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  • 31. Fellows & Grantees

    Adrien P. Zakar

    On a Biplane: Aerial Photography and the Politics of Space in the Middle East (1895-1950)
    My dissertation examines the history of aerial photography in the Middle East through the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of independent states in Syria under French mandate, Iraq under British rule and in the Republic of Turkey (1895-1950.) First, my project explores…

    Year 2014 University Columbia University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 32. Fellows & Grantees

    Adrienne P Dunn

    A Long Way From Home: African American Female Exodusters from the South to the West 1879-1900

    Year 2011 University Howard University Fellowship/Grant DPDF Student Fellowship Competition

  • 33. Fellows & Grantees

    Ahilan Arasaratnam Kadirgamar

    Reconstruction and Dispossession: Landed Relations in Post-war Sri Lanka
    In May 2009, a three decade long civil war came to an end in Sri Lanka. Its war-torn areas are now under reconstruction; a process led by state infrastructure development. While the livelihoods of rural people of Jaffna, the war-torn, predominantly Tamil district in northern Sri…

    Year 2012 University City University of New York Graduate Center Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 34. Fellows & Grantees

    Ahilan Arasaratnam Kadirgamar

    Reconstruction and Dispossession: Landed Relations in Post-war Sri Lanka

    Year 2014 University City University of New York Graduate Center Fellowship/Grant AAS-SSRC Dissertation Workshop Series

  • 35. Fellows & Grantees

    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)

  • 36. Fellows & Grantees

    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)

  • 37. Fellows & Grantees

    Ahmed El Shamsy

    The Role of Legal Maxims in the Development of Islamic Law

    Year 2006 University Harvard University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 38. Fellows & Grantees

    Ahmet Tunc Sen

    Astrology and the Mediterranean Apocalypse: Knowledge, Prophecy, and Politics at the Ottoman Court, 1450s-1550s
    My project aims to explore hitherto overlooked and understudied Ottoman astrological texts produced and disseminated throughout the late-fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, a significant period of time that not only witnessed the fall of Constantinople, the fall of Granada and imp…

    Year 2014 University University of Chicago Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 39. Fellows & Grantees

    Aidan A. H. Forth

    The Origins of the Camp: Violence and Humanity in the British Empire, 1830-1902
    Usually associated with the totalitarian regimes of the mid-twentieth century, concentration camps first appeared during the South African War (1899-1902). My project traces the development of the concentration camp in British imperial practice. By exploring the affinities betw…

    Year 2010 University Stanford University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

  • 40. Fellows & Grantees

    Aileen Robinson

    Technological Wonder: The Theatrical Fashioning of Modern Scientific Knowledge, 1838-1905
    What was the impact of social and cultural modes of transmission upon the creation of modern scientific knowledge? My dissertation investigates the influence of nineteenth-century public performance on the communication and utilization of scientific and technological knowledge.

    Year 2012 University Northwestern University Fellowship/Grant International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)