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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 https://research.jhu.edu/major-initiatives/discovery-awards/2019-awardees/


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 […]


Faisal Devji, Oxford University

Anthropology 2019 Spring Colloquium Series presents: Faisal Devji, Oxford University “Idols, Commodities and Islam” Tuesday, April 9 Mergenthaler 439 4-6 pm Reception after.


Colloquium Series presents Eduardo Kohn

Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium presents: Eduardo Kohn, McGill University “Forest for the Trees: Spirit, Psychedelic Science, and the Politics of Ecologizing Thought as a Planetary Ethics” Tuesday, April 2 Mergenthaler 439 4-6 pm Reception to follow


Colloquium Series presents Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh

Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium Series presents: Jonathan Spencer, University of Edinburgh “Intimate Commitments: Friends, Comrades and Family in the Life of One Sri Lankan Activist” Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4-6 pm Mergenthaler 439 Reception to follow.