Clements, Henry Atticus – Yale University

Documenting Community: The Süryani of the Ottoman Empire

Haines, Jeffrey – University of Washington

Village and Monastery in Eastern Anatolia and Northern Iraq

Huggins, Mark Patrick – University of Edinburgh

The Reception of John Chrysostom in the Middle Byzantine Period (9th–13th centuries): A Study of the Catechetical Homily on Pascha

Kaya, Betül – University of Chicago

Judging non-Muslim Religious Practice in the Early 17th–Century Ottoman Empire: Politics of Judicial Authority and Competing Legal Perspectives

Klinger, Dustin Dominik – Harvard University

A History of Propositional Analysis from the Hellenistic Commentators on Aristotle to Theories of the Proposition in Arabic Philosophy, 900–1350

Mansour, Ibrahim – University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

The Devotional Texts of Medieval Mystics in the Muslim Mediterranean: The Shadhili Sufi Order, 13th–15th Centuries

Nye, Ellen Mary – Yale University

Frictions of Finance: Inter-Imperial Credit Relations in 18th–Century Ottoman Trade

Sotiriou, Athanasios – University of Crete

Outlining the Petty Aristocracy of Byzantine Anatolia in the Thirteenth Century



Çelik, Semih – Koç University

An Agricultural and Environmental History of Western Anatolia: Biga and Saruhan Districts ca. 1830–1890

D’Anna, Maria Bianca – Freie Universität, Berlin

Diverse and Fluid Identities. Local Traditions and Assimilation of External Elements in the Ceramic Production at Tepecik (Altınova, Elazığ) during the Chalcolithic Period

Sökmen, Emine – Hitit University

Water and Power: Water Management in Historic Landscape of Çorum – Alaca Region

Steidl, Catherine – Dartmouth College

Mediterranean Communities in the First Millennium BCE: New Approaches to Identity and Interaction

Torunoğlu, Gülşah – The Ohio State University

Comparative Feminisms: Secular and Religious Discourses in the Egyptian and Turkish Women’s Movements, 1880–1940

Uzunoğlu, Hüseyin – University of Oxford

The Roman Military Presence in Phrygia and Galatia and its Impact on Urban and Rural Communities



Ahmed, Faiz – Brown University

Ottoman Americana: The Late Ottoman Empire and the Early United States in Contact and Exchange

Baykal Büyüksaraç, Güldem – Istanbul University

Being in the Landscape: Claims to Land, Heritage, and Livelihood in Southwest Rural Turkey

Gasbarri, Giovanni – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

“They Have Mouths, and Speak Not” (Re)presenting Pagan Idols in Byzantine Art (9th–15th Centuries)

Goshgarian, Rachel Eloise – Lafayette College

Armeno-Turkish and the Space of Language in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Worlds: Manuscript Production and the Circulation of Ideas, Literature, and People

Harmanşah, Ömür – University of Illinois at Chicago

Political Ecology of Water in the Hittite Borderlands: The Landscapes of the Holocene and the Anthropocene

Şerifoğlu, Tevfik Emre – Bitlis Eren University

The Role of the Göksu Valley in Rough Cilicia in the Regional Networks of Mobility, Exchange and Trade from the Chalcolithic Period until the End of the Bronze Age

Willet, Rinse – KU Leuven, Belgium

The Village People: Rural Life in the Countryside of Hellenistic and Imperial Sagalassos



Tarhan, Hakan – IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Public Perceptions of “the Other’s” Heritage: Ottoman Heritage in Greece and Byzantine Heritage in Turkey



Varela, Alexandre – Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem

The Mor Hadbshabo Church and its Secondary Chapels in Gülgöze

Vukašinović, Milan – University of Belgrade

Voices of Anatolia: Narrative Constructions of Self and Space in the 13th Century



Matessi, Alvise – University of Pavia

Route Connections Across the Taurus From the Late Bronze Age Through the Iron Age (17th–7th BCE)



Günsenin, Nergis – Istanbul University

Progress of the Final Publication of Çamaltı Burnu I Shipwreck Excavation

Trakadas, Athena – Danish National Museum

Atlantic River-Scapes: Marine Geological and Archaeological Research of Ancient Harbour Sites in Morocco


Susanna Cereda – University of Vienna

What’s Under the Carpet? – A Deposit-Oriented Approach to the Study of Monumental Architecture at the Site of Arslantepe (Malatya, Turkey)

Vera Egbers – Freie Universität Berlin / TOPOI

Thirdspace in Assyria and Urartu

Ayşe Ercan – Columbia University

Fashioning a Medieval Capital: The Topography And Archaeology of the Mangana Quarter in Constantinople (843–1453 C.E.)

Matthew Ghazarian – Columbia University

Famine in a Time of Uncertainty: Food Aid and Sectarianism in Anatolia, 1839–1893

Hugh Jeffery – University of Oxford

The Archaeology of Middle Byzantine Aphrodisias

Choon Hwee Koh – Yale University

Outsourcing Empire: Contracting out the Ottoman Postal System, 1690–1840

Ilgın Külekçi – Istanbul Technical University

Settlement Structures, Topography, and Social Response at Larisa (Buruncuk) in the Aeolis

Görkem Özizmirli – Boston College

Sweat for Bread: Port Laborers and the Transformation of Labor in Istanbul from 1730 to 1807

Patrick Willett – University at Buffalo / University of Leuven

Transforming Landscapes of Southwestern Anatolia: Social and Environmental Change in the Territory of Sagalassos during the Holocene



Zeynep Yıldız Abbasoğlu – Leiden University

Music Production in the 14th Century Jalayirid and Timurid Courts: The Life and Legacy of Abd al-Qadir Maraghi

