News

October 2014

October 17th 2014
IDRF fellow Christopher K. Morris (2010) has been appointed assistant professor of anthropology at Clarkson University →
October 8th 2014
Register for an informational webinar on the International Dissertation Research Fellowship application process with program director Daniella Sarnoff, to be held Wednesday, October 15 →

September 2014

September 24th 2014
In the latest SSRC Research Snapshot, IDRF fellow Maura Capps (2013) writes about her research examining the role of grasses in the British Empire's colonial settlements in Australia: “Weekends in the Clover: Imagining Colonial New South Wales” →
September 24th 2014
Watch a video recording of an informational webinar on the International Dissertation Research Fellowship’s application process (applications due November 4) →
September 9th 2014
Register for an informational webinar on the International Dissertation Research Fellowship’s 2015 application process with program director Daniella Sarnoff, to be held Tuesday, September 16 →
September 4th 2014
Now open for applications: the International Dissertation Research Fellowship, providing support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, regardless of citizenship, who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics (due November 4) →

August 2014

August 13th 2014
The International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program is pleased to announce the 2014 IDRF cohort: 80 fellows from 35 universities will pursue projects in 12 disciplines →

June 2014

June 24th 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral and IDRF fellow Wazhmah Osman (2013 and 2009) has published an article in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society: "On Media, Social Movements, and Uprisings: Lessons from Afghanistan, Its Neighbors, and Beyond" →
June 17th 2014
DSD and IDRF fellow Nicholas Barnes (2012) writes about his field research in "Rio de Janeiro’s BOPE and Police Pacification: Fear and Intimidation in Complexo da Maré" for Anthropoliteia
June 17th 2014
DSD and IDRF fellow Nicholas Barnes (2012) writes on the increasingly controversial police efforts to combat drug trafficking gangs in Rio de Janeiro for World Politics Review

May 2014

May 29th 2014
DSD and IDRF fellow Teo Ballvé (2012) writes on land conflict, drug trafficking, and the Colombian peace talks in an op-ed for the New York Times
May 5th 2014
DSD and IDRF fellow Angélica Durán Martínez (2011 and 2010) will participate in a panel on "The Drug Economy and the Role of the FARC" at the Wilson Center, part of a May 13 meeting on drug trafficking and Colombia's peace process (free and open to the public) →
May 2nd 2014
DSD and IDRF fellow Alex Fattal (2012 and 2009) has published an article in American Ethnologist: "Hostile Remixes on YouTube: A New Constraint on Pro-FARC Counterpublics in Colombia" →

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) →