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2007 Annual Report

Program Highlights

International Symposia and Workshops in 2007

International Symposia and Workshops 2007

The following two International Symposia were held during 2007. Reports on the symposia, along with a list of the attendees and photographs can be found at the bottom of this page and on the Wenner-Gren Programs web page under “International Symposia and Publication Series”.

In addition to the International Symposia, the following workshops were held in New York. Further information on the two workshops (including photographs and participant lists) can be found here.

The Foundation also celebrated the publication of three new volumes in the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series (Berg Publishers). These new titles are:

  • Indigenous Experience Today -- Marisol de la Cadena (U. California, Davis) Orin Starn (Duke U.) (135th International Symposium, March 18-25, 2005, Hotel Villa Luppis, Rivarotta di Pasiano, Italy)

  • Anthropology Put to Work -- Les Field (U. New Mexico) Richard G. Fox (President Emeritus, Wenner-Gren Foundation) (136th International Symposium, May 19-22, 2005, Wenner-Gren Foundation, New York, NY)

  • Where The Wild Things Are Now -- Rebecca Cassidy (Goldsmiths College) Molly Mullin (Albion College) (133rd International Symposium, March 12-18, 2004, Hacienda del Sol, Tucson, Arizona)

Further information on these publications can be found here and by following the links to the International Symposia and Publication Series at: http://www.wennergren.org/programs/programs.htm

"Ritual Communication"

"Plagues: Models and Metaphors in the Human 'Struggle' with Disease"

"Databases, Data Access, and Data-Sharing in Paleoanthropology"

“Evolutionary Anthropology at the Interface”

Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series (with Berg Publishers)