Istanbul Research

July 03, 2013

Launch of the Mediterranean SDSN Network (MED Solutions)

The Mediterranean Sustainable Development Solutions Network (MED Solutions) was launched July 3 in Siena, Italy. MED Solutions, hosted by the University of Siena, will coordinate the activities of a vast network of universities, research centers, and businesses interested in identifying and implementing solutions initiatives addressing sustainability challenges in the Mediterranean region.

June 23, 2014

Columbia Students to Study and Experience Istanbul’s History, Monuments and Urban Life through the Columbia-Bogaziçi Summer School in Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

Columbia University and Bogaziçi University are offering a joint summer program for a select group of advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students which provides a unique opportunity to learn about the history, urban development, and historic monuments of the city of Byzantion–Constantinople–Istanbul through coursework and site visits that allow them to explore and understand Istanbul’s modern topography as an exciting palimpsest of empires, cultures, and religions first hand.