Gülşah Günata – Koç University

The Cult of Artemis at Klaros in Relation with the Worship of the Goddess in Western Anatolia and Greece

Selim Güngörürler – Boğaziçi University

Peacetime Diplomacy and Interstate System: the Ottomans and the Safavids from 1639 to 1722

Sergios Menelaou – The University of Sheffield

Connectivity and Interaction between Samos and the Southeast Aegean/Southwest Coastal Anatolian Region in the Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age: An Integrated Ceramic Perspective

Müge Özbek – Boğaziçi University

Single, Poor Women in Istanbul, 1839–1914

Burhan Ulaş – Sapienza University of Rome, Lecce Salento Universty

Reappraisal of Istanbul’s Prehistoric and Byzantine Periods through Archaeobotanical Analysis

Aydoğan, Zeynep – Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Of Flesh, Mud and Idols: Oral Transmission and Literary Exchange in the Age of Crusaders



Rula Nuri Baysan – Independent scholar

Regional Study of Diet, Health, and Population Affinities at the Sites of Tell Atchana/Alalakh (Hatay) and Karkemish (Gaziantep), Turkey.

Suna Çağaptay – University of Cambridge – Bahçeşehir University

Concealed Motion: Buildings, Builders, and Patrons during the Post-Seljuk Scramble

Robert Coates-Stephens – British School at Rome

A Comparative Study of the Statue Landscape of Rome and Constantinople in the Early Middle Ages



Julien Boucly – School of High Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris)

Cultural Heritage Policies and World Heritage Program in Turkey



Özge Yıldız – Harvard University

Constructing an “Impious Mosque:” The Sultan Ahmed Mosque Complex (1609–1616) in the Context of the Political and Social Transformations of the Seventeenth Century



Deniz Sever Georgousakis – Koç Univeristy

“Against All Evil“: Byzantine Objects of Private Protection from Turkey

Nebojša Stanković – University of Belgrade

Narthexes of Middle Byzantine Monastic Churches in Constantinople, Bithynia, Cappadocia, and Mount Athos: Architecture and Function within the Stoudite Monasticism



nd its Impact on Urban and Rural Communities


Youssef Ben Ismail – Harvard University

Before Nationalism: The Regency of Tunis and the Ottoman Empire (1874-1924)


Canan Bolel – University of Washington

On the Margins of an Ottoman City: Politics of Exclusion in the Jewish Community of Izmir, 1847–1923


Mihajlo Zoran Bozovic – Belgrade University

Islamisation of Anatolia Through Popular Narratives of Late Medieval Anatolia


Gesualdo Busacca – Stanford University

Painting as Practice and Sensory Experience at Çatalhöyük (7100–5900 BC)


Camille Cole – Yale University

The Social and Economic Geographies of Steamshipping in Southern Iraq, 1865-1909


Elif Demirtiken – University of Edinburgh

Monastic Communities and Institutions in early Palaiologan Constantinople: A Social Historical Perspective


Camilla Mazzucato – Stanford University

Unravelling the Knot: A Socio-Material Approach to the Study of Neolithic Megasites


Melis Uzdurum – Istanbul University

What does kerpiç tell about the social structure of the Neolithic communities? Aşıklı as a case study




Ceylan Ceyhun Arslan – Harvard University/ Koç University

Ambivalences of Ottoman Modernity: Nahda, Tanzimat, and World Literature


Ugur Bayraktar – Boğaziçi University and École des hautes études en sciences sociales

Notables and Reform: Making of Imperial Peripheries in Ottoman Kurdistan and Albania, 1800-1878


Jacques Burlot – University of Lyon 2 , French National Center for Scientific Research

Medieval Anatolia From East To West: Laboratory Analyses of 13th–14th Century Pottery From Küçükyalı and Kinet Höyük (Turkey)


Gonca Dardeniz Arıkan – Koç University

Crossing the Cultural and Technological Borders in the Near East: Vitreous Materials and Integrated Technologies During the 2nd and 1st Millennia BC


Müge Ergun – Istanbul University

Communal versus Household Aspects of Plant-Based Activities at Aşıklı Höyük: An Archaeobotanical Approach


Scott Donald Haddow – University College London

A Bioarchaeological Study of Mortuary Practices at Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey


Hannah Kwai-Yung Lau – University of California LA

Mobility and Resource Cooperation in the Late Neolithic Halaf Period


Lana Radloff – University at Buffalo, SUNY

Knidian Harbors: Networks of Cultural Interaction in the Southeast Aegean



Hakkı Erdem Çıpa – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Popular Uprisings in Pre-Modern Ottoman Lands


Koray Şevki Durak – Boğaziçi University

Pharmacological substances Exported from the Islamic World to Byzantium


Ahmet Abdullah Ersoy – Boğaziçi University

Late Ottoman New Media: Reading, Visuality and Historical Experience During the Hamidian Era (1876-1909)


Ioannis Fappas – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Oils and Unguents in the Hittite World and the Ancient Near East of the 14th and 13th centuries BC: Integrating Linguistic and Archaeological Evidence


Noah Kaye – Indiana University

Overnight Empire: The Attalids of Pergamon and Anatolia


Savvas Kyriakidis – New Europe College

Mercenaries in the Byzantine World: 11th-15th Centuries


Mostafa Minawi – Cornell University

From Istanbul to Addis Ababa: South-South Imperialism of the Early 20th Century



Mustafa Nuri Tatbul –  Middle East Technical University

Changing Dynamics in the Middle Byzantine Komana Pontica, Central Black Sea, Turkey



Ayhan Han – Istanbul Technical University

The Langa Yenikapı Land Reclamation Area and the Formation of the Yalı Neighborhood (1750–1900)