ITS Academic Grant Awards for 2013-14

Colleagues,

The Institute of Turkish Studies is proud to announce its grantees for academic year 2013-2014. Please join us in congratulating them. ITS has awarded the below grants in eight different categories.
 

Seed Fund Grant for New University Positions in Turkish Language Instruction (3 year grant)

 

San Francisco State University, (Lucia Volk (PI))

 

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 J. Van Dobben, University of Arizona

 

"Becoming Roma: Gypsy Identity and Civic Engagement in Turkey"

 

Brian JK 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. Yildiz, 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 Istanbul"

 

Library Grants

 

Baki Tezcan, University of California Davis

 

Nabil Al-Tikriti, University of Mary Washington

Conference Grants

 

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: Yildiz 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 TOMER, Modern Turkish

 

Stefan Hock, George Washington University: Yildiz 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