Travel Grantee Archive (US Scholars)

2015-2016 Awardees:

Kasia Paprocki
Institution: Cornell University
Conference: American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
Destination:  San Francisco, CA (April 1-3, 2016)
Paper Title: Threatening Distopias: Regimes of Development and Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh
Abstract

2014-2015 Awardees:

Neilesh Bose
Institution: University of North Texas
Conference: Forty-two years of Bangladesh: Identity, Culture, Economy and Politics (An AIBS Pre-Conference to the 42nd Annual Conference on South Asia)
Destination: Madison, WI (October 17-20, 2013)
Paper Title: Periodization and the Twentieth Century: Grappling with the Pre-Histories of Bangladesh
Abstract

Md. Ashiqur Rahman
Institution: The University of Arizona
Conference: Extreme Weather, Disasters, and Indigenous Practices in South Asia (An AIBS Pre-Conference to the 43rd Annual Conference on South Asia)
Destination: Madison, WI (October 16, 2014)
Paper Title: Governance Matters: Power, Development, and Climate Change in Coastal Bangladesh
Abstract

Shirin Sultana
Institution:
Howard University
Conference: Extreme Weather, Disasters, and Indigenous Practices in South Asia (An AIBS Pre-Conference to the 43rd Annual Conference on South Asia)
Destination: Madison, WI (October 16, 2014)
Paper Title: Humanitarian Crisis and Local Capacity Building: A Bangladesh Perspective
Abstract

Chaumtoli Huq
Institution: 
Brooklyn Law School
Conference: Class Crits VIII - Emerging Coalitions: Challenging the Structures of Inequalty
Destination: University of Tennessee, Knoxville (October 23-24, 2015)
Paper Title: Business and Labor Rights: Case of Bangladesh Germent Sector

Abstract

2013-2014 Awardees:

Kimberley Thomas
Institution: Department of Geography, Rutgers University
Conference: 4th Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference on Nature/Society
Destination: Lexington, KY (February 27-March 1, 2014)
Paper Title: Undercurrents: Non-Water Flows Along a Transboundary River
Abstract

2012-2013 Awardees:

Amy Moyer
Institution: College of Education, Lehigh University
Conference: Bangladesh Development Institute International Confererence ("Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh")
Destination: Berkeley, CA (February 22-24, 2013)
Paper Title: The Road to Quality Reforms in Government Primary Schools: A Case Study from Bangladesh

Heather Goldsmith
Institution: Ther Governance & Justice Group
Conference: Bangladesh Development Institute International Confererence ("Bridging the Policy-Action Divide: Challenges and Prospects for Bangladesh")
Destination: Berkeley, CA (February 22-24, 2013)
Paper Title: Compromising Cases: An Examination of Dispute Resolution Through Special Tribunals for Women and Children in Bangladesh

2011-2012 Awardees:

Matthew Rich
Institution: Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago
Conference: Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies
Destination: Toronto, ON (March 15-18, 2012)
Paper Title: Languages of Secrecy and the Secreting of Language Among Khasi of Bangladesh
Abstract

Kimberley Thomas
Institution: Department of Geography, Rutgers University
Conference: Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Destination: New York, NY (February 24-28, 2012)
Paper Title: Water Under the Bridge? International Resource Conflict and Post-Treaty Dynamics in South Asia
Abstract

2010-2011 Awardees:

Jason Cons
Institution:
 
Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University
Conference: Asian Borderlands Research Network: Enclosure, Interaction, and Transformation
Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand (November 5-7, 2010)
Paper Title: Spatial Corruptions: Development Place and Rule in the India-Bangladesh Enclaves

Karen McNamara
Institution: 
Deparment of Anthropology, Syracuse University
Conference: Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies
Destination: Honolulu, HI (March 31-April 3, 2011)
Paper Title: The State of Suffering: Embodied Health of Women Garment Workers in Bangladesh

Matthew Rich
Institution: 
Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago
Conference: Asian Borderlands Research Network: Enclosure, Interaction, and Transformation
Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand (November 5-7, 2010)
Paper Title: Embodied Borders and Failures of Translation: Suspicion and Social Tension among the Khasi of Bangladesh
Abstract

Hannah Sholder
Institution:
Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California-Berkeley
Conference: Rehabilitation with Dignity: The Camp-Dwelling Urdu-Speaking Community of Bangladesh
Destination: Dhaka, Bangladesh (July 29-30, 2011)
Paper Title: Housing and Land Rights: The Camp-Dwelling Urdu-Speaking Community in Bangladesh
Abstract

2009-2010 Awardees:

Neilesh Bose
Institution:
 
Department of History, University of North Texas
Conference: International Society for Cultural History Annual Conference
Destination: Turku, Finland (May 26-30, 2010)
Paper Title: Bengali Muslim "Culture" and Ideas of Pakistan: Cultural History and Decolonization, 1940-1947
Abstract

Ali Riaz
Institution:
 
Department of Politics and Government, Illinois State University
Conference: Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies
Destination: Philadelphia, PA (March 25-27, 2010)
Paper Title: Interactions of “Social” and “Political” Islam in Bangladesh
Abstract