Anthropology Department 2019 Spring Colloquium Series presents: Onder Celik, Johns Hopkins University “The Dig” Tuesday, March 2 4-6 pm Reception after.
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Anthropology Department Spring 2019 Colloquium Series presents: Narges Bojoghli, JHU SAIS, “Anxieties of Power: Regime Media Production and Sustaining a Revolution in Iran” Tuesday, February 19, 4-6 pm Mergenthaler 439 Reception after.
JHU Anthropology Spring 2019 Colloquium Series presents: Elizabeth Davis, Princeton University: “The ‘Curse’ of Cyprus: Theories of Conspiracy and Context” Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mergenthaler 439 Refreshments to follow.
We are happy to announce that Professors Naveeda Khan and Veena Das from the Department of Anthropology and Professor Jeremy Greene from Medicine and the History of Medicine and the Program on Medical Humanities and Social Medicine are the joint recipients of a 2019-2021 Sawyer Seminar grant from The Andrew Mellon Foundation to hold an […]
Sidney Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research, Summer 2019 We are very pleased to announce the third Annual Sidney Mintz Student Fellowships for Field Research. Professor Mintz inaugurated the fund in the fall of 2015, by re-assigning funds from the Annual Mintz Lecture (which was endowed in his honor at his retirement, and ran for 21 years, […]
The department of Anthropology is proud to announce that doctoral candidates Ghazal Asif and Thomas Thornton have been awarded the Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, which will enable them to teach an undergraduate seminar of their own design in the 2019-2020 academic year. The Dean’s Teaching Fellowship at JHU is awarded annually to advanced graduate students who […]
The Anthropology Department takes recent allegations against a member of its faculty very seriously. We support our students and share their distress with regard to this case. We also express our support for due process and look forward to the timely conclusion of this case by the university administration.
PhD candidate Mikaela Chase has been awarded both the Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant and the American Institute for Indian Studies Junior Fellowship to support her dissertation research. Her project is titled “Confronting Asceticism: Law, Ethics, and the Right to Life in the Jain Fast to Death” and will examine Jains’ legal and moral positions as “ascetic persons” within the Indian secular […]
Congratulations to Isaias Rojas-Perez for being awarded the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Book Prize for his book “Mourning Remains: State Atrocity, Exhumations, and Governing the Disappeared in Peru’s Postwar Andes” (Stanford University Press, 2017). He was celebrated during the APLA business meeting on Saturday, Nov. 17.