Fellowships News

“HOMEACROSS” Space, memory and the legacy of the Population Exchange between Greece and Turkey

Three positions (2 post-docs, 1 PhD-student) are now open within the framework of the #ERCStG project #HOMEACROSS ‘Space, Memory and the Legacy of the 1923 Population Exchange between Greece and Turkey’.

Deadline: 18 December 20201 Post-doc in Architecture, Cultural Studies or Related Fields (based at ELIAMEP)…/eliamep-homeacross-research…/

1 Doctoral Student in Architecture, Cultural Studies or Related Fields (based at ELIAMEP)…/eliamep-homeacross-research…/

1 Post-doc in History, Hellenic Studies, Turkish Studies or Related Fields (based at the Centre for Asia Minor Studies)…/Homeacross_Position%20Opening…

More about the project here:


Int. Hrant Dink Award is attributed to Osman Kavala and Mozn Hassan

The twelfth International Hrant Dink Award ceremony was held last night on Tuesday, September 15. Osman Kavala, who showed that human rights and social dialogue can be strengthened through culture and arts throughout his efforts that aimed for the construction of a pluralistic and democratic society in Turkey, and one of the pioneers of the feminist movement across the Middle East and North Africa, who struggled to make sexual violence and ciolations of women’s rights in Egypy visible, Mozn Hassan, received the Award.


ARIT Fellowships for 2021-2022

The American Research Institute in Turkey(ARIT) is pleased to announce 2021-2022 fellowship programs for students and scholars based in the U.S. and Canada: 

ARIT / National Endowment for the Humanities Advanced Fellowships for Research in Turkey cover all fields of the humanities, including prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history.  The fellowships support applicants who have completed their academic training.  The terms may range from four months to a full year.  Stipend per month is $4,200.

ARIT Fellowships for Research in Turkeyare offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences.  Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships (PhD candidate) may be held for various terms, from one month up to one academic year.  Stipends range from $2,500 to $15,500.

Applications for ARIT and ARIT NEH fellowships must be submitted to ARIT by November 1, 2020.  The fellowship committee will notify applicants in late January 2021.

ARIT Summer Fellowships for Advanced Turkish Language in Istanbul offers intensive advanced study of Turkish at Bogazici University during the summer 2021.  Participants must have two years of Turkish language study or the equivalent.  The fellowships cover round-trip airfare to Istanbul, application and tuition fees, and a maintenance stipend.   The application deadline will be in early February, 2021.

For additional information please see the ARIT webpage at

Mailing address is:

American Research Institute in Turkey

3260 South Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104