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University of California San Diego firstname.lastname@example.org "Istanbul between East and West: Crossroads of History" is an NEH Summer Institute for school teachers. This Institute offers a dynamic 3-week academic experience in Istanbul, Turkey from June 23 to July 13, 2013. This Institute will provide an intensive overview of a city and region that has played a pivotal role in ancient, medieval, and modern world history. The Institute uses Istanbul as the intellectual point of departure to explore the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires and modern Turkey, and situates this history in the larger context of the Mediterranean and Middle East and, with its emphasis on cross-cultural encounters and global comparisons, in the broader framework of world history. Designed for middle and high school teachers, the Institute aims to assist educators to more accurately reflect the region's significance in curricula and classes. Participants will generate ways to incorporate the Institute content, which corresponds to the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, into the classroom experience. There is no Turkish language requirement for participation and educators at all career stages, including graduate students preparing for careers as school teachers, are encouraged to apply. Institute Faculty: Professor of History Raymond Van Dam (University of Michigan), Professor of Classics Anthony Kaldellis (Ohio State University), Asst. Professor of Humanities, Arts, & Cultural Studies Stefan Stantchev (Arizona State University), Associate Professor of History Hasan Kayalı (University of California San Diego), Distinguished Professor of Architecture Zeynep Çelik (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Emeritus Professor of History Robert Strayer (The College at Brockport: State University of New York), Executive Director of Turkish Studies Sinan Ciddi (Georgetown University), Institute Director and Director of the Making of the Modern World Program Matthew Herbst (UC San Diego). For program and application information see < http://ucsdistanbul.org >. The application deadline is March 4, 2013. Matthew T. Herbst, Ph.D. Director, Making of the Modern World Program University of California San Diego - E. Roosevelt College 9500 Gilman Drive - Dept. 0546, La Jolla, CA 92093-0546 Phone: (858) 822-4859 Fax: (858) 534-4791 email@example.com Courses & Programs: http://ucsdherbst.org