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  • 1. Fellows & Grantees

    Adam Thomas

    Racial Ambiguity and Citizenship in the Postemancipation British Caribbean and United States
    My work uncovers overlooked experiences of racially ambiguous people in the postemancipation British Caribbean and US. Scholars tend to define these societies as failed experiments in racially inclusive citizenship, but in doing so they rely on dichotomies like black/white, free/…

    Year 2013 University University of California, Irvine Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Ahmad Amara

    Echoes of Legal Pasts: Landed Property Relations in the Negev, 1858-1948
    My dissertation research aims to explore the interplay of geography and law in a relational way in the Negev, now part of Israel, under two different regimes: the late Ottoman, since the enactment of the Ottoman Land Code (1858-1917), and the British Mandatory (1917-1948). Lookin…

    Year 2013 University New York University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Ahmed Ali Ibrahim

    Authoritative Scriptural Interpreters: An Anthropology of Islam
    Shortly after the collapse of the central government in Somalia in 1990, there began to sprout up clan-based Islamic or Shari'a courts in southern Somalia. The courts began a process of centralization which culminated in the formation of the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) in 2004. By…

    Year 2013 University City University of New York Graduate Center Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Alfonso Salgado

    The Party Family: The Private Life of Communists in Twentieth-Century Chile
    The Party Family, the title of my doctoral dissertation, encapsulates the multiple layers of this research on communist activism in twentieth-century Chile. First and foremost, this is a study of communist families, their internal dynamics and their private practices. Second, it…

    Year 2013 University Columbia University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Ann E. Zimo

    Muslims in the Landscape: A Social Map of the Kingdom of Jerusalem in the 13th Century

    Year 2013 University University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 6. Fellows & Grantees

    Anna Weichselbraun

    Regulating the Nuclear: The Textual Production of Technical Independence at the International Atomic Energy Agency
    The proposed study is an ethnography of the communicative practices through which civil servants at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) seek to establish and maintain the organization's legitimacy as the sole arbiter in the regulation of global nuclear technology. This…

    Year 2013 University University of Chicago Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Anne Gillman

    Shifting Margins in Brazil: State-Society Interactions in the Cultural Sphere
    State-society relations take on distinct forms "at the margins," understood not only as a spatial border, but also as a social border by which subnational communities are hierarchized and excluded. This project examines the ways that such margins can shift in the context of cultu…

    Year 2013 University Johns Hopkins University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Ashish Koul

    Political Families and Familial Politics: Family, Gender and Politics in Punjab, 1880s-1950s
    This project will re-conceptualize early twentieth century politics in colonial Punjab by analyzing the role of family networks in enabling Muslim women's political participation in this period. Using family as a category of historical and critical analysis, my research will focu…

    Year 2013 University Vanderbilt University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

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    Aubrey P. Graham

    Implicated Images: Photography, Aid and Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    International aid agencies number more than 25,000 worldwide, increasingly acting and photographically documenting their work in conflict zones. Their striking imagery often portrays both individual victims and aid-helped survivors. Research addressing these images notes their ab…

    Year 2013 University Emory University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 10. Fellows & Grantees

    Caitlin Rose Fox-Hodess

    Dockworkers of the World Unite: Transnational Class Formation and the New Labor Internationalism
    My project uses multi-sited interview and archival research to study the relationship between global union federations and transnational working-class formation through an examination of federations' efforts to organize complementary solidarity education and action among dockwork…

    Year 2013 University University of California, Berkeley Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)