eastern Aegean   

From Greece:

Ms. Stelle Kalle, History, Thessaloniki, Greek and Turkish School Textbooks of History of the Period 1950-1974, Portrayals of “Ourselves” and the “Other” and Construction of National Identities

Dr. Gregory Stournaras, History, Volos, Dervish Orders:  their Presence and the Network of tekkes in Ottoman Thessaly

ARIT Aegean Exchange fellowships are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


2008-2009

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS 2008-2009:

Dr. Shirine Hamadeh, History of Art, Rice University, Streets and the City, Istanbul 1703-1838

Dr. Hakan Karateke, Turkish Studies, Harvard University, Ottoman Turkish:  the Social History of a Language

Dr. Nicolas Trépanier, History, Harvard University, Land Use in the Avkat Region, 1250-1600

ARIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2008 - 2009):

Dr. Kimberly Hart, Anthropology, Buffalo State College, Performing Piety and Islamic Modernity in Western Turkey

Dr. Ann Killebrew, Archaeology, Pennsylvania State University, The Gulf of Iskenderun Mopsos Landscape Archaeology and Survey Project:  the Chalcolithic - Ottoman Period Ceramic Sequence in the Issos and Iskenderun Plains

Ms. Susan Rottmann, Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, The Predicaments of Reciprocity at ‘Home’ for German-Turkish Return Migrants

Dr. Mirjana Stevanovic, Archaeology, Stanford University, Complexities of Architecture at Catalhoyuk

Mr. Lee Ullmann, History of Art, Columbia University, The Conception of Space in the Art and Landscape of the Hittites

Mr. Joshua White,  History, University of Michigan, Catch and Release: Piracy, Slavery, and Ransom in the Early Modern Ottoman Mediterranean

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT - SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOW (2008 - 2009):

Ms. Sinem Arcak, History of Art, University of Minnesota, Islamic Art in War and Peace:  Ottoman-Safavid Cultural Exchange 1501-1639

Ms. Esen Oğuş, History of Art, Harvard University, Columnar Sarcophagi from Aphrodisias:  Iconography, Self-Presentation, and Civic Identity in the Roman East

Ms. Shannan Stewart, Archaeology, University of Cincinnati, Hellenistic Culture as a Mosiac:  Ceramic Case Studies in Central Anatolia

ARIT Kress fellowships are funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2008 - 2009):

JOHN FREELY FELLOW:

Dr. Helga Anetshofer, Turkish Studies, Harvard University, Representations of Women, Sexuality, and Gender in Early Ottoman Legends, Epics, and Hagiography

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2008-2009):

Mr. Metin Yüksel, Middle East Studies, University of Chicago, Mullah, Dengbêj, Intellectual:  Continuity and Change in Kurdish Culture in Turkey

Funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul.


AMERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP (2008-2009):

Ms. Leah Long, Archaeology, University of Michigan, Roman Marble Quarries at Aphrodisias

The Kenan T. Erim Fellowship is supported by the American Friends of Aphrodisias in honor of Professor Erim.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2008):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2008:

Aaron Brenzel University of Chicago
Joshua Carney Indiana University
Nicholas Danforth Independent Scholar
Aaron Johnson McGill University
Capri Karaca University of Washington
Anneliese Knox University of Arizona
Benjamin Lazarus Georgetown University
Daphne McCurdy Sabanci University
Elizabeth McMurray Mercyhurst College
Michael O'Toole University of Chicago
Aaron Ranck Bilkent University
Emily Reba American University in Cairo
Nir Shafir Harvard University
Gabriel Skoog University of Washington
Jocelyn Smith Washington University

The U.S. Department of Education, Princeton University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Alanya 2008:  

Evan Alterman Brown University
Tristan Bates Colorado College
Michael Carver Bowling Green State University
Jennifer Cimaglia University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Brenden Conrad University of Kentucky
Ella Fratantuono University of Richmond
Russell Guajardo Stanford University
Andrea Halverson University of Chicago
Harold Williford Northwestern University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Ankara 2008: 

