• 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 Istanbul Library Annex Moves to Karaköy

    March 22, 2021
    The ARIT Istanbul Library Annex has moved to a new office in Karaköy, a 15 minute walk or metro ride from ARIT at ANAMED.  The new address is Kemankeş Karamustafapaşa Mahallesi, Kemankeş Caddesi No: 53, Fransızca Geçidi İş Merkezi C Blok D: 24, Beyoğlu  34425  İstanbul.  The telephone and email contact information remains the same.
  • 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
  • ARIT Ankara 41st Lecture Series: Art and Archaeology in Turkey

    March 16, 2021
    View videos of lectures from the series on the ARIT YouTube channel!  Titles include: Historical Landscape of Seleukeia Sidera and Its Environment by Prof. Dr. Bilge Hürmüzlü Understanding Archaeological Sites as Historic Landscapes, The Case of Sagalassos by Dr. Ebru Torun Antiochia ad Cragum in Rough Cilicia: Pirates, Romans, and More Pirates by Professor Michael Hoff Pottery and Trade ...
  • A Brief Guide to Istanbul’s Feriköy Protestant Cemetery

    March 1, 2021
    The Feriköy Protestant Cemetery Initiative has published A Brief Guide to Istanbul’s Feriköy Protestant Cemetery by ARIT Istanbul librarian Dr. Brian Johnson and Orient-Institut Istanbul Acting Director Dr. Richard Wittmann. Located in Şişli, the cemetery is the main burial place for Protestant residents of the city since 1859.  Six research centers based in Turkey have ...
  • 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 ...