Grants Program

Recipients: 1988-1989

Graduate Fellowships (Institutional)
  • American Research Institute in Turkey
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Asli Gokhan (University of Pittsburgh): Study of Turkish Proverbs and their Use Today.
  • Victor Ostapchuk (Harvard University): The Ottoman Black Sea Frontier and Relations with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Muscovite State, 1622-42.
  • Ariel Salzmann (Columbia University): Market and Proto-industry in Central Anatolia: the Mohair Economy of Ankara Sancak, 1700-1850.
  • Yvonne Seng (University of Chicago): Textiles Consumed in the Ottoman Empire: İstanbul, 1550-1650.
  • Amy Singer (Princeton University): Relationship between Ottoman Officials and the Local Rural Population in the Sancak of Kuds-i Serif in mid-sixteenth century.
  • Faruk Tabak (State University of New York at Binghamton): An Agrarian Sociology of Peripheralisation: the Syrian Provinces of the Ottoman Empire, c. 1730-1850.
  • Jenny B. White (University of Texas at Austin): Study on the Laws of Operation of Small-scale Commodity Production and its Integration into the Larger Economy.
  • Fuat M. Yalin (University of Wisconsin-Madison): Entrepreneurship and Clientelism among Subcontracting Small-scale Automotive Producers in İstanbul.
Grants for Post-Doctoral Summer Travel/Research in Turkey
  • Ulker Copur, Study of the Works of German and Austrian Architects in Turkey between 1930-1955.
  • Eurasian Ensemble, Study with Classical Turkish Musicians.
  • Ralph Jaeckel, Collect Materials for a Turkish Newspaper Reader.
  • John Kolars, Film Study on Annual Migration and Sedentarization of Yoruks; Preliminary work on a Regional and Topical Geography of Turkey.
  • Harold Lemel, Research in Two Villages on Structure and Agricultural Labor Demand and Vocational Secondary Education.
  • Turker Ozdogan, Research on Kutahya Ceramic Production Studios.
  • Karl Signell, Collect Materials for University of Maryland Turkish Music Center.
  • Svat Soucek, Research for "Historical and Maritime Geography of the Aegean and Mediterranean Coast of Seljuk and Ottoman Turkey."
  • Yedida Stillman, Research on Dress, Social Life and Factors of Change among the Ottoman Empire's Jewish Community.
Post-Doctoral Released Time from Teaching
  • Ronald Jennings, Study of "Women in the City and Province of Trabzon, 1565-1640."
  • Jaklin Kornfilt, Support to write a Book on Turkish Syntax.
  • Avigdor Levy, Support to write a Book on the Political History of the Ottoman Empire in 1808-1839.
Post-Doctoral Conference Travel Grants
  • Melek Delilbasi
  • Murvet Enc
  • Daniel Goffman
  • Jorge Hankamer
  • Douglas Howard
  • Jaklin Kornfilt
  • Emelie A. Olson
  • Uli Schamiloglu
  • Dan I. Slobin
  • June O. Starr
  • Karl Zimmer
Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Brandeis University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
Subventions for Publications
  • Journals:
    • Archivum Ottomanicum, Volume XIII.
    • Journal of Turkish Studies, Volume XII, Imperial Self-Portrait: The Ottoman Empire as Revealed in Sultan Abdul Hamid II's Photographic Album, 1988.
  • Books:
    • Ilhan Basgoz, ed., The Selected Works of Halil Inalcik. Bloomington: Indiana University Turkish Studies, 1992.
    • Muge Galin, The Turkish Sampler: Writings for All Readers. Bloomington: Indiana University Turkish Studies, 1989.
Library Grants
  • American Research Institute in Turkey
  • Brandeis University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Indiana University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • Cornell University (1st year seed-money to establish a new position in Turkish language and history)
  • Washington University, St. Louis (2nd year seed-money to establish a full-time position in Turkish language and literature)
Grants for Conferences, Lecture Series and Workshops
  • American Association of Teachers of Turkish (workshop on "Standardizing Turkish Grammatical Terminology")
  • University of Chicago (lecture series; language circles)
  • Fordham University (conference "Turkey as a Bridge in the North-South Dialogue")
  • Indiana University (lecture series)
  • University of Michigan (Turkish colloquium series) University of Minnesota (support for CIEPO '88)
  • New York University (conference "Ottoman Empire to Modem Turkey: The Role of Technology and Economics")
  • Ohio State University (lecture series on "Modes of Discourse in Turkish Literature")
  • State University of New York at Binghamton (conference on the "Impact of the 1838 Anglo-Turkish Convention: Anatolia and Egypt Compared")
  • University of Washington (support for a "Teachers' Workshop on Turkey")
Teaching Aids Grants
  • Gayle M. Garrett (production of a slide kit on a Yuruk Village in Northwestern Turkey)
  • Guliz Kuruoglu (preparation of texts for Turkish audio-visual tapes)
Grants for Miscellaneous Projects
  • American Association of Teachers of Turkish (support of promotional activities)
  • Boston Children's Museum (support for exhibition of classical and modern Turkish shadow puppets)
  • Columbia University (to establish an archive of visual aids, the Abdul Hamid Collection)
  • Michigan State University (exhibition on "The Art of the Word: Calligraphy in the Ottoman Middle East")
  • University of Michigan (translate, subtitle and distribute Turkish films)
  • Laurence Salzmann (to produce a film "500 Years: Spanish Jews in Turkey")
  • Stanford J. Shaw (Produce photocopies of British intelligence reports for "History of the Turkish War of Independence, 1918-1923")
  • Turkish Studies Association (to complete "Turkey: A Precollegiate Handbook")
  • "1988 TSA/ITS Prize" (for best book published in 1986-87: The Remaking of İstanbul: Portrait of an Ottoman City in the 19th Century by Zeynep Celik)

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