Rachel Reeves has been awarded a fellowship in an international competition. The fellowship, $11,000 for six months' research in the U.K., is funded by the Jacobite Trust. Its recipient is chosen by a committee of historians selected by the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London.
The Social Science Research Council has awarded Jeremy Mikecz
a 2013 Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship for his
research on "Andean Spaces, Indigenous Places in Early Colonial Peru: A
Spatial History of Conquest.
PhD candidate in Middle Eastern and North African History David Stenner is one of 17 from a group of 442 applicants to receive an Andrew Mellon Dissertation Research Fellowship for 2013-2014. David is currently doing archival research in Madrid. He will use the fellowship to continue his research on the Moroccan Istiqlal (Independence) Party by visiting archives in Nantes, Paris, and Washington, DC. For his general examination, David prepared fields in Ottoman History with Baki Tezcan, in Modern Middle East History with Omnia ElShakry, and with me in the history of colonial and post-colonial North Africa. Congratulations, David!!
Jessica Ordaz has been awarded a Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship for 2013-14. The Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship is paid as an actual GSR appointment from August 1, 2013, to July 31, 2014.
Mary Mendoza, currently conducting research at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., has received a prestigious grant from the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University to do research next summer at the DeGolyer Library there.
David Stenner's article, “Networking for Independence: The Moroccan Nationalist Movement's Global Campaign against French Colonialism” (The Journal of North African Studies, 17/4 (2012), 573-594) has won the Mark Tessler Paper Award of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies.
The Western Historical Quarterly recently published Miles Powell's article "Divided Waters: Heiltsuk Spatial Management of Herring Fisheries and the Politics of Native Sovereignty," and awarded the Western History Association's Bert M. Fireman Article Award for it.
Cristian Castro has received a fellowship to participate in a week-long workshop in Brazil on Globalization of Culture in the Nineteenth Century at the Sao Paulo School of Advanced Studies. Held at USP and UNICAMP, the lead organizer is Roger Chartier.
The Center for Global, International and Regional Studies has award the Pacific Rim Research Graduate Fellowship for her research on the Inquisition and Heresy in the Spanish Empire. Way to go, Jessica!
Mary Mendoza has been awarded the Smithsonian Institution Latino Studies Predoctoral Fellowship. She will relocate for six months to Washington, D.C. to do research and continue writing her dissertation. Congratulations, Mary!
Elizabeth Montanez-Sanabrina has won a $2,000 research grant from the International Seminar in the History of the Atlantic World. This money will fund overseas travel for her dissertation project, entitled "Dangerous Presence: Pirate and Spanish Colonialism in the Vice-royalty of Peru, 1570-1750."