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ARIT Fellows 1997 - 2006

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2005 - 2006

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2005-2006)

Professor Nicholas Cahill, Archaeology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Partitioned Cities in Anatolia

Ms. İpek Yosmaoğlu-Turner, History, Princeton University, Passages into Nationhood:  Imperial Disintegration and the Making of National Identity in Ottoman Macedonia, 1897-1912   

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


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2005 - 2006):

Ms. Lale Can, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History, New York University, Subjects of the Tsar, Brothers of the Sultan:  the Ferghana Valley between Russian Colonialism and Ottoman Pan-Islamism

Dr. Kay Ebel, Geography, Ohio Wesleyan University/McGhee Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, City Views, Imperial Visions:  Geographical Narratives of Ottoman Imperialism, 1453-1603

Mr. Eliot Bates, Ethnomusicology, University of California at Berkeley, Cultural Debates in Istanbul Recording Studios

Mr. Tolga Esmer, History, University of Chicago, Religion and Rebellion:  the Cultural Practices of Christian and Muslim Notables in Ottoman Bulgaria, c. 1750-1839 

Mr. Ryan Gingeras, History, University of Toronto, Notorious Subjects, Invisible Citizens:  Ethnicity, Islam, and Revolution in Western Anatolia, 1914-1936 (with funding from the Friends of ARIT, Istanbul)

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
(2005 - 2006):

Ms. Suzan Yalman, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, A Civilizing Mission?  Religion, Urbanism, and Identity in the Architectural Patronage of Sultan Alaeddin Keykubad (r.1220-1237)  

 Mr. Andrew Creekmore, Archaeology, Northwestern University, Investigating the Role of Neighborhoods in the Development of Mesopotamian Cities:  the Case of Kazane Höyük  

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


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2005 - 2006):

JOHN FREELY FELLOWS:

Ms. Ebru Kayaalp, Anthropology, Rice University, From Seed to Smoke:  an Ethnography of Tobacco Production in Turkey

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2005-2006):

Mr. Ryan Gingeras, History, University of Toronto, Notorious Subjects, Invisible Citizens:  Ethnicity, Islam, and Revolution in Western Anatolia, 1914-1936 (with ECA funding, see above)

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


AMERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP (2005-2006):

Mr. Philip T. Stinson, Archaeology, New York University, The Civil Basilica of Aphrodisias and the Architectural Development of the Asiatic Basilica 

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


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2005):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2005:

Julia Cohen Stanford University
Mathew Creighton University of Pennsylvania
Ceylan Erman Princeton University
Zhaleh Feizollahi Georgetown University
John Frager Columbia University
Michael Gold University of Minnesota
Bryce Kaufmann Yale University
Ryan Keating Yale University
Jennifer Miller Rutgers University
Sepideh Monirabbassi University of California, Los Angeles
Rachel Anne Prager University of Chicago
Dayla Rogers University of Michigan
Katayoun Sadeghi New York University
David Stevens Columbia University
Jeremy Walton University of Chicago
Sam White Columbia 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 (2005-2006):

Dr. Éva Csáki, Turkology/History/Linguistics, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, Budapest,  Hungary, Bektashi Traditions in Thrace

Dr. Vasilica Lungu, Archaeology, Institute of Southeast European Studies, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania, The Cultural Mobility of the Phrygians in the Black Sea Basin

Dr. Mirena Slavova, Classics, St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria, Thracian and Greek Epigraphic Evidence in East Thrace and Asia Minor

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2005)
:

Dr. Meryem Acara, Art History, Hacettepe University, Armenian Mastercraftsmen and Metalworking in 17th and 18th Century Anatolia

Dr. Turgut Saner and Dr. Zeynep Kuban, Archaeology and History of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University, An Archaeological and Architectural Survey of the Sacred Spaces of Lake Kıran

Ömerül Bölükbaşı, History, Marmara University, The Ottoman Imperial Mint in the Second Half of the 18th Century

Mr. Bahattin Çelik, Archaeology, Hacettepe University, Early Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Culture in Southeastern Anatolia in the Light of Recently Discovered Settlements of Yeni Mahalle, Karahan Tepe, Sefer Tepe, and Hamzan Tepe, in Urfa Province

Aytaç Coşkun, Archaeology, Ankara University, The Apollo Smintheus Temple in Gülpınar

Ms. Didem Danış, Sociology, Galatasaray University, Networks in Mobility:  Iraqi Transit Migrants in Istanbul

Selçuk Dursun, History, Sabancı University, The Fleet, the Forests, and the Nation:  the Administration of Forest Lands in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic, 1850-1950

Ms. B
etül Ekimci
, Architecture, Istanbul Technical University,    The Architectural Legacy of the Pious Foundations of Üsküdar

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


ARIT TURKISH CULTURAL FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2005):

Dr. Nazlı Çınardalı-Karaaslan, Archaeology, Hacettepe University, The Importance for Aegean Archaeology of the Decorative Objects Found in the Panaztepe Excavations

Dr. Bora Uysal, Archaeology, Hacettepe University, The Nineveh V Ceramics from Girnavaz

 

Mr. Evren Çelik-Wiltse, International Affairs, Hacettepe University, After the Fog of Reform:  Prospects for ‘Democracy Without Qualifiers’ in Mexico and Turkey        

Ms. F. Arzu Demirel, Palaeo-Anthropology, Ankara University, The Small Mammal Taphonomy of the Karain Cave

Ms. Pınar Dost,    The French Institute of Anatolian Studies at Istanbul, Turkish Neutrality during the Second World War:  the Westernization Project between the Traditional German Orientation and a New American Orientation (1939-1947)

Mr. R. Eser Kortanoğlu, Classical Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Rock-Cut Tombs of Phrygia in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods

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


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS
(2005):

Dr. Şevket Dönmez, Archaeology, Istanbul University,  The Significance of the Iron Age Sites of Samsun Province Surveyed in 1997-2004 and of the Objects found at those Sites in the Iron Age Cultures  of Anatolia and Black Sea Basin.

Ms. Vildan Gürdil,  Art and Archaeology, Istanbul University The Appearance of Paint-Decorated Pottery in Southeastern Anatolia and the Influence of the Tradition in the Halaf Period (University of Manchester, Manchester, England)

 Hüseyin Köker, History, Istanbul University Catalogue of the Ancient Greek Coins in the Burdur Museum (American Numismatic Society, New York)

Mr. Fatih Onur, Greek Epigraphy, Akdeniz University The Army Reform of Emperor Anastasius I, on the Basis of a New Military Inscription from Perge  (Oxford University)

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


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2005):

From Turkey:

Mr. Baki Demirtaş, Archaeology, Ankara University, A Comparision of the Technical and Workmanship Characteristics of the Temple of Artemis at Magnesia on the Meander with Four Monuments at Olympia.

 Ms. Sertaç Erten, City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University, Bidding For Hosting Mega-Sports Events as a Problem of Sports-Infrastructure Capacity Building:  Olympic Bids of Istanbul and Athens as a Comparative Study.

 Dr. Elçin Macar, Political Science and International Relations, Yıldız Technical University, Turkey’s Aid to Greece During World War II – The Ship ‘Kurtuluş

 Dr. Şenay Özdemir, History, Mersin University, The Significance of Greek Sailors in the Ottoman Navy.

