New York University Becoming Workers: Labor Activism and Mass Politics in Greater Syria (1880–1936) Garey, Ellis Emma
Hiedelberg University Habitus Byzantinus. Self-depiction of secular elites in donor and funerary portraits of the Byzantine Middle Ages Kiefer, Michael
Freie Universität Berlin and Orient Department/ German Archaeological Institute (DAI) Neolithic Ways of Life in Göbekli Tepe Schönicke, Julia Nadine
Harvard University Frontiers Made Flesh: Byzantines, Ottomans, and their Animals (1205-1512) Smit, Marissa Jeanne
New York University Becoming Zenci: Formulating Race in the Ottoman Empire, 1840-1914 Wingham, Zavier


Brandeis University Fixing the Word of God: The Birth of Closed Scriptures in Medieval Anatolia and Iraq Dost, Süleyman
King's College London Revisiting the Technology of the Byzantine Silk Industry Wu, Gang
Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania Prosopographia Ponti Euxini. Byzantion. I. The epigraphic sources Pázsint, Annamária İzabella


Academy of sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan Similarity and Peculiarities of The Models of States in the Sunni Politico-Legal Tradition in the Pre - Modern Epoch: Central Asia, Turkey, India in X-Xi/Xvi-Xvii Cc. Dodkhudoeva, Lola
Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene Baths and Bathing in Dark Age Byzantium (7th to 9th centuries) Marano, Yuri Alessansdro
University of Sofia Minority Status and Identity: A Case Study of Jewish - Christian relations in Early Byzantium Panayotov, Alexander


Medipol University A Neglected Heritage: The Intertwined Pre-1923 Agricultural, Industrial and Sacred Landscape of Ayvalık Countryside Sağlam, Hasan Sercan


British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara (BIAA) Humidity & Society: 8,500 Years of Climate History in Western Anatolia Irvine, Benjamin
İstanbul University Humidity & Society: 8,500 Years of Climate History in Western Anatolia Çilingir, Ceren


Yale University Documenting Community: The Süryani of the Ottoman Empire Clements, Henry Atticus
University of Washington Village and Monastery in Eastern Anatolia and Northern Iraq Haines, Jeffrey
University of Edinburgh The Reception of John Chrysostom in the Middle Byzantine Period (9th–13th centuries): A Study of the Catechetical Homily on Pascha Huggins, Mark Patrick
University of Chicago Judging non-Muslim Religious Practice in the Early 17th–Century Ottoman Empire: Politics of Judicial Authority and Competing Legal Perspectives Kaya, Betül
Harvard University A History of Propositional Analysis from the Hellenistic Commentators on Aristotle to Theories of the Proposition in Arabic Philosophy, 900–1350 Klinger, Dustin Dominik
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) The Devotional Texts of Medieval Mystics in the Muslim Mediterranean: The Shadhili Sufi Order, 13th–15th Centuries Mansour, Ibrahim
Yale University Frictions of Finance: Inter-Imperial Credit Relations in 18th–Century Ottoman Trade Nye, Ellen Mary
University of Crete Outlining the Petty Aristocracy of Byzantine Anatolia in the Thirteenth Century Sotiriou, Athanasios


Koç University An Agricultural and Environmental History of Western Anatolia: Biga and Saruhan Districts ca. 1830–1890 Çelik, Semih
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 D’Anna, Maria Bianca
Hitit University Water and Power: Water Management in Historic Landscape of Çorum – Alaca Region Sökmen, Emine
Dartmouth College Mediterranean Communities in the First Millennium BCE: New Approaches to Identity and Interaction Steidl, Catherine
The Ohio State University Comparative Feminisms: Secular and Religious Discourses in the Egyptian and Turkish Women’s Movements, 1880–1940 Torunoğlu, Gülşah
University of Oxford The Roman Military Presence in Phrygia and Galatia and its Impact on Urban and Rural Communities Uzunoğlu, Hüseyin


Brown University Ottoman Americana: The Late Ottoman Empire and the Early United States in Contact and Exchange Ahmed, Faiz
Istanbul University Being in the Landscape: Claims to Land, Heritage, and Livelihood in Southwest Rural Turkey Baykal Büyüksaraç, Güldem
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore They Have Mouths, and Speak Not” (Re)presenting Pagan Idols in Byzantine Art (9th–15th Centuries) Gasbarri, Giovanni
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 Goshgarian, Rachel Eloise
University of Illinois at Chicago Political Ecology of Water in the Hittite Borderlands: The Landscapes of the Holocene and the Anthropocene Harmanşah, Ömür
University of Leicester 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 Şerifoğlu, Tevfik Emre
University of Leuven The Village People: Rural Life in the Countryside of Hellenistic and Imperial Sagalassos Willet, Rinse


IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca Public Perceptions of “the Other’s” Heritage: Ottoman Heritage in Greece and Byzantine Heritage in Turkey Tarhan, Hakan


Hebrew Univeristy of Jerusalem The Mor Hadbshabo Church and its Secondary Chapels in Gülgöze Varela, Alexandre
University of Belgrade Voices of Anatolia: Narrative Constructions of Self and Space in the 13th Century Vukašinović, Milan


University of Pavia Route Connections Across the Taurus From the Late Bronze Age Through the Iron Age (17th–7th BCE) Matessi, Alvise


Istanbul University Progress of the Final Publication of Çamaltı Burnu I Shipwreck Excavation Günsenin, Nergis
Danish National Museum Atlantic River-Scapes: Marine Geological and Archaeological Research of Ancient Harbour Sites in Morocco Trakadas, Athena

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



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)


Akif Yerlioğlu , Harvard University         

Paracelsus Goes East: Ottoman Medicine in the Early Modern Period

Eda Ozel , Harvard University      

The Politics of Piracy: Ottoman Pirates in the 17th-Century Mediterranean

Guzin Eren , Boston University     

The Lydian State as Seen Through the Dynamics of Monumentality

Han Hsien Liew , Harvard University      

The Caliphate in the Religious Works of Abū Ḥafṣ ʿUmar al-Suhrawardī

Ivan Maric , University of Edinburgh

Imperial Ideology after Iconoclasm: Negotiating the Limits of Imperial Power in Byzantium, 843-913

