News

April 2014

April 3rd 2014
View the winners of the International Dissertation Research Fellowship's 2014 Photo Competition, including single photos, self portraits, and photo essays →

March 2014

March 27th 2014
IDRF program director Daniella Sarnoff contributed a chapter to The French Right Between the Wars, now out from Berghahn Books: "An Overview of Women and Gender in French Fascism" →

February 2014

February 28th 2014
IDRF fellow Rishad Choudhury (2012) writes about his research on the historical development of the term Hindi in Ottoman Turkey in the latest SSRC Research Snapshot, “‘Hindis’ in Istanbul: Field Notes on the Making of an Archival Subject" →

December 2013

December 20th 2013
DSD and IDRF fellow Alex Fattal (2012 and 2009) is featured on Wired magazine's 2013 "Smart List," featuring emerging talent across industries →

November 2013

November 21st 2013
IDRF fellow Lila Ellen Gray (2001) has a new book out from Duke University Press based on her fellowship research: Fado Resounding: Affective Politics and Urban Life

September 2013

September 27th 2013
DSD and IDRF fellow Teo Ballvé (2012) talks about mass protests in Colombia in an interview with KPFA radio →

August 2013

August 9th 2013
IDRF Fellow Ellen J. Amster (1997) has published Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877–1956 (University of Texas Press) →

July 2013

July 11th 2013
The International Dissertation Research Fellowship has selected 82 new Fellows for the program's 2013 cohort →
July 9th 2013
IDRF Fellow Michael Hathaway (2000) has published Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China (University of California Press), based on his fellowship research →

June 2013

June 18th 2013
IDRF Fellow Shervin Malekzadeh (2008) discusses reformist support within the Iranian presidential election in an article for the Atlantic

April 2013

April 8th 2013
Announcing the winners of the 2012 International Dissertation Research Fellowship Photo Competition: single photos, self-portraits, and photo essays capturing the experience of IDRF Fellows abroad →

November 2012

November 8th 2012
Read about IDRF Fellow Ginger Nolan's (2011) research on the historical construction of "media arts" in the latest SSRC Research Snapshot, "A Field for the Savage Mind" →
November 5th 2012
The IDRF application portal is available once again following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. The application deadline has been extended to Saturday, November 10, at 9 p.m. The deadline for reference letters has been extended to Tuesday, November 20 →

October 2012

October 24th 2012
Watch a video recording of the informational webinar on the 2013 International Dissertation Research Fellowship with program director Daniella Sarnoff
October 23rd 2012
Only two weeks remain to apply for the International Dissertation Research Fellowship. Deadline: November 7 →
October 17th 2012
DSD and IDRF Fellow Teo Ballvé (2012) discusses how Colombian paramilitaries use grassroots development efforts to hide, or “launder,” stolen farmland in Future Agricultures
October 12th 2012
IDRF Fellow Charles Keith (2005) authors new book, Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation (University of California Press), exploring the complex position of the Catholic Church in modern Vietnamese history →
October 9th 2012
IDRF Fellow Cheris Chan (2001) discusses Marketing Death, her recent book on the emergence of a life-insurance market in China, with the University of Melbourne's Up Close
October 5th 2012
DSD Fellow Alex Fattal (2012) has contributed articles on digital militancy and on the geopolitics of Facebook to Anthropological Quarterly

September 2012

September 28th 2012
Register now for an October 10 informational webinar on the 2013 International Dissertation Research Fellowship with program director Daniella Sarnoff