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AHRC Fellowship Awardees

Posted on May 29, 2014 by in The OFI Blog


On August 20th 2013 the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) entered an agreement with the Smithsonian Institute (SI) to facilitate placement of scholars as Fellows. AHRC International Placement Scheme (IPS) has announced thirty fellowships at prestigious libraries and research facilities around the world. IPS has awarded five of these fellowships at the Smithsonian.

Helena Beeley, University of Oxford
National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)
Labiovelar Sound Changes to Uto-Aztecan Languages

Jessica Borge, Birkbeck College
National Museum of American History (NMAH)
Cultural Narratives of Oral Contraceptive Promotion in the 1960’s Britain

Caitlin Doherty, University of Cambridge and Science Museum
National Air and Space Museum (NASM)
Curating Fictions in the Early Flight Gallery at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Samson Kambalu, University of the Arts London
African Art Museum (NMAfA)
‘Unconscious Situationism’ in African Art

Borbala Nyiri, University of Leicester
Freer-Sackler Galleries (FSGA)
A study of Southeast Asian Tradeware Ceramics at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery