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Grant Archives - Asia | 2010

Responsive Grants - 2010

American Studies Association, Washington, DC—To support the participation of scholars from East and Southeast Asia at the ASA’s annual meetings in 2010, 2011 and 2012. A one-time grant of $15,000.

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA— To support the Fall 2011 San Francisco Forum for Asian Art Museum Directors. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Asian Cultural Council, New York, NY—For renewal of a program for American artists and museum professionals in Asia. A three-year grant of $300,000.

The Aspen Institute, Washington, DC—To support the travel of members of the American delegation to The Aspen China Trialogue – Global Governance: Challenges and Expectations, a three day conference in Beijing, China. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, MI—For new program initiatives for the Association’s annual meetings. A three-year grant of $135,000.

Brookings Institution, Washington, DC—To support fellowships for scholars from Mongolia and Vietnam at the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies. A two-year grant of $210,000.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC—For a U.S.-China policy dialogue project on advancing climate cooperation. A two-year grant of $200,000.

Center for Lao Studies, San Francisco, CA—To strengthen organizational and programming capacity. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Teach for China, New York, NY—For the US-China Teaching Fellows program. A one-time grant of $40,000.

F.Y. Chang Foundation, Washington, DC—To further develop an American studies initiative in China through the US-China Education Trust program. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC—For two Southeast Asia initiatives. A one-year grant of $133,000.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY—For a program on Asian studies and the environment. A four-year grant of $400,000.

The Hong Kong-America Center Ltd., Hong Kong—For the Advanced Workshop in Western Art and Art History: A Teaching and Research Institute, organized by the Hong Kong-America Center and hosted by the University of Hong Kong. A one-time grant of $7,500.

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN—For an initiative on China and global governance at the Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business. A three-year grant of $250,000.

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN—To support a project on the history of Western medicine in China. A one-time grant of $30,000.

International Student Conferences, Washington, DC—For the Korea-America Student Conference. A three-year grant of $100,000.

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD—To support a new program for specialized Chinese language instruction at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center. A three-year grant of $390,000.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA—For expansion of the Visualizing Cultures project. A three-year grant of $250,000.

Maysles Institute, New York, NY—For a public education and film project on Tibet. A one-time grant of $5,000.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue From Xanadu to Dadu—The World of Khubilai Khan. A one-year grant of $100,000.

MUSE Film and Television, New York, NY — To support a documentary project on Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. A one-time grant of $40,000.

National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY—Renewed support for policy dialogues on Northeast Asia security issues. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Rice University, Houston, TX—For a research project and digital archive at the Chao Center for Asian Studies. A three-year grant of $273,000.

School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience, Santa Fe, NM—For a residential fellowship on East and Southeast Asia. A three-year grant of $132,000.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY—To support the travel of a delegation of presidents from American research universities to North Korea. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Texas Tech Foundation Inc., Lubbock, TX—To support the symposium Vietnam–U.S. Relations: Toward a Brighter Future, co-organized by the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. A one-time grant of $22,000.

Tides Center, San Francisco, CA—For the Center for Digital TV and the World’s journalism training program on coverage of Asia. A three-year grant of $215,000.

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL— For film screenings by the Asian Educational Media Service at the 2011 meeting of the Association for Asian Studies. A one-time grant of $20,000.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI—For a conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Michigan. A one-time grant of $30,000.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA—For the Penn-China Civil Society Initiative. A two-year grant of $156,000.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA— To support a symposium, Reconfiguring the Silk Road: New Research on East-West Exchange in Antiquity, to be held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. A one-time grant of $28,000.


Luce Archaeology Initiative Grants - 2010

New Faculty Position and Related Programming

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN— The Archaeology of Early China in an East Asian Context. (A four-year grant of $425,000).
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA— For an Anthropological Archaeologist Specializing in East Asia. (A four-year grant of $415,000).

