News & Announcements Archive

Prof. Veena Das Blog Post on Anthropological Theory Commons

In this blog post on Anthropological Theory Commons, Veena Das argues for the importance of vernacular intellectuals to help us understand how torture has become a routine tool of national security within democracies and to shake off the complacency and moralism that has seeped into anthropological discourse.

Prof. Anand Pandian Awarded Infosys Prize 2019 in Social Sciences

“The Infosys Prize 2019 in Social Sciences is awarded to Prof. Anand Pandian for his brilliantly imaginative work on ethics, selfhood and the creative process. Pandian’s research is notable for its originality and virtuosity. His writing pushes the boundaries of how anthropologists render into words the worlds they encounter. Innovative in concept and structure, and […]

Dr. Veena Das named Fellow to the British Academy

In addition to receiving honorary doctorates from the University of Bern, Switzerland, and Durham University, UK, Dr. Veena Das has been named a Fellow to the British Academy.

Prof. Haeri’s Team Among Winners of 2019 Discovery Award for Proposal

Professor Haeri’s team has been chosen to receive a 2019 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award for their proposal, “Invitation to the Masses: The Russian and Iranian Revolutions and their Arts of Persuasion.” Her team includes Professors Anne Eakin Moss (KSAS) and Narges Bajoghli (SAIS). Details on awardees, found here

Budget Specialist Opening in JHU International Centers & Programs

JHU  International Centers & Programs is currently looking for a Budget Specialist to join their team in Hopkins’ International Centers & Programs Office! If you know someone who understands university accounting systems (esp. SAP) and who wants to work in a small but fun and dynamic office, please share this link to the position description […]

Announcing 2019 Rachel S. Core Award Winners

Each year the GRO issues the Rachel S. Core award to a graduate student(s), for their outstanding service to the graduate student body.  This year they had many qualified nominees, but ultimately the award was given to co-nominees Heba Islam and Marios Falaris, who spent countless hours raising concerns and bringing attention to the #JHToo […]