Heath W Lowry

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.

Articles

  • The Founding Fathers

    The Sultan’s New City: Beşiktaş

    From Issue 51

    Heath W Lowry tells the story of the birth of Ottoman Beşiktaş and the men who made it happen

  • Ottoman Renaissance: The Conqueror’s Dream

    From Issue 32

    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.

  • The Birthplace of Empire

    Bursa: Home of the Sultans, part one

    From Issue 38

    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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