From Greece:

Dr. Christina Kokkinia, Institute of Greek and Roman Antiquity, National Research Foundation, Epigraphy of the Lycian Region

Mr. Ioannis Papadopoulos, Political Science and History, Panteion University of Athens, Migration from Ottoman Asia Minor and Thrace to the United States of America from the Beginning of the 19th Century to 1929

Ms. Athena Boleti, Aegean Prehistory, University of Paris I - Pantheon-Sorbonne, The Exploitation of Emery in Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age

Dr. Despina Ignatiadou, Curator, Archaeological Museum in Thessaloniki, Colorless Glass of the 4th century BC in Asia Minor

Ms. Maria Tsouli, Archaeology, University of Athens, Gladiatorial Monuments in the Greek-Speaking provinces of the Roman Empire:  the Case of the Provinces of Achaea, Macedonia, Epirus, Crete, Cyprus and Asia

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


2004 - 2005

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2004-2005)

Dr. Giancarlo Casale, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, The Ottoman Age of Exploration:  Spices, Maps, and Conquest in the Sixteenth Century Indian Ocean 

 Dr. Scott Redford, Archaeology, Georgetown University, Excavations at Medieval Kinet Höyük

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


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2004- 2005):

Mr. Benjamin Arbuckle, Anthropology, Harvard University, Strategic Conservatism or Embedded Dynamism?  The Evolution of Sheep and Goat Pastoralism in Central Anatolia from the Pottery Neolithic to the Iron Age

 Ms. Alexis Boutin, Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Mortuary Practices and Bodies of Identity at Early Bronze Age Titriş Höyük, Turkey

Dr. Elizabeth Carter, Near Eastern Archaeology, University of California,  Los Angeles, Elusive Complexity:  Excavations at Domuztepe

Ms. Rachel Goshgarian, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, Beyond Social Action and the Spiritual:  Defining the Medieval Anatolian Ahi

Mr. David Meiggs, Anthropology/Archaeology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Strontium Isotopes in Anatolia and Human Migration

Dr. John Walbridge, Near Eastern Languages, Indiana University, Bloomington, Galenic Medical Theory as a Source of Classical Islamic Philosophy

Dr. Jenny White, Anthropology, Boston University, The End of Islamism?  Turkey's New Muslimhood Model

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
(2004-2005):

Ms. Suna Cağaptay-Arikan, Architecture and Medieval Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Visualizing the Cultural Transition in Bithynia:  Byzantine-Ottoman 'Overlap' Architecture

Mr. Andrea DeGiorgi, Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, Socio-Economic Studies in the Territory of Antioch in the High Roman Empire

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


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2004-2005):

JOHN FREELY FELLOWS:

Mr. Cengiz Şişman, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, The Dömmes:  a History of the Messianic Judeo-Islamic Community in the 18th and 19th-Century Ottoman Empire


JOUKOWSKY FAMILY FOUNDATION FELLOWS:

Dr. Patrick McGovern, Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania,   Southeastern Turkey:  Homeland of Winemaking and Viticulture?

 Mr. Avi Rubin, Middle Eastern Studies and History, Harvard University, Ottoman Modernity:  the Nizamiye Courts in the Late Nineteenth Century

 Ms. Aslıhan Sanal, Studies of Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Becoming:  Death and Life in High-Tech Turkey

 Ms. Zeynep Yurekli-Gorkay, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, A Tale of Two Convents in the Ottoman Empire:  the Mythology, Architecture, and Patronage of Seyyid Gazi and Haci Bektaş in a Network (1453-1600)

Mr. Edward Webb, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania,  Secularizations and their Discontents:  a Cross-National Study

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely and Joukowsky Family Foundation Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOWS (2004-2005):

İlker Evrim Binbaş, Islamic Literature, University of Chicago, Mythology and History in Later Islam Periods:  the Oghuz Khan Narratives in Historical and Epic Traditions

Mr. Himmet Taşkömür, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, Jurists, Law, and Politics:  Legal Thought and Religious Culture in Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Empire (1520-1574)

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


AMERICAN FRIENDS OF APHRODISIAS, KENAN T. ERIM FELLOWSHIP
(2004-2005):

Ms. Anne Hrychuk, Archaeology, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Gladitorial Stelai from Aphrodisias

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


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2004):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2004:

Elizabeth Angell Oxford University
Caroline Baker Princeton University
Morgan Baker Georgetown University
Dilek Barlow Harvard University
Sarah Carpenter Duke University
Marlene Elwell Bilkent University, Ankara
Karen Emmerich Columbia University
Mary Essex Gallaudet College
Nora Fisher Johns Hopkins University
James Gibbon Princeton University
Denise Gill University of California, Santa Barbara
Scott Hanson University of Chicago
Adam McConnell University of Washington
Desmond O'Reilly Harvard University
Anthony Shin New York University
Reed Summers Hampshire College
Netania Zagorski 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 (2004-2005):

Dr. Constantin Iordachi, History, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Un-Mixing the Ottoman Jigsaw:   the Making of Nation-State Citizenship in the Balkans, 1804-1923

Dr. Svetlana Ivanova, History, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria, Ethno-Religious Groups in Trade in Rumeli, 16th-18th Centuries:  Toward the Problem of the Formation of the Imperial Subject

 Dr. Arkadiusz Marciniak, Archaeology, Institute of Prehistory, University of Poznan, Poznan, Poland, Social and Economic Transformations at the End of the Neolithic in Central Anatolia and the Lakes District

 Dr. János Sipos,  Musicology, Institute for Musicology, Budapest, Hungary, Karachays - Turkic Refugees in Turkey

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2004):

Olcay Akyıldız, Comparative Literature, Boğaziçi University, Occidentalism in Turkish Literature

Tuba Demirci, History, Bilkent University, The Ottoman Family as a Contested Terrain, Debates on the Ottoman Family and Family Reform during the Tanzimat Period (1839-1908)

Dr. Gonca Gökalp-Alpaslan, Comparative Literature, Hacettepe University, The Gilgamesh Legend and its Interpretation in Modern Turkish Literature.

Emre Güldoğan, Archaeology, Istanbul University,  A Study of the “Impresso” Style Pottery at Mezraa-Teleilat and the Rise of the Neolithic in the Mediterranean Region

Dr. Erol Köroğlu, Turkish Literature, Sabancı University, Burhan Cahit Morkaya (1892-1949):  the Republican Regime and Popular Literature

Aşkım Özdizbay,  Archaeology, Istanbul University, Urban Development in Perge in the First and Second Centuries C.E

Ms. Pınar Şenışık, History, Boğaziçi University, The Cretan Question in the Ottoman Empire (1895-1898)

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


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2004):

Mr. Güneş Duru, Fine Arts, Istanbul University, An Architectural Perspective on the Issue of the Origins of Settled Society in the Mid-Anatolian Region:  a Comparison with Developments in the Levant, Middle Euphrates and Eastern Tauris Cultural Regions

Mr. Namık Erkal, Architecture, Middle East Technical University, ‘Excavating’ the Visual Sources Depicting Istanbul’s Maritime Frontier:  the Case of the Golden Horn Extra-Mural Zone

