Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award

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Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award

Post  Admin on Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:19 am

The Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award is designed to promote fresh thinking, new ideas, and original research relevant to Turkish studies conducted in any field of the humanities and social sciences. It is administered by the Trustees of Sabancı University and the prize winners are selected by an independent, international jury.


The Award includes $20,000 for the first prize, $10,000 for the second, and $5,000 for the third


1. All entries must be new and original works, not published previously in any form.
2. Essays must be approximately 13,000 words, including title, citations, and endnotes. (References should be shown in the form of endnotes.)
3. An abstract of 500 words and a short c.v. of the applicant is required.
4. Entries must be submitted in English by means of e-mail, in the form of an attached Word or PDF document.
5. Each submission must include a cover page that includes the following information: The applicant’s name, home institution and department, mailing and e-mail address and phone number.


Winners Of The Third Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award 2008

1. First prize: Amy Singer, aAsst. Prof. of Ottoman History in the Department of Middle Eastern and African History at Tel Aviv University, with her essay, "The Persistence of Philanthropy".
2. Second prize: Maureen Jackson, doctoral candidate at the Washington University Comparative Literature Department, with her essay "Crossing Musical Worlds: Jews Making Ottoman and Turkish Classical Music".
3. Third prize: Olivier Bouquet, Asst. Prof. at the Nice Sophia-Antipolis University, and research fellow at the Modern and Contemporary Mediterranean Centre in Nice, with his essay "Old Elites in a New Republic: The Reconversion of Ottoman Bureaucratic Families in Turkey (1909-1939)".


Elif Gulez
Phone: (90 216) 483 9077
Fax: (90 216) 483 9045
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Campus Address: Sabancı Universitesi, Orhanli - Tuzla, 34956 Istanbul


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