Katinka Sewing , Münster Municipal Archaeology        

New research on late antique pilgrimage: Architecture, archaeology and historical context of a neglected church complex in Ephesus

Laura Picht , Goethe-University Frankfurt

From Uniformity to Diversity: Ancient Criteria for the Valuation of Hellenistic Pottery

Madoka Morita , University of Tokyo      

Between ‘Community Peace’ and Public Order: Neighborhoods and Urban Administration in Istanbul (1730-54)

Orcun Okan , Columbia University          

Coping with Transitions: The Connected Construction of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq (1918-1928)

Wei-sheng Lin , University of Birmingham         

Dynamics in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-century Cilician Economy



Elizabeth Murphy , New York University           

Roman Urban Manufacturing and Trade in Asia Minor: A Comparative Spatial Analysis Evaluating Models of ‘Industrial Quarters’ and ‘Neighborhood Stores’

Etienne Charriere , University of Michigan        

The Trans-communal Emergence of the Novel in the Late Ottoman

Hala Alarashi , CNRS        

Cultural Interactions and Construction of Identities: Techno-functional Analysis of Neolithic and Chalcolithic Personal Ornaments from Anatolia

Emanuele Intagliata , N/A

Late Antique Northeastern Anatolia: Archaeology and Landscape

Caroline Autret , University of Paris        

Vine, Wine and Amphorae in Roman Cilicia: Production and Diffusion from the 1st c. B.C. to the 4th c. A.D.

Gregory Votruba , University of Oxford 

Early Medieval Iron Anchor Design of the Anatolia Peninsula into the Age of Exploration

Néhémie Strupler , German Archaeological Institute     

The Visualization of Diachronic Human-environment Interactions: A Model for the Milesian Peninsula



Turhan  Kaçar , Istanbul Medeniyet Üniversitesi           

The Making of the Constantinopolitan Patriarchate in Late Antiquity

Tchavdar Marinov , Ecole française d’Athènes  

Negotiating Heritage, Reclaiming History: Transnational Politics of Heritage and the Ottoman-Era “Bulgarian Monuments” in Turkey

Sara Nur Arslan-Yıldız , University of St Andrews       

The Seljuk Empire of Anatolia

Shirine Hamadeh , Rice University           

Istanbul, City of Bachelors: An Urban History From Below

Matthew Harpster , University of Birmingham  

Ancient Maritime Dynamics (AMD): Cities, Sites, and Seas

Frederick Mario Fales , University of Udine       

The economic relations of the Neo-Assyrian empire with Southern Anatolia (9th – 7th centuries B.C.)

Penelope Mountjoy , British School at Athens    

The Aegean-Style IIIc Pottery From Bademgediği Tepe



Roman Shliakhtin , Central European University          

The Byzantines and the Seljuk Turks in the contested landscape of Late Byzantine Bithynia: Case study on the Sakarya-Sangarius valley

Siren Celik , University of Birmingham   

A Historical Biography of Manuel II Palaiologos (1350-425)





Mabi Angar , University of Cologne

The Topography and Urban Development of the Genoese Settlement in Galata/Pera in the Late Byzantine Period (1261-1453)




Marianne Sághy , Central European University Budapest       

Heavenly Protectors, Earthly Models: Collecting Saints in the Pantokrator Complex (Zeyrek Camii) of Constantinople

Evangelia Balta , National Hellenic Research Foundation         

Paphos in Ottoman censuses of the 19th Century

Joan Aruz , The Metropolitan Museum of Art   

Marks of Distinction: Seals and Cultural Exchange between the Aegean and the Orient    ca. 2600-1360 B.C.

Ralph Mathisen , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign    

A Prosopographical, Geographical, Architectural, and Sigillographic Evaluation of a Constantinopolitan Foundation Legend

Julian Henderson , University of Nottingham     

Technology and provenance of Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age glass from Turkey

Ian Rutherford , University of Reading   

Hittite Texts And Greek Religion: Interactıon, Borrowıng, Analogy


Tatiana Bardashova – University of Cologne

The Ceremonial Topography of the Empire of Trebizond (1204-1461)

Lee Andre Beaudoen – UCLA

Mirrors of the World: The Alexander Romances and the Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Sultanate

Osman Safa Bursalı – Marmara University

Research Topic: Double-Leaseholders and Ottoman Officials: Governing Waqf Property in Rumelia, 1739-1774

Sotirios Fotakidis – Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport

Architectural Sculptures from Middle Byzantine Athens

Zoe Ann Griffith – Brown University

Roots of Wealth, Routes of Empire: Commercial Agriculture and Imperial Governance in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Empire

Eda Güçlü – Central European University

Urban Tanzimat and the Social Practices of Property in Nineteenth-Century Istanbul

Georgios Makris – Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Monastic Communities and Lay Society in Byzantine Thrace, CA. 950-1376

Jana Mokrisova – University of Michigan

The Role of Human Mobility in the Late Bronze to Early Iron Age Transition in Southwest Anatolia

Trisha Ann Myers – Ohio State University

Nasihatname Genre in Ottoman Literature

Catherine Barclayy-Scott – Boston University

Landscapes and Use of Space During the Bronze Age in Western Anatolia and the Aegean

Aroa Garcia-Suarez – University of Reading

Investigating Neolithic Ecology and Settlement Networks in the Konya Plain: Integrated Micro-Contextual Analysis of Buildings and Open Areas at Çatalhöyük East, Boncuklu Hüyük and Pınarbaşı

Milena Vasic – Free University of Berlin

Personal Adornment in the Neolithic Middle East: A Case Study of Çatalhöyük



Ali Çiftçi – University of Liverpool

Kings of the Mountain: A New Socio-Economic History of the Urartian Kingdom

David Durand-Guedy – CNRS

The Lifestyle and Spatial Dynamics of the Saljuqs of Rum in Perspective

Merih Erol – Boğaziçi University

American Evangelism and the Greek-speaking Populations in the Late Ottoman Empire: The Story of a Greek Protestant Family from the Eastern Mediterranean to North America (1880-1930)

Joseph Lehner – UCLA

The Evolution of Metal Industries in Central Anatolia during the Bronze Age ca. 3000 – 1200 BC

Serena Love – University of Queensland

The Domestication of Humans through Architecture from the Neolithic through Bronze Ages at Multiple Sites in Turkey.

