ASOR Platt Fellowship: Supporting Student Research at Çatalhöyük

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Tags: excavation fellowships, March Fellowship Madness
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Thanks to ASOR, I am now afraid of dogs.

I should clarify: I am afraid of dogs because I was chased down by vicious, barking, salivating, mastiff-sized köpekler in central Turkey. And I was only there because ASOR selected me as one of the recipients for their Platt fellowship.

I applied for ASOR’s generous stipend program so that I could participate in excavations at Çatalhöyük, a Neolithic-period archaeological site in central Turkey.  I wanted to understand how the reasoning that archaeologists do in the field gets translated into how they write later— (more…)

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