Ipek Türeli Receives SSHRC Insight Development Grant


Prof. Ipek Türeli has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant in the amount of $54,859 (over two years). She will research the topic of “Building Architectural Networks: American Missionary Schools in the Eastern Mediterranean,” for which she had received earlier in the year an FQRSC grant in the amount of $39,600 (for over three years). The FQRSC-funded first part of the research will study the earliest of the overseas American college campuses in Istanbul, and the SSHRC-funded part will focus on "Spatializing the Missionary Encounter in Izmir and Beirut," in collaboration with Prof. Sibel Zandi-Sayek of the College of William and Mary.

The full list of SSHRC Insight Development Grant winners for 2013 can be found here.

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