"The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences." – Ruth Benedict
The Wenner-Gren Foundation is seeking a doctoral student to join the Advisory Council, a group of six anthropologists who offer feedback and advice to the Foundation on our programs, initiatives, and future directions.
Deadline for submission is September 16, 2022.
We're proud to share the news that former Wenner-Gren president Leslie Aiello has won the Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service!
Announcing a new Wenner-Gren fellowship opportunity! The purpose of this fellowship program is to provide in-depth training for anthropologists in the craft of science communication and public scholarship—to transform their research into stories that engage in the public and spur them to rethink themselves and their world.
Deadline: July 15th
In 2020 the Open Anthropology Lab, Bogota, Colombia received a Global Initiatives Grant to expand awareness of social issues among school children in Colombia through the creation of three open access books on (1) Ecologies, (2) Globalization, and (3) Race.