Grants Program

Recipients: 1995-1996

Subventions For Publication
  • Ilhan Basgöz, Ed., Indiana University Turkish Series
    Turkish Folklore and Oral Literature: Selected Essays of Ilhan Basgöz, Kemal Silay, ed.
  • Avigdor Levy, Ed.
    Funds for the preparation of manuscript Jews in Turkey: Five Hundred Years of Shared History
  • Turkish Studies Association
    Matching funds for the publication of the TSA Bulletin, Volume 20, numbers 1 & 2.
  • Judith Yarnall
    Translation of Karacaoglan's Poetry (IU Press).
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Douglas Brookes (University of California, Berkeley)
    Annotated translation of Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali's 1599 manuscript, Tables of Delicacies, on the structure of late 16th century Ottoman society.
  • Metin Ekici (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    "The Anatolian Cycle of Köroglu Stories".
  • Shirine Hamadeh (Harvard University)
    "Pleasure, the Place of the Foreign and Architectural Consciousness in 18th century İstanbul".
  • çigdem Kafesçioglu (Harvard University)
    "The Ottoman Capital in the Making: The Reconstruction of Constantinople in the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries".
  • Ussama Makdisi (Princeton University)
    "Fantasies of the Possible: The Imagination of War in Ottoman Lebanon."
Grants for Teaching Aids
  • Suzan Özel
    Funds to complete a Turkish textbook for university, introductory level courses.
Library Grants For Acquisition and Cataloguing
  • Binghamton University, SUNY
    Acquisition of materials on early modern Ottoman history, 1650-1800.
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Acquisition of books and periodicals in Turkish.
  • Columbia University
    Acquisition and cataloguing of books published in Turkey.
  • Georgetown University
    Acquisition of Belleten issues.
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Acquisition of English language publications in Ottoman and Turkish history.
  • University of Michigan
    Acquisition of Turkish and Ottoman periodicals.
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Acquisition of microfilms of historical and literary materials
  • Mine Ener
    Research on "Providing for the Poor of Late Ottoman İstanbul".
  • Kemal Silay
    Research on "Personal Names as Cultural Signifiers: An Onomastic Approach to Literary Localization in the 18th Century Ottoman Empire".
Grants For University Sponsored Conferences, Lecture Series, Workshops
  • American Association of Teachers of Turkish
    Funds for a four day workshop on the use of technology in Turkish language instruction including developing teaching resources over the World Wide Web.
  • Binghamton University, SUNY
    Matching funds for the Biennial Conference on the Ottoman Empire and the World-Economy: "Consumption in the Ottoman Empire, 1600-1922" to be held October 11-12, 1996.
  • Binghamton University, SUNY
    Matching funds for a conference "Breaking New Ground for an Archaeology of the Ottoman Empire: A Prologue and A Dialogue" in April, 1996.
  • University of Michigan
    Funds for a workshop on "Turkey: Continuity and Change" for secondary level and college teachers in March, 1996.
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Funds for a workshop on Classical Ottoman Literature; and, Matching funds for a lecture series.
  • University of Utah
    Matching funds for lectures on Ottoman and Turkish studies.
Matching Seed-Money
  • Columbia University
    Funds for a one-semester course on the politics and economic and social development of modern Turkey.
  • Portland State University
    Seed-money for a tenure-track position in Turkish Language and Civilization.

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