ISTANBUL STUDIES CENTER DOCTORAL/POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP 2021-2022

DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Istanbul Studies Center at Kadir Has University invites applications for a nine-month Doctoral Fellowship starting in the Fall Semester of 2021 - 2022 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 and contribute to ISC’s public lectures.

The applicants should send a cover letter, full academic CV, transcript, dissertation research proposal (not more than 8 pages single space), and two letters of recommendation. 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

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

Please address the application material to the Director of Istanbul Studies Center (isc@khas.edu.tr). The deadline for application is 14 May 2021. Applications will be considered as they come.

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Istanbul Studies Center at Kadir Has University invites applications for a nine-month Post-doctoral Fellowship starting in the Fall Semester of 2021 – 2022 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 and contribute to ISC’s public lecture. 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 two letters of recommendation. The applicants who have received their PhDs after 2016 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

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

Code 2218 Domestic Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

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

Please address the application material to the Director of Istanbul Studies Center (isc@khas.edu.tr). The deadline for application is 14 May 2021. Applications will be considered as they come. 

* Access to the university campus was temporarily suspended within the scope of Covid -19 measures. When the conditions return to normal, the ISC working space will be available.

** 2021-2022 scholarship (Code 2216 and Code 2218) application dates have not been announced yet. You can follow the application dates on the TÜBİTAK web page. Once announced, we will be providing an ISC affiliation document for your applications.