Nathan Burns University of Central Florida
Sarah Fischer American University
Michael Liebman Portland State University
Nicholas Rummell College of Charleston
Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld Washington University Saint Louis
Annie Freeman Princeton University
John Lathers The Citadel
Theresa Lund Harvard University
Matthew Maus University of Wisconsin, Madison
Tess Rankin Columbia University
Anne Ruderman Yale University
James Ryan University of Chicago


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2008:  

Josef Burton Portland State University
Carlos Grenier University of California, Berkeley
Emma Harper Princeton University
Avital Livny Stanford University
Michelle Los University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jonathan McCollum Brigham Young University
Alice Shukla American University
Omer Sisman University of Texas at Austin
Corey Tazzara Stanford University
Victoria Zyp Georgetown University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Yildiz Teknik University, Istanbul 2008:  

Leyla Amur University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Ryan Centner University of California, Berkeley
Jayne Cosson American University
Alexander Ebsary West Virginia University
Nicholas Lesher The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Daniel McIntosh Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Daniel Miller University of Maryland School of Law
Yan Naroditski Northwestern University
Sarah Rose Skarzynski Georgetown University
Anna Wood Columbia University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Izmir 2008:  

Brandon Chalifoux Rice University
Eric Edwards George Washington University
Sarah Frazier Portland State University
Nicholas Kontovas University of Chicago
Elisha Meyer School of Oriental and African Studies, London
Leila Piran The Catholic University of America
Dominique Shure Georgetown University
Gregory Sixt Clark University
Robert Wilson University of Chicago

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  supports participants in the Critical Language Scholarship Program


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2008-2009):

Dr. Lidia D. Domaradzka, Archaeology, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria, Prosopography and Onomasticon of Diocese Thrace (4th – 6th Centuries AD)

Dr. Jan Kostenec, Archaeology, Prague Municipality, Czech Republic, New Evidence for the Architecture and Decoration of the Byzantine Hagia Sophia Complex in Istanbul

Dr. Anca Popescu, Institute of History, Bucharest, Romania, Turcology, The Ottomans and the Black Sea 

ARIT Mellon fellowships are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. 


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS
(2008):

Ms. Danış Baykan, Archaeology, Istanbul University,  “Medical Instruments at Allianoi”

Mr. Y. Doğan Çetinsoy, History, Boğaziçi University,  The Muslim Merchants and Working Class in Action:  the Ottoman Boycott Movement, 1908-1923

Dr. Tülin Değirmenci, Art History, Pamukkale University,  Baghdad’s Hidden Sultan:  Sokolluzade Hasan Paşa and his Illustrated History

Ms. Buket Kitapcı-Bayrı, History, Boğaziçi University,  Byzantine and Turkish-Muslim Hagiographical Sources as the Witness of Social and Cultural Change in Late Medieval Anatolia (13th-15th Centuries)

Mr. Murat Metinsoy, Atatürk Institute, Boğaziçi University,  Multi-Voices under a Single-Party Regime:  Public Opinion, Dissent and Social Resistance in Turkey (1925-1945)

Dr. Meltem Toksöz, History, Boğaziçi University,  Historians, Intellectuals and Academics: History Writing and History Education in the Late Ottoman Empire

Ms. Esra Yıldız, Art History, Istanbul Technical University,  The Role of Women Artists in post-1960 Contemporary Turkish Art

Dr. Eda Ünlü Yücesoy, Architectural Design, Istanbul Bilgi University,  Istanbul at the Turn of the Century: the Economic and Social Structure of late 19th Century Istanbul

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS
(2008):

Doç. Dr. Kutalmış Görkay, Archaeology, Ankara University, and Zeugma Excavations Director, Architecture and Iconography at the Imperial Margin: aLate Hellenistic and Roman Zeugma.

Doc. Dr. Musa Kadıoğlu, Classical Archaeology, Ankara University Classical, The Gerontikon of Nysa, its scenae frons and Sculptural Program

Yar. Doç. Arzu Öztürk, Archaeology, Mimar Sinan University, Ephesus and the Flavian Period in the Architecture of Roman Anatolia.

