Grants Program

Recipients: 1989-1990

Graduate Fellowships (Institutional)
  • American Research Institute in Turkey
  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Corinne Blake (Princeton University): Integration of Syrian Provincial Notables into Ottoman Bureaucracy between 1890- 1918.
  • Nurhan Isvan (University of Wisconsin-Madison): Emergence and Development of Local Notables in Rodoscuk, 1675-1725.
  • Nilufer Isvan-Hayat (University of Michigan): Production, Reproduction and Sexual Division of Labor in Rural Turkey.
  • Karen Murphy (University of Washington): Motivation of Distance Learners: the Case of the Turkish Open Education Faculty.
Grants for Post-Doctoral Summer Travel/Research in Turkey
  • Caesar Farah, Preparations for a Symposium.
  • Irmgard Farah, Research on German Press Politics in Turkey until 1945.
  • Erika Gilson, Development of an Online Turkish Dictionary and Compilation of Turkish Database.
  • Daniel Goffman, Research on "European Merchants and Ottoman Officials: Struggle for Commercial Hegemony in the Levant, 1600-1700."
  • Patricia L. Hickman, Preliminary Work for Exhibition on Anatolian Women's Costumes.
  • Shaun Elizabeth Marmon, Study of the Eunuch Guardianship of the Mecca and Medina Sanctuaries.
  • Victor Ostapchuk, Research on Naval Raids of the Cossacks and the Ottoman Defense of the Black Sea, 1590-1650.
  • Leslie Peirce, Examine Ser'iye Court Records for a Social History of Women, 1450 1650.
  • Sabri Sayari, Research on Political Parties and Redemocratization in Turkey.
  • Stanford J. Shaw, Research on Jews of the Ottoman Empire, and Turkish War for Independence.
  • Karl Signell, Establish contacts to raise funds for the University of Maryland Center for Turkish Music.
  • Sinasi Tekin, Research on Personal Names and Names of Localities for Publication of Evkaf-i Sultani Defteri.
Post-Doctoral Released Time from Teaching
  • Emelie A. Olson, Study on the Effect of Social Change on four Families in Southwestern Turkey since 1964.
  • June O. Starr, Study on Legal Professionals within the Secular Turkish Legal System in mid-20th Century.
  • David S. Thomas, Develop a Computerized Database of Ottoman Population Statistics for Research and Teaching of Ottoman History.
Post-Doctoral Conference Travel Grants
  • Ilhan Basgoz
  • Roderic Davison
  • Leila Fawaz
  • Halil Inalcik
  • Justin McCarthy
  • Larry Miller
  • Robert Olson
  • Donald Quataert
  • Howard A. Reed
  • Amy Singer
  • Madeline Zilfi
Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Brandeis University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Princeton University
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
Subventions for Publications
  • Journals:
    • Journal of Turkish Studies, Volume XIII, Essays Presented to Gerhard Doerfer on His Seventieth Birthday by His Colleagues and Students, 1987.
    • Turkish Music Quarterly. Volume II. No. 4, 1989.
  • Books:
    • Daniel Goffman, Izmir and the Levantine World, 1550-1650. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1990.
    • Avigdor Levy, The Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire. Princeton and Washington, D.C.: Darwin Press and the Institute of Turkish Studies, 1992.
Library Grants
  • American Research Institute in Turkey
  • Brandeis University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
  • Hoover University
  • Library of Congress
  • University of Michigan
  • Middle East Institute
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Princeton University
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matching Seed-Money Grants for New University Positions in Turkish Studies
  • Cornell University (2nd year seed-money to establish a new position in Turkish language and history)
  • Washington University, St. Louis (3rd year seed-money to establish a full-time position in Turkish language and literature)
Grants for Conferences, Lecture Series and Workshops
  • University of California, Berkeley (lectures on Turkish history, literature, language and music)
  • University of Chicago (lecture series, language circles)
  • Columbia University (Turkish language teaching workshop)
  • Fordham University (colloquium on "Turkey Through American Eyes: Images and Reality")
  • University of Michigan (lecture series)
  • Ohio State University (conference on Turkish literature)
  • University of Utah (intensive seminars)
Teaching Aids Grants
  • American Association of Teachers of Turkish (production of Haberler on video)
Grants for Miscellaneous Projects
  • Wilson J. Myers (complete pilot project for an aerial atlas of the archaeology of Turkey)
  • American Association of Teachers of Turkish (general program support)
  • Columbia University (support for the 1989 summer language consortium; transcription of taped interviews with Ataturk's associates)
  • Judah L. Magnes Museum (photographic and textile exhibition on the Jewish communities of Turkey)
  • Michigan State University (support for the 1989 Islamic calligraphy exhibit catalogue)
  • University of Michigan (acquisition of Turkish films and documentaries)
  • "1989 TSA/ITS Prize" (for the best article published in 1987-88: "Kemal Ataturk's Politico-Military Strategy in the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-1922: From Guerilla Warfare to the Decisive Battle" by George Gawrych)
  • Turkish Studies Association (annual endowment for the 'best graduate student paper in Turkish studies)

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