From time to time, and subject to the availability of funding, the University Chair for Ottoman & Turkish Studies grants awards to outstanding graduate students working on Ottoman or Turkish topics. Modest fuding for research trips to Turkey and to confereces outside Israel is also available, usually with the current holder’s prior approval and following submission of receipts, according to Tel Aviv University regulations.


Awards Disbursed to Date

omri paz_picOmri Paz

For outstanding doctoral research

Criminal Procedure under Reform: Offenders, Victims, and State Officials in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Anatolia

June 2008



ChairSite140Idan Barir

For Ottoman Turkish program in London

June 2009




avner_wishnitzerAvner Wishnitzer

For research in Istanbul

Changing Time Concepts in Ottoman Jerusalem

April 2012