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November 7, 2016

aWe are pleased to present a trailer and abstract for Dr. Harjant Gill who received a Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship to aid filmmaking on Sent Away Boys.

Sent Away Boys will be making its U.S. premier this November at the Society for Visual Anthropology’s Film Festival at the AAA meetings in Minneapolis, MN.

Screening will be followed by Q & A with Harjant Gill.


DATE: November 16th, 2016, 10:30AM

LOCATION: Minneapolis Convention Center, Auditorium 2 (SVAA Film Festival at the AAAs)

July 29, 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).

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.

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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.