Ralf Vandam – Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology

Back to the Beginning. Reconstructing Exchange Networks in SW Turkey during the Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age I (3500-2700 BC) in Relation to Early Complexity

Baptiste Vergnaud – French Institute of Anatolian Studies

Labraunda and Eurômos : Archaeology and History of Inland Caria Fortifications in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods



Paolo Girardelli – Boğaziçi University

Landscapes of the Eastern Question. Beyoğlu Before and After the 1831 Fire

Buket Kitapçı Bayrı – Independent Scholar

Romans, Rums, Kafirs. Identity Transformation in Late Medieval Anatolia and the Balkans

Milena Raycheva – Sofia University

Mechanisms of Damnatio Memoriae in Roman Asia Minor in the 3rd Century CE



Alexandra Karetsou – Ephorate of Antiquties

The Origin of the Minoan Peak Sanctuaries

Michael Christopher Low – Columbia University

Petrol for the Padişah: Oil Concessions and Ottoman Environmentality, 1868-1928

Sabine Ladstaetter – Austrian Archaeological Institute

Pottery from the So-called Byzantine Palace in Ephesos. A Contribution to the Material Culture from the 5th-11th Century AD in Western Asia Minor

Vasilica Lungu – Institute of Southeast European Studies Romanian Academy

Looking for a Carian Facies of the Sanctuary of Zeus Labraundeus from Achaemenid to Roman Times

Armen Marsoobian – Southern Connecticut University

From the Capital to the Provinces: Armenian Photographers in the Late Ottoman Period



Nilgün Öz – Middle Eastern Technical University (METU)

Çaltılar Höyük Archaeological Management Plan



Ashley Dimmig – University of Michigan

Ephemeral Edifices: Imperial Tents in the Late Ottoman Period



Elif Selena Ayhan Koçyiğit – Middle Eastern Technical University (METU)

A Tale of Three Public Squares: Developing Management Strategies for Continuity of Historic Urban Areas through the Cases of Atpazarı, Ulus and Kızılay in Ankara

Meltem Uçar – Mersin University

Developing a Management Plan for Understanding, Preserving and Presenting the Historical Underground Water Structure in Gaziantep



Vladimir Shelestin – Russian State Academic University

Hittite Perception of Space



Caroline Laforest – University of Bordeaux

Burial Customs in Roman and Proto-Byzantine Asia Minor: An Archaeo-Anthropological Perspective

Alex Rodriguez-Suarez – National Portrait Gallery

Bell-ringing: Bells and bell-towers in the Late Byzantine Period (1261-1453)



Sean Nelson – University of Southern California

Imagining Ottoman Jerusalem in Early Modern Italy


Wirsching, Alexandra – Deutsches Archaologisches Institut

Dwelling beyond standard. Investigations of a living quarter in Pergamon

Kraft, Andras – Central European University

Between the End and Eternity: Considerations on the Byzantine theology of time

Aguirre-Mandujano, Oscar – University of Washington

Poetry and Politics in the Early Modern Ottoman World: The Court of Bayezid II (r.1481-1512)

Hosainy, M. Hadi – University of Texas at Austin

Ottoman Law and Gender Seventeenth-Century Istanbul

Feist, Sabine – Ludwig Maximilians University

Byzantine architecture from the transitional period between 700 and 900 A.D.

Tınaz, Kerem – University of Oxford

Intellectual Trajectories From Ottomanism to Nationalism: The Cases of Mustafa Satı Bey, Tunalı Hilmi, and Abraham Galante

Leidholm, Nathan – University of Chicago

Political Families in Byzantium: The Social and Cultural Significance of the Genos as Kin Group, ca. 900-1150

Kentel, Mehmet – University of Washington

Cosmopolitanism over Dead Bodies: Subway, Cemetery, Garden and Urban Dualities in the Late 19th Century Istanbul

Sefer, Akın – Northeastern University

Labor in the Heart of Empire: Workers, Industry and the State in the Ottoman Imperial Naval Arsenal, 1839-1876

Cobb, Peter – University of Pennsylvania

The Second Millennium BCE Ceramics of the Marmara Lake Basin in their Western Anatolian Context: Mapping Networks through an Analysis of Pottery Production, Function and Exchange

Cobb, Elvan – Cornell University

Railway Crossings: Encounters in Ottoman Lands

Kowalleck, Ireen – Vienna University

The Early Classical Habitation Quarter on Kalabaktepe in Miletos: A Casestudy for Tracing the Persian Presence in the Material Record of Western Anatolia



Khuri-Makdisi, Ilham – Northeastern University

Imperial Connections? The Nahda (Arab Renaissance) and Translation Movements Between Ottoman Turkish and Arabic, 1860-1918

Kuruçayırlı, Ali Emre – Bryn Mawr College

Metallurgy in Cilicia and Amuq through the Second Millennium BCE: An insgiht into patterns of Technology and Exchange

Jones, Michael – Texas AM University

The Yenikapı Shipwrecks and Byzantine Maritime Trade and Technology

Unwin, Naomi Carless –  University College London

Practising Religion on the Interface: religion and society in Karia (7th – 1st centuries BC)

Arıcanlı, Sare – Princeton University

Organization of Ottoman imperial medicine in 17th-18th centuries

Nesseris, Ilias – University of Ioannina

Higher Education in Constantinople in the 12th century

Fingarova, Galina – University of Vienna

Significance and Meaning of Byzantine Stone Bridges

Aminov,  Bobir – Uzbek Academy of Sciences

Monuments of funerary epigraphy in Ottoman Turkey and Central Asia in the 14th to 20thcentury (general trends, cultural and historical parallels and interrelations)

Kechriotis, Vangelis – Boğaziçi University

Christian populations in Ottoman Port-cities in the Black Sea and the Aegean at the turn of the 20th century

