Yang, Jianping

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Beijing Language and Culture U.
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
August 19, 2005
Project Title: 
Yang, Jianping, Beijing Language and Culture U., Beijing, P.R. China - To aid study in anthropology at Texas A&M U., College Station, Texas, supervised by Dr. Cynthia Werner
Grant Year: 
2005
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Roque, Sandra M.C.

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Cape Town, U. of
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
January 27, 2005
Project Title: 
Roque, Sandra M.C., U. of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa - To aid library residency at Centro de Estudos Africanos, Lisbon, Portugal, supervised by Dr. Franz Heimer
Grant Year: 
2005
Award Amount: 
$5,000

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

Engelbrecht, Beate

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Gottingen, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 23, 2001
Project Title: 
Engelbrecht, Dr. Beate, Institute for Scientific Research, Goettingen, Germany - To aid conference on origins of visual anthropology: putting the past together, 2000, IWF- Institute for Scientific Film, in collaboration with Dr. Rolf Husmann
Grant Year: 
2001
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Abadie, Roberto

Grant Type: 
Wadsworth Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York, City College, City U. of
Status: 
Completed Fellowship
Approve Date: 
October 1, 2001
Project Title: 
Abadie, Roberto, IDES, Montevideo, Uruguay - To aid training in cultural anthropology at City U. of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, supervised by Dr. Shirley Lindenbaum
Grant Year: 
2001
Award Amount: 
$12,500

Silverman, Sydel

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Smithsonian Inst., Washington, DC
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
March 29, 2011
Project Title: 
Silverman, Dr. Sydel, Irvington, NY - to aid preparation of personal research and professional materials for archival deposit with the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Suitland, Maryland
Grant Year: 
2011
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Lobnibe, Isidore

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Illinois, Chicago, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
March 21, 2005
Project Title: 
Lobnibe, Isidore, U. of Illinois, Urbana, IL - To aid oral-history interviews with Dr. Jack Goody, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Grant Year: 
2005
Award Amount: 
$3,500

Fry, Douglas P.

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Abo Akademi U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
February 19, 2010
Project Title: 
Fry, Dr. Douglas P., Abo Akademi U., Vasa, Finland - To aid workshop on 'Aggression and Peacemaking: Archaeology, Primatology, Nomadic Forager Studies and Behavioral Ecology,' 2010, Leiden U., Netherlands, in collaboration with Dr. Johan van der Dennen

Preliminary abstract: This interdisciplinary workshop will include perspectives from archaeology, primatology, nomadic forager studies, and human behavioral ecology. Findings from each of these disciplines pertain to the study of conflict management within an evolutionary framework. There are a number of disagreements and controversies about human aggression and conflict management within and between these disciplines. The approach in this workshop is to invite scholars with different perspectives and from different disciplines to explore areas of agreement and disagreement in a collegial manner. The time is ripe to bring together scholars with different theoretical orientations for constructive discussion and debate. The use of several methods will facilitate fruitful interaction: plenary talks followed by question-answer discussions, open discussions, small group discussion break-out groups, and moderated panel discussions on specific topics. Do the bodies of knowledge from these fields converge or diverge? What major conclusions about human aggression and conflict management can be drawn, at least provisionally, from an assessment of knowledge from these different disciplines? What do we know and what do we still need to know? How do evolutionary and behavior ecological perspectives contribute to understanding human conflict management and aggression? An edited book will be the final outcome.

Publication Credit:

Fry, Douglas P. (ed.) 2013. War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views. Oxford University Press: Oxford and New York.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$14,980

Barham, Lawrence S.

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Liverpool, U. of
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
March 6, 2012
Project Title: 
Barham, Dr. Lawrence, U. of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK -To aid 10th CHaGS conference on 'Resilience and Vulnerability in Hunter-Gatherer Research,' 2013, U. of Liverpool, in collaboration with Dr. Thomas Widlok

Preliminary abstract: In 2013 it will be 10 years since the last international conference on hunting and gathering societies took place. The proposed 10th Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies, CHaGS 10, provides a forum for the research results that have since emerged in a field which continues to be one of the few domains in anthropology where research across all four anthropological subdisciplines takes place. The main theme of the conference to be held in Liverpool, UK, is 'Resilience and Vulnerability' which is highly relevant to hunter-gatherer research but also more generally in a world struggling with economic, cultural and ecological turmoil. In its 20 panels CHaGS 10 will seek to show what the world in general and hunter-gatherer research in particular might learn from some of the most resilient but also most vulnerable of societies past and present. The conference will include fresh empirical input on the current state of hunter-gatherer research in the context of resilience and vulnerability, and it will also provide room for discussions concerning methodological innovations for current and future research in this domain that has decreasing opportunities for conventional field research. There is no anthropological association, nor any other conference that would be in the position to fulfil this role and ChaGS 10 will provide the opportunity to create the institutional tools, in terms of an academic organization and in terms of a regular publication outlet, that ensure the continuity of hunter-gatherer research into the future

Grant Year: 
2012
Award Amount: 
$20,000

Sutton, Constance R.

Grant Type: 
Historical Archives Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
November 9, 2001
Project Title: 
Sutton, Dr. Constance, New York U., New York, NY - To aid preparation of organizational materials of the International Women's Anthropology Conference and the New York Women's Anthropology Conference for archival deposit with New York University
Grant Year: 
2001
Award Amount: 
$3,000