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András J. Riedlmayer <email@example.com>
The Bosnian Manuscript Ingathering Project
|Address:||Documentation Center - Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture
Fine Arts Library
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Turk
Former Reviewer for H-Turk
|Interests:||Art / Art History
AB (History) University of Chicago
MA (Near Eastern Studies) Princeton University
Cand.Phil. (Near Eastern Studies) Princeton University
MS (Library and Information Science) Simmons College
"Introduction,"in Destruction of Islamic Heritage in the Kosovo War, 1998-1999. By Sabri Bajgora, ed. by Robert Elsie and Petrit Selimi Pristina: Interfaith Kosovo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, 2014: 15-19.
Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Post-war Survey of the Destruction of Non-Serb Cultural Heritage in the Municipalities of Bijeljina, Foča, Kalinovik, Ključ, Kotor Varoš, Novi Grad, Pale, Prijedor, Rogatica, Sanski Most, Sokolac, and Srebrenica during the 1992-95 War. Prepared for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Case: Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladić (Case No. IT-09-92-T). The Hague, 2013
"Foundations of the Ottoman Period in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s," in Balkan'larda Osmanlı Vakıfları ve Eserleri Uluslararası Sempozyumu, İstanbul-Edirne 9-10-11 Mayıs 2012. Ed. Mehmet Kurtoğlu. Ankara: T.C. Başbakanlık Vakıflar Genel Müdürlüğü, 2012: 89-110.
"John Henry Haynes and His Documents," in Archaeologists & Travelers in Ottoman Lands [Exhibition catalogue]. Ed. by Renata Holod and Robert Ousterhout. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum, 2010.
"From Yizkor Books to Weblogs: Genocide, Grassroots Documentation, and New Technologies," in Community Archives: The Shaping of Memory, ed. by Jeannette A. Bastian and Ben Alexander. London: Facet Publishing, 2009: 151-163 (with Stephen Naron).
"Savaş Suçları, Barış Suçları: 1990'ların Balkan Savaşları Sırasında ve Sonrasında Kütüphanelerin İmha Edilmesi," Doxa 8 (2009): 36-53.
"Ottoman Copybooks of Correspondence and Other Miscellanies as a Source for Political and Cultural History." Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 61.1-2 (2008): 201-214.
"Banja Luka's Ferhadija Mosque Rises Again," Bosnian Institute News (3 March 2008).
"Crimes of War, Crimes of Peace: Destruction of Libraries during and after the Balkan Wars of the 1990s," in Preserving Cultural Heritage, ed. by Michèle Cloonan and Ross Harvey. Library Trends, 56.1. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007: 107-132.
Expert witness before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro - Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. The Hague, 17 March 2006.
Srebrenica: The Destruction of Cultural Heritage. [Web exhibition, 2005].
(contributor) Report: Damages to churches and other cultural/religious properties during the recent riots, 17-18 March 2004 in Kosovo. Stockholm and Pristina: Cultural Heritage Without Borders, 2004.
"The Bosnian Manuscript Ingathering Project." in Ottoman Bosnia: A History in Peril, ed. by Markus Koller and Kemal Karpat. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004: 27-38.
Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1992-1996: A Post-war Survey of Selected Municipalities. Expert report commissioned by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, for the case The Prosecutor v. Slobodan Milošević. The Hague, 2002.
"From the Ashes: The Past and Future of Bosnia's Cultural Heritage," in Islam and Bosnia: Conflict Resolution and Foreign Policy in Multi-Ethnic States, ed. by Maya Shatzmiller. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002: 98-135.
"Convivencia under Fire: Genocide and Book-Burning in Bosnia," in The Holocaust and the Book: Destruction and Preservation, ed. by Jonathan Rose. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001; rev. pbk. ed. 2008: 266-291.
Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Kosovo, 1998-1999: A Post-war Survey. Expert report for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, for the case The Prosecutor v. Slobodan Milošević. Cambridge, Mass., 2001. (with A. Herscher)
"Kosova'nın Mimarî Mirası: Savaş Sonrası Durum," Mimarlık Dergisi, vol. 37 no. 295 (Sept.-Oct. 2000), pp. 61-63 (with A. Herscher).
"Architectural Heritage in Kosovo: An Assessment of Wartime Destruction and Post-War Reconstruction," in: Heritage at Risk: ICOMOS World Report 2000 on Monuments and Sites in Danger, ed. by Dinu Bumbaru (Munich: K.G. Saur, 2000), pp. 203-206 (with A. Herscher).
"Monument and Crime: The Destruction of Historic Architecture in Kosovo," Grey Room 1 (2000): 108-122. (with A. Herscher).
"Museums in Kosovo: A First Postwar Assessment," Bosnia Report (London) n.s. no.15/16 (March-June 2000): 27-30.
“Libraries and Archives in Kosovo: A Postwar Report,” Bosnia Report (London) n.s. 13/14 (Dec. 1999-Feb. 2000): 19-21.
(Review) Ottoman Lyric Poetry: An Anthology. Ed. and transl. Walter Andrews, Najaat Black, Mehmed Kalpakli, MELA Notes: Journal of Middle Eastern Librarianship 67 (Fall 1998-Spring 1999): 33-36.
(Review) Joan and David Peterson, Eat Smart in Turkey. Turkish Studies Association Bulletin 20 ii (July 1996): 46-47.
"Maziyi Silmek: Bosna-Hersek'teki Kütüphanelerin ve Arşivlerin Tahribi." Türk Kütüphaneciliği, 9.3 (1995), 337-341.
"Erasing the Past: The Destruction of Libraries and Archives in Bosnia-Herzegovina," Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 29 i (July 1995): 7-11.
"Killing Memory: Bosnia's Cultural Heritage and Its Destruction." Documentary video, VHS, 42 min. (Haverford, Pa.: Community of Bosnia Foundation, 1994).
"Restorations of Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock and Their Political Significance, 1537-1928," in Essays in Honor of Oleg Grabar = Muqarnas: An Annual of Islamic Art and Architecture 10 (1993): 76-84. (with Beatrice St. Laurent).
"Bohdan Xmel'nyc'kyj and the Porte: A Document from the Ottoman Archives," Harvard Ukrainian Studies 8 (1984): 173-192. (with Victor Ostapchuk).
"Ottoman-Safavid Relations and the Anatolian Trade Routes, 1603-1618," Turkish Studies Association Bulletin 5 (1981): 7-11.
Since 1985, I have directed the Documentation Center for Islamic Art and Architecture of the Aga Khan Program at Harvard University.
President, Turkish Studies Association (2006-2008);
Co-founder, The Bosnian Manuscript Ingathering Project;
Chair, The Middle East Librarians Association Committee on Iraqi Libraries, (2003-2007);
Co-founder and editor, International Justice Watch;
Member of the editorial board of H-TURK.