Kenan, Seyfi – Marmara University

The Search for “New Order” in Education in the Late 18th Century: The Inspection of Medreses in 1792

Uğurlu, Ayşe Hilal – Istanbul Technical University

Imperial Mosque Courtyards as Social Nuclei of Istanbul

Chatzopoulos, Antonios Vratimos – Yeditepe University

The Continuator of John Skylitzes: Linguistic and Historical Approach

Koshoridze, Irina – Georgian National Museum

Architectural complex Rabati in Akhaltsikhe (Georgia) –an example of Ottoman-Georgian architecture in Peripheries of the Empire



Otten, Thomas – Ministry for Building, Housing, Urban Development and Transport

Burial landscapes in Byzantine Anatolia and the case study of Pergamon



 Aykaç, Pınar – University College London

Assessing the Impacts of Musealisation in the Urban Context: The Case of Sultanahmet Archaeological Park in İstanbul’s Historic Peninsula

Zeren, Aslı – Politecnico di Milano

The World Heritage Cities in the Third Millennium: Integrated Management Strategies for Historic Urban Landscapes, The City of Istanbul and Rome



Curtis, Caitlin – University of Buffalo

Reassessing sustainability in heritage practice at two Turkish archaeological sites



Burri, Renate – University of Berne

Byzantine Book Production in East and West after the Fall of Constantinople



Gigante, Federica – The Warburg Institute and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

The reception of Islamic art in Bologna and Ferrara in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries


Della Casa, Romina Antonella – Universidad de Buenos Aires

Hittite Myths: Lands and Memory during the Hittite Empire

Der, Lindsay – Stanford University

The role of human-animal relations in the material and social organization at Çatalhöyük, Turkey

Dogiama, Triantafyllia Eirini – McMaster University

Investigating the Role of Hunting at Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey

Ford, Simon Samuel – University of Oxford

Continuity and Change in the Ecclesiastical Government of Early Byzantine Asia Minor, AD 641-787

Gölbaşı, Edip – Simon Fraser University

The Fourth Imperial Army:Internal Security Regime, the Politics of Coercion, and Violence in the Ottoman Eastern Provinces during the Hamidian Era (1876-1909)

Hughes, Erica  – University of Liverpool

Embodied Identities: The presentation of the human image in prehistoric Anatolia

Karacic, Steven  – Bryn Mawr College

Imperial Strategy and Local Adaptations: The Archaeological Evidence from Late Bronze IIA Tarsus-Gözlükule

Lelic, Emin  – University of Chicago

Ilm-i firâset and the Ottoman Weltanschauung: An esoteric science in the service of empire building

Rank, Scott  – Central European University

Rethinking Late-Ottoman Sectarianism: Christian-Muslim Religious Polemics, c.1861-1914

Ricetti, Melissa  – University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Texts and Seal Impressions from karum Kaniš level II: a comparative study

Schneider, Adam  –  University of California, San Diego

Stable isotope evidence for paleoclimatic conditions in southeastern Anatolia (c.2600 – 2100 BCE)

Stanfill, Jonathan  – Fordham University

Embracing the “Barbarians”: The Syrians and Goths in the Pastoral Strategy of John Chrysostom

Taner, Melis – Harvard University

Your true vocation is art:” Transformations in Ottoman miniature painting in the late 16th to mid- 17th centuries



Adalı, Selim Ferruh – Bilkent University

Anatolian Politics in the Seventh Century BC and the Neo-Assyrian Evidence

Bordino, Chiara – Tuscia University

Collecting saints in Middle Byzantine period: art and hagiography in Cappadocia, Constantinople and the Mediterranean area

Buzov, Snjezana – Ohio State University

The World of Ottoman Miscellany Mecmuas

Gerçek, Nebahat İlgi – University of Copenhagen

Agreements from the Early Empire Period (1450-1350 BCE): A Study of the Origins and Development of Hittite Diplomatic Documents

Kiel, Hedda Reindl – Ludwig-Maximilians University

The System of Gifting in the Ottoman Elite (16th-18th Century)

Kiel, Machiel – Gemente Univeriteit

The Origins and Development of the Turkish Colonization of and the Spread of Islam in the Territories of the Present Republic of Macedonia – ca. 1385 to 1900

Malatras, Christos – University of Birmingham

The Latin heritage in Byzantium (9th-15th centuries)

Melvani, Nicholas – National Hellenic Research Foundation

Monasteries and Society in 15th-century Constantinople

Rance, Philip – Independent Scholar

Codex Constantinopolitanus graecus 36 (Topkapı Sarayı) and the Taktika of Nikephoros Ouranos

Sekedat, Bradley Michael – Dartmouth College

Industrial Landscapes in Roman Asia Minor

Özkaya, Belgin Turan – Middle East Technical University

Travelling, Collecting, Displaying in the 19th century: A Material History of the “Xanthian Marbles”

Akar, Murat – University of Florence

The Late Bronze Age II City of Alalakh and Its Social Context in the Northern Levant: A Re-Examination of the Post-Level IV Stratigraphic Sequence (I-III) based on New Excavation Results (2003-2010)

Onur, Fatih – Akdeniz University

Stadiasmus Patarensis: The Monument & the Results of the Field Surveys in Lycia

Elam, Nilgün – Anadolu University

History of Byzantine Pamphylia According to Sigillographic and Hagiographic Data (3rd-14th centuries)

Ruscu, Ligia – Universitatea Babes-Bolyai

Greek cities founded by Roman emperors in Asia Minor

Karakaya-Stump, Ayfer – The College of William and Mary

From Persecution to Informal Accomodation: Ottoman Politics of Difference and the Kizilbash/Alevi Communities in Anatolia



Fortna, Benjamin – University of London, SOAS

Kuşçubaşı Eşref and his Place in the History of the Late Ottoman Empire

Michailidou, Anna – National Hellenic Research Foundation

Weight measuring and value estimation in technology and exchange. The evidence from Bronze Age sites in Anatolia



Yıldırım, Ege – Ankara University

A Cultural Heritage Management Plan for Mudurnu: Conservation-Led Sustainable Development in an Anatolian Silk Road Town

