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İAE – ANAMED Joint Fellowship


The Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation İstanbul Research Institute (İAE) and Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) are pleased to announce a new joint fellowship to support one post-doctoral scholar conducting research on the archaeology, architecture, art history, heritage, or history of Istanbul

The fellowship will support advanced research on the archaeology, architecture, art history, heritage, or history of Istanbul from prehistory through the 20th century that benefits from residence in Istanbul and the facilities of both the İAE and ANAMED.

All candidates must be conversant in English and agree to take on no other obligation (e.g., part-time teaching) during the fellowship term. The successful applicant will hold the fellowship for the fall term of the 2023-2024 academic year in residence at ANAMED in Istanbul and must be able to carry out the proposed research with resources available in both institutions and thus in Turkey.

The fellowship offers benefits include a monthly stipend to cover expenses not already included in the fellowship, international travel costs to and from Turkey, accommodation at ANAMED, five meals per week or support for the same, health insurance, a modest research budget, a workspace, and full access to the research and library facilities, events, and scholarly communities within both sponsoring institutions.

About the Istanbul Research Institute (İAE)
İstanbul Research Institute is a cultural and scientific institution founded by the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation in 2007, after its sibling institution, the Pera Museum, which was founded in 2005. Through its library, research projects, exhibitions, publications, and conferences, the institute supports academic research and public scholarship in social sciences and humanities for the study of Istanbul, past and present. Its library and archives, exhibition gallery, and conferences are open to public and free, in order to increase public engagement with critical research conducted on Istanbul.

Questions concerning the fellowship and application process should be directed to