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Fellows 2012-13

Short-Term Fellowships: Funded by Public Affairs Section, American Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan

Andrew Amstutz
Field: Modern South Asia
Project Title: Crafting a Pakistani 'Regional Culture': Urdu and Sindhi Cultural Histories in Lok Virsa, 1947-1980
Affiliated Institution: Cornell University
Fellowship Type: Doctoral, 3 months in Pakistan
Abstract             Final Report

Anila Daulatzai
Field: Anthropology
Project Title: Heroin Use and Harm Reduction in an Islamic Context: An Ethnographic Study
Affiliated Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship Type: Doctoral, 5 months in Pakistan
Abstract

William Johnson
Field: Law and International Studies
Project Title: Corruption and Impunity in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: University of Oregon
Fellowship Type: Doctoral, 2 months in Pakistan
Abstract      Final Report

Faris Khan
Field: Anthropology
Project Title: Khwaja Sira Activism, Transgender Identities & Transnationality in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: Syracuse University
Fellowship Type: Doctoral, 2 months in Pakistan
Abstract     Final Report

Gwendolyn Kirk
Field: Linguistic Anthropology
Project Title: Punjabi and Popular Vulgarity: A Critical Analysis of Language and Cinema in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: University of Texas, Austin
Fellowship Type: Doctoral, 5 months in Pakistan
Abstract    Final Report

Sameer Lalwani
Field: Comparative Politics and International Relations
Project Title: The Wars Within: Explaining State Strategies of Consolidation in Civil Conflict
Affiliated Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fellowship Type: Doctoral, 3 months in Pakistan
Abstract

Regular Fellowships: Funded by Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Andrew Amstutz
Field: Modern South Asia
Project Title: Making a Home for Urdu in Pakistan: The Migrations of the Anjuman-I Taraqqi-yi Urdu
Affiliated Institution:  Cornell University
Fellowship Type: Junior, 8 months in Dhaka, New Delhi, Mumbai, Aligarh, and Patna
Abstract     Final Report

Naindeep Chann
Field: History
Project Title: Political Economy of the Persian Gulf-Gujarat Zone, c. 1650-1720
Affiliated Institution: UCLA
Fellowship Type: Junior, 3 months in Paris
Abstract

Julie Flowerday
Field: Anthropology
Project Title: Sentiments of Deception, Lorimer’s Unfinished Study of Hunza
Affiliated Institution: Truman State University
Fellowship Type: Senior, 9 months in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract    Final Report

Daniel Majchrowicz
Field: Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Indo-Muslim Culture
Project Title: Conflicting Visions: Language, Politics, and Urdu Travel Literature
Affiliated Institution: Harvard University
Fellowship Type: Junior, 2 months in London
Abstract     Final Report