Kıvılcım Çorakbaş, Figen – Anadolu University

Preparation of ‘Site Management Plan’ for the Land Walls of Istanbul



Souvatzi, Stella – Greek Open University

Neolithic cultural heritage and identity in Turkey and Greece: A comparative study


 Aksoy-Sheridan, R.Aslıhan – Bilkent University

Ottoman Manuscript Culture in the long 17th Century

Craft, Sarah – Brown University

Dynamic Landscapes in Late Roman and Early Byzantine Anatolia: Travel Infrastructure and Early Christian Pilgrimage

Gürbüzel, Aslıhan – Harvard University

Social Imagination in the Mystical Works of İsmail Rusuhi Ankaravi (d.1631)

Howell, Jesse – Harvard University

The Ragusa Road: mobility and encounter in the Ottoman Balkans (1430-1700)

Human, Helen – Stanford University

World Heritage in Turkey: Cultural Politics, National Identity, & Development

Klein, Denise – University of Konstanz

The History of Mehmed Giray: History Writing and Rulership in the Crimean Khanate (1683–1703)

Manolova, Divna – Central European University

Translating Science to Literature: The Case of Nikephoros Gregoras’ Letter Collection

Massa, Michele – University College London

Networks before the Empires: transfer of goods, raw materials, technologies and ideology within Anatolia during the 3rd millennium BC

Sheridan, Michael Douglas – Bilkent University

A Cultural-Historical Reading of Satirical Exchange in the Early 17th-Century Ottoman Empire




 Abdullaev, Kazim – Institute of Archaeology, Samarkand

The Cultural Interaction between Central Asia and Anatolia in the Early Seleucid Period (From Selecus I Nikator to Antiochus I Soter)

Canbakal, Saffet Hülya – Sabancı University

Distribution of Wealth in the Ottoman Empire, 1500-1840

Değirmenci, Tülün – Pamukkale University

Remaking the Past: The Images of Selim I in 17th Century Ottoman Painting

Draycott, Catherine –The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Art and Economy in Lycia, 500 – 450 BC

Manuelli, Federico – University of Trieste

Lighting up the Dark Age: transformation processes in the Upper Euphrates region at the turn of the 1st Millennium BCE.

Rice, Candace – University of Oxford

Disentangling Coastal Economies: Regionalism in the Roman Mediterranean

Summers, Geoffrey – Middle East Technical University

The Cappadocia Gate and Palatial Complex at the Iron Age Capital on the Kerkenes Dağ in Central Turkey

Tsivikis, Nikolaos – University of Crete

Urban Transformation and Ruralisation on the two sides of the Aegean. Amorium and Messene during the Late Roman and Early Byzantine period (AD 350-800)

Varınlıoğlu, Günder – Dumbarton Oaks

Settling the Islands off the Coast of Isauria: Boğsak in Late Antiquity

Votruba, Dilşad Sıla – Ankara University

Western Anatolia in Context During the Late Bronze Age: Identifying the Local Cultures and Their Interaction with the Mycenaeans and the Hittites

Alpenidze, Tamar – Tbilisi State University

Documents about Ivironi: Georgian monastery on the Mount Athos – preserved at archives of Istanbul and Turkey

Korobeynikov, Dmitry – Russian Academy of Sciences

Byzantine-Turkish relations from the eleventh to the fifteenth century

Farney, Gary – Rutgers University

Roman Aristocratic Family Identity and Anatolia

Muminov, Ashirbek – Institute of Oriental Studies, Kazakhstan

Islamic Jurisprudence in Asia Minor and Central Asia: Continuity and Mutual Influence in Hanafi Fiqh from the Eleventh to the Fifteenth Centuries

Talloen, Peter – Independent Scholar

Saints in the mountains: the Christianisation of time in Pisidia

Şişman, Cengiz – Furman University

Burden of Silence: Sabbatai Mehmed Sevi, Eighteen Commandments and Three Ottoman Sabbateanisms (1626-1926)

Auzepy, Marie-France – Paris VIII University

Marmara Mission and Bithynia

Greaves, Alan – University of Liverpool

A World between Worlds: Western Anatolia in the Second Millennium BC

Held, Winfried – University of Marburg

Colossal Temples of the Hadrianic period

Baker, Julian – Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University

Money in Constantinople, the Sea of Marmara, and the Northeast Aegean, during the fourteenth century



 Saraç, Dinç – Newcastle University

Develop a management plan for the archaeological site of Myra, located in the district of Demre, Antalya



Özgüner, Nimet Pınar – Boston University

Archaeological Entanglements: The People, Places, and Politics of Archaeology in Turkey




Shopov, Aleksandar – Harvard University

Intersection of science, horticultural expertise, the natural environment, technology, politics and the economy in the production of food in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Ottoman period

Vacek, Alexander – Oxford University

The Greek and Related Pottery from Al Mina. A Case Study of Production, Consumption and Distribution of Greek Pottery in the Eastern Mediterranean from c. 800 to 600 BCE.

Morgan, Ann M. – University of Texas

Foundation Myths and Local Identity in the Urban Landscapes of Asia Minor

Beşiryan, Aylin – European University (Florence)

Negotiating the Ottoman Constitution, 1856-1876

Cengay, Berker – Princeton University

A New Savior for the Public: A Comparative Analysis of Popular Scientific Writing in Late Ottoman and Qing Empire

Schrijver, Frouke – University of Birmingham

The early Palaiologan Court (1261-1354)

Danalı, Merih – Harvard University

Negotiating Self-Representation and Cultural Identity: Artistic and Cultural Responses to the Byzantine and Ottoman Encounter (ca.1300-1453)

Ertem, Özge – European University, Florence

Eating the Last Seed: Famine, Empire, Survival and Order in Ottoman Anatolia in the late 19th century

Vaessen, Rik – University of Sheffield

The Aegean in crisis? Reconsidering the significance of the appearance of Protogeometric pottery on the west coast of Asia Minor

Öztürk, Salim Aykut – University College London

Mapping the Armenian Istanbul of Late Ottoman Period: Re-locating Istanbul in the History of Armenians

Hedrick, Tera – Northwestern University

The Power of Objects: Ars Sacra and the Negotiation of the Sacred in Late Byzantium​​​​​


Alessandro Poggio, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa

The Transmission of the neo-Hittite artistic tradition to southern Anatolia in the Achaemenid Age

Bärbel Ruhl, Philipps Universitat Marburg

Imbros. Archaeology of an Athenian klerouchia

Emine Ekin Tuşalp, Harvard University

The Kings of the State of Meaning and Discourse”: Ottoman Scribal Service in the late 17th century

Gülay Yılmaz, McGill University

The Social & Economic Roles of Janissaries in a 17th Century Ottoman City: The Case of İstanbul

Leah Long, University of Michigan

Economies of Stone: Urbanism and the marble industries of Roman Asia Minor

Leigh Stork, University of Edinburgh

Metal and Power: the rise of socio-complexity in the Upper Euphrates Valley, late 4th- early 3rd millennia B.C.

Oya Dinler, Exeter University

Luxuria in Roman Bath Architecture: Constructing Memories on Text and Architecture

Patrycja Filipowicz, Adam Mickiewicz Univ. in Poznan

Multi-scalar transformations across the Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic periods in the South-West Anatolia

Sofia Georgiadou, University of Illinois

Architecture and Statehood in Late Byzantium, 1204-1461: A Comparative Study of the Courts of Nicaea, Trebizond, and Epiros

Zeynep Altok, Boğaziçi University

Sixteenth-Century Biographies of Poets and Ottoman Elite Identity

solt Simon, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Court officials in the so-called Late Hittite Kingdoms



Andreas E. Furtwängler, Martin-Luther Univ., Halle

The Oracle Sanctuary of Didyma: from the Beginning to the 4th c. BC

Ariel Salzmann (Spring Term, 2011), Queen’s University, Canada

The Catholic Response to the Ottoman Challenge, 1600-1800

Dana Sajdi, Boston College

Imagined in the Image of the Other: Representations of Damascus and Istanbul

Elena Frangakis-Syrett (Spring Term 2011), CUNY

Trade, Banking and Investment in the Ottoman Empire: The Economy of İzmir, c. Mid-19th to early 20th centuries

Galina Tirnanic, University of Chicago

The Art of Punishment:The Spectacle of the Body in the Streets of Constantinople

Inge Uytterhoeven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

The Evolution of Housing in Asia Minor during the Late Republic and Early Imperial Period (2ndc. BC-1st c. AD): an indication for ‘Romanization’?

Jacob Roodenberg (Spring Term, 2011), Independent scholar

A new approach to Ilıpınar: A re-evaluation of an early farming community in the eastern Marmara region

James Baldwin (Spring Term,2011), New York University

Islamic Law in an Ottoman Context: Resolving Disputes in late 17th/early 18th-century Cairo

Jeffrey Michael Featherstone, CNRS / Paris

The Great Palace of Constantinople: Use and Desuetude

Mara Horowitz, Independent scholar

Pottery and Polity: Material Culture, Economy, and Society at Middle-Late Bronze AgeAlalakh

Nicholas Gailhard, Independent scholar

From Bronze to Iron, the transition between two metallurgies in the ancient civilization of Anatolia

Nicoletta Momigliano (Spring Term, 2011), University of Bristol

Settlement history and Material Culture in pre-Classical Lycia: the Çaltılar Survey Project

Nükhet Varlık, James Madison University

Plague and Empire: The Ottoman Experience, 1347-1600

Ömür Harmanşah, Brown University

Archaeology of place and place-making: Re-orienting ancient Anatolian rock reliefs and spring monuments

Rachel Goshgarian, Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center

Ahis, Futuwwa and the City: Reconsidering Urban Culture and Inter-faith Interaction in Late Medieval Anatolia

Stuart Raymond Blaylock, Independent scholar

Cultural Transitions in the Euphrates and Tigris: Form Bronze to Iron Age in North Mesopotamia


Gürgan, Burcu – Harvard University, USA

Hezarfen Hüseyin’s Travelling Gaze: The Life and Times of a 17th century Ottoman Encyclopedist

Loupis, Dimitrios – Harvard University, USA

Applying Ottoman Rule in the Balkans: Evrenos Beg and his Descendants (14th-15th centuries)

Mauermann, Dorothea – Martin Luther University, Germany

Development of Persian Coinage along the Asia Minor coast

Blid, Jesper – Uppsala University, Sweden

Labraunda in Late Antiquity

Jedamski, Julia – CEU, Hungary

Decentralization in Byzantium: A topographical Analysis of the Laskarid Realm (1204-1261)

Stathi, Katerina – European University Institute, Italy

The Sublime Porte in the City of the Wise: Power and Social Interaction in Ottoman Athens (1760-1821)

Akalın, Kutlu – Princeton University, USA

Coercion and Consensus in the Post-Chalcedonian Eastern Empire: Sixth- Century Constantinople according to Syriac Sources

Sade-Mete, Özge – University of Washington, USA

Archaeological and Ethnographic Museums in Turkey as Places of Both Remembrance and Forgetting

Wilkinson, Tob – University of Sheffield, UK

Tying the threads of Eurasia: Trans-regional routes in Eastern Anatolia and western Central Asia

Rüstem, Ünver – Harvard University, USA

Architecture for a New Age: Imperial Ottoman Mosques in Eighteenth-Century Istanbul

Spyropoulos, Yannis – University of Crete, Greece

The Janissaries of Crete as a Military Unit and an Interest Group from the Second Half of the 18th Century to the Suppression of the Janissary Corps (1826)




Erkinov, Aftandil – National University of Uzbekistan

Ottoman Turkey and Central Asia: Timurid mannerism, influence and interrelations (second half of the 15th – the end of the 19th centuries)

Musin, Alexandr – Spring term, Institute of History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

The Cultural Exchange between the Region of North-Eastern Mediterranean and Anatolian and medieval Northern Russia in 750-1500 AD: Challenge of the Archaeological Approach

Muslu, Cihan – University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Behind the Scenes of Warfare: Ottoman-Mamluk Relations

