[URBANTH-L]Workshop Fellowships: Children Negotiating the Everyday in
the Geography of Violence
acjancius at ysu.edu
Wed Dec 7 14:51:27 EST 2005
For information, please contact Sharon Trader strader1 at jhu.edu
Children Negotiating the Everyday in the Geography of Violence
Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
Six Research Fellows
A Project under the Rockefeller Foundation Resident Fellowships in the
Humanities and Study of Culture Program, at Johns Hopkins University
The Child on the Wing is a project of the Department of Anthropology at the
Johns Hopkins University, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation Resident
Fellowships in the Humanities and the Study of Culture Program. The project
focuses on the mobile trajectories of children's lives under conditions of
ongoing political violence and economic uncertainty.
There will be a workshop in October of the Fall Semester of the academic
year 2006-2007 in which we shall discuss the moral creativity of children
through such practices as storytelling, artistic creation and the creation
of self through engagement with the social institutions in their local
Abstracts of 250 words are invited along with the a CV and a writing sample
from applicants to take up fellowships for a one-week residence at Johns
Hopkins University that will culminate in the workshop described above.
There will be intensive dialogue and discussions during that week.
Applicants should be at least three years beyond receipt of the PhD or have
three years of experience with NGOs or policy making. The fellowship
includes support for travel and accommodation.
Application deadline: February 15 2006
For information, please contact: Veena Das/Pamela Reynolds, Department of
Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University, 404 Macaulay Hall, 3400 North
Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA. Tel: (410) 516.7272 Fax: (410)
516.6080, or email our administrator, Sharon Trader, strader1 at jhu.edu
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