• ARIT Newsletter 2023

    January 1, 2024
    Letter from ARIT President Linda T. Darling, University of Arizona; new facilities in Istanbul and Ankara; summer program in Turkish language, fellowships and donors. Fellows report on Ottoman poetry in Turkish language, analysis of dental remains from Early Bronze Age Karataş-Semayük, music production of the Roman (Gypsy) families. Access issue 66 for 2023
  • ARIT Ankara center and ARIT Istanbul Library Annex relocate!

    April 6, 2023
    The ARIT Ankara offices and library have relocated to Atatürk Bulvarı 154/13. The ARIT Istanbul Library remains in ANAMED, but the Annex has moved to a new suite in the same building in Karaköy.
  • Report of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on sites and museums in the earthquake zone.

    February 9, 2023
  • ARIT Newsletter 2022

    December 22, 2022
    Heritage conservation at the Feriköy Cemetery and digital library projects in Istanbul. Language program returns to Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Online lectures are accessible via YouTube ARIT fellows reports: Fashion and the Camera in the Late Ottoman Empire. Greek Schools and Ottoman Patronage in the Late 18th to Early 19th Centuries. “Rural” Culture and Identity in Roman Bithynia. View volume 65 ...
  • 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 ...