Moggi-Cecchi, Jacopo

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Florence, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
August 11, 2004
Project Title: 
Moggi-Cecchi, Dr. Jacopo, U. of Florence, Florence, Italy - To aid oral-history interviews with Aldo and Eugenia Segre for 'Aldo and Eugenia Segre: 50 years of Research in Human Paleontology and Prehistory in Italy'
Grant Year: 
2004
Award Amount: 
$2,300

Brock, Cynthia Jensen

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Smithsonian Inst., Washington, DC
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
March 24, 2014
Project Title: 
Brock, Cynthia J., Goleta, CA - To aid preparation of the papers of Phillip Lee Walker for archival deposit with the National Anthropological Archives, Suitland, MD - Historical Archives Program
Grant Year: 
2014
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Rankin, Carolyn Ann

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Smithsonian Inst., Washington, DC
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
February 10, 2015
Project Title: 
Rankin, Carolyn, Lawrence, KS - To aid preparation of the personal research materials of Robert Rankin for archival deposit with the National Anthropological Archives, Suitland, MD - Historical Archives Program
Grant Year: 
2015
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Ellison, George TH

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
London, U. of
Status: 
Lapsed Grant
Approve Date: 
August 30, 2002
Project Title: 
Ellison, Dr. George, U. of London, London, UK- To aid conference on ethics in human biology: diversity, difference, and deviance, 2002, U. of London, in collaboration with Dr. Alan Goodman
Grant Year: 
2002
Award Amount: 
$4,806

Shankland, David Peter

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Royal Anthropological Institute
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
September 9, 2013
Project Title: 
Shankland, Dr. David, Royal Anthropological Institute, London, UK - To aid RAI conference on 'Anthropology and Photography,' 2014, British Museum, London

Preliminary abstract: The aim of this conference is to bring together an international field from all the major branches of anthropology to consider the place, role and future of photography. It is motivated by the following underlying practical consideration. There is a flourishing sub-field of visual anthropology within social-cultural anthropology. Yet, in spite of this, photography has never been made the feature of a major associational congress. All anthropologists who undertake fieldwork, whether social-cultural, archaeological, or biological take photographs, yet they still frequently do not problematize this core part of their methodological practice. It is this contradiction that has led the Royal Anthropological Institute to make photography the theme for the second of its large biannual conferences. Methodologically, we would argue that, in sharing the different way that photography is contextualised across anthropology in the widest sense, it will be possible to encourage the study of photography and its manifold implications to become a mainstream topic, one that in itself can serve to start a wider discussion about the changing relationship between text, image and meaning across the respective anthropological disciplines and thereby help to bridge disparate practices through contributing toward a sustained, shared common anthropological discourse.  

Grant Year: 
2013
Award Amount: 
$19,955

Hailemeskel, Getenet W.

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York, Queens College, City U. of
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
July 29, 2003
Project Title: 
Hailemeskel, Getenet, Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Organization, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - To aid training in anthropology at Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, NY, supervised by Dr. Larissa Swedell
Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Byron, Jhon Picard

Grant Type: 
Inst. Development Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Universite d'Etat d'Haiti
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
November 26, 2013
Project Title: 
To support the development of a doctoral program in anthropology at Universite d'Etat d' Haiti, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti - Institutional Development Grant

Preliminary abstract: 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. holding professors among the anthropology faculty at UEH, b) providing continuing education for existing faculty members through short-courses in all four sub-disciplines and time abroad at partner institutions, c) consulting on organization of the graduate curriculum, d) preparing students and faculty for engagement in global academic dialogues through workshops and seminars given by international partners, e) facilitating and publicizing research that is relevant to government and non-governmental entities and the general Haitian population, and f) contributing to the development of KreyĆ²l as a scholarly language of communication in Haiti. With IDG funding, we envision building a doctoral program in anthropology in which UEH professors and partners provide Haitian students with internationally recognized doctoral training which can be beneficial for finding employment with academic, governmental, or non-governmental entities, and facilitate networks of research and support through foreign faculty. Bolstering the institution's existing strength in cultural anthropology with expertise in the other sub-disciplines, the initiative seeks to build capacity of students and faculty that leads to the production of anthropological research in Haiti by Haitian scholars and students.

Grant Year: 
2013
Award Amount: 
$125,000

Chiarelli, Brunetto A.

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Int'l Union of Anthropological & Ethnological Sciences
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 2, 2003
Project Title: 
Intl. Union of Anthropological & Ethnological Sciences, Florence, Italy (through Executive Secretary, IUAES) - To aid 15th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 2003, Florence
Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Lambek, Michael Joshua

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Toronto, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 9, 2008
Project Title: 
Lambek, Dr. Michael Joshua, U. of Toronto, Toronto, Canada - To aid workshop on 'The Anthropology of Ordinary Ethics,' 2008, U. Toronto

'The Anthropology of Ordinary Ethics'
October 3-6, 2008, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Organizer: Michael Joshua Lambek (University of Toronto)

Goals of this workshop were to advance anthropological theory by exploring the nature, grounds, and centrality of ethics for social life and, more particularly, to refine and elaborate an understanding of the ethical entailments of ordinary (everyday) speech and action. Participants in the workshop addressed the following central questions: What is the place of the ethical in human life and how might attention to the ethical impact on anthropological theory and enrich our understanding of thought, speech, and social action? Insofar as the ethical is implicit in human action, how do we render it visible? How can anthropology best draw from and contribute to philosophical debate and to a broader conceptualization and demonstration of the ethical in human life? A total of 21 socio-cultural and linguistic
anthropologists presented and discussed their pre-circulated papers, some of which were more conceptual while others drew upon and illustrated empirical research. Presenters also engaged with two philosophers, one political theorist, and four additional anthropologists as assigned discussants, plus a number of chairs and auditors. A volume of the papers has been accepted for publication by Fordham University Press.

Publication Credit:

Lambek, Michael (ed.) 2010. Ordinary Ethics: Anthropology, Language, and Action. Fordham University Press: New York

Grant Year: 
2008
Award Amount: 
$14,500

Amugongo, Sarah Kigamwa

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Nairobi, U. of
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
May 1, 2006
Project Title: 
Amugongo, Sarah, U. of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya - To aid study in physical anthropology at U. of California, Berkeley, CA, supervised by Dr. Leslea Hlusko