Post Doctoral Fellowships (North America)

Houle, Jean-Luc— University of Pittsburgh
Continuity and Change in Household Life in Bronze and Iron Age Mongolia
Lai, Guolong— University of Florida
Manuscript Culture in Western Han Local Courts: An Archaeological Study
Marwick, Ben— University of Washington
Late Pleistocene Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology in the Northern Lao PDR
Speller, Camilla— Simon Fraser University, Canada
Ancient DNA-Based Investigation of the Origins and History of Domesticated Sheep in China
Voelker, Judy Christina— Northern Kentucky University
Characterizing Prehistoric Craft Production: Analyzing Small Finds from the Khao Wong Prachan Valley in Central Thailand

Dissertation Fellowships (North America)

Cao, Dazhi— Princeton University
The Loess Plateau in a Trade Network, c. 1300 - 1050 BCE
D'Alpoim Guedes, Jade— Harvard University
Adaptation and Invention during the Spread and Intensification of Agriculture: Reconstructing Agricultural Strategies on the Chengdu Plain, Sichuan Province, PRC
Dong, Yu— University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Eating Identity: Millet versus Rice Consumers in Neolithic North China
Hartley, Charles— University of Chicago
Technical Practice and the Development of Nation and State in the Luoyang Basin, North-Central China, 3000 - 1500 BCE
Janz, Lisa— University of Arizona
Chronology of Post-Glacial Settlement and Subsistence amongst Gobi Desert Hunter-Gatherers and their Role in the rise of Agriculture and Pastoralism in Northeast Asia
Jordan, Amy— University of Washington
Ethnogenesis in Colonial Period Banda Islands, Indonesia
Lowman, Ian— University of California, Berkeley
From China to the Sea: Territory, Ethnicity, and Memory in the Political Imagination of Angkorian Cambodia (Ninth - Fifteenth Centuries C.E.)
McGee, Neil— Columbia University
Mysterious Teachings: Mongol Patronage and State-Sponsored Daoism in Late Yuan China
Smith, Larissa M.— University of Illinois, Chicago
Understanding the Spatial Patterning of Tropical Foragers on Negros Oriental, Eighth through Nineteenth Centuries

Study and Research Fellowships (East and Southeast Asia)

Aung, Myo Nyunt— Bagan Archaeological Museum, Myanmar
Archaeological Research on Excavated Finds at Wadee Ancient Pyu City in Myanmar
Choi, In-hwa— National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, South Korea
Study of Joseon Dynasty Palace’s Culture and Society Based on Archaeological Materials
Chuenwattana, Nattha—University College London, England
Comparative Palaeoethnobotanical Study and the Origin of Agriculture
Guo, Mingjian—Shandong University, China
Neolithic White Pottery in the Eastern Seaboard Area of China
Lang, Jianfeng —Shandong University, China
The Ritual Systems Formation of the Bronze Age in Southeast China and Adjacent Areas
Li, Xinwei —Chinese Academy of Social Sciences The Establishment of Exchange Networks of Prestige Goods and Sacred Knowledge and the Formation of the "Chinese Interaction Sphere" at around 3300 BC
Liu, Yu— Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Casting Technology and Craft Production of Bronze Vessels in the Central Plains of China in Late Shang Dynasty
Ochoa, Janine— University of the Philippines
Late Quarternary Vertebrate Assemblages from Palawan Island, Philippines: Archaeozoological Analysis and Comparative Study in Natural History Museums of the United States
Robles, Emil Charles— University of the Philippines
Geographic Information Systems Analysis of the Palaeohistory of the Laguna de Bay Basin, Luzon, Philippines
Voeun, Vuthy— Cambodia Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
The Zooarchaeological Analysis of Angkor Borei Fauna Stored at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa
Wang, Minghui— Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Subsistence Changes, Social Developments, and Health Status of Neolithic People from China’s Central Plains
Wang, Xuerong— Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Settlement Patterns of Early Shang Dynasty City Site at Yanshi
Zhao, Xin— Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
The Origin and History of Domesticated Horse in China: An Ancient-DNA Based Study

Translation Grants (East and Southeast Asia)

Han, U Nyunt— Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMED), Myanmar
Translation of “Early Landscapes of Myanmar” by Elizabeth H. Moore
San, Phalla— Khmer Archaeological Society Translation of Early Cultures of Mainland Southeast Asia by Charles Higham

Summer Field School Scholarships (East and Southeast Asia)

Lun, Votey— Independent Scholar, Cambodia
University of Hawai'i 2010 Archaeological Field School in the Marianas Sukkham, Atthasit— Silpakorn University, Thailand
Southern Methodist University Archaeological Field School in Taos, New Mexico



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