Dr. Ahmet Yaraş, Archaeology, University of Thrace, The Allianoi Salvage Project:  Research in Preparation for Publication

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

 

TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2004):

From Turkey

Mr. Yusuf Ayönü, History, Ege University, Seljuk-Byzantine Relations: 1116-1308

Mr. Bestami S. Bilgiç, History, George Washington University, Turkish-Greek Relations in the Inter-War Period (c. 1922 – c. 1941):  from the War to Détente and Regional Co-operation

Dr. Ayşın Candan, English, Yeditepe University, Greek Tragedy: Contemporary Approaches for Staging

Mr. Mustafa Erdem Kabadayı, Oriental Studies, University of Munich, Ottoman Industrial Policy Examined through the Emergence and Administration of Factory Production in the Second Half of the 19th Century

From Greece:

Ms. Sophia Germanidou, History, University of Athens, Lighting Objects of Christian and Islamic Art:  a study of their Morphology through Actual Finds and their Representation in Byzantine Monuments

Ms. Stella Kalle, Art History, University of Thessaloniki, The Wall Paintings of the Cave Towns and Rock Cut Churches and Monasteries of Cappadocia

Mr. Elias Koulakiotis, Classics, University of Thessaloniki, Aspects of Hellenistic Feasts in Asia Minor:  the Organization of the Isiteria in Magnesia on the Maeander

Ms. Irene Nikolakopoulou, Institute for Aegean Prehistory, Crete, Correlations and Interaction between Aegean Communities in the Middle Bronze Age

Mr. Dimitris Papastamatiou, History, University of Thessaloniki, Ottoman Rule in the Peloponnese 1715-1770

Mr. Athanasios Vionis: Athens/Leiden University, Material Culture and Everyday Life in Aegean Turkey during the Ottoman and Early Modern Periods

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


2003 - 2004

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2003-2004)

Dr. Christine Philliou, History, Princeton University, Duties of Servitude:  the Logic and Practices of Ottoman Governance, 1800-1860

Dr. Cengiz Şişman, Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Dönmes:  a History of the Messianic Judeo-Islamic Community in the 18th and 19th-Century Ottoman Empire

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


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2003-2004):

Ms. Heather Ferguson, History, University of California, Berkeley, Taxing Consent:  the Price of Legal and Fiscal Reform in Seventeeth-Century Ottoman Syria and Anatolia  

Dr. Robert Henrickson,  Archaeology, Smithsonian Institution, The Yassihöyük Stratigraphic Sequence Ceramic Chronology

Dr. Victoria Holbrook, Turkish Literature, Ohio State University, Poetry and Politics in the 20th Century Mediterranean

Dr. Veronica Kalas,  Hellenic Studies, Princeton University, Survey of the Byzantine Settlement at Selime - Yaprakhisar in the Peristrema Valley, Western Cappadocia

 Mr. James Meyer, History, Brown University , A Search for Embeddedness: "Pan-Turkism" and the Türk Yurdu Circle 1905-1914

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
(2003-2004):

Ms. Esra Akın, History of Art, Ohio State University, Mustafa Ali’s Epic Deeds of Artists:  an Edition and Critical Study (in combination with Joukowsky Family Foundation funding)

Ms. Günder Varinlioğlu,  Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, University of Pennsylvania, The Rural Landscape and Built Environment at the End of Antiquity: The Limestone Villages of Southeastern Isauria

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

ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2003-2004):

JOHN FREELY FELLOW:

Ms. Betül Başaran Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago Remaking the Gate of Felicity: Migration, Social Control, and Policing in 18th Century Istanbul, 1730-1789

JOUKOWSKY FAMILY FOUNDATION FELLOWS:

Ms. Esra Akın (see under Kress Foundation funding)

Mr. Koray Çalışkan, Political Science, New York University, Locating the Market in the Age of Neo-Liberal Reforms:  Cotton Trade and Production in Turkey and Egypt, (in combination with Friends of ARIT, Istanbul funding)

Mr. H. Erdem Çipa, History and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, The Rise of Selim I to Power Within the Context of the Ottoman-Safavid Conflict, 1487-1514

Ms. Zehra Aslı Iğsız, Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, Fragments of Home-land, Narratives of Return:  Refugee Memories of 1923 Greek-Turkish Compulsory Population Exchange

Mr. Yektan Türkyılmaz, Anthropology, Duke University, Imagining ‘Turkey,’ Creating a Nation:  the Politics of Geography and State Formation in Eastern Anatolia, 1908-1938

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely and Joukowsky Family Foundation Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2003-2004):

Mr. Koray Çalışkan, (see under Joukowsky Family Foundation funding)

Mr. Ali Yaycioğlu, Middle Eastern Studies and History, Harvard University, The Danubian Challenge:  Regionalism, Crisis, and the Deed of Agreement (1808) in the Late Ottoman Empire, 1792-1812

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


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2003):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2003:

Keya Anjaria    University of Pennsylvania
Laurie Chandler Princeton University
Donna Colaco Institute for Social Studies, The Hague
Charlotte Duggan University of Arizona
Tarkan Durum New York University
Kathryn D. Everett University of California, Berkeley
David Gramling University of California, Berkeley
Matthew Gumpert Bilkent University, Ankara
Judd King Duke University
Evan Landa New York University
Vanessa Larson Georgetown University
Maja Petrovic Princeton University
Kristin Rodemann University of Texas
Grant Salisbury Princeton University
Malissa Taylor 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.


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2003-2004):

 Dr. Sandor Papp, History, Károli Gáspár University, Budapest, Hungary, The Hungarian Policy of the Ottoman Empire at the Turn of the 17th and 18th Centuries

Dr. Benedek Péri, Turkic Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, Sâkhta dar turkcha nîiz ahl-i hunar sarfa-i sarf u lughat-i zîr u zabar:’  Native Osmanli Grammars and the Arabic System of Language Description

Dr. Furat Rahman, Cultural and Social Anthropology, West Bohemian University, Pilsen, Czech Republic, Collations of Selected Old Babylonian Letters Conserved in the Istanbul Museum

Dr. Peter Barta, Bronze Age Archaeology, Archaeological Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences,  Nitra, Slovak Republic, Chipped Discs:  an Overlooked Stone Tool Category of Anatolian Neolithic

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2003)
:

Ebubekir Ceylan, Boğaziçi University, The Ottoman Administration of Baghdad (1831-1872)

Cemal Demircioğlu, Boğaziçi University, Ottoman Turkish Discourses on Literary Translation in the Post-Tanzimat Period

Elif Yeneroğlu Kutbay, Dokuz Eylül University, The End of Ottoman Sovreignity in the Eastern Aegean Islands and its Effects on the Province of Aydin (1908-1914)

Dr. Nadir Özbek, Boğaziçi University, Policing the Countryside:  the Gendarmerie in the 19th Century Ottoman Empire

Dr. Arzu Öztürkmen, Boğaziçi University, From Tripolis to Tirebolu:  Memory and History in a Turkish Black Sea Town

Neslihan Tok, Bilkent University, The Production of Public Space in Squatter Neighborhoods

Sule Toktaş, Bilkent University, Citizenship Questioned by Internal Migration and Minority Issues:  a Comparative Study of Turkish Jews in Israel and in Turkey

