Grants Program

Recipients: 2013-2014

Seed Fund Grant for New University Positions in Turkish Language Instruction (3 year grant)
  • Lucia Volk (PI) (San Francisco State University)
Sabbatical Grants
  • Kent Schull (Binghamton University)
    - "The Transformation of Islamic Criminal Law and Practice in the Late Ottoman Empire:
        Abrogating Autonomy in the Age of Modernity"
  • Amit Bein (Clemson University)
    - "Not so Distant Neighbor: Turkey and the Middle East, 1923-1958"
  • Snjezana Buzov (Ohio State University)
    - "The World of Ottoman Miscellany Mecmuas"
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Danielle van Dobben Schoon (University of Arizona)
    - "Becoming Roma: Gypsy Identity and Civic Engagement in Turkey"
  • Brian J.K. Miller (University of Iowa)
    - "Reshaping the Turkish Nation-State: Migrant Communities in Western Europe
        and Return Migration: 1960-1985"
  • Sarah-Neel Smith (University of California Los Angeles)
    - "Art Democracy, and the Culture of Dissent in 1950s Turkey"
  • Timur W. Hammond (University of California Los Angeles)
    - "Changing Bodies (Changing Buildings: Eyup, Islam and a Many-Traced Past"
  • Dale Stahl (Columbia University)
    - "The Two Rivers: Water, Development and Politics in the
        Tigris-Euprates Basin, 1920-1975"
  • Murat C. Yıldız (University of California Los Angeles)
    - "Strengthening, Training and Preparing the Sons of the Nation(s): Modern Sports
        and Physical Education in Late Ottoman and Early Republican İstanbul"
Library Grants
  • Baki Tezcan (University of California Davis)
  • Nabil Al-Tikriti (University of Mary Washington)
Conference Grants
  • Baki Tezcan (University of California Davis)
    - "Decline of Islamic Science" (Thesis from the Ottoman to the Mughal Empires:
        Scientific Production in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish in the Early Islamic World
    )
  • Uli Schamiloglu (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    - "American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages Graduate Pre-Conference"
Teaching Aid Grants
  • Roberta Micallef (Boston University)
    - "Updating Turkish Proficiency Guidelines" (intended to update Turkish proficiency
        guidelines, which provides an important frame of reference for all instructors
        of Turkish across the United States)
Publication Subvention Grants
  • Kabir Tambar (Stanford University)
    - "The Reckoning of Pluralism: Political Voice and the Demands of History in Turkey"
        (Stanford University Press, 2013)
  • Kemal Karpat (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    - "International Journal of Turkish Studies"
Summer Language Grants
  • Henry Shapiro (Princeton University)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Edgar Melgar (Princeton University)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Samuel Dolbee (New York University)
    - Yıldız Teknik University Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Ramon Eduarte Duarte (University of Arizona)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Elizabeth Nolte (University of Washington Seattle)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Kristen Stoeckeler (University of Minnesota)
    - Ankara University TÖMER, Modern Turkish
  • Stefan Hock (George Washington University)
    - Yıldız Teknik University Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Annie Greene (University of Chicago)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Alana Henninger (City University of New York)
    - Bogazici University Summer Intensive Midern Turkish

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