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June 2, 2016

eWith a commitment toward sustained leadership in defining the practice of anthropology, the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research has named respected anthropologist Danilyn Rutherford as its next president.

January 25, 2016
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January 22, 2016

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January 15, 2016

Information for grantees on procedures that must be followed if you are planning to do research in any of the countries sanctioned by the US Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assests Controls (OFAC).

October 18, 2013

daA recording of last week's New York Academy of Sciences event, Kuru Sorcery Revisited, is now available. Listen now!

March 7, 2013

AAUThe department of social anthropology at Addis Ababa University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is the latest recipient of the Wenner-Gren Foundation’s Institutional Development Grant program. This renewable grant will support the continued development of an undergraduate and graduate program in anthropology. To learn more about AAU, anthropology in Ethiopia, and the award, we spoke to Dr. Adugna Tufa Fekadu.

October 30, 2012

Because of Hurricane Sandy, the Foundation will be closed until power is restored in Lower Manhattan. We are all safe, but our servers are down, e-mail is not getting through and there is no one available to answer your phone ques