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Getty Research Institute Names Research Themes and Scholars in Residence

by SAH News | Jul 15, 2021
Every year since 1985 the Getty Research Institute has invited scholars, artists, and other cultural figures from around the world to work in residence at the Institute on projects that bear upon its annual research theme. While in residence, they pursue their own research projects, make use of Getty collections, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.

Getty Scholars include current and past SAH members:

Keelan Overton is a visiting scholar in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research centers on art history and architecture of the Islamic world.
Persian Architecture Fragmented: The Biographies, Trails, and Economies of Iran's Tiled Surfaces, c. 1820–2020  (September–December)

Eleonora Pistis is Assistant Professor of Art History at Columbia University, New York. Her research focuses on European urbanism and architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Antiquarian Fragments, Making of Knowledge, and Missing Architecture  (January–June)

Predoctoral Fellows include:
Aslihan Gunhan is a PhD candidate in the History of Architecture and Urban Development program at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Her research encompasses the history of architecture, especially in West Asia, as well as modernity, migration studies, diaspora and architectural practice, and postcolonial theory.
Fragments Left Inside and Scattered Outside: Armenian Properties in Turkey and Armenian Architects in Diaspora  (September–June)

Remote Fellows include:
Da Hyung Jeong (predoctoral fellow) is a PhD candidate in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, New York City. His research focuses primarily on Soviet architecture.
The Postmodern Fragment in the Architecture of the Soviet "Periphery"(September–June)

See the full list of themes and Scholars in Residence here

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