Research Projects 1948 – Today

Byzantine & Ottoman History

A list of research projects in Byzantine & early Ottoman history​ organised, supported or facilitated by the BIAA 


Study of Trade between the Ottoman Empire and Southeast Asia

Study of Trade between the Ottoman Empire and Southeast Asia

Start: 2009 - End: 2012

A project exploring the relations between Ottoman and early Republican Turkey and the southeast Asian Muslim states.


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Akkerman Fortress Project

Akkerman Fortress Project

Start: 2006 - End: 2010

Between 2006 and 2010 an international and inter-disciplinary research project was undertaken on Akkerman fortress (located on the Black Sea in Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky, Ukraine).  Beyond undertaking a thorough architectural survey of the site, researchers also conducted a review of Ottoman archival documents about the fortress.


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Study of the 11th century Anatolian North-East Frontier

Study of the 11th century Anatolian North-East Frontier

Start: 2009 - End: 2009

In 2009 Andrew Peacock studied Turkey’s frontier region (the northeast area, between Lake Van and the Black Sea) during Medieval times.  The Turkish groups that began to settle in the region in the 11th century AD and their impact on the Christian population was particularly focused on. 


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