Monday, June 12, 2017

2017 ASEEES Dissertation Grant Recipients Announced

ASEEES congratulates the 2017 Dissertation Research Grant recipients. The grant program is funded by the ASEEES General Investment Fund dividends.

Petya Andreeva, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, “Hybridity and Transformation in the ‘Animal Art’ of the Eurasian Steppes: Towards a Revisionist Narrative”

Olga Breininger, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University, “Literature as Performative Warfare: Violence, Space and Religion in the North Caucasus”

*Ioanida Costache, Music, Stanford University, “Sonic Resistance in the Counterhistories of Romanian-Roma Musicians”

Ksenia Ershova, Linguistics, University of Chicago, “Sentence Structure and Grammatical Roles in West Circassian”

Nicole Freeman, History, Ohio State University, “A Time to Rebuild: The Education and Rehabilitation of Jewish Children in Postwar Germany and Poland, 1945 – 1953”

*Samuel Hodgkin, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, “Persian Literature, Soviet History and Literature, History of the Modern Middle”

Marta Kalabinski, History, Yale University, “A Port City Behind the Iron Curtain: Contesting Space in Communist Gdańsk”

Alisher Khaliyarov, History, Ohio State University, “The 19th Century Regional Globalization and Its Impact on Khivan Khanate: Cash Waqf or Cash Loan”

Daria Khlevnyuk, Sociology, SUNY Stony Brook, “Russia’s Fragmented Efforts to Deal with the Memory of Stalin’s Purges”

Sergey Saluschev, History, UC Santa Barbara, “Prisoners of the Caucasus: Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century”

Jared Warren, History, New York University, “Religion and Literary Production in the Worlds of Polish Romanticism, 1795-1855”

Nora Webb Williams, Political Science, University of Washington, “Economic Resilience, Colonial Policy, and Social Trust in Southern Kazakhstan”

* indicates alternates

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