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Grant Archives - Asia | 2006

Responsive Grants - 2006

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—For the second year of an individual fellowship program through the Luce Initiative on East and Southeast Asian Archaeology and Early History. A one-year grant of $1,200,000.

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—For a capstone conference and publication evaluating the Luce Fund for Asian Studies. A one-year grant of $60,000.

The Atlantic Council of the United States, Washington, DC—For the United-States-China Strategic Cooperation Program. A three-year grant of $250,000.

Center for Khmer Studies, New York, NY—Renewed support for a fellowship program in Cambodia for American undergraduate students. A three-year grant of $100,000.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Pacific Forum CSIS, Washington, DC and Honolulu, HI—For the Young Leaders Fellowship Program. A three-year grant of $200,000.

College of Charleston, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC—For the project Force of Nature, a multi-institution collaboration in the Carolinas involving residencies for Japanese artists and an exhibition. A one-time grant of $20,000.

East-West Center, Honolulu, HI—Renewed support for the Southeast Asia Fellowship Program in Washington, DC. A three-year grant of $135,000.

The Hong Kong-America Center, Hong Kong, China—For a project on religion and public life in China. A two-year grant of $180,000.

Japan Center for International Exchange, Inc., New York, NY—For a project on United States-Japan-China trilateral relations. A two-year grant of $300,000.

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD—For a new joint Masters of Arts in International Studies program at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center. A one-year grant of $300,000.

Public Radio International, Minneapolis, MN—For expanded coverage of Asia on national and local news programs. A two-year grant of $150,000.

Shanghai Institute for International Studies, Shanghai, China—For a training program on Chinese think tanks and United States-China relations. A three-year grant of $200,000.

Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Washington, DC—For The Mekong River: Connecting Cultures Project. A two-year grant of $125,000.

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA—For the conference Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century. A one-time grant of $30,000.

United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, New York, NY—For an assessment of four Luce buildings on campuses in Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan. A one-time grant of $30,000.

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA—For the conference Over a Hundred Years of Collecting: The History of East Asian Collections in the United States. A one-time grant of $26,000.

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA—For the Berkeley China Initiative. A three-year grant of $375,000.

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA—For the Tibetan and Himalayan Historical GIS Project. A three-year grant of $325,000.

Luce Archaeology Initiative Grants - 2006

Collaborative Research

Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI—New Investigations into the Neolithic Cultures of Southeast China. (A three-year grant of $270,000.)
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ—Defining the Paleolithic Presence on the Tibetan Plateau. (A three-year grant of $250,000.)

New Faculty Position and Related Programming

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA—Enhancing East Asian Archaeology at UCLA. (A four-year grant of $450,000.)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA—Southeast Asia Archaeological Research and Training Program. (A four-year grant of $470,000.)

Postdoctoral Fellowships (North America)

Gwen Bennett—Assistant Professor, Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis
Archaeology and its Practice and Context in Northern China
Rowan Flad—Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Harvard University
The Archaeology of China's Three Gorges: Organization of Production, Technological Changes, and Trade in an Early Chinese Frontier Region

Dissertation Fellowships (North America)

Mio Katayama—Graduate Student, Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley
Analysis of Faunal Remains at Sannai Maruyama
Hu Lin—Graduate Student, Archaeology, University of Chicago
Nomadism, Urbanization, and Social Order: An Archaeological Study of a Steppe Town in Northeast China (907-1125 AD)
Adam Daniel Smith—Graduate Student, Archaeology/Early Chinese Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
An Archaeological Study of Literate Practices of Anyang, China

Internship Grants (North America)

Denise Catalina Fong—Graduate Student, Anthropological Archaeology, University of British Columbia, Canada
Ceramic Variation and Diversity in the Early Bronze Age of Central Plains China: A Case Study from the Transition Period Site of Huanbei
Internship at Anyang Workstation, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Henan Province, China
Joohyun Jin—Graduate Student, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Stanford University
Faunal and Taphonomic Analyses of the Paleolithic Archaeological Materials from the Tangzigou Site in Yunnan Province, China
Internship at Tangzigou Archaeological Site and Baoshan Cultural Museum, Baoshan Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
Yun Kuen Lee—Research Associate, Archaeology, Harvard University
Domination and Resistance in the Yi-Luo Valley During the Mid-Second Millenium BC: The Ceramic Evidence
Internship at Huizui Archaeological Field Station, Henan Province, China

Study and Research Fellowships (East/Southeast Asia)

Xingcan Chen—Research Fellow, Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China
Ancient DNA Analysis of Archaeological Water Buffalo Remains from China
Xuexiang Chen—Doctoral Candidate, Archaeobotany, Shandong University, China
Comparative Study of Macro Plant Remains from Archaeological Sites of China and North America
Qingbo Duan—Researcher, Archaeology, Shaanxi Province Institute of Archaeology & Sichuan University, China
Assessment of Qin Shi Huangdi in Light of Excavations and Survey Work at the Qin Shi Huangdi Necropolis
Meitian Li—Assistant Professor, Archaeology, Beijing Normal University, China
The Archaeology of Death: A Case Study of Early Medieval Chinese Tombs
Chunming Wu—Professor, Archaeology, Xiamen University, China
The Relationship Between the Aboriginal Yue Nationalities of Southeast China and the Austronesian Maritime Cultures of Southeast Asia and Pacific Archipelagoes
Jiping Zhu—Associate Professor, Archaeometry, Hefei University of Technology, China
Comparative Study of Ancient Salt-Making Technology in China and the Americas

Translation Grants (East/Southeast Asia)

Thanik Lertcharnrit—Assistant Professor, Archaeology, Silpakorn University, Thailand
Translation of the book entitled "The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory” by Kenneth Feder (2003)

Field School Scholarships (East/Southeast Asia)

Johan Arif—Lecturer, Bio-Anthropology and Zoo-Archaeology, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
Archaeology Field School in Northwestern Indiana, University of Notre Dame
Mimi Savitri—Teaching Fellow, Archaeology, University Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Amherst Archaeological Field School, University of Massachusetts
Cholawit Thongcharoenchaikit—Research Assistant, Prehistory, Sirindhorn Anthropological Center, Thailand
Amherst Archaeological Field School, University of Massachusetts

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