Amanda Phillips, DPhil
1995 Bachelors Degree in Art History, University of Chicago; 2002 Masters Degree in Art History, University of Massachusetts; 2002-2003 Fulbright Fellow, Istanbul, Turkey; 2004-2006 Clarendon Scholar, University of Oxford; 2005 Masters Degree by Research, University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Dept of Islamic Art & Archaeology; July 2007 Chair, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Graduate Conference, University of Oxford; 2007 Pasold Textile Scholarship Recipient; 2007 & 2008 Temporary Lecturer, Ottoman Art and Architecture, Dept. of Islamic Art & Archaeology, University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2007 & 2008); 2008 & 2009 Barakat Grant in the History of Islamic Art Recipient; 2008-2009 Fellow, Koç University Research Centre for Anatolian Civilizations, Istanbul; 2009-2010 Fellow, Turkish Cultural Foundation, Istanbul; March 2010 Co-chair, Adriatic Frontiers Workshop, 13th Annual Mediterranean Research Meetings, European Union Institute, Florence-Montecatini.
Since 2005 Doctoral Candidate in Islamic Art & Archaeology, University of Oxford Khalili Research Centre for the Art and Material Culture of the Middle East - dissertation about the economics and other contexts of the production and consumption of Ottoman luxury textiles in the 17th and 18th centuries, using an interdisciplinary approach combining material analysis, consumption studies and social history. Since May 2010 nonresidential Fellow of the project "Connecting Art Histories in the Museum. The Mediterranean and Asia 400-1650", a collaboration with Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Actively Seeking Consumers: Everyday Objects of Islamic Art in their Social-Historical Context
Connecting Art Histories in the Museum