Gülgün Yılmaz, Istanbul University, The Entry of New Art Objects into 19th Century Ottoman Social Life

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


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2003):

Dr. Murat Arslan, Ancient Languages and Cultures, Akdeniz University, Research on the Historical Connections and Geography of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods of the Black Sea Region Researches I:  Amasya

Dr. Yiğit Hayatı Erbil, Archaeology, Hacettepe University, Water Cults in Hittite Anatolia

Dr. Lale Özgenel, Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Looking at Roman ‘Space Culture’ in the Private Context:  ‘Privacy’ in the Roman House

Dr. Ibrahim Çeşmeli, Art History, Istanbul University, Medieval Mosques of Central Asia

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


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2003):

From Turkey:

Dr. Ayşe Nükhet Adiyeke, History, Mersin University, Crete during the Process of Greek Independence 1821-1829

Dr.  Ayşe Aydın, Archaeology, Mersin University, The Single-Staircase Ambos of the Early Christian Churches of Thessaloniki

Dr. Remzi Yağcı, Archaeology, Mersin University, Iron Age Pottery and Archaic Architectural Terracottas of Soli:  Early Greek Contacts with Cilicia ca. 1000-600 B.C.

Dr. Ahmet Yürür, Ethnomusicology, Yildiz Technical University, A Survey of the Music of the Bektashi Sanctuaries in Greece

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


2002 - 2003

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2002-2003)

Dr. Michelle Bonogofsky, Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Sex, Age, and Authority at Kösk Höyük

Dr. Vernon Schubel, Religious Studies, Kenyon College, The Vilayetname of Haci Bektas:  a Sufi Biography in Religious and Historical Context

Dr. A. Holly Shissler, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, The Woman Question in Ottoman Thought, 1870-1919:  Individualism, Family Structure, and the Idea of Progress

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


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2002-2003):

Mr. Isa Blumi, Middle East Studies, New York University, The Consequences of Empire:  the Ottoman State and the Emergence of National Identity in Yemen and Albania 1878-1918

Dr. Elizabeth Carter, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles, Emergent Complexity and Transregionalism in the Halaf Period:  Excavations at Domuztepe 

Mr. Giancarlo Casale, Middle East Studies and History, Harvard University, Ottoman-Portuguese Relations and the 16th-Century Origins of Globalization

Dr. Andrew Goldman, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Reconstructing the Economy and History of an Early Roman Town:  a Study of the Early Imperial Pottery at Gordion (Turkey)

Ms. Christiane Gruber, Art History, University of Pennsylvania, Heavenly Journeys and the Imaginary:  Illustrations of Muhammad' Mi'raj in Medieval Islamic Manuscripts (14th-17th Centuries)

Dr. Ussama Makdisi, History, Rice University, The Tragedy of As'ad Shidyaq:  Conflicting Ottoman and American Narratives of Tolerance

Dr. Brian Peasnall, University of Pennsylvania Museum and Community College of Philadelphia, Batman to Diyarbakir Archaeological Survey

Ms. Lynn Rainville,  Anthropology, University of Virginia, Domestic Economies at Ziyaret Tepe, a Middle and Late Assyrian Center

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
(2002- 2003):

Mr. Stephen Batiuk, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto, Red Black Burnished Ware of the Amuq Valley and the Early Trans-Caucasian Problem

Mr. Jesse Casana, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, Settlement, Land Use, and Environmental Change in the Amuq Valley

Mr. Peter DeStaebler, Archaeology, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, The City Wall of Aphrodisias

Ms. Elizabeth Baughn, Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley, Funerary Klinai and Cultural Identity in Archaic Anatolia

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


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2002- 2003):

JOUKOWSKY FAMILY FOUNDATION:

Ms. Tijana KrsticHistory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Narrating Conversion to Islam:  the Dialogue of Texts and Practices in the Early Modern Ottoman Balkans  

Ms. Ilay Ors,  Middle East Studies, Harvard University, On Cosmopolitan Lives Past and Present:   the Rum of Istanbul Revisited

Mr.  Cengiz Sisman, Middle East Studies, Harvard, When Messiah Converts:  the Sabbatian Movement and the Emergence of Sabbatian Community in the Ottoman Empire in the 17th Century

JOHN FREELY FELLOW:

Ebru Turan, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of Chicago, Ibrahim Pasa (1520-1536):   a Transformation in Ottoman Kingship

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely and Joukowsky Family Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2002-2003):

Ms. Ayfer Karakaya-Stump, Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, What Happens when Rebellions End?  The Kizilbas Communities of the Late 16th and 17th Centuries 

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


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 2002):

U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Advanced Language Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 2002:

John K. Bragg University of Wisconsin
Ryan Scott Gingeras University of Toronto
Heather Jensen  University of Michigan
Jorge Hankamer  University of California, Santa Cruz
Victoria Koroteyeva Columbia University
Scott Morrison Columbia University
Natalie Operstein University of California, Los Angeles
Matthew Rascoff Columbia University
Jessica Rider Georgia Technical University
Emera Trujillo University of Massachusetts
Zehra Yazgan New York University
Dayna M. Yonkoski Indiana 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
(2002-2003)
:

Dr. Istvan Ormos, Semitic Philology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary,Technical Terms in Arabic Medical Manuscripts of Galen in the Suleymaniye Library in Istanbul

Dr. Orlin Sabev, History, Institute for Balkan Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria, Ownership of Books in the Ottoman Empire, 18th-19th Centuries

Dr. Grazyna Zajac, Turkish Literature, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland,  Sultan Abdulhamid’s Period in the Light of the Memoirs of Turkish Authors

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2002)
:

Mr. Murat Akman, Archaeology, Istanbul University, Final Results of the Domuztepe Dam Salvage Project

Müren Beykan, Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Quarrying, Shaping and Export of Ionian Capitals from Marmara Island Quarries

V. Gül Cephaneciğil, Architecture, Istanbul Technical University, Late Ottoman/Early Republican Architectural History and Celal Esad Arseven

Tülin Değirmenci, History, Hacettepe University, History and Legend in Early Seventeenth Century Ottoman Manuscript Illumination

Mr. Şevket Dönmez, Istanbul University, A Geo-physical Survey of Samsun-Akalin

T. Gül Köksal, Architecture, Istanbul Technical University, Proposals for the Inventory, Restoration and Re-use of Istanbul’s 19th Century Industrial Heritage

Ms. Asli Erim Özdogan, Istanbul University, An Early Iron Age Settlement on the Northern Shores of the Marmara—Menekse Çata

Ms. Sema Yıldırım-Balcı, Istanbul University, A Techno-Cultural Study of Central Anatolian Obsidian Technology

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


GEORGE AND ILSE HANFMANN FELLOWS (2002):

Ms. Gülsün Ciler Altınbilek, Prehistorya, Istanbul University, The Use of Obsidian in the Period of Transition from Pre-Pottery Neolithic to Pottery Neolithic (late PPNB/ PPNC) in East and Southeast Anatolia

Ms. Başak Boz, Hacettepe University, Reconstruction of the Dietary Habits of the Çatal Höyük Neolithic People

Dr. Hatice Pamir, Mustafa Kemal University, An Evaluation of Material Removed from Orontes Valley Settlements in Early Excavations and now Housed in Collections Abroad.