Mr. Barış Uzel, Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology, Ege University, An Evaluation of the Socio-economic Structure of the Upper Tigris Valley during the Second Millennium BC using Micro-archaeological Methods


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOW
(2008)

Nurcan Kayacan, Prehistory, Istanbul University, The Introduction, Diffusion and Practice of the Pressure Flaking Technique in Neolithic Anatolia.

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2008)

From Turkey:

Ms. Zuhal Mert, Politics, Marmara University, Greek Foreign Policy During the Governance of Kostas Simitis
and Change in Turkish-Greek Relations (1996-2004)

Ms. Özlem Vapur, Archaeology, Ankara University, The Roman Local Wares in Magnesia on the Meander

Mr. Özgür Turak, Archaeology, Istanbul University, Roman Sarcophagi at Pamphylia and Atelier Problems

From Greece:

Ms. Aliki Bacopoulou, Theater Studies, Athens, Modern Turkish Theater

Dr. Gregory Stournaras, History, Volos, Thessaly during the Ottoman Era:  Almyros Area and the Urban Development

ARIT Aegean Exchange fellowships  are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.


2007 - 2008

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2007-2008)

Dr. Markus Dressler, Religion, Hofstra University, Turkish Alevism:  the Making of a Religion

Dr. Boğaç Ergene, History, University of Vermont, Class, Court, and Justice in the Ottoman Empire (1685-1794)

Mr. James H. Meyer, History, Brown University, Immigration, Return, and the Politics of Citizenship: Russian Muslims in the Ottoman Empire, 1856-1914

ARIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2007 - 2008):

Dr. Kathleen Lynch, Classical Archaeology, University of Cincinnati, Greek Pottery at Gordion:  Contexts of Use, Evidence for Trade, and Relationship to Local Wares

Dr. Christopher Ratté, Classical Archaeology, University of Michigan, Architectural Evidence for the Cultural Identity of the Region Around Aphrodisias from the 6th to the 2nd Centuries B.C.E.

Dr. Jenny White, Anthropology, Boston University, Domesticating Islam:  Ethno-Religious Nationalism in Turkey

Mr. Sam White,  History, Columbia University, The Little Ice Age Crisis in the Ottoman Near East

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOWS
(2007 - 2008):

Ms. Melissa Ann Eppihimer, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, The Visual Legacy of the Akkadians:  Objects in the Collections of the Istanbul Archaeological Museums

Ms. Catherine D. Painter, Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley, Daily Life in the Late Chalcolithic:  Micro-debris Analysis at Kenan Tepe, Turkey

Ms. Marin Pilloud, Archaeology, The Ohio State University, Biological Distance Analysis of Neolithic Anatolia:  Non-Metric and Metric Dental Variation at Çatalhöyük, Turkey

ARIT Kress fellowships are funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2007 - 2008):

JOHN FREELY FELLOWS:

Mr. Yigit Akın, History, Ohio State University, All Quiet on the Home Front?  Politics and Everyday Life in Istanbul During World War I

Mr. Günhan Börekçi, History, Ohio State University, Bringing the Ottoman Court Back In:  Power, Patronage, and Favoritism during the Reign of Ahmed I, 1603-1617

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2007-2008):

Ms. Lerna Ekmekcioğlu, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University, Birth of a Minority:  Armenians of Turkey (1917-1942)

ARIT institutional fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul


AMERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP (2007-2008):

Ms. Heather Awan, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Sarcophagi and Funerary Display in Aphrodisias and Asia Minor

The Kenan T. Erim Fellowship is supported by the American Friends of Aphrodisias in his honor.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2007):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2007:

Christopher Bork Indiana University
Jessie Clark University of Arizona
Sean Cox Hanover College
Mariah Cummins Princeton University
Kristin Fabbe Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laura M. Hernandez DePaul University
Jonah Holmes UC Berkeley
Maria Katradis New York University
Eve McPhearson UC Santa Barbara
Darren Miller University of Chicago
Yifei Mu Yale University
Amanda Pearson Georgetown University
Matthew Rascoff Columbia University
Jason Vivrette UC Berkeley
Joshua White University of Michigan
Chase Winter University of Washington
Mary Zeng Princeton University

The U.S. Department of Education, Princeton University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Alanya 2007:  

Leah Berry University of Denver
Victoria Conner Kansas State University
Sarah El-Kazaz New York University
Andrea Kraus University of Texas, Austin
Carson Marries Oklahoma State University
Keary Mason University of North Texas
Ivan Parkinson Georgetown University
Jennifer Shaw Coe college
Joseph Sneed University of Oregon
Nanda Suriano University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Victoria Zyp Georgetown University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Ankara 2007: 

Sarah Elizabeth Craft DePauw University
Alice Dworkin Beloit College
Renee Ho University of California, Berkeley
Arben Istrefi Seton Hall University
Travis Rieder University of South Carolina, Columbia
Leigh Ann Sellers Virginia Commonwealth University
Alice Shukla American University
Michael Sims Virginia Commonwealth University
AnnaLinden Weller University of Chicago
Anna Yukhananov Johns Hopkins University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2007:  

William Carlson Duke University
Sarah Flynn University of Texas, Austin
Sasha Frankel George Washington University
Christopher Glazek Yale University
Nara Hays University of Alaska
Edmund Levin Harvard University
Katherine Nolan University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Bernhard Richert University of Chicago
Ilyana Sawka Yale University
Jessica Taylor East Tennessee State University
Caroline Thompson California Polytechnic State University
Virginia Townsend Antioch College
Kari White University of Texas, Austin
Matthew Wilson Rhodes College

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  supports participants in the Critical Language Scholarship Program 


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2007-2008):

Dr. Gergana Georgieva, History, Institute of Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, A Former Slave or Provincial Notable:  the Social Profile of the Provincial Governor (Vali) with Special Focus on the Eyalet of Rumelia in the Early 19th Century.

Dr. Maya Vassileva, Thracology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Gordion Bronzework.

Dr. Svetlana Yanakieva, Linguistics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Thracian Hydronyms in East Thrace and Asia Minor.

ARIT Mellon fellowships are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. 


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS
(2007):

Ms. Ayşe Akalin, Sociology, Uludağ University, Exchanging Affect:  the  Migrant Domestic Workers Market in Turkey

Mr. Emin Alper, Atatürk Institute, Boğaziçi University, Politics, Students and the Educated Middle Classes in Turkey

Mr. Bahadır Alpaydın, Law, Kadir Has University, The Effect of the Capitulations on the Ottoman-Turkish Legal System

Mr. Mehmet Beşikci, History, Boğaziçi University, Between Self-Mobilization and Resistance: Popular Mobilization and Militarization in Ottoman Society during the First World War

Mr. Mehmet Zafer Danış, Social Services, Hacettepe University, Factors affecting Quality of Life for the Elderly Living in Institutions:  an Area Study from Ankara

Ms. Nurçin İleri, Ataturk Institute, Boğaziçi University, Lighting the Streets in the late 19th Century Ottoman Empire and Changes in Everyday Life

Ms. Şahika Karaca, Education, Kayseri University, The Life of Emine Semiye—Her World and her Works

Dr. Şuhnaz Yalçın, International Relations, Koç University, Turkish American Relations:  a New Perspective

Mr. Şahin Yıldırım, Art History, Trakya University, The Evolution and Development of Tumulus Burial Sites in Eastern Thrace

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey.


ARIT TURKISH CULTURAL FOUNDATION FELLOWS
(2007):

Ms. Pelin Gürol, Architectural History, Middle East Technical University, The Imperial Museum Building in Istanbul:   Architecture, Archaeology, and Museums in the Late Ottoman Period

Ms. Sevgi Parlak, Art History, Istanbul University, The Organization and Structure of the Inner Castle in Pre-Ottoman Anatolian Turkish Cities

Ms. Nevin Zeynep Yelçe, History, Sabancı University, The Making of Sultan Suleyman: A Study of Processes of Image-Making and Management

ARIT Turkish Cultural Foundation fellowships are funded by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS
(2007):

Ms. Sevinç Duvarcı, Bogazici University, History Department, Ph.D. Candidate, Investigating Early and Middle Iron Age Pottery in the Tarsus Study Collection at Bryn Mawr College (Ella Riegel Museum) and Harvard University (Peabody Museum).

Dr. Deniz Burcu Erciyas, Settlement Archaeology, Middle East Technical University, A Research Project on Komana Pontika:  Defining the Site in Terms of Settlement Type, Socio-Cultural And Economic Structure And Religious Significance.

Ms. Filiz İnanan, Byzantine Art, Ege University, Byzantine Period - Zeuksippus Ceramics.

Mr. Görkem Kökdemir, Archaeology, Ankara University, The Propylon at Magnesia on the Meander in Light of Augustan Period Architecture and Architectural Ornament.


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOW (2007):

Ms. Eylem Özdoğan, Prehistory, Istanbul University, The Transition from the Early to Middle Neolithic Periods in the Balkans in Light of Recent Research in Thrace

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2007):

From Turkey:

Ms. Elif Bayraktar, History, Bilkent University, The Role of the Greek Patriarchate of Istanbul vis-à-vis the Ottoman Empire in the 17th and 18th Centuries.
 
Mr. Foti Benlisoy, History, Bogaziçi University, The Asia Minor Disaster and the Federation of the Old Warriors' Associations.

 Ms. Merih Erol, History, Bogaziçi University, Cultural Identifications of the Greeks of the Ottoman Empire.  Discourses on Music in the19th and Early 20th Centuries.

From Greece:

Ms. Konstantina Andrianopoulou, History and Political Science, Panteion University, Athens, Revisiting the Rum Minority in Istanbul during the Interwar Period:  Aspects and Realities of Communal Life on the Borders of the Turkish and Greek Nation States.
 
Mr. Dimitrios Loupis
, Ottoman History, Harvard University, Developments of the Late Byzantine Era and Early Ottoman Period in Western Anatolia and the Balkans

Ms. Aikaterina Stathi
, Ottoman History, Panteion University, Athens, A Social History of the City of Athens during the 18th and Early 19th Centuries
 
Ms. Elissavet Tzavella,  Byzantine, Ottoman, and Greek Studies,  University of Birmingham, UK,  Excavated Pottery from Sites of Late Roman and Early Byzantine Attica

Mrs. Maria Xyda
, Architecture, University of Thessaloniki, Universita della Sapienza di Roma, and Taksim Teknik Universitesi  «Ξυστά» (Graffiti) at Chios and in Cappadocia

ARIT Aegean Exchange fellowships  are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens


2006 - 2007

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2006-2007)

Dr. Karen Leal,  History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, The Ottoman Empire and the Classical Tradition at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century

Dr. Victor Ostapchuk,  Middle Eastern History, University of Toronto, The Ottoman Timar System in the ‘Age of Decline,’1590-1650

 Dr. Azade Seyhan, German and Comparative Literature, Bryn Mawr College, Tales of Crossed Destinies:  Turkish Novel Between Tradition and Modernity

Dr. Huseyin Yılmaz, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Stanford University, Envisioning Rulership in Ottoman Political Culture during the Age of Suleyman the Lawgiver

ARIT-NEH Fellowships are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2006 - 2007):

Dr. Deborah Carlson, Institute for Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University, Rethinking ‘The Problem of Classical Ionia:’  the Tektaş Burnu Shipwreck 

Dr. Owen Doonan, Archaeology, California State University, Northridge, Colonization in the longue durée:  Studies in the Development of a Colonial Landscape around Sinop, Turkey 

Dr. Christiane Gruber, Islamic Art, Indiana University, The Anonymous Mi´rajnama in the Suleymaniye Library (Aya Sofya 3441):  a Prayer Manual of the Ilkhanid Period 

Mr. Ian Lockey, Classical Archaeology, New York University, The Atrium House at Aphrodisias, Caria 

Mr. Andrew Robarts, History, Georgetown University, Ottoman and Russian Migration Management Policies in the Black Sea Region, 1768-1829 

Dr. Christopher Roosevelt, Archaeology, Boston University, Archaeological Survey in Lydian Landscapes 

Mr. Jeremy Walton, Anthropology, University of Chicago, Civic Virtue in a State of Constraint: Islam and Secularism among the Vakıflar of Contemporary Turkey

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  provides the funding to support fellowships at overseas research centers.   The Council of American Overseas Research Centers administers the program.


