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A founding member of the Department of History at the Boğaziçi University in İstanbul, where he taught full-time from 1973 until 1980. In 1980, he co-founded The Journal of Ottoman Studies . He served as the Istanbul Director of the American Research Institute in Turkey from 1972-1979. In 2010, Lowry became a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Bahçeşehir University, where he directs the Center for Ottoman Era Studies. He is a Professor Emeritus at Princeton.
Heath W Lowry tells the story of the birth of Ottoman Beşiktaş and the men who made it happen
From the morning of May 31, 1453, until his death twenty-eight years later, Sultan Mehmet II was fixated with re-creating and repopulating his newly acquired capital, Konstantiniyye (Constantinople). Heath W Lowry documents the transformation.
Heath W Lowry, in the first of a series of articles this issue, pays tribute to the city that gave the Ottoman Empire its first capital
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