Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association (OTSA)
Founded in 1971. Membership (starting January 1, 2015): 350. Annual dues: $50 regular/fellow; 75 joint; $25 student; $25 Turkish member in Turkey; $25 retired; $150 institutional. OTSA is a private, nonprofit, nonpolitical organization of persons interested in Turkish and Ottoman studies. OTSA promotes high standards of scholarship and instruction; facilitates communication among its members through meetings and written exchanges of information; and promotes international, scholarly cooperation among persons and organizations concerned with Turkish and Ottoman studies. OTSA publishes the Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association. The OTSA annual meeting is held in conjunction with MESA. President: Amy Singer, Tel Aviv University. For membership, contact: Patricia Blessing, Art History, Pomona College, 145 E. Bonita Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711.