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


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2002):

From Turkey:

Sedef Çokay, Classical Archaeology, Istanbul University, The Karaçallı Nekropolis Project

Dr. Emel Erten,  Archaeology, Mersin University, Glass in Asia Minor, 2nd Millennium through the Byzantine Era

Dr. Lale Özgenel, History of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Dwelling and the Private Sphere in the Late Antique Anatolia and Greece

Dr. Billur Tekkök,  Performing Arts, Bilkent University, Hellenistic and Roman Pottery from the Sanctuary at Troy

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


2001 - 2002

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2001-2002)

Dr. Mohammed Shahab Ahmed, Society of Fellows, Harvard University, The Problem of the Satanic Verses and the Formation of Islamic Orthodoxy    

Dr. James Grehan, History, University of Texas, Austin, Economic Mentality in the Ottoman Middle East:  the Material Culture of Eighteenth-Century Damascus      

Dr. Baki Tezcan, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, The Thirty Years War of the Middle East, 1618 - 1648

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


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2001-2002):

Mr. George Gavrilis, Political Science, Columbia University, Border Guards, Bandits, and Diplomats:  Managing the Ottoman-Greek Border Land Boundary in the Nineteenth Century     

Ms. Leila Harris, Geography, University of Minnesota, Modernizing Gender:  Social Geographies of Waterscape Evolution in Southeastern Turkey

Dr. Amy Singer, Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University, Imarets Past to Present     

Dr. Jenny B. White, Anthropology, Boston University, The Effect of Globalization on Socio-Political Identities in 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
(2001- 2002):

Mr. Bekir Gürdil, Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles, Degirmentepe:  an Analysis of Settlement Layout and Activity Areas in an 'Ubaid Settlement on the Anatolian Plateau

Ms. Rana Deniz Özbal, Anthropology, Northwestern University, Social Complexity and Monumentality at Tell Kurdu

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


ARIT INSTITUTIONAL FELLOWS (2001-2002):

JOHN FREELY FELLOW:

Ms. Rebekah Green, Engineering and Anthropology, Cornell University, After the Kocaeli Earthquake: Turkish Engineers and Disaster Mitigation

JOUKOWSKY FAMILY FOUNDATION FELLOWS:

Mr. Koray Çaliskan, Politics, New York University, Locating the Market in the Age of Neo-Liberal Reforms: Cotton Trade and Production in Turkey and Egypt

Ms. Aslihan Sanal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, The Impact of High-Tech Bio-Medicine in the Middle East: Organ Transplantations in Turkey

The Joukowsky Family Foundation supports the John Freely and Joukowsky Family Foundation Fellowships.


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2001-2002):

Mr. Sabri Ateş, Middle East Studies, New York University, Empires at the Margin: Toward a Social History of the Ottoman-Iranian Border and the Borderland People

Ms. Eunjeong Yi, Center for Middle East Studies, Harvard University, Immigrants and Urban Communities (Tawa'if) in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul

Ms. Selma Zecevic, Middle East Languages and Cultures, Columbia, Bosnian Muftis and their fetvas:  the Art of Legal Interpretation in an Ottoman Province

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


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2001-2002):

Dr. Vassil Nikolov, Archaeological Institute and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, Ethno-Cultural Contacts between Anatolia and the Balkans

Dr. Adrian Tertecel, 'N. Iorga' Institute of History, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania, The Russo-Ottoman Confrontation for the Rule over the Black Sea Area (1714-1739)  

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2001):

Baki Asıltürk, Language and Literature, Marmara University, The Image of America in Turkish Literature of the Westernizing Period

Erhan Aydın, Linguistics,  Erciyes University, Chronological Terms in Turkic Languages

Selman Can, Architecture, Atatürk University, The Ottoman Architectural Profession in the First Half of the 19th Century: the Work and Thought of Mimar Seyyid Abdülhalim Efendi

Murat Çemrek, Economics, Bilkent University, State--Interest Group Relations in Turkey:  the Case of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmens’s Association (MÜSIAD)

S. Sedef Çokay, Archaeology,  Istanbul University, Karaçali Necropolis

Ertan Das, Architecture, Ege University, Early Period Ottoman Türbes

Bilge Hurmuzlu, Archaeology, Ege University, The Necropolis of Clazomenai-Akpinar

Duygu Koksal, History, Bosphorus University, Literature, Art and Modernization in the Early Turkish Republic

B. Ali Soner, Politics, Bilkent University, Minority Rights Policies in Europe and in Turkey: Conflict or Conciliation

Sevim lmaz-Önder, Literature, Bosphorus University, Tevarih-i Al-i  Selçuk

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


TONI M. CROSS - WILLIAM D. E. COULSON AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS (2001):

From Turkey:

Mr. Yiğit Erbil, Hacettepe University, Mycenaean Civilization and its Neighboring Areas

Dr. Suna Güven, Middle East Technical University, Identity, Civic Image and Patronage:  Designers of Memory in the Roman East and Roman Athens in the Hadrianic Period

Dr. Yıldız Ötüken, Hacettepe University, Studies in Byzantine Art

Mr. Sinan Sülüner, Middle East Technical University, A Comparative Study of Greek and Roman Fortifications

From Greece:

Dr. Ourania Kouka, Archaeological Society at Athens, ‘Corpus Artis Cycladicae:’  Study and Publication of  Artifacts of the Early Cycladic Period

Dr. Gina Salapata, Massey University, New Zealand  Hellenistic and Roman monuments of the Southwestern and Southern Turkey

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


2000 - 2001

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (2000-2001)

Dr. Shirine Hamadeh, History of Art, Ottoman Patronage and Architectural Taste in Eighteenth Century Istanbul

Dr. Dorothy Slane-Öztürk, University College, University of Maryland, The Pottery from Gözlüküle, Tarsus, in the Adana Museum:  a Study Season

Dr. John Walbridge, Near Eastern Languages, Indiana University, Stoic Fragments in Islamic Medical and Philosophical Texts

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


ARIT DEPARTMENT OF STATE, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS FELLOWS (2000-2001):

Maureen Basedow, Archaeology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington The Sanctuary at Troy:   Architecture and Stratigraphy

Mr. Frederick Colby, Religion, Duke University, Isra' / Mi'raj Literature:  Works on the Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad

Mr. John Curry, History, Ohio State University, The Impact of Seventeenth Century Religious Transformation on the Halveti Order of Dervishes in the Ottoman Empire

Michael Ellison, Music Composition, University of California, Santa Barbara,  A Comparative, Regionally Oriented Study of Intonation and Modality in the Folk Music of Turkey

Ms. Britt Hartenberger,  Archaeology, Boston University, Analysis of Craft Specialization at the Canaanean Blade Workshop at Titris Höyük in the Context of Regional Chipped Stone Production

Dr. Richard Labaree, Ethnomusicology, New England Conservatory, The Transmission of Song Forms in Ottoman Classical Music:  Mesk, Recording, and Consultation with Singers and Scholars

Dr. Timothy Matney, Anthropology, University of Akron, Urban Planning and Culture at Late Bronze - Iron Age Ziyaret Tepe, Diyarbakir Province

Mr. Hakan Ozoglu, History, University of Chicago, Kurds of Turkey:  a Study on the Background of Early Kurdish Nationalists

Dr. Bradley Parker, History, University of Utah, The Upper Tigris Archaeological Research Project (UTARP)

Ms. Christine Philliou, History, Princeton University, The Interstices of Empires:  the Autonomous Polity of Ottoman Samos 1834-1912

Mr. John Senseney, History of Art and Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara, Roman Asia Minor's Colonnaded Public Enclosures and their Urban Role

Mr. Aaron Shakow, History, Harvard University Middle East Center, The Plague and their Houses:  Public Health, Clinical Practice, and the Social Experience of Illness and Disease, Istanbul 1771-1831

Ms. G. Carole Woodall, History of Art and Architecture, New York University, Composing Istanbul:   Changing Identities, Urban space, and Entertainment, 1918-1928

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
(2000- 2001):

Ms. Persis Berlekamp   History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University    Wonder and its Images in Medieval Islamic Culture:  the Wonders of Creation from the Euphrates to the Oxus, 1258-1502

Mr. Christopher Roosevelt   History of Art and Archaeology, Cornell University  Sites and Settlements of Central Lydia

Ms. Zeynep Yürekli    History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University   The Architecture of the Ottoman Halvetis in Anatolia and the Balkans

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


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (2000-2001):

Ms. Michelle Berenfeld, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Houses at Aphrodisias:  the Bishop's Place and Related Structures

Mr. Boğac Ergene, History, Ohio State University, Local Court, Community, and Justice in the Ottoman Empire of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ms. Ilay Ors, Anthropology, Harvard University, On Cosmopolitan Lives Past and Present:  the Greeks of Istanbul

Dr. Oğuz Soysal, University of Chicago, Oriental Institute, The Ortaköy-Sapinuwa Epigraphical Research (OSER) Project

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


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (2000-2001):

Dr. Géza David   Turkish Studies, ELTE University, Hungary     The Population of Ottoman Hunagary in the Sixteenth Century

Dr. Ivan Gatsov   Archaeological Institute and Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria  Prehistoric Chipped Stone Assemblages and the Problem of Connections between Anatolia and Thrace

Dr. Rossitsa Stefanova Gradeva   Institute of Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences   War and Peace along the Danube, End of the Seventeenth - Beginning of the Eighteenth Centuries

Dr. Anca Popescu   N. Iorga History Institute, Ovidius University, Romania The Ottoman Imperial Danube:   Byzantine Legacy and Local Heritage

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (2000):

Gül Asatekin, Architecture, and Ceylan Tokluoglu, Sociology, Middle East Technical University, Survey of Perceived Needs and Preferences of Current Residents of Residential Dwellings Registered as Worthy of Preservation in the Ankara Castle District

Nilgun Colpan Erkan Bicer, Architecture, Yildiz Technical University, The Development and Change of the Image of the Anatolian Turkish Town

Mithat Çelikpala, International Relations, Hacettepe University, A Study of the Development of a North Caucasus Identity

Gürol İrzik and Berna Kilinç, Philosophy, Bogaziçi University, From the Wounds of Anatolia to the North Anatolian Fault:   Ihsan Ketin and Scientific Discovery in the Republic of Turkey

Süleyman Kızıltoprak, History, Mimar Sinan University, The English Occupation of Egypt and the Ottoman Reaction

Vasif Sahoğlu, Archaeology, Ankara University, Early Bronze Ceramics at Liman Tepe and their Place in Aegean Archaeology

Yüksel Taşkın, Political Science, Bogaziçi University, Intellectuals , the State and the Media in Post-1980 Turkey

Şuhnaz Yılmaz, International Relations, Koç University, The American Role in Greek-Turkish Relations

 


1999 - 2000

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (1999-2000)

Dr. Owen Doonan, University of Illinois, Classics and Archaeology, Sinope Regional Survey I: the Near Hinterland Survey

Dr. Mine Ener, Villanova University, History, Providing for the Poor of Late-Ottoman Istanbul

Dr. Ariel Salzmann, New York University, Near East Studies, Fluid Frontier: States, Markets, and the Making of Economic Subjects in the Eastern Mediterranean (1739 - 1789)

Dr. Lucienne Thys-Şenocak, History, Koç University,  The Ottoman Fortifications of Kumkale and Seddulbahir

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


ARIT-USIA-NMERTA POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (1999-2000):

Dr. Bradley Parker, History, University of Utah, The Talavaş Tepe Indigenous Cultures Project

Dr. Nicholas Rauh, History, Purdue University, Amphora Production and Kiln Sites in Western Rough Cilicia

NMERTA fellowships were supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT-USIA-NMERTA PRE-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (1999-2000):

Mr. Isa Blumi, Middle East Studies, New York University, The Consequences of Empire:  the Ottoman Empire and the Emergence of National Identity in Albania and Yemen, 1874-1918

Ms. Sarah Brooks, Sarah, Art and Archaeology, New York University, Institute of Fine Arts,  Commemoration of the Dead:  Late Byzantine Tomb Decoration (mid-13th to mid-15th Centuries)

Mr. Christopher Dole, Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Religious Healing and Muslim Identity within a Turkish Squatter Settlement

Ms. Kathryn Ebel, Geography, University of Texas, Austin, Images of Empire:  City Views and the Ottoman Imperial Vision in the 16th Century

Mr. Howard Eissenstat, History, University of California, Los Angeles, Turkic Immigrant Communities in the Republic of Turkey

Ms. Jennifer Grocer, Anthropology, University of Texas, Discourses of Affiliation:  Turkey's Post-Soviet Relations with the Turkic Republics of Central Asia  

Mr. Kevin Meskill, Anthropology, Indiana University, The Implications of Religious Schooling in Turkey:   Education, Identity, and Religious Mobilization

Mr. Michael Reynolds, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, Ottoman Foreign Policy toward Russia, 1908-1922:  Identity, Ideology, and Geopolitics

Ms. Sonya Suponcic, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, Daily Practice at Çatal Höyük:  the Role of Clay Balls in Everyday Life

Mr. Charles Wilkins, Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, Elite Households in 17th Century Ottoman Aleppo

NMERTA fellowships were supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT CAORC USIA FELLOWS (1999-2000):

Ms. Elspeth Dusinberre, Art History, University of Michigan, Seals and Sealings from Gordion

Dr. Steven Rosen, Steven, Archaeology , Ben Gurion University, The Lithic Workshop at Titriş, Stage 2

ARIT-CAORC USIA fellowships are supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency through the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.