Meiggs, David – University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Pasture amd Isotopes:Refining Ideas about Feeding Ancient Alalakh

Terzioğlu, Derin – Boğaziçi University, Turkey

The Age of the Kadızadelis: Social and Moral Regulation in Seventeenth-Century Ottoman Empire

Keser-Kayaalp, Elif – Oxford University, UK

Understanding Monastic Space in Northern Mesopotamia

Balta, Evangelia – Institute for Neohellenic Research, Greece

Karamanlıdıka Studies

Hodder, Ian – Spring term , Stanford University, USA

The Role of Symbolism in the Origins of Settled Life in Anatolia and the Middle East

Akiba, Jun – Chiba University, Japan

Townsmen and Villagers into Ottomans: Education, Government Service and Social Mobility in the Late Ottoman Empire

Summerer, Latife – Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany

Tatarlı: Study of a Painted Wooden Tomb Chamber in Phrygia

Peirce, Leslie – NYU, USA

Abduction and the Politics of Sexuality in the Ottoman World

Marie-Claude, Boileau – British School at Athens, Greece

The Ceramic Landscape of Cilicia: Assessing Diachronic Patterns of Ceramic Production in South-Central Turkey from the Neolithic to the Roman Periods

Ateş, Sabri – Southern Methodist University, USA

Shi’is of the Sultan, Sunnis of the Shah: Religion, Politics, and the Making of the Ottoman-Iranian Boundary

Anghel, Silviu – Columbia University, USA

Burying the Gods

Kotzabassi, Sofia – Spring term , Aristotle University, Greece

The History of Doukas. Critical Edition, Translation, and Commentary

Ersoy, Yaşar – Bilkent University

Excavations on the South Slope of the Acropolis at Clazomenae


Wharton, Alyson – SOAS, University of London, UK

Building in the Tanzimat

Flaata, Amanda – University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Sanctuaries of Meter in the Aegean World

Phillips, Amanda – Oxford University, UK

The Consumption of Luxury and Quasi-luxury Textiles in the 17th century Ottoman Empire

Henry, Ayşe – University of Illinois – USA

The Pilgrimage Center of St. Symeon the Younger: Designed by angels, supervised by a saint, constructed by pilgrims

Weddle, Candace -University of Southern California, USA

Making Sense of Emperor Worship: The Sensory Experience of Cult in Late Antique Asia Minor

Rojas, Felipe – University of California, USA

Memory, Identity and Order in the Lydian Landscape

Özkan, Fulya – SUNY Binghamton, USA

The Construction of Roads in the Late Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Empire: An Arena of Social Conflict

Şakul, Kahraman – Georgetown University, USA

Ottoman Perceptions of Russia in the Age of Napoleon

Kayhan, Leyla – Harvard University, USA

Marriage, Divorce and Property in Late Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Istanbul

Ağır, Seven – Princeton University, USA

From Welfare to Wealth: Ottoman and Spanish Grain Policies in a Time of Change

Levy-Daphny, Tsameret – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Diyarbakır, a Forgotten Ottoman Vilayet: A Social and Cultural History of An Ottoman Province in the 18th Century




Eger, Asa – Independent scholar

Excavation on the Islamic-Byzantine Frontier: the frontier fort of Hisn al-Tīnāt

Çakırlar, Canan – Tuebingen University, Germany

The contribution of historical zooarchaeology to understanding acculturation, subsistence and environment in Anatolia: The case study from Kinet Höyük’s Late Iron Age, Persian, Hellenistic and Medieval layers

Zeevi, Dror – Ben Gurion University, Israel

Fractal Theory and Ottoman Socio-Political Conglomerates

Casale, Giancarlo – Spring 2009 , University of Minnesota, USA

Curiosity and Intolerance in Muslim-Christian Relations: The Ottoman Case

Jevtic, Ivana – University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Reconstructing the Genesis of the Palaeologan art: the testimony of Byzantine Monuments of Istanbul

Özervarlı, M.Sait – İSAM (Research member), Turkey

Tradition and Modernization in Late Ottoman/Turkish Intellectual History

Dressler, Markus– Fall 2008 , Hofstra University, USA

From “Crypto-Christianity” to “Turkish Islam”: The Discovery of the Alevis in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

Toksöz, Meltem – Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Historians, Intellectuals and Academics: History Writing and History Education in the Late Ottoman Empire

Alkan, Necati – Hebrew University, Israel

The Nusayri ‘Alawis in the Late Ottoman Empire

Kavtaria, Nino – National Center of Manuscripts, Georgia

Constantinopolitan School of the Book Art and its impact on the Georgian miniature painting from the Black Mountain of the 11th century

Konis, Polyvios – Spring 2009, University of Birmingham, UK

From Constantinople to Cappadocia: The Association between centre and periphery in Byzantine art

Gradeva, Rossitsa – Fall 2008 , Institute of Balkan Studies, Bulgaria

Ottoman Policy with Respect to Non-Muslims’ Cult Buildings, end of 17th-beginning of 18th centuries


Ozil, Ayşe – Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

The Ottoman Greek Orthodox Communities: The Case of Western Anatolia 1850-1914

Nacar, Can – Binghamton University, USA

Contextualizing a Culture of Contestation: Tobacco Workers in the Ottoman Empire, 1883-1914

Bozhinova, Elena – Sofia University, Bulgaria

Ancient Thrace and its Neighbors at the Beginning of the Iron Age: Cultural and Historical Perspectives

Lini, Gabriella – University of Geneva, Switzerland

The Peninsula of Knidos in the Byzantine Period. The Topographical Evolution of the City and its Territory: The Archeaological Record

Boykov, Grigor – Bilkent University, Turkey

Anatolia in the Balkans: Demography, Social and Religious Processes in Comparative Perspective

Börekçi, Günhan – Ohio State University, USA

Bringing the Ottoman Court Back In: Power, Patronage and Favoritism during the Reign of Ahmed I, 1603-1617

Kiprovska, Mariya – Bilkent University, Turkey

Gazihood and Sainthood in the Ottoman Realm: Mihaloğulları Family’s Patronage over the Heterodox Dervish Complexes in Anatolia and the Balkans

