Professor Timothy Brown is currently doing research on his project “From New Left to New Age: Spirituality, Science, and the International Counterculture in the Long 1970s” funded by a grant from Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Akin Sefer has been awarded the prestigious American Research Center in Turkey fellowship to conduct dissertation research in Turkey next year.
Regina Kazyulina has been awarded a Title VIII Advanced Research Fellowship grant from the American Councils for International Education for research on her dissertation in Ukraine and Russia.
Stacy Fahrenthold received a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year for her dissertation: “The Global Levant: Making a Nation in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora”. Fahrenthold studies Syrian and Lebanese political culture in the American mahjar (diaspora) during the interwar period of the French Mandate. Tracing intellectual and activist networks between the Syrian and Lebanese…
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Burleigh Hendrickson received a Mellon-Council for European Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year for his dissertation: “Imperial Fragments and Transnational Activism: 1968(s) in Tunisia, France, and Senegal.” Taking the French empire as one transnational unit of analysis, Hendrickson’s research maps the social movements of 1968 activism in three different cities located in the…
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Malcolm Purinton conducted research for his dissertation “Empire in a Bottle: How the Pilsner Lager Became the Imperial Beer, 1842-1930” on the spread of the Pilsner-style beer in the British Empire. Purinton conducted his research in London, England in the summer of 2013 with support from the Gillis Family Fund for Graduate World History Research.
Matthew Williamson conducted research for his dissertation on John Jay and his British-American networks in post-revolutionary America, particularly the circumstances around the Jay Treaty of 1794. Williamson conducted his research in London, England in the summer of 2013 with the support from the Gillis Family Fund for Graduate World History Research.
Sana Tannoury Karam conducted research for her dissertation on early communist thought in the Eastern Mediterranean during the interwar period. Tannoury Karam conducted her research in Beirut, Lebanon in the summer of 2013 with support from the Gillis Family Fund for Graduate World History Research.
Burleigh Hendrickson received a Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Fellowship and a Social Science Research Council Fellowship for 2010-2011 for his dissertation, “Decolonizing 1968(s): Between Imperial Fragmentation and Enduring Connectivity.” He has also been the recipient of a Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Fellowship. These awards will enable Burleigh to conduct research in Paris, Dakar, and…
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Zachary Scarlett was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for dissertation research in China for 2010-2011. Zachary studies the history of the Cultural Revolution and the construction of global narratives in the People’s Republic of China.