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2007 Annual Report

Program Highlights

Program highlights for 2007 include the resumption of the biannual Wenner-Gren International Symposia meetings, the award of the highly competitive Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships, the selection of six international scholars to train under our Wadsworth International and African Fellowship programs, the award of 179 research grants to students and established scholars under our Dissertation Fieldwork, Post-Ph.D. Research and International Collaborative Research Grant programs, and the support of 31 conferences and workshops.


International Symposia and Workshops in 2007

Two International Symposia and two Foundation-sponsored workshops (held in the Wenner-Gren offices in New York City) took place during 2007.

Hunt Postdoctoral Fellows 2007

Project abstracts of Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships awarded in 2007.

Wadsworth Fellows 2007

Profiles of the Wadsworth African and International Fellowships awarded in 2007.

Other Program Highlights 2007

Brief descriptions of Foundation activities through its Dissertation Fieldwork and Post-PhD Research Grants, International Collaborative Research Grants, Conference and Workshop Grants, Initiatives, and the Historical Archives Program.

Program Highlights in 2008

Program highlights for 2008 include the introduction of a new Institutional Development Grant program, the award of the highly competitive Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowships, the selection of six international scholars to train under our Wadsworth International and African Fellowship programs, the award of 176 research grants to students and established scholars under our Dissertation Fieldwork, Post-Ph.D. Research, and International Collaborative Research Grant programs, and support for 26 conferences and workshops.