The Nahrein Network


Dr Olcay Muslu Gardner (Mustafa Kemal Hatay University)

Scholarship dates: 16 April - 16 June 2019

Academic Hosts: SOAS, University of London

Dr Oclay Muslu Gardner

Dr Olcay is an assistant professor at the Mustafa Kemal Hatay University, Turkey. She is the first recipient of the Visiting Scholars Scheme to be jointly supported by the British Institute at Ankara.

Her work is concerned with identifying dimensions of sustainability for traditional music in the region of Sanlurfa, Turkey. The visiting scholarship will enable her to conduct research at UK academic libraries and to develop relationships with traditional Turkish music groups in and around London.

She was hosted at SOAS, University of London.