Grants Program

Recipients: 1986-1987

Graduate Fellowships (Institutional)
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Tufts University
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Catalina Chesley (University of Michigan): Cultural Integration and Socioeconomic Mobility of Second-generation Residents of a Gecekondu.
  • Douglas Howard (Indiana University): Changes in the Administration of Timar System, 1566-1656.
  • Hasan Kayali (Harvard University): Turkish-Arab Relations in the Second Constitutional Period of the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1918.
  • Fusun Leventoglu (University of Chicago): The Acquisition of Tense Markers by Turkish Children.
  • Ruth Mandel (University of Chicago): Consequences and Patterns of Migration from Turkey to West Germany, and Repatriation of Gastarbeiters.
  • Beatrice St. Laurent (Harvard University): Architecture and Urban Development of Bursa during the 19th and early 20th Centuries
Grants for Post-Doctoral Summer Travel/Research in Turkey
  • Emelie Olson, Ethnographic Study of Symbol Systems and Ritual Events in the Visits by Turkish Women to the Shrines of Muslim Saints.
  • Mark Pinson, Research on Migration between Ottoman Balkans and Russia in 18th-19th Centuries, and on the Tanzimat in Bulgaria.
  • Sarah Shields, Study of Records on the Mossul Provincial Budget in the 19th Century.
  • Grace Smith, Research on the Role of Food in Turkish Religious Context from 15th to 20th Century.
  • Walter Weiker, Study on the History of the Jewish Community in Turkey.
Post-Doctoral Released Time from Teaching
  • Rifa'at Ali Abou-El-Haj, Study on the Social, Political and Economic Crises of 17th Century Ottoman Empire.
  • Bruce Kuniholm, Research on book on US-Turkish Relations.
Post-Doctoral Conference Travel Grants
  • Ilse Cirtautas
  • Roderic Davison
  • Michael Gunter
  • Abbas Hamdani
  • Jorge Hankamer
  • Guliz Kuruoglu
  • Robert W. Olson
  • Dan Slobin
  • Joseph Szyliowicz
  • Karl Zimmer
Undergraduate Scholarships
  • American Research Institute in Turkey
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Washington
Subventions for Publications
  • Journals:
    • Archivum Ottomanicum, Volume XI, 1986.
    • Journal of Turkish Studies, Volume X, Essays Presented to Halil Inalcik on His Seventieth Birthday by His Colleagues and Students, 1987.
  • Books:
    • Frank Ahmed, Turks in America: The Ottoman Turk's Immigrant Experience. Greenwich, C.T.: Columbia International, 1993.
    • Zeynep Celik, The Remaking of Istanbul: Portrait of an Ottoman City in the Nineteenth Century. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986.
    • Thomas Goodrich, The Ottoman Turks and the New World: A Study of Tarih-i Hind-i Garbi and Sixteenth Century Ottoman Americana. Wiesbaden: Otto Harassowitz, 1990.
Library Grants
  • American Research Institute in Turkey
  • Brandeis University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Fordham University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Princeton University
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matching Seed-Money Grants for New University Positions in Turkish Studies
  • Harvard University (salary for teaching assistant for Ottoman poetry class)
  • Ohio State University (3rd year seed-money to establish a full-time position of Turkish language and literature)
  • University of Illinois (2nd year seed-money to establish a Turkish language course)
  • University of Texas at Austin (1st year seed-money to establish a full-time position of Turkish language and literature)
Grants for Conferences, Lecture Series and Workshops
  • Brandeis University (workshop on "Jews in the Ottoman Empire")
  • University of California, Berkeley (conference on the "Veneration of Saints and Sainthood in the Muslim World")
  • University of Chicago (Turkish language circles)
  • Indiana University (conference on the "Turkic World in the 1980's")
  • University of Michigan (lectures on modem Turkish literature)
  • Princeton University (lectures and workshop on "Ethnicity in the Central and Arab Lands of the Ottoman Empire")
  • University of Texas at Austin (multi-media presentation on Turkey during University International Fair)
  • Tufts University (workshop on the Turkish economy) University of Utah (intensive seminars in Turkish studies)
Existing Program Support
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Turkish Studies Association
Teaching Aids Grants
  • American Association of Teachers of Turkish (elementary level vocabulary project; survey of Turkish language teaching materials)
  • Giiliz Kuruoglu (development of a reader and texts for 1st and 2nd year Turkish)
Grants for Miscellaneous Projects
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (exhibition of Sinan's architectural drawings)
  • Stanford J. Shaw (Republic of Turkey databank at University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Gonul Tekin/Isenbike Aricanli (research project on Ahmedi's Iskendername)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (outreach program)
  • "1986 TSA/ITS Prize" (for best book published in 1984-85: Poetry's Voice, Society's Song by Walter Andrews)

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