Involuntary Resettlement Award

February 1, 2020

Society Announces the 2020 Michael M. Cernea Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Award

The Society for Applied Anthropology is pleased to announce the results of the Competition for the Michael M. Cernea Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Award for 2020.  The winner is Anahid Matossian, a PhD Candidate in the Anthropology Department, University of Kentucky.  She will receive a travel scholarship of $500 to offset the expenses of attending the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society in Albuquerque, NM, March 17-21, 2020.

Ms. Matossian will present her paper, “Syria is our birthplace, Armenia is our Homeland”: Disjointed Cultural Citizenship of Ethnic Armenian Women from Syria in Yerevan, Armenia on Wednesday, March 18.  

The Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Award recognizes students in Anthropology and related social sciences interested in researching and writing about development-caused population displacement and involuntary resettlement.

Please contact the SfAA Office for additional information.  A more detailed biography of each of the awardees will be featured on the SfAA website.

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