Yalman, Suzan – Harvard University, USA

A Period of ‘Transformation’: Religion, Urbanism and Identity in the Architectural Patronage of Sultan Alaeddin Keykubad (r.1220-37)

Ilıcak, Şükrü – Harvard University, USA

Ottoman Reaction to the Greek Revolution (1821-1828)

Akın, Yiğit -Ohio State University, USA

All Quiet on the Home Front? Politics and Everyday Life in Istanbul during World War I




Ivison, Eric –  City University of New York, USA

The Lower City Church Complex at Byzantine Amorium

Çıpa, Hakkı Erdem – Indiana University, USA

In the Name of Legitimacy: Social Rebellions and Succession Struggles in the Ottoman Empire

Orbay, Kayhan – University of Vienna, Austria

Economic Crises in Rural and Town Economy as Reflected in the Imperial Waqfs

Zavagno, Luca – University of Birmingham, UK

The Fate of the Byzantine City from the 5th to the 9th centuries

Simonishvili, Nino – Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Georgian-Byzantine Cultural Relationship in the 9th-10th centuries: The Art of Tao-Klardjeti

Henry, Olivier – University of Illinois, USA

Graves of Caria: Studies in Ancient Architecture and Cultural Identity

Papadopoulou, Pagona -Sorbonne University, Paris

Between the Emperor, the Sultan and the Khan: Coinage and Politics in the 12th and the 13th centuries Trebizond

Stoyanov, Roman – Institute for the History of Material Culture St. Petersburg, Russia

Anatolian Burial Customs and Their Reflection in Classical and Hellenistic Necropoleis of the Black Sea Settlements

Kyriakidis, Savvas – University of Birmingham, UK

13th and 14th century Byzantine Warfare in the Wider Geographical Context

Yvonne Stolz, Oxford University, UK

Who is Who among The Crowned Heads of Byzantium? A Study of Byzantine Diadems and Images with Diadems in Turkey, 4th to 10th centuries


Tuğ, Başak – New York University, USA

Administration of Sexuality in the Ottoman society: Illicit Sex in Mid-eighteenth century Anatolia

Kitapçı Bayri, Buket – University of Paris Sorbonne, France

The Social and Cultural changes in Anatolia during the Palaeologan Period through the Byzantine and Turkish-Muslim Hagiographical sources (13th-15th centuries)

Karakaş, Deniz – Binghamton University, USA

Water Fountains and Urban Life in the Outskirts of Istanbul, 1715-1786

Toteva, Galya – University of Minnesota, USA

Local Cultures of Late Achaemenid Persian Anatolia

Balsoy, Gülhan – Binghamton University, USA

Measuring the 19th century: the Transformation from the Old Weights and Measures to the Metric System in the Ottoman Empire 1850-1896

Erefe, İklil – Harvard University, USA

Artisanship, Morals, State and Society in the Marketplace: Bursa in the Late 15th century

Strang, Jonathan – Suny Buffalo, USA

A Socio-Historical Study of the City of Teos

Carile, Maria Cristina – University of Bologna, Italy

The Vision of the Palace of the Byzantine Emperors as a Heavenly Jerusalem

Trepanier, Nicolas – Harvard University, USA

Food as a Window into Daily Life 14 th century Central Anatolia

Wittmann, Richard – Harvard University, USAJustice in a Plural Society: Christians and Jews before Shari’a courts in 17th century Istanbul



Singer, Amy – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Imarets Past to Present

Katz, David – Tel Aviv University, Israel

The Turks in the European Experience

Vroom, Joanita – University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Bardill, Jonathan – Independent Scholar, United Kingdom

Constantine, Polyeuktos, Masonry and Monuments in Byzantine Constantinople

Konuk, Koray – University of Bordeaux, France

The Elmali (Decadrachm) Hoard, Exchange and Politics in the Aegean World in the Early Classical Period

Seyer, Martin – Institute of Classical Archaeology Vienna, Austria

The Lycian Inscribed Monuments Project

Casabonne, Oliver – Tours University, France

Researches on Central and Southern Anatolia from Hittite to Roman periods

Sabev, Orlin – Institute of Balkan Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria

A Virgin Deserving Paradise or a Whore Deserving Poison: Manuscript Tradition and Printed Books in the Ottoman Turkish Society

Solovyov, Sergey – Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia

Not only the Ionians: Anatolian People on the Move to the Black Sea in the 7th and 6th centuries B.C.


Turna, Babür – Bilkent University

Daily Life in the Ottoman Empire

Piras, Daniela – Tübingen University

Cultural Characteristics of Caria from Archaic to Hellenistic Times

Mihaljevic, Marina – Princeton University

Constantinopolitan Architecture of the Komnenian Era (1080-1180) and its Impact on the Balkans

Dalgıç, Örgü – NYU

Late Antique Floor Mosaics in Constantinople Before the Great Palace

Yıldırım, Rıza – Bilkent University

The Making of the Qizilbash Heresy in the Ottoman Empire

Lockwood, Sean – Cincinnati University

Aytas Mevkii/Islamlar in the Elmali Basin: A Multi-Period Sepulchral Site in Northern Lycia

Çağaptay-Arıkan, Suna – Illinois University

Visualizing the Cultural Transition in Bithynia: Architecture, Appropriation, and Correlative Spaces


Erimtan, Can – British Institute of Archaeology

Between Paris and Isfahan: Deconstructing the Eighteenth-Century Palace of Saadabad in Istanbul

Grossman, Heather – Illinois University

Photography, Monuments, Modernization, and National Identity in the Late Ottoman Period

Bakirtzis, Nikolas – Princeton University

The Monastic Landscape of Constantinople’s Environs.

Ergin, Nina – Suny Buffalo University

The Life Story of the Çemberlitas Hamam

Hülden, Oliver – Tübingen University

Grave Types, Burial Practice, and Funerary Cult in Western Anatolia in the Archaic and Classical Periods: Anatolian Roots and Foreign Influences

Voyadjis, Sotiris – Independent Scholar & Restoration Architect

Relations and Interactions between Ottoman and Post-Byzantine Architecture in the 16th and 17th Centuries