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2016

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—Ongoing support for the China Studies Program. A two-year grant of $1,500,000.

ASIANetwork, Richmond, IN—For continuation of a postdoctoral teaching fellowship program. A three-year grant of $500,000.

Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Chicago, IL—For a conference to feature work supported through the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE). A one-year grant of $270,000.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY—For Building Pacific Communities, an experiential learning and cultural exchange program of the Global Ethics Network. A three-year grant of $310,000.

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME—For the exhibition and catalogue No Limits: The Art of Zao Wou-ki. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY—For research and programming on Southeast Asia. A two-year grant of $180,000.

The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens, Marino, CA—For the exhibition and catalogue, Garden, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Japan Society, Inc., New York, NY—For the exhibition, In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Response to 3/11. A one-time grant of $35,000.

Leiden University, The Netherlands—To support a planning meeting, organized by the International Institute for Asian Studies, for the Southeast Asia Neighborhoods Network. A one-time grant of $12,000.

National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY —For ongoing policy dialogues of the Forum on Asia-Pacific Security. A three-year grant of $525,000.

National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan—For the Asian Barometer Survey of popular attitudes toward democracy, governance and development in East and Southeast Asia. A five-year grant of $350,000.

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL—For The Karen Refugee Experience in Northern Illinois: Oral History and Exhibit project. A one-time grant of $20,000.

Rice University, Houston, TX—For a postdoctoral fellowship on Southeast Asia, for the Transnational Asia Research Initiative at the Chao Center for Asian Studies. A two-year grant of $100,000.

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL—To support China, Art, History: New Orientations, a conference in honor of Professor Wu Hung. A one-time grant of $35,000.

The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL—For creating metadata records of photographs from the John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art. A one-time grant of $50,000.

University of Hawai’i Foundation, Honolulu, HI—For a program, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, to strengthen Southeast Asian studies through language training and research. A three-year grant of $230,000.

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA—– For the Historical Legacies of Christianity in East Asia project of the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History. A four-year grant of $538,000.

University of Wisconsin Foundation, Madison, WI—For the Southeast Asian Language Pedagogy Workshop project. A one-time grant of $50,000.


2015

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY— Ongoing support for the China Studies Program. A one-year grant of $625,000.

American Institute for Indonesian Studies, Ithaca, NY— For a research fellowship program for Indonesian scholars. A one-year grant of $24,500

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA— For the exhibition and catalogue Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei. A one-year grant of $250,000.

Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, MI— For a summer workshop program on emerging fields in the study of Asia. A four-year grant of $300,000.

Beijing Civil Society Development Research Center (China Development Brief), Beijing, China— For a bilingual Chinese-English media, research and services platform on Chinese civil society and philanthropy. A three-year grant of $180,000.

Center for Khmer Studies, Inc., New York, NY— For a pilot training program, Exploring Conflict in the ASEAN Region. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC — For the project Myanmar 2015: Challenges and Policy Responses. A one-time grant of $35,000.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC — For a policy dialogue on territorial dispute and conflict prevention in the South China Sea. A one-year grant of $100,000.

China Dialogue Trust, London, England— For continued research and reporting on China’s global environmental impact. A three-year grant of $200,000.

China Institute in America, New York, NY— For the exhibition and catalogue Art in a Time of Chaos: Innovative Trends of the Six Dynasties. A one-year grant of $100,000.

Columbia University, New York, NY— To support the Initiative for Policy Dialogue for a China-Latin America workshop. A one-time grant of $27,000.

Columbia University, New York, NY— For launch of the New York Southeast Asia Network. A two-year grant of $130,000.

Duke University, Durham, NC— For activities of the Southeast Asia Research Group. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Georgetown University, Washington, DC— To support the Georgetown-International Dunhuang Project Postdoctoral Research Fellow for North American Silk Road Collections. A one-time grant of $50,000.

George Washington University, Washington, DC— For the project Trilateral Academic Dialogue on the Asia-Pacific Future, organized by the Partnership for International Strategies in Asia in collaboration with Liaoning University. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Inter American Dialogue, Washington, DC— A research project on China-Latin America relations. A one-time grant of $45,000.

J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, CA—For the exhibition and catalogue Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road. A one-year grant of $250,000.

Institute of International Education, New York, NY—For the training program, Connecting with the World: International Relations at Higher Education Institutions in Myanmar. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Mercy Corps, Washington, DC— Renewed support for programming of the National Committee on North Korea. A one-time grant of $45,000.

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI— For the Quilts of Southern China exhibition project at the Michigan State University Museum. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media, St. Paul, MN— For continued coverage of Asia on Marketplace. A three-year grant of $450,000.

National Committee on United States-China Relations, New York, NY—For a project to archive the Committee’s records. A two-year grant of $155,000.

NUS America Foundation Inc., Sunnyvale, CA—For the Asian Graduate Student Fellowship Program and Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies of the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. A three-year grant of $270,000.

Pennsylvania State University, Washington, DC— For a collaboration with Nanjing University centered on the humanities. A three-year grant of $395,000.

Public Radio International,Minneapolis, MN— For the project Whose Century Is It? A two-year grant of $300,000.

Research Foundation of City University of New York, New York, NY— For the project Bali 1928: Restoration and Repatriation of the Earliest Music Recordings and Films in Bali. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY— Renewed support for a research initiative on China-Africa relations. A two-year grant of $300,000.

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA — For a pilot fellowship and exhibition exchange program with Chinese museums. A two-year grant of $125,000.

Trace Foundation, New York, NY— For a Tibetan oral history archive project. A three-year grant of $175,000.

Unicode Consortium, Mountain View, CA— For projects to incorporate Asian scripts into international encoding standards. A one-time grant of $27,000.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL— For the Tianlongshan Caves Project. A one-year grant of $62,000.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC—To support curatorial and programmatic activities in Asian art at the Ackland Art Museum. A one-time grant of $37,500.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA— For a project of the Myanmar Librarian Training Consortium. A two-year grant of $112,000.

University of Wisconsin Foundation, Madison, WI—For scholarships to the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute. A four-year grant of $300,000.

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT—Renewed support for a Chinese poetry and translation residency program. A three-year grant of $175,000.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC—For a project to expand the Chinese foreign policy documents database of the Cold War International History Project. A two-year grant of $240,000.


2014

American Center for Mongolian Studies, Philadelphia, PA—For a cultural heritage research and training program. A three-year grant of $450,000.

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—For continued support for the China Studies Program. A one-year grant of $660,000.

American Friends of Prospect Burma, Accord, NY—To support the Burma-Bangladesh Initiative. A one-time grant of $40,000.

American Friends of Prospect Burma, Accord, NY—For the Journal of Burmese Scholarship and related workshops and training. A four-year grant of $155,000.

Arizona State University Foundation, Tempe, AZ —For the Theravada Civilizations Project II: Integrating New Directions in the Study of Buddhism in Southeast Asia. A three-year grant of $206,000.

Arizona State University Foundation, Tempe, AZ —For the American Experience Initiative of the American Centers for Cultural Exchange in China. A three-year grant of $750,000.

Asia Society, New York, NY—For ChinaFile, a new online magazine about China. A five-year grant of $500,000.

Asia Society, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Buddhist Art of Myanmar. A one-year grant of $200,000.

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA—For the second San Francisco Asian Art Forum for Museum Directors. A one-time grant of $20,000.

Asian Cultural Council, New York, NY—For the American Artists and Museum Professionals in Asia program. A three-year grant of $350,000.

The Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO—For the United States-China Policy Dialogue. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Center for American Progress, Washington, DC—For a research project on United States-China cooperation in Southeast Asia. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC—For the Young Leaders Program of Pacific Forum CSIS. A three-year grant of $150,000.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC—For a conference on the political situation in Thailand. A one-year grant of $25,000.

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY—Renewed support for a conservation training program with Chinese libraries. A two-year grant of $186,000.

Duke University, Durham, NC—To support the Southeast Asia Research Group (SEAREG). A one-year grant of $26,000.

The Field Museum, Chicago, IL—For a digital catalogue to accompany the new Cyrus Tang Hall of China. A one-year grant of $175,000.

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA—For the exhibition and publication Textiles of Timor, Island in the Woven Sea. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC—For a Chinese painting conservator position. A two-year grant of $180,000.

Leiden University, The Netherlands—To support Asian Studies in Africa: Challenges and Prospects of a New Axis of Intellectual Interactions, a conference to take place in Accra, Ghana in 2015, organized by the International Institute for Asian Studies. A one-time grant of $26,750.

Mercy Corps, Washington, DC—To support ongoing programming of the National Committee on North Korea. A one-time grant of $35,500.

Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY—For the final volume in a series of publications on Tibetan art history. A one-year grant of $100,000.

SARUS,Westerville, OH—To support the Myanmar-Bangladesh Exchange Program. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY—For an English language training program on science and civil society administered by the U.S.-DPRK Scientific Engagement Consortium. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Touchstone, Bethlehem, PA—For the community-based project Journey from the East. A one-time grant of $20,000.

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA—For the Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology. A one-time grant of $12,000.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL—For a manual of Tibetan manuscript studies. A three-year grant of $150,000.

University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., Lawrence, KS—For the project Annotated Turki Manuscripts from the Jarring Collection Online. A three-year grant of $375,000.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN—For Mapping Transitions through the Vehicle of Arts, a collaboration with educational and art institutions in the Twin Cities and in China. A four-year grant of $300,000.

US-China Education Trust, The F.Y. Chang Foundation, Washington, DC—To support preparatory work for a Chinese association for the study of American culture and society. A one-time grant of $20,000.

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Embodying Compassion in Buddhist Art: Image, Pilgrimage, Practice. A one-time grant of $22,000.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC—For the Choke Point: Port Cities project of the China Environment Forum, to examine water-energy challenges in Oakland, California and Shenzhen, China. A three-year grant of $350,000.




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