Funded Research

Focusing on Turkey as a crossroads and as a distinctive creative and cultural hub in a global and neighbourhood perspective, the BIAA is funding research under a set of Strategic Research Initiatives (SRIs) that reflect current trends in the international and UK academic communities within the fields of Archaeology Related Disciplines, Cultural Heritage Management, History and the Social and Political Sciences. 


See the current strategic research initiatives 
and explore 
funding opportunities for research 


A list of titles and summaries of small and medium funded projects by the BIAA (2-5K).
Click on a project to see details or use the search box on the right side of the page to search content.

Search Projects

Year of Funding Discipline / Field Title of Project Details
2012
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
To be Syrian and a 'guest' in Turkey: on the limits of hospitality

Grant Recipient: S. Osseiran, Goldsmiths, University of London

2012
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
Long-distance trade and communication networks in Late Chalcolithic Anatolia

Grant Recipient: U-D. Schoop, Edinburgh University

2012
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
Osteological Assessment of the Human Skeletal Remains from the Late Period Burials at Çatalhöyük

Grant Recipient: Gamble, Newcastle University

2012
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
Landscape exploitation, settlement networks: a geoarchaeological study of Neolithic Central Anatolia

Grant Recipient: A. Garcia Suarez, University of Reading

2012
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
Childhood Growth and Health on the Anatolian Plateau in the Neolithic Transition

Grant Recipient: BHassett Natural History Museum

2012
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Memento & exhibition: consuming city, consuming character in Orhan Pamuk’s The Museum of Innocence

Grant Recipient: Laura Heyler, University of Chichester

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Agency, Enjoyment and Desire in Daily Lives of Istanbulite Women

Grant Recipient: Dr. Sertaç Sehlikoglu, LSE

2011
  • Byzantine & Ottoman History
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Georgians and Turks on the Frontiers of Islam

Grant Recipient: A. Peacock, St. Andrews University 

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Turkey and international collaboration against non-traditional security challenges

Grant Recipient: S. Xenakis, University of Oxford

2011
  • Cultural Heritage Management
Site Management and Tourism: The Case of Antalya (SW Turkey)

Grant Recipient: Dinc Sarac, Newcastle University

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Holocene sociocultural trajectories in central Turkey and responses to climate variability

Grant Recipient: Samantha Allcock, University of Plymouth

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Agency, Enjoyment and Desire in Daily Lives of Pious Muslim Women

Grant Recipient: Sehlikoglu Karakas, University of Cambridge

2011
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
The role and function of tokens and sealing practices in Neolithic Anatolia

Grant Recipient: Lucy Bennison-Chapman, University of Liverpool

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
A (Multi-)National Space: Nationalism, Reconciliation and the Memorialisation of Gallipoli

Grant Recipient: Melania Savino, SOAS, University of London

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Archaeology, Nationalism and Cultural Heritage: Turkish Archaeology from Republic Years to Rescue

Grant Recipient: Banu Aydinoglugil, University College London

2011
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Investigation of the Sources of Economic Growth in Turkey in the Interwar Period

Grant Recipient: Ulas Karakoc, London School of Economics

2011
  • Byzantine & Ottoman History
  • History, Social & Political Sciences
Kalmyk-Ottoman Correspondence (1632 – 1771)

Grant Recipient: Basaanjav Terbish, University of Cambridge 

2011
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
Çaltılar Archaeological Project: Archaeological and Environmental Surveys of Çaltılar and Eceler

Grant Recipient: N. Momigliano, University of Bristol. 

2010
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
Quantitative Vegetation Modelling in Southwest Turkey

Grant Recipient: Warren J. Eastwood.

2011
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
The Aşvan Zooarchaeological Study

Grant Recipient: Evangelia Ioannidou.

2006
  • Archaeology Related Disciplines
  • Byzantine & Ottoman History
  • Combined Projects
  • Excavations
Historical-Archaeological Investigations in Aqkerman Fortress, Ukraine

Director(s): Caroline Finkel, Victor Ostapchuk, Svitlana Bilyayeva and James Mathieu.

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