Zhuang, Yijie

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Cambridge, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 20, 2011
Project Title: 
Zhuang, Yijie, U. of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom - To aid research on 'Landscape Change and its Interaction with Prehistoric Human Activities- Geoarchaeological Investigation in North China,' supervised by Dr. Charles Andrew Ivey French

YIJIE ZHUANG, then a student at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, received funding in April 2011, to aid research on 'Landscape Change and its Interaction with Prehistoric Human Activities: Geoarchaeological Investigation in North China,' supervised by Dr. Charles A.I. French. This study conducts geoarchaeological investigation on four early Neolithic sites in middle and lower Yellow River of North China.

Grant Year: 
2011
Award Amount: 
$10,560

Valentine, Benjamin Thomas

Grant Type: 
Engaged Anthropology Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Florida, U. of
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
February 27, 2014
Project Title: 
Valentine, Dr. Benjamin, U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL - To aid engaged activities on 'Fostering Multi-Vocal and Interdisciplinary Approaches in Indian Archaeology Through Broader Engagements with Indus Civilization Migration,' 2014, India

Preliminary abstract: I propose to share the results and methods of my Wenner-Gren funded isotopic research on Indus Civilization migration through a series of lectures with the Indian public, government and academic archaeologists, and experts in biogeochemistry. Talks at major public venues and the research institutions of my colleagues in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Kolkata will promote new theoretical and technical approaches to understanding ancient urban South Asian mobility.

Grant Year: 
2014
Award Amount: 
$4,985

Solangaarachchi, Rose A.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Florida, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
July 8, 2003
Project Title: 
Solangaarachchi, Rose A., U. of Florida, Gainesville, FL - To aid research on 'Ancient Iron Smelting Technology and the Settlement Pattern in the Kiri Oya Basin, in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka,' supervised by Dr. Peter R. Schmidt

ROSE SOLANGAARACHCHI, a student at the University of Florida, Gainesville, was awarded a grant in July 2003 to carry out archaeometallurgical research on 'Ancient Iron Smelting Technology and Settlement Pattern on the Kiri Oya Basin in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka,' under the supervision of Prof. Peter R. Schmidt. Solangaarachchi's objective was to examine the metallurgical and socio-political aspects of ancient iron smelting through various methods of archaeology, and to study historical sources, oral traditions, etc. through methods from other subdisciplines of anthropology.

Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$25,000

Smith, Adam Thomas

Grant Type: 
Int'l Collaborative Research Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Chicago, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 15, 2003
Project Title: 
Smith, Dr. Adam T., U. of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and Dr. Ruben S.Badalyan, Armenian Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Rep. of Armenia - To aid collaboration on political institutions and social complexity in Late Bronze Age Caucasia
Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$28,795

Shen, Chen

Grant Type: 
Int'l Collaborative Research Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Royal Ontario Museum
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
November 10, 2005
Project Title: 
Shen, Dr. Chen, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada; and Dr. Xing Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China - To aid collaborative research on 'Palaeonenvironment & Lithic Technology of the Early Pleistocene in the Nihewan Basin, Northern China'
Grant Year: 
2005
Award Amount: 
$27,400

Shen, Guanjun

Grant Type: 
Post-Ph.D. Research Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Nanjing Normal U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 27, 2006
Project Title: 
Shen, Dr. Guanjun, Nanjing Normal U., Nanjing, P.R. China - To aid research on 'A1/Be Burial Dating of Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian China'

DR. GUANJUN SHEN, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, P.R. China, was awarded funding in April 2006 to aid research on '26A1/10Be Burial Dating of Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, China.' Zhoukoudian Locality I is world-renowned for containing the relics of Peking Man, an example of Homo erectus. Its timescale has long been pursued, but has remained debated due to the lack of suitable dating methods.

Grant Year: 
2006
Award Amount: 
$23,000

Schmaus, Tekla McCarthy

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Indiana U., Bloomington
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 10, 2012
Project Title: 
Schmaus, Tekla McCarthy, Indiana U., Bloomington, IN - To aid research on 'Seasonal Mobility and Social Structure in Bronze and Iron Age Semirech'ye, Kazakhstan,' supervised by Dr. K. Anne Pyburn

TEKLA MCCARTHY SCHMAUS, then a student at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, was awarded a grant in April 2012 to aid research on 'Seasonal Mobility and Social Structure in Bronze and Iron Age Semirech'ye, Kazakhstan,' supervised by Dr. K. Anne Pyburn. The Bronze Age in central Eurasia is beginning to be understood as a time in which nomadic groups took part in complex social interactions, dictated in part by the seasonal locations of their settlements.

Grant Year: 
2012
Award Amount: 
$11,140

Schepartz, Lynne A.

Grant Type: 
Conference & Workshop Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Cincinnati, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
January 30, 2001
Project Title: 
Schepartz, Dr. Lynne A., U. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH - To aid conference on Asia and the Middle Pleistocene in global perspective, 2001, East-West Center, Manoa, Hawaii, in collaboration with Dr. Sari Miller-Antonio
Grant Year: 
2001
Award Amount: 
$9,000

Rouse, Lynne Marie

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Washington U., St. Louis
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 4, 2010
Project Title: 
Rouse, Lynne Marie, Washington U., St. Louis, MO - To aid 'The Ancient Murghab Archaeology Project: Perspectives on Bronze Age Interaction in Southern Turkmenistan,' supervised by Dr. Michael Frachetti

LYNNE MARIE ROUSE, then a student at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, was awarded a grant in May 2010, to aid 'The Ancient Murghab Archaeology Project: Perspectives on Bronze Age Interaction in Southern Turkmenistan,' supervised by Dr. Michael Frachetti . Excavations and subsequent analyses of material from Site 1744 in the Murghab Delta of Turkmenistan provide the first direct evidence of the mobility and economic strategies of non-urban settlement there during the Bronze Age.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Reinhart, Katrinka

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Stanford U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
January 6, 2004
Project Title: 
Reinhart, Katrinka, Stanford U., Stanford, CA - To aid research on 'Food practices and social stratification at the early Shang period site of Yanshi Shangcheng, Yanshi, Henan, China,' supervised by Dr. Ian R. Hodder

KATRINKA REINHART, then a student at Stanford University, Stanford, California, was awarded funding in January 2004 to aid research on 'Food practices and social stratification at the early Shang period site of Yanshi Shangcheng, Yanshi, Henan, China,' supervised by Dr. Ian R. Hodder. The current research project concerns the relationship between social inequality and food practices during the Shang Dynasty, China's earliest historical dynasty.

Grant Year: 
2004
Award Amount: 
$24,434
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