OTAP News: Number 11 - October 2003

Subject: Ottoman texts archive project & ottoman historical dictionary
University of Washington & Bilkent University

Dear Colleague,

It has been some time since the last Newsletter but, despite the rejection of our proposal for funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Ottoman Texts Archive and the Ottoman Historical Dictionary Project continue to be active. Our addition of texts to the archive has been slowed somewhat because we now lack support staff at the University of Washington end and because we need to spend time looking for funding sources. But we have no intention of going out of business! And there is much happening: