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The Wenner-Gren Foundation is interested in hearing from its grantees and knowing about:
- 1) news about research in the field and findings
- 2) news and links to any articles where the grantees' research is featured
- 3) photos from the field (featuring grantees)
If you have information concerning your Wenner-Gren supported work, please send it here.
The latest book to be published through the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series (with Berg Publishers) is "Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture", edited by Elizabeth Edwards, Chris Gosden and Ruth B. Phillips.
This volume follows on from the recently published "World Anthropologies: Disciplinary Transformations in Systems of Power", edited by Gustavo Lins Ribeiro and Arturo Escobar.
The Foundation has changed the name of its Professional Development International Fellowships program to the "Wadsworth Fellowship Program" in honor of retiring trustee, Frank Wadsworth.
"WORLD ANTHROPOLOGIES: Disciplinary Transformations within Systems of Power," edited by Gustavo Lins Ribeiro and Arturo Escobar, is the latest volume to be added to the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Publication series, available through Berg Publishers.
Read the article on "Writing Grant Proposals for Anthropological Research" in Current Anthropology written by Dr. Sydel Silverman who was president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation from 1986 to 2000.
Visa Requirements for Non US Citizens who are planning to use any portion of their grant to come to the US to study or do research.
The 2005 Viking Fund Medal has been awarded to Dr. George Armelagos, Professor of Anthropology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
This document below provides a listing of abstracts of completed research by Wenner-Gren grantees in 2005.