ARIT SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOWS (1999-2000):

Ms. Esra Akcan, Architecture, Columbia University, The Memory of the Turkish House

Mr. William Aylward, Archaeology , University of Cincinnati,  The Agora at Ilion from Xerxes to Constantine

Ms. Amy Raymond, Art History, University of Toronto, Miletus in the Middle Bronze Age and Minoan presence in the Eastern Aegean

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


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOW (1999-2000):

Ms. Sumru Krody, Art History, The Textile Museum, Ottoman Embroidered Textiles Research Project

Mr. Thomas Kühn, Middle East Studies, New York University, Shaping Ottoman Rule in Yemen, 1872-1919

Dr. Oğuz Soysal, Hittitology, University of Chicago, Ortaköy-Sapinuwa Epigraphical Research

Mr. Nazan Ustundağ, Sociology, Indiana University, Modernity as Experienced by Migrant Women in Turkey

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


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 1999):

USIA-NMERTA Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 1999:

Febe Armanios Ohio State University
Teresa Burns Claremont Graduate University
Mitra Brewer Georgetown University
John Curry Ohio State University
David Cuthell Princeton University
Michael Ellison University of California, Santa Barbara
Garner Gollatz  Georgetown University
Leila Harris University of Minnesota
Denice Hill Cranbrook University
Jeff Jurgens University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Noushin Lavasani University of California, Los Angeles
Matthew Kocher University of Chicago
Ruth Miller Princeton University
Amy Mills University of Texas, Austin
Michael Pittman University of North Carolina
Maria Richter Columbia University
Jennifer Utrata University of California, Berkeley

Langage fellows for 1998 fellowships were supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (1999-2000):

Dr. Malgorzata Grebska-Kulova, Historical Museum, Blageovgrad, Bulgaria, Anatolian Origins of Late Neolithic Painted Pottery in the Struma Valley

Dr. János Sipos, Attila József University of Szeged, Hungary, A Comparative Study of Turkic Laments

Dr. Tsoni Tsonev    Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Hunter-Gatherers and Early Farmers in Anatolia and 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 (1999):

Asım Karaömerlioğlu, Bogaziçi UniversitySocial Life in Turkey during World War II

Tahir Kodal, Ankara University, The Mosul Affair in the Turkish Press, 1923-1926

Petek Kovanci Shehrin, Middle East Technical University, The Importance of the Study of the Historic Residential Fabric of the City for Urban Renewal Planning

Leyla Shen, Bilkent University, Post World War II American Economic and Technical Aid Programs:  the Examples of India and Turkey

Fehmi Yılmaz, Marmara University, Tobacco in the Ottoman Empire:  a Social and Economic History

Fikret Yılmaz, Dokuz Eylül UniversityPeace Treaty of Rami Mehmet Pasha

 


1998 - 1999

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (1998-1999)

Dr. Shahzad Bashir, Religious Studies, College of the Holy Cross, Manuscript Research for a Monograph on the Hurufi Sect

Dr. Robert Morrison, Middle East Studies, Columbia University, Science in the Religious Thought of Nizamm al-Din Nisaburi (d. 1329 AD)

Dr. Fariba Zarinebaf-Shahr History, University of Illinois, The Social Transformation of Istanbul during the Eighteenth Century

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


ARIT-USIA-NMERTA POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (1998-1999):

Dr. Asma Afsaruddin, Middle East Studies, University of Notre Dame, The Qur'an Commentary of Al-Tha`labt

Dr. Ronald Gorny University of Chicago, Excavations at Çadir Höyük in Central Turkey

Dr. Karen Kern Middle East Studies, Columbia University, State Intervention and the Decline of the Authority of the Family

Dr. Timothy Matney, Anthropology, Whitman College, Urban Planning in the Middle and Neo-Assyrian Periods at Ziyaret Tepe in the Diyarbakir Province

Dr. Blanche Menadier Classics, University of London,  A Catalogue of Votives and Small finds from the Graeco-Roman Sanctuary at Troy

Dr. Peter Mentzel History, Utah State University, Railroads and Society in the Ottoman Empire and Early Republican Turkey

Dr. David Reese Field Museum, University of Chicago, Analysis of Archaeozoological Remains from Izmir-Area Sites and from the Kas Shipwreck

Dr. Lisa Schwartz Consumer Economics, Cornell University, Women in the Labor Force in an Emerging Turkish Industrial Center

NMERTA fellowships were supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT-USIA-NMERTA PRE-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (1998-1999):

Mr. Christopher Dole, Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, Self, Identity, and Religious Healing in a Turkish Squatter Community

Mr. Barak Kalfuss, Middle East Studies, Harvard University, Education and Nationalist Identity in Mono-Party Turkey, (1923-1950)

Ms. Margaret Lynch, Geography, University of Texas, Austin, Geographical Visions of Ankara

Mr. Anastasios Papademetriou, Near East Studies, Princeton University,   Non-Muslims in Ottoman Society: the Greek Community of Istanbul in the 16th Century

Mr. David Reisman, Religion, Yale University, The Reception of Ibn Sina’s Metaphysics: the Arabic Commentaries, Refutations, and Defenses

Ms. Marguerite Wiese, Center for Middle East Studies, Harvard University, The Life and Reign of Osman II<

NMERTA fellowships were supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT CAORC USIA FELLOWS (1998-1999):

Ms. Lynn Rainville, Archaeology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Early Bronze Age Social Dynamics in Ancient Mesopotamia as Revealed through an Analysis of Micro-Debris

Dr. Steven Rosen, Archaeology, Ben Gurion University, The Lithic Workshop at Titris Höyük

ARIT-CAORC USIA fellowships are supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency through the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.


ARIT SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOWS
(1998-1999):

Ms. Julie Edens, Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Pottery, Culture Contact, and the Uruk Expansion at Haci Nebi Tepe, Turkey

Ms. Çiğdem Eissenstat, Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles Domuztepe and its Neighbors

Mr. Bahadır Yıldırım, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, The Ninos Reliefs from the Roman Civil Basilica of the South Agora of Aphrodisia in Caria

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


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOWS (1998-1999):

Ms. Rajna Klaser, Musicology, University of California, Berkeley, Impact of Female Composers and Singers in the Development of "Sarkı" Genre and Performance Practice

Mr. Baki Tezcan, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, The Deposition of Osman II in 1622: the Political Structure of the Ottoman Empire in the Early 17th Century

Yücel Yanıkdağ, History, Ohio State University, Ottoman Prisoners of War in the Great War

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


ARIT SUMMER FELLOWS IN INTENSIVE TURKISH LANGUAGE (Summer 1998):

USIA-NMERTA Fellows, Bogazici University, Istanbul 1998:

Mary B. Allen University of Florida, Gainesville
Lauren Bigelow Northwestern University
Andrew Blum University of Southern California
Jason Erb University of Pennsylvania
Jean Marie Evans New York University
Louis Fishman University of Chicago
Amelia Gallagher McGill University
Katie Gruber University of Chicago
Leila Harris University of Minnesota
Veronica Kalas New York University
Joseph Logan University of Chicago
Jonathan McMurray Claremont College
Charles Sabatos University of Washington
Walter Slater University of Wisconsin
Tim Waters Harvard University Law School

Language fellows for 1998 fellowships were supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (1998-1999):

Dr. Pál Fodor, Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest and Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliszcaba, Hungary, Ottoman Attempts at Modernizing State Finances:  the Crucial Years (1588-1593)

Dr. Maya Vassileva, Institute of Thracology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Phrygia: the Thracian PerspectiveDr. Gabriel Pirický Institute of Oriental and African Studies, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Modernist Interpretations of Islam in Turkey: the Case of Fethullah Gülen

Dr. Viorel Panaite, History, University of Bucharest, Rumania,  Ottoman Law of Peace and War. A Comparative Study of the Relations between the Porte and the Tributary States in Southeastern Europe (15th-17th Centuries)

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (1998)
:

Dr. Metin Ahunbay, Istanbul Technical University,   Investigations at Binbirkilise and Ayatekla

