ISTANBUL STUDIES CENTER DOCTORAL/POST-DOCTORAL RESIDENCY FELLOWSHIP

DOCTORAL RESIDENCY FELLOWSHIP

Istanbul Studies Center at Kadir Has University invites applications for a nine-month Doctoral Residency Fellowship starting in the Fall Semester of 2016 - 2017 academic year. We are interested in proposals that involve comparative perspectives and methods of understanding the city in general, and Istanbul in particular.

Istanbul Studies Center (ISC) is an interdisciplinary forum for innovative research on socio-economic, political, and cultural processes in world cities, with a focus on Istanbul. The main goal of the ISC is to encourage research on Istanbul, a world city in rapid change.

The Center provides to the fellows affiliation, working space, access to library and other resources of the university while conducting their research in Istanbul, in the stimulating environment of Kadir Has University, located in the historical peninsula with a rich cultural and artistic constellation of institutions nearby.

During their residency the fellows are expected to participate in ISC’s Graduate Fellows Symposium, contribute to ISC’s public lecture, working paper series, news bulletin, and where appropriate assist courses. The language of instruction at Kadir Has is English.

The applicant should send a cover letter, full academic CV, transcript, dissertation research proposal (not more than 8 pages single space), and the names of two references. The applicants should be ABDs (All but Dissertation) and/or carrying out their fieldwork/research.

The selected fellows, as affiliates of the ISC, will have the right to apply funding from TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey); please see

Code 2216 - Research Fellowships for Foreign Citizens

http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/en/funds/academy/international-researchers-fellowship-programmes/content-2216-research-fellowship-programme-for-international-researchers

I. Period

March 07, 2016 - April 07, 2016

II. Period

August 31, 2016 - October 07, 2016

Please address the application material to the Director of Istanbul Studies Center (isc@khas.edu.tr). The deadline for application is 30 April 2016. Applications will be considered as they come.

POST-DOCTORAL RESIDENCY FELLOWSHIP

Istanbul Studies Center at Kadir Has University invites applications for a nine-month Post-doctoral Residency Fellowship starting in the Fall Semester of 2016 - 2017 academic year. We are interested in proposals that involve comparative perspectives and methods of understanding the city in general, and Istanbul in particular.

Istanbul Studies Center (ISC) is an interdisciplinary forum for innovative research on socio-economic, political, and cultural processes in world cities, with a focus on Istanbul. The main goal of the ISC is to encourage research on Istanbul, a world city in rapid change.

The Center provides to the fellows affiliation, working space, access to library and other resources of the university while conducting their research in Istanbul, in the stimulating environment of Kadir Has University, located in the historical peninsula with a rich cultural and artistic constellation of institutions nearby.

During their residency the fellows are expected to participate in ISC’s Graduate Fellows Symposium, contribute to ISC’s public lecture, working paper series, news bulletin, and where appropriate assist courses. The language of instruction at Kadir Has is English. The applicant should send a cover letter, full academic CV, research proposal the applicant will carry out in Istanbul (not more than 8 pages single space), and one-page descriptions of the courses which will be offered (including a short reading list) and the names of three references. The applicants who have received their PhDs after 2011 are eligible to apply.

The selected fellows, as affiliates of the ISC, will have the right to apply funding from TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey); please see

Code 2216 Research Fellowships for Foreign Citizens

http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/en/funds/academy/international-researchers-fellowship-programmes/content-2216-research-fellowship-programme-for-international-researchers

I. Period

March 07, 2016 - April 07, 2016

II. Period

August 31, 2016 - October 07, 2016

Code 2218 Domestic Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

http://www.tubitak.gov.tr/tr/burslar/doktora-sonrasi/arastirma-burs-programlari/icerik-2218-yurt-ici-doktora-sonrasi-arastirma-burs-programi

I. Period

April 1, 2016 - April 29, 2016

II. Period

September 1, 2016 – September 30, 2016

Please address the application material to the Director of Istanbul Studies Center (isc@khas.edu.tr). The deadline for application is 30 April 2016. Applications will be considered as they come.