News

Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship

Wed, 04/13/2016

The Social Science Research Council has awarded an International Dissertation Research Fellowship to Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani. Ciruce’s dissertation, supervised by Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, is entitled “Powering Iran: Natural Gas, Technology, and the Construction of Iranian Modernity, 1960-2000." 

National Endowment for the Humanities workshop on the History of Political Economy

Wed, 04/13/2016

Yakov Feygin has been selected as a participant in this summer’s National Endowment for the Humanities workshop on the History of Political Economy, to be held at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke. 

Fulbright Fellowship

Wed, 04/13/2016

Kelsey Norris has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for research in Russia in 2016-17.  Her dissertation is entitled “Displaced Persons and the Politics of Family Reunification in the Postwar Soviet Union.”

Center for Jewish History Graduate Fellowship

Sun, 04/10/2016

Ayelet Brinn has been awarded a 2016-17 graduate fellowship from the Center for Jewish History in New York.  She will be conducting research for her dissertation, "The American Yiddish Press and the Reconstruction of Jewish Gender, 1897-1935."

Dissertation Research Fellowships

Sat, 04/09/2016

Penn’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has awarded Dissertation Research Fellowships for 2016-17 to the following students:

Tina Irvine
Natalie Shibley
Kristian Taketomo
Emma Teitelman

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Penfield Dissertation Research Fellowships

Sat, 04/09/2016

Penn’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has awarded Penfield Dissertation Research Fellowships for 2016-17 to the following students:

Jooyeon Hahm
Alexandra Montgomery
Kelsey Norris
Josef Nothmann
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2016-17 Y.H. Park Fellowship in Korean Studies

Sat, 04/09/2016

Alex Martin has been awarded the 2016-17 Y.H. Park Fellowship in Korean Studies, to support research for his dissertation on military structure and service in early nineteenth-century Korea.  

Thouron Award

Thu, 03/24/2016

Becky Sokolow, a Diplomatic History major from the class of 2015, was one of eