• Interdisciplinary textile studies: past, future, potential

    May 23, 2022
    A workshop for graduate students on the study of textiles organized by Ivana Jevtić (Koç University) and Amanda Phillips (University of Virginia).  The one-day event focused on material from the eastern Mediterranean, with a specific aim of spurring dialogue across periods and disciplines, as well as the immense potential of studying textiles in Turkish collections. March ...
  • New issue of The Ledger from the Feriköy Cemetery Initiative

    January 22, 2022
    The Feriköy Protestant Cemetery Initiative has released issue 2 of The Ledger.  Reports cover research on the lives and monuments of two British families and the current activities at the Cemetery. The project is a collaboration of the American Research Institute in Turkey – ARIT, NIT-Netherlands Institute in Turkey,  Orient-Institut Istanbul, Liszt Enstitüsü Macar Kültür Merkezi, ...
  • ARIT Istanbul begins new library grant project

    October 19, 2021
    With funding through the British Library’s Endangered Archives Project, ARIT Istanbul Library will digitize and post online a special collection of works produced and distributed by the Istanbul publishing department of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) between 1857 and 1933.  The publications include Armenian and Armeno-Turkish editions of the newspaper Avedaper ...
  • ARIT lectures featured on our YouTube channel!

    March 17, 2021
    View video of ARIT lectures on YouTube, including The Role of the American Center of Research, Amman Jordan, a lecture by Dr. Barbara A. Porter, director of ACOR, 2006-2020
  • US and Turkey Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Protect Turkish Cultural Property

    January 22, 2021
    U.S. Ambassador David Satterfield made remarks on the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the US and Turkey to Protect Turkish Cultural Property, with comments from Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary or State for Educational and Cultural Affairs. See more
  • Hanfmann and Mellink Fellows Conference in Honor of Crawford H. Greenwalt

    March 12, 2019
    An ARIT conference in memory of Sardis Excavation Director Professor Crawford H. Greenewalt. The event was cosponsored with Istanbul University and Koç University in May 2019.  Fifteen former Hanfmann and Mellink fellows gave papers on their ARIT-sponsored research.  The event is opened here by ANAMED Director Professor Christopher Roosevelt, who worked with Professor Greenewalt at ...