International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) > Competitions

1999 IDRF Program


Asad Mary Ahmed
University of Chicago, Anthropology
Blasphemy and the Dialectics of Mediation: A Proposed Study of Courts, Conflict, and the Media in Contemporary Pakistan
Monica Biradavolu
Duke University, Sociology
Unequal Globalization? Organizational Networks and Indian Migration in the Software Industry
Isa Blumi
New York University, History and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
The Consequences of Empire: the Shifting Dynamics of Identity in Albania and Yemen
Aaron Bobrow-Strain
University of California, Berkeley, Geography
Rethinking Thuggery: Landed Elites and Agrarian Violence in Chiapas, Mexico
Manduhai Buyandelgeriyn
Harvard University, Social Anthropology
The Revival of Religious Healing Practices in Post-Socialist Mongolia
Melani Cammett
University of California, Berkeley, Political Science
Mobilizing Capital: Globalization and Business Politics in North Africa
Jillian Cavanaugh
New York University, Anthropology
Ideologies of Language Shift in Bergamo, Italy
Sandra Comstock
Cornell University, Rural Sociology
The Mexican Garment Industry: New Strategies in a Changing World
Susan A. Crate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ecology
Cows, Kin & Capitalism: The Cultural Ecology of Viliui Sakha in the Post-Socialist Era
Megan Crowley Matoka
University of California, Irvine, Anthropology
Modern Bodies, Miraculous and Flawed: Imaginings of Self and State in Mexican Organ Transplantation
Lara Deeb
Emory University, Anthropology
An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety Among Islamist Shi'I Muslims in Beirut
Neal Enssle
University of Chicago, History
The Politics of the Unwanted: Migration Policy and the Construction of National Identity in Germany and Great Britain, 1905-1945
Sebastiaan Faber
University of California, Davis, Literature
Exile and Cultural Hegemony: Spanish Intellectuals in Mexico (1939-1975)
Caren Freeman
University of Virginia, Anthropology
When Women Won't Marry Rural Men: Transnational Marriages between China and South Korea
Jan Hoffman French
Duke University, Anthropology
Rewards of Resistance: Legal Rights, Memory, and Ethnic Identity among Indians and Descendants of Fugitive Slaves in Northeastern Brazil
Jed Anthony Friedman
University of Michigan, Economics
Firm and Worker Responses to Economic Reform in Vietnam
Duana Fullwiley
University of California, Berkeley, Anthropology
Taking Root: Grounding Science in Local Practice
Jennifer Grocer
University of Texas at Austin, Anthropology
Discourses of Affiliation: Sociocultural and Geopolitical Relations Between Turkey and the Turkic Republics
Samantha Herrick
Harvard University, History
Norman Hagiography 911-1204: Cultural Transformation in the Middle Ages
Jeffrey Houghtby
Emory University, History
Enclosing the Commons: Property Rights and Agrarian Modernization in Early Modern Burgundy, 1600-1789
Linda Gale Jones
University of California, Santa Barbara, Religious Studies
Preaching Perfidy: Muslim and Christian Sermons in Medieval Spain and the Maghreb
Christopher Kelty
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scale and Convention: Programmed Languages in a Regulated America
Naveeda Khan
Columbia University, Anthropology
Constructing Citizens: Urban Mosques in Pakistan (1947-present)
Victoria Langland
Yale University, History
Reforming Our University, Re-Forming Ourselves: Student Movements and Collective Memory in Brazil, 1960-1998
Mara Loveman
University of California, Los Angeles, Sociology
State-building, National Imaginings and 'Race' in Brazil (1870-1930)
Duanfang Lu
University of California, Berkeley, Architecture
Building the Chinese Work Unit: Modernity, Scarcity, and Space, 1949-2000
Tracy Jeanne Luedke
Indiana University Bloomington, Anthropology
Bodies of Knowledge: the Social Politics of Healing in Tet Province, Mozambique
Emily McEwan-Fujita
University of Chicago, Anthropology
Gaelic in Scotland, Scotland in Europe: The Political Economy of Minority Language Revitalization
Ethan Michelson
University of Chicago, Sociology
Unhooking from the State: The Privatization of Chinese Lawyers
Nara Milanich
Yale University, History
The Children of Fate: Families, Class, and the State in Chile, 1857-1930
Jonathan Miran
Michigan State University, History
Facing the Land, Facing the Sea: Commercial Transformation and Urban Dynamics in the Red Sea Port of Massawa, 1840s-1900s
Maya A. Nadkarni
Columbia University, Anthropology
Competing Pasts, Contested Spaces: Urban Development and Architectural Preservation in Budapest, Hungary
Gabriel Alexander Ondetti
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Political Science
Opportunities, Ideas and Actions: The Brazilian Landless Movement, 1979-2001
Aníbal Pérez-Liñán
University of Notre Dame, Government and International Studies
Crisis without Breakdown: Presidential Impeachment in Latin America
Janet Louisa Poole
Columbia University, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Time and the Colonial City: Modernisms of 1930s Korea
Jeremy Graham Prestholdt
Northwestern University, History
East African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization
Shankar Ramaswami
University of Chicago, Anthropology
Respect in a Decivilizing Epoch: An Ethnography of Migrant Workers’ Lives and Aspirations in Delhi
Francisco David Rueda
Cornell University, Government
Government Partisanship and Economic Policy: Insider-Outsider Politics in Industrialized Democracies
Andrew J. Sackett
Yale University, History
The Making of Acapulco: People, Land and the State in the Development of the "Mexican Riviera", 1927-1973
Brian R. Selmeski
Syracuse University, Anthropology
Warriors, Peasants and La Patria: Ethnicity and Nationalism Among Ecuador's Indigenous Soldiers
Vera Sokolova
University of Washington, History
A Matter of Speaking: Racism, Gender and Social Deviance in the Politics of the 'Gypsy Question' in Communist Czechoslovakia, 1945-1989
Miranda Frances Spieler
Columbia University, History
Empire and Underworld: Guiana in the French Legal Imagination, 1789-1870
James David Straker
Emory University, Liberal Arts
The Fate of an African Revolutionary Curriculum: Forest Youth and the Cultural Production of Guinean Nationalism
Thomas Strong
Princeton University, Anthropology
Pikosa: Loss and Life in the Papua New Guinea Highlands
Yves Emmanuel Tiberghien
Stanford University, Political Science
Political Mediation of Global Economic Forces: The Politics of Corporate Restructuring in Japan, France, and South Korea
Lori Watt
Columbia University, History
When Empire Comes Home: Repatriation in Japan After World War Two
Peter Robert Wilshusen
University of Michigan, Natural Resources and Environment
Negotiating Devolution: Community Conflict, Structural Power, and Local Forest Management in Quintana Roo, Mexico
Edith Wolfe
University of Texas at Austin, Art History
Lasar Segall in Brazil, 1924-1945
Patricia Woods
University of Washington, Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Courting the Court: Social Visions, State Authority, and the Religious Law Conflict in Israel
Vassiliki Yiakoumaki
New School, Anthropology
Perceptions of Greek and European Identity in the Cultural Politics of Food in Modern Greece
Benjamin G. Zimmer
University of Chicago, Anthropology
Being Sudanese, Speaking Sudanese: The Sociopolitics of Linguistics Differentiation in the Highlands of West Java