ARIT SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOWS
(2006 - 2007):

Ms. Elâ Kaçel, History of Architecture and Urbanism, Cornell University, Intellectualism and Consumerism:  Ideologies, Practices, and Criticisms of Postwar Modernism in Turkey and the United States

Ms. Serena Love, Archaeology, Stanford University, Building Neolithic Communities Through Architecture:  a Case Study from Çatalhöyük, Central Anatolia

ARIT Kress fellowships are funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2006 - 2007):

JOHN FREELY FELLOWS:

Dr. Emine Fetvacı, History of Art and Architecture, Rice University, Multiple Visions:  Official and Unofficial Illustrated Ottoman Histories

Mr. İbrahim Şahin, History, University of Chicago, From Kemalpaşazade to Hoca Saddein:  the Emergence of a New Ottoman History Writing in the Sixteenth Century

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2006-2007):

Mr. Ahmed El-Shamsy, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, The Role of Legal Maxims in the Development of Islamic Law

ARIT institutional fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul


AMERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP (2006-2007):

Mr. Ian Lockey, Classical Archaeology, New York University, The Atrium House at Aphrodisias, Caria

The Kenan T. Erim Fellowship is supported by the American Friends of Aphrodisias in his honor.


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2006):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2006:

Yaron Ayalon Princeton University
Kevin Boyd Georgetown University
Brad Dennis University of Utah
Kristin Dickinson New York University
Matthew Erickson University of Washington
Aaron Franklin University of Washington
Garner Gollatz Harvard University
Zoe Griffith University of California, Berkeley
Joshua Hendrick University of California, Santa Cruz
Marcia Hermanson Loyola University
Tanaz Khambatta American University
Emily Marshall Princeton University
Michelle McCloskey University of Texas, Austin
Tuğce Menguç Georgetown University
Dane Miller Boston University
Leanna Sudhof Yale University
Peter Valenti New York University

The U.S. Department of Education, Princeton University, the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages and ARIT provide support for participants in the Bogazici University Summer Program in Intensive Advanced Turkish Language.


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Ankara 2006:  

Fedja Buric University of Illinois
Gerard Doran Northwestern University
Kristin Fabbe Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laura Gavinski Haverford College
Melisa Gerecci University of Texas, Austin
Laura Hernandez DePaul University
Ivan Rasmussen Princeton University
Emily Reba New York University
Brenton Ruth Nebraska Wesleyan University


U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Critical Languages Institute Turkish Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2006:  

Michael Burch George Washington University
Kathryn Duckett Hampshire College
Katherine Dunn Georgetown University
Jill Luxenberg Brown University
Yasmin Naghash University of Michigan
Michael Prohaska College of Wooster
Katherine Shields University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Priya Suriya City College of New York
Jeremy Wacksman College of William and Mary
Andrew Yarbrough Colorado College
Victoria Lundgren Portland State University
Timothy Nolan-Erhard University of Arizona
Amzie Pavlisin Oberlin College
Meghan Rasmussen Syracuse University
Jason Vivrette University of California, Berkeley
Chase Winter University of Washington
Mary Zeng Princeton University

The United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  supports participants in the Critical Language Scholarship Program 


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2006-2007):

Dr. Attila Buhály, History, College of Nyíiregyhgáza, Hungary, Urartian Rock Inscriptions in Eastern Turkey

 Dr. Géza Dávid, Turkish Studies, Loránd Eötvös University, The Population of Ottoman Hungary in the 16th Century (Comparisons with the Ottoman Empire in the 15th and 16th Century (reinvitation award)

Dr Rossitsa Gradeva, Insitute of Balkan Studies, American University in Bulgaria, Religion and Politics in the Ottoman Empire:  Ottoman Policy to Non-Muslims' Cult Buildings, from the End of the 17th- to the Beginning of the 18th Century

ARIT Mellon fellowships are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. 


