News

September 1, 2020
Congratulations to Shivangi Pareek, a fifth-year PhD student in sociocultural anthropology, who has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support her project entitled “’We only paint stories we heard from our ancestors’: Adivasi Art in a Contemporary Art-World.” She... Read more
September 1, 2020
Congratulations to Tanmoy Sharma, a 4th year PhD student in sociocultural anthropology, who has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support his project entitled “Contentious Agreements: The Making and Remaking of a Hydrocarbon Regime in India.”  He plans fieldwork... Read more
August 27, 2020
The Anthropology Department is very sad to announce the passing of archaeology PhD student Lingyi Zeng on August 7, 2020 after a courageous battle against disease. Lingyi had been conducting pioneering research on the production, distribution, and consumption of porcelain vessels from the Mongol... Read more
August 20, 2020
Congratulations to Chandana Anusha, ABD in Sociocultural Anthropology, and Serena Stein, ABD in Anthropology (Princeton), until recently a Visiting Assistant in Research at the Yale Program in Agrarian Studies, and who will soon joining Wageningen University as a Postdoctoral Researcher! As co-... Read more
June 23, 2020
Congratulations to Amy Johnson, who has been selected to receive the 2020 David M. Schneider Award from the American Anthropological Association. This award is given each year to a graduate student in anthropology in recognition of innovative work in the fields of kinship, culture theory, and... Read more
June 5, 2020
Two current and one incoming anthropology PhD students have published an aritcle in City and Society entitled “The Singaporean State and Community Care in the Time of Corona.” See the piece by Vanessa Koh, Jill Tan, and Al Lim here.  Photo coursey of Jill Tan. 
May 21, 2020
The Social Sciences Research Council’s “Covid-19 and the Social Sciences” blog series has published an essay on “Resuming Field Research in Pandemic Times,” coauthored by Professors Douglas Rogers and K. Sivaramakrishnan from Yale Anthropology, along with Professors Elisabeth Wood (Political... Read more