Dr. Inci Delemen, Istanbul University,  The Naip Tumulus at Tekirdag

Mr. Yılmaz Çolak, Kirikkale University, The Politics of Culture in Turkey: a New Nation and Identity 1923-1960

Mr. Şevket Dönmez, Istanbul University, The Middle Black Sea Region in the Context of Anatolian Cultures:  Early Bronze Age Pottery and Small Finds from the Excavations at Ikiztepe 

Gürsel Gündoğdu, Ankara University, Voter Behavior in Turkey in the Post-1980 Era

Ms. Nurcan Özgür, Instanbul University, The Yörüks of Macedonia

Ms. Nalan Soyarık, Bilkent University, The Construction of Citizenship in a Modernizing Context: the Raising of Political Consciousness in Early Republican Turkey

Mr. Turgut Haci Zeyrek, Istanbul University, The Houses of Perge in the context of Domestic Architecture in Roman Period Anatolia

 


1997 - 1998

ARIT - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWS (1997-1998):

Dr. Christopher Edens, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Community, Culture Contact, and the Uruk Expansion: Chipped Stone Analysis at Hacinebi

Dr. Dina Khoury, George Washington University, Urban Political Violence and Reform in the Ottoman Empire, 1770s-1830s

Dane Kusic, University of Maryland, Religious Musical Trends in Contemporary Turkey: Deconstructing Orientalism

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


ARIT-USIA-NMERTA POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (1997-1998):

Dr. Margot Badran, University of Chicago Center for Middle East Studies, Gender and Constructions and Practices of Citizenship in Turkey

Dr. Robert Garfias, University of California, Irvine, The Golden Age of Ottoman Court Music

Dr. Müge Göçek,  University of Michigan, Introduction of Western-Style Education to the Ottoman Empire: a Comparative Analysis of State, Missionary, and Minority Schools, 1860-1900

Dr. Jane Hathaway, Ohio State University, Collective Memory and Selective Nostalgia: the Self-Definition of Factions in Ottoman Egypt

Dr. Mark Lawall,University of Manitoba, Greek Transport Amphoras in Turkey: Local and Long-Distance Trade 550-300 BC

Dr. Robert Ousterhout, University of Illinois School of Architecture, The Byzantine Settlement at Canli Kilise and Ancient and Byzantine Monuments on Imbros/Gökçeada

Dr. Scott Redford, Georgetown University, Survey and Mapping: Seljuk Settlement of the Alanya Region

Dr. Guy Rogers, Wellesley College, The Mysteries of Artemis at Ephesos

Dr. David Smart, Harvard University Semitic Museum, Black Sea Trade Project, Sinop Province, Excavated Materials Study

NMERTA fellowships are supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT-NMERTA PRE-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (1997-1998):

Mr. Phillip Allen, Princeton University, The Ottoman Political and Socio-Economic Context of the 1898 Orthodox Christian Revolution in Damascus

Ms. Lisa Brody, New York University, The Iconography and Cult of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias

Mr. Andrew Goldman, University of North Carolina, Investigating Rural Settlement in the Roman Province of Galatia (Turkey)

Mr. Paul Kaldjian, University of Arizona, Istanbul and Sustainability: the Role of Urban Food Systems

Mr. Giv Nassiri, University of California, Berkeley, A Descriptive Catalogue of Persian Manuscript Works on Sufism Collected at the Libraries in Istanbul

Ms. Michele Penner, Princeton University, Transitions from Single- to Multi-Party Politics in Turkey

Ms. Jennifer Trimble, University of Michigan, The Small and Large Herculaneum Women Statue Types in Turkey

NMERTA fellowships are supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency for the Near and Middle East Research and Training Act.


ARIT CAORC USIA FELLOWS (1997-1998):

Mr. John Cook, Northwestern University, The Transformed Body: Pavel Tchelitchew's Representation of the Modernist Body

Ms. Christine Kimbrough, New York University, Textile Production in the third Millennium BCE Northern Mesopotamia: Ethnoarchaeological and Archaeological Approaches

Ms. Aimee Froom, New York University, A Muraqqa' for the Ottoman Sultan Murad III

ARIT-CAORC USIA fellowships are supported by funds administered by the United States Information Agency through the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.


ARIT SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION FELLOWS (1997-1998)
:

Ms. Shirine Hamadeh, Harvard University, Pleasure and the Public: Architectural Sensibility in 18th Century Istanbul

Ms. Laura Hebert, New York University, From Pagan Temple to Christian Church: the Cathedral of Aphrodisias

Ms. Oya Pancaroğlu, Harvard University, The Content and Contest of Figural Imagery in the Arts of the Seljuq Period (1100-1300): the Case of Anatolia

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


ISTANBUL FRIENDS OF ARIT FELLOWS (1997-1998):

Dr. Reinhard Bernbeck, Bryn Mawr College, The Sequence of Halaf Occupation (6th Millennium BC) at Kazane, Sanliurfa Province

Ms. Elisabeth Kendall, Harvard University, An Overview of the Emergence and Development of Literary Journalism in Turkey

Mr. Huseyin Yılmaz, Harvard University, Political Theory and Language in the Age of Classicization: a Study of the Role of the Ottoman Elite in Constructing and Reflecting the Authoritarian Political-Linguistic Paradigm

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


ARIT - ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS (1997-1998):

Henryk Jankowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Fieldwork on Collecting Material for a Crimean Tatar - English Dictionary (see web publication)

Dr. Dariusz Kołodziejczyk, University of Warsaw, Poland, 'Parallel Lives' of the Turkish and Polish Societies in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Dr. Jitka Malečková, University of Praha, Czech Republic, Images of Women in Early Turkish National Ideology

Dr. Jiří Svoboda, Institute of Archaeology at Brno, Czech Republic, Patterns of Interaction between Anatolian and the Southeast Central Europe from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Early Neolithic

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


ARIT TURKISH FELLOWS (1997):

Dr. Mehmet Alkan, Istanbul University, The Development of a Culture of 'Civil Society' in Turkey from the Tanzimat to the Republic (1839-1923)

Dr. Hatice Aynur, Bogazici University, The Charitable Foundations of Ottoman Women: I. Fountains in Istanbul

Ms. Aygül Ağır, Istanbul Technical University, Commerce in the Old Venetian Quarter of Istanbul: the Balkapan Han and its Surroundings

Ms. Filiz Başkan, Bilkent University, The Nature of the Relationship between Civil Society and 'Tarikats' in the Context of Democratization

Ms. Selma Seda Bulgurlu, Istanbul University, The Hellenistic Gate at Perge

Ms. G. Gonca Gökalp, Hacettepe University, Traditional Motifs in Turkish Literature of the Tanzimat Period

Mr. A. Tarkan Okçuoğlu, Istanbul University, Landscapes and Buildings in the Wall Paintings of the Westernizing Period

Ms. Sevim Yılmaz Önder, Istanbul University, Expression of Number and Quantity in Turkish


ARIT AEGEAN EXCHANGE FELLOWS:

From Turkey: Dr. Ilknur Özgen, Bilkent University, Ivories of Anatolia (1996)

From Greece: Dr. Maria Vassilaki, University of Crete and Byzantine Museum, Athens, Icons of Crete (1995)