MA students enrolled in the Development Studies Option and PhD students supervised by ISID faculty members and associate members are invited to apply for the 2024 ISID Graduate Student Travel Grants. Grants will range from $500-$1500.
Professor Jacob Blanc of the Institute for the Study of International Development and the Department of History has had a new book published with Duke University Press. In The Prestes Column, Jacob Blanc offers a new interpretation of the legendary rebellion, in which a band of rebel officers and soldiers marched fifteen thousand miles through the vast interior regions of Brazil between 1924 and 1927.
Being honoured at this event were Lily-Cannelle Mathieu (Trudeau Scholarship and Vanier Scholarship) and Camilo Mireles (Tomlinson Fellowship)
Congratulations to the 2023-2024 fellowship recipients!
Trudeau Scholar: Lily-Cannelle Mathieu, https://www.trudeaufoundation.ca/member/lily-cannelle-mathieu
New Ecozoic Initiative - Dept. of Anthropology seeking applicants for the funded Leadership for the Ecozoic PhD initiative and an Ecozoic Postdoctoral Fellow
The Department of Anthropology is seeking applicants for the funded Leadership for the Ecozoic PhD initiative and an Ecozoic Postdoctoral Fellow, newly housed in our department under the umbrella of the Anthropology for the Ecozoic (A4E) hub, which also includes the Critical Media Lab, a practice-based research space for audiovisual and multimodal ethnography.
Meilin Ma (2021), Ryersonian interview with Sandra Hyde on “Racism against Asians in North America Surging,” March 29. https://ryersonian.ca/racism-against-asians-in-north-america-surging/
“Epidemics are not random events that drop from the sky without warning. Epidemic outbreaks follow the fault lines of society, where they begin to entrench more” along racial and economic disparities
The McCall MacBain Scholarship enables students to pursue a fully funded master’s or professional degree at McGill University while connecting with mentors and participating in an intensive leadership development program.
Prof. Katherine Lemons' book Divorcing Traditions: Islamic Marriage Law and the Making of Indian Secularism (Cornell University Press, 2019) received an Honourable Mention in the inaugural SAMSA Book Award
Congratulations to Prof. Katherine Lemons whose book Divorcing Traditions: Islamic Marriage Law and the Making of Indian Secularism (Cornell University Press, 2019) has just received an Honourable Mention in the inaugural South Asian Muslim Studies Association (SAMSA) Book Award, which recognizes scholarship taking place within the field of South Asian Muslim Studies.
Congratulations to Prof. Ronald Niezen, , for being awarded a Distinguished James McGill Professorship
Sandra Teresa Hyde was the Editor for 2020 Special Issue of the journal Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness titled "Balancing the Quotidian: Precarity, Care and Pace in Anthropology's Storytelling."
The COVID-19 pandemic sadly removed members of the Anthropology department from our face to face collective spaces. To fill this void, the Anthropology Graduate Students collectively created Talking Culture and its mini-series COVID Conversations. As the producer and host, Alejandra Melian-Morse conducted nine interviews on how COVID-19 entangled scholarship and lives.