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IHS Visiting Research Fellows Announced, 2010-11

Fellows to take part in the first of two-year study on "Power and Place"

Posted: July 20, 2010
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The Institute for Historical Studies is proud to welcome its third corps of Visiting Research Fellows.  During the 2010-2011 year, the fellows will each present a paper at one of the Institute’s bi-weekly workshops as well as participate in the events and conferences sponsored by the IHS, the History Department, and the University on the whole.  While the four fellows specialize in quite different fields of historical inquiry, their current projects all focus on issues of Power and Place, the Institute’s overarching theme from 2010 to 2012.  

The 2010-2011 Visiting Research Fellows are:

Venkat Dhulipala
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2008
Workshop date: 25 October, 2010
Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam and the Quest for Pakistan in late Colonial India

Michelle Moyd
Assistant Professor, Indiana University
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008
Workshop date: 8 November 2010
African Soldiers as Agents of Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa, 1890-1914

William Nelson
Postdoctoral Fellow
Immediate past position: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Miami
Ph.D., UCLA, 2006
Workshop date: 7 February 2011
Laboratory of Modernity: Saint-Domingue and Birth of Biopolitics

Ellen Wu
Assistant Professor, Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2006
Workshop date: 22 November, 2010
The Melting Pot of the Pacific': Hawaii Statehood, Asian Americans, and the Invention of the Model Minority

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