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2006):

Dr. Yeşim Aksan and Dr. Dilek Kantar, English Language and Literature, Mersin University, A Contrastive Cognitive View of Love Metaphors in English and in Turkish

 Özgü Çömezoğlu, Art History, Istanbul University, Glass Manufacture in the Mediterranean Region during the Byzantine Period in the Light of Finds at the Church of St. Nicholas in Demre

 Cemile Ekin Eremsoy, Psychology, Middle East Technical University, Comparison of Parental and Familial Characteristics as Predictors of Conduct Problems for Children with and without Psychopathic Tendencies

 Işıl R. Işıklıkaya, Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Mosaics of Perge (Pamphylia)

 Tuba Kancı, Politics, Sabancı University, Women and Men of an Imagined Community:  Gender Constructions of the Turkish Republic in Textbooks (1928-2000)

 Ms. Elif Koparal, Archaeology, Middle East Technical University, Urbanization in Northern Ionia:  from the Early Iron Age until the Hellenistic Period

 Görkem Kökdemir, Classical Archaeology, Ankara University, Detail in Augustan Period Ornamentation

 Ayça Tiryaki, Art History, Istanbul University, Kisleçukuru Monastery:  a Byzantine Monastery from the Twelfth Century in Antalya

 Müjde Türkmen, Archaeology, Istanbul University, Severan Period Architectural Ornament in Pamphylia and Cilicia

Özlem Vapur, Classical Archaeology, Ankara University, The Kiln-Fired Ceramics from the City of Magnesia Ad Maeandrum

ARIT Turkish fellowships are funded by the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul and the American Research Institute in Turkey


ARIT TURKISH CULTURAL FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2006):

Dr. Ayşegül Aykurt, Archaeology, Hacettepe University, Early Bronze Age Pottery from Kocabaş Tepe

Yasemin Beyazit, History, Ankara University, An Analysis of the Ottoman İlmiye as a Social Class in the 16.-17. Centuries

Zeynep Eres, Architectural Restoration, Istanbul Technical University, Evaluating Early Republican Period Planned Rural Settlements as a Cultural Resource:  the Rural Settlements Created by the General Inspectorship of Thrace from 1935-1941

Merih Erol, History, Boğaziçi University, Cultural Identifications of the Greeks of the Ottoman Empire:  a Discourse on Music in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

 Sevilay Kasap, Modern History, Marmara University, Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Central Bureaucracy

 Yonca Kösebay Erkan, Architectural Restoration, Istanbul Technical University, The Architecture that Developed in Association with Railroads in the late Ottoman Period and its Conservation

 Fatih Yeşil, History, Hacettepe University, Ottoman Military Transformation between 1793 and 1826 and its Effects on the Socio-Economy and on State Structure

ARIT Turkish Cultural Foundation fellowships are funded by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2006):

Dr. Sedef Çokay-Kepçe, Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Perge West Necropolis Grave Finds

Mr. Baki Demirtaş,  Archaeology, Ankara University, Technical and Workmanship Characteristics of the Temple of Artemis in Magnesia.

Ms. Yasemin Yılmaz, Archaeology, Istanbul University, Burial Practices in Pre-Pottery and Pottery Neolithic Anatolia:  the Çayönü Example


MACHTELD J. MELLINK FELLOW
(2006):

Dr. Bahattin Çelik, Archaeology, Harran University, The Pre-Pottery Neolithic Period in Southeast Anatolia in the  Light of Studies on the Settlements at Yenimahalle, Karahantepe, Sefer Tepe and Hamzantepe in Urfa

Funding for the Hanfmann and Mellink Fellowships is provided by an anonymous donor in honor of George M. A. and Ilse B. Hanfmann and Machteld J. Mellink.


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS
(2006):

From Turkey:

Dr. Zeynep Aktüre, Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Roman Period Transformations in Ancient Theaters in Modern Greece

Ms. Buket Coşkuner, Art History, Hacettepe University, Scenes of the Nativity and Crucifixion of Christ in the Cappadocia Region

Dr. Kaan İren, Archaeology, Muğla University, The Archaic Necropolis of Gryneion

ARIT Aegean Exchange fellowships  are funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and cosponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens