Grants Program

Recipients: 2015-2016

Seed Fund Grant for New University Positions in Turkish Studies
  • SUNY Binghamton (Department of History, Assistant Professorship)
Sabbatical Research Grants
  • Zeynep Devrim Gursel (Macalester College)
    - "Imaging an Empire: Photographic Envoys as Evidence and Tools of Governmentality"
  • Zeynep Kilic (University of Alaska)
    - "From Slums to the Bosphorus, From Mosque to Synagogue, From Ottoman Palace to McDonalds: Tables of Istanbul"
  • Oya Dursun-Ozkanca (Elizabethtown College)
    - "Turkish Foreign Policy in the Western Balkans and Implications on Transatlantic Security Relations"
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Monica Katiboglu (University of California, Irvine)
    - "Haunted Modernities: Linguistic and Cultural Change in Ottoman Turkey"
  • Emin Lelic (University of Chicago)
    - "Ilm-i firaset and the Ottoman Weltanschauung: A Window into the Soul of an Empire"
Heath W. Lowry Distinguished Dissertation Writing Fellowship
  • Nir Shafir (University of California, Los Angeles)
    - "The Road from Damascus: The Construction and Mobility of Knowledge in an Ottoman Holy Land, 1620-1720"
Mark Pinson Grant for Graduate Research on the Ottoman Balkans
  • Harun Buljina (Columbia University)
    - "The Ends of Empire: Local Politics and the Nation State in the Late and Post Ottoman Balkans, 1903-43"
Library Acquisition Grants
  • Ahmet Serdar Akturk (Georgia Southern University)
  • Ramazan Kilinc & James Shaw (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
  • Walter G. Andrews (University of Washington)
Turkish Studies Academic Conference Grant
  • Uli Schamiloglu (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    - "American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages Graduate Pre-Conference"
Grants for the Publication of Scholarly Books and Journals
  • Kemal Karpat (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    - "International Journal of Turkish Studies"
  • Kent Schull (Binghamton University (SUNY))
    - "The Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies"
Summer Language Study Grants
  • Kate Dannies (Georgetown University)
  • Server Koray Er (Yale University)
  • Nilufer Duygu Eriten (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Susanna Elizabeth Ferguson (Columbia University)
  • Alexandra Catrina Frankel (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  • Lydia Danielle Harrington (Boston University)
  • Ian Foss Hathaway (Yale University)
  • Peter Francis Kitlas (Princeton University)
  • Rosabel Pauline Martin-Ross (Georgetown University)
  • Jonathan Claymore McCollum (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Rachel Clare Midura (Stanford University)
  • Elizabeth Pertner (George Washington University)
  • Kara Anne Peruccio (University of Chicago)
  • Ricardo Rivera (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Leticia Rios Rodriguez (University of Texas, Austin)
  • Reuben Silverman (University of California, San Diego)
  • Matthew G. Sohm (Harvard University)
  • John Michael Stovall (SUNY Albany)
Teaching Aids Grants
  • Jason Christopher Vivrette (University of California, Berkeley)

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