The Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS) is proud to announce its grantees for academic year 2016-2017. Please join us in congratulating them. ITS has awarded the below grants in six different categories.
Post-Doctoral Summer Research Grant
- Ayten Kılıç (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- "Paved with Good Intentions: The Road to the 1877-78 Russo-Ottoman War; Great Power Diplomacy and Ideology."
Heath W. Lowry Distinguished Dissertation Writing Fellowship
- Alexander Erich Balistreri (Princeton University)
- "Creating Nations and States on the Turkish-Caucasian Border, 1850-1950"
Dissertation Writing Grants
- Patrick John Adamiak (University of California, San Diego)
- "To the Edge of the Desert: Settlement, Civilization, and Caucasian Refugees in the Late Ottoman Empire (1878-1918)"
- Zoe Ann Griffith (Brown University)
- "Roots of Wealth, Routes of Empire: Private Capital and Imperial Governance in the Ottoman Eighteenth-Century"
- Faisal H. Husain (Georgetown University)
- "Ottoman Rivers: The Tigris and Euphrates, 1514-1831"
- Jeanene Mae Mitchell (University of Washington)
- "At the Confluence of Transnational and Local Actors: Transboundary River Management in the Kura Basin"
- James Ryan (University of Pennsylvania)
- "The Republic of Others: Opponents of Kemalism in Turkey's Single Party Era, 1919-1950"
Mark Pinson Grant for Graduate Research on the Ottoman Balkans
- Fredrick Walter Lorenz (UCLA)
- "Relocating Balkan Muslims to Anatolia: Local Agency in Transforming Ottoman State Policy, 1878-1923"
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"
- Elisabeth A. Fraser (University of South Florida)
- "Mediterranean Encounters: Artists Between Europe and the Ottoman Empire, 1774-1839"
Summer Language Study Grants
- Kaleb Herman Adney (UCLA)
- "Managing Human Capital in a Globalized Economy: Cultural Dynamics of Forced Labor During the Tanzimat Period (1839-1878)"
- Camille Lyans Cole (Yale University)
- "Between Amarah and Muhammerah: Empire, Environment, and Technology in the Making of Modern Iraq and Iran"
- Baran Germen (University of Oregon)
- "Melodramatics of Turkish Modernity: Narratives of Victimhood, Affect, and Politics"
- Ian Foss Hathaway (Yale University)
- "Cross-Cultural Circulation and Exchange in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean"
- Nadirah Mansour (Princeton University)
- Summer Turkish Study at Boğaziçi University (Intermediate Modern Turkish)
- Ellen Mary Nye (Yale University)
- "Social Currency: Prohibitions on Monetary Flows in 18th-Century Ottoman and British Political Economy"
- David Reher (University of Chicago)
- "Intensive Language Study in İstanbul"
- Eileen Sleesman (University of Washington)
- "Conversion Rates: Online Media and Protestant Christianity in Turkey"
- Marissa Jeanne Smit (Indiana University)
- "Masculinity and Boundary Maintenance in Futuwwat"