Masters, Dr. Judith Charmaine, Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa - To aid conference on 'Prosimians 2007: biology, conservation, diversity and evolution,' Ithala Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, in collaboration with Carol Scheepers
'Prosimians 2007: Biology, Conservation, Diversity, and Evolution'
July, 15-19, 2007, Ithala Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Organizers: Dr. Judith C. Masters (Natal Museum) and Carol Scheepers (Ithala Game Reserve)
Most of the world's prosimian biologists gathered at Ithala Game Reserve, a remote but well-appointed nature reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The lively conference program included an invited address by Conservation International's President, Dr. Russ Mittermeier, plus the presentation of 77 research papers, 26 posters, and two films. Conference participants were drawn from twelve countries. Funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundation helped enable the participation of a substantial contingent of researchers and students from developing countries (including Tanzania, South Africa, India and most particularly, Madagascar).
Barrantes, Dr. Ramiro, U. de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica - To aid 'XII Meeting of the Latin American Association of Biological Anthropology (ALAB),' 2012, San Jose, in collaboration with Dr. Silvia Salgado Gonzalez
'XII Congreso de la Associación Latinoamericana de Antropología Biológica (ALAB)'
November 13-16, 2012. San Jose, Costa Rica
Organizers: Ramiro Barrantes and Silvia Salgado González (U. of Costa Rica)
This twelfth meeting of the Latin American Association of Biological Anthropology (ALAB) was held was organized in collaboration with the Departments of Anthropology and Biology at the University of Costa Rica. Financial support was provided by the University of Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Eight symposia, forty free presentations, and thirty-nine posters were presented and one hundred forty researchers and students attended the meeting. Participants discussed such topics as the evolution of human health, anthropological and forensic genetics, biological and cultural co-evolution, and ethics and humans rights. Detailed information about the congress, schedule and results of the activity can be found on the website http://xii-congreso-alab-2012.org/
Cohen, Dr. Mark N., Plattsburgh State U., Plattsburgh, NY - To aid conference on paleopathology at the origins of agriculture revisited, 2004, Peru, NY, in collaboration with Dr. George J. Armelagos and Dr. Gillian Crane-Kramer
Garrison Arensberg, Dr. Vivian, New York, NY - To aid preparation of the personal research materials of Conrad Arensberg for archival deposit with the National Anthropological Archives, Suitland, Maryland - Historical Archives Program
To support the development of a doctoral program in anthropology at Universite d'Etat d' Haiti, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - Institutional Development Grant
Through primary partnerships with the University of Kansas (KU) and Teachers College, Columbia University (TC), the State University of Haiti (UEH) will implement an ethos of productivity to establish a fully functioning doctoral program that will facilitate student and faculty training as well as research. This will be accomplished by a) increasing the number of Ph.D.
Hu, Gang, Institute of Wildlife, Southwest Forestry, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China - To aid study in social ecology at Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, supervised by Dr. Colin P. Groves