Zeiderman, Austin Gabriel

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Stanford U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 17, 2008
Project Title: 
Zeiderman, Austin Gabriel, Stanford U., Stanford, CA - To aid research on 'Living Dangerously: Risk and Urban Governance in Bogotá, Colombia,' supervised by Dr. James G. Ferguson

AUSTIN G. ZEIDERMAN, then a student at Stanford University, Stanford, California, received a grant in October 2008 to aid research on 'Living Dangerously: Risk and Urban Governance in Bogotá, Colombia,' supervised by Dr. James G. Ferguson. In the late 1990s, the municipal government of Bogotá, Colombia, began mapping the uneven distribution of environmental risk (landslides, floods, and earthquakes).

Grant Year: 
2008
Award Amount: 
$12,840

Zent, Eglee Lopez

Grant Type: 
Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 3, 2006
Project Title: 
Zent, Dr. Eglee Lopez, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Caracas, Venezuela - To aid research and writing on 'Choosing to be Hunter-Gatherers: Hoti Ecological Ethos and Praxis' - Richard Carley Hunt Fellowship

Dr.

Grant Year: 
2006
Award Amount: 
$40,000

Winchell, Mareike

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, Berkeley, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 14, 2010
Project Title: 
Winchell, Mareike, U. of California, Berkeley, CA - To aid research on 'The Politics of Ayllu Justice: Translations of Tradition and Law among Quechua Activists in Cochabamba, Bolivia,' supervised by Dr. Charles Hirschkind

MAREIKE WINCHELL, then a student at University of California, Berkeley, California, received a grant in October 2010 to aid research on 'The Politics of Ayllu Justice: Translations of Tradition and Law among Quechua Activists in Cochabamba, Bolivia,' supervised by Dr. Charles Hirschkind.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$17,100

Whitt, Clayton Abel

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
British Columbia, U. of
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
April 17, 2013
Project Title: 
Whitt, Clayton Abel, U. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada - To aid research on 'Climate Change and Spatial Transformations in the Bolivian Highlands,' supervised by Dr. Gaston R. Gordillo

Preliminary abstract: This project analyzes the impact of human-induced climate change in an indigenous community in the highlands of Bolivia, focusing on local people's perceptions, reactions, and adaptations in the face of spatial and environmental changes that are mainly induced by global forces beyond their control. This region is particularly vulnerable due to high rates of rural poverty, reliance on subsistence agriculture with little irrigation, and dependence on surface water fed by rapidly melting glaciers.

Grant Year: 
2013
Award Amount: 
$15,219

Wilde, Guillermo

Grant Type: 
Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Buenos Aires, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
June 10, 2004
Project Title: 
Wilde, Dr. Guillermo, U. of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina - To aid research and writing on 'Guarani Leadership in the Transition from Colony to Independent State (Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, 1700-1850)' - Richard Carley Hunt Fellowship

DR. GUILLERMO WILDE, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, received a Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship in June 2004 to aid research and writing on 'Guarani Leadership in the Transition from Colony to Independent State (Argentina, Paraguay and brazil, 1700-1850).' The research explores the role of Guarani leaders in regional political processes of the Rio de la Plata and Paraguay during 18th and 19th Centuries.

Grant Year: 
2004
Award Amount: 
$29,990

Wesolowski, Katya Denise

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Columbia U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
November 16, 2001
Project Title: 
Wesolowski, Katya, Columbia U., New York, NY - To aid research on 'Serious Play: Youth, Identity Politics and Agency in an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art,' supervised by Dr. Charles C. Harrington

KATYA WESOLOWSKI, while a student at Teachers College of Columbia University in in New York, New York, was awarded a grant in November 2001 to aid research on capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art, under the supervision of Dr. Charles Harrington. Wesolowski carried out ethnographic fieldwork in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, among capoeira groups with national and international representation. Additional funding awarded in November 2002 provided for a four-week trip to Angola to participate in a capoeira event in Luanda.

Grant Year: 
2001
Award Amount: 
$18,280

Watson, Margaret Kathleen

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New Mexico, Albuquerque, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 14, 2010
Project Title: 
Watson, Margaret Kathleen, U. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM - To aid research on 'From Rural Street Theater to Big City Extravaganza: The Manaus Boi-Bumba in an Urbanizing Brazil,' supervised by Dr. Suzanne Oakdale

MARGARET K. WATSON, then a student at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, received funding in October 2010 to aid research on 'From Rural Street Theater to Big City Extravaganza: The Manaus Boi-bumbá in an Urbanizing Brazil,' supervised by Dr. Suzanne Oakdale. This study focused on the Boi-bumbá festival of Manaus, capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$17,322

Walker, Robert Stanley

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New Mexico, Albuquerque, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
July 16, 2002
Project Title: 
Walker, Robert, U. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM - To aid research on 'Skill Investment and Subsistence Activities among the Maku-Nadeb of Northwest Amazonas, Brazil,' supervised by Dr. Kim Hill

ROBERT WALKER, while a student at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico, received funding in July 2002 to aid research on skill investment and subsistence activities among the Maku-Nadeb people of northwestern Amazonas, Brazil, under the supervision of Dr. Kim Hill. Walker investigated the long length of the human juvenile period, analyzing age- and sex-dependency in time allocation, food production, and physical performance in the Maku-Nadeb's small-scale economy for clues to the processes involved in the evolution of this trait.

Grant Year: 
2002
Award Amount: 
$14,781

Villagra, Analia

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York, Queens College, City U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 14, 2009
Project Title: 
Villagra, Analia, City U. of New York, Queens College, Flushing, NY - To aid research on 'Cadê o Mico? (Where is the Tamarin?): Locating Monkeys in the Politics of Land and Conservation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,' supervised by Dr. John Francis Collin

ANALIA VILLAGRA, then a student at City University of New York, Queens College, Flushing, New York, was awarded funding in October 2009, to aid research on 'Cadê o Mico? (Where is the Tamarin?): Locating Monkeys in the Politics of Land and Conservation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,' supervised by Dr. John Francis Collin. The project sought to explore the intersection between land rights and conservation politics in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest region of southeastern Brazil.

Grant Year: 
2009
Award Amount: 
$15,000

Viatori, Maximilian Stefan

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, Davis, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
December 2, 2003
Project Title: 
Viatori, Maximilian, U. of California, Davis, CA - To aid research on 'Amazonian Communities and the State: Language and the Construction of Authenticity,' supervised by Dr. Martha J. Macri

MAXIMILIAN VIATORI, then a student at the University of California, Davis, California, was awarded funding in December 2003 to aid research on 'Amazonian Communities and the State: Language and the Construction of Authenticity,' supervised by Dr. Martha J. Macri. Funding supported dissertation research focused on several communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon that previously identified as part of a pan-ethnic cultural group united by the use of a common indigenous language, Kichwa.

Grant Year: 
2003
Award Amount: 
$16,490
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