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House to let in Fener / Balat, Istanbul

Small house available for rental in Fener, Istanbul. 1000 Euros a month not including bills.  2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, living room, study, and cellar fit for parties.  Recently redecorated. 

Fener is within the historic city walls, in a traditionally Greek neighbourhood now slowly gentrifying.  Ideal for someone wanting to immerse themselves in  Turkish speaking environment, but also easily accessible to Beyoglu.

CfP: The First Levantine Conference in Istanbul

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Dear colleagues,

Please find below the announcement for the Levantine Conference in Istanbul, with links and contact information. If interested in participating, you can use the contact information below, or email me at acorlu@umw.edu.

Best wishes,

Axel B. Corlu

Department of History and American Studies

University of Mary Washington


Research and Teaching Position in Turkish Literature at the University of Essen, Germany

The University of Duisburg-Essen offers a position to conduct research and teaching in Turkish Literature.


Die Universität Duisburg-Essen sucht am Campus Essen in der Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften, Fachgebiet Turkistik eine/n
wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/ wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter an Universitäten ( Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L)

2014 Summer Research Lab in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

What: Scholars are invited to apply to this Summer Research Lab to utilize the University Library’s resources on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies and/or to attend two workshops, as well as obtain assistance from the Librarian for the Middle East and North Africa and the staff of the International and Area Studies Library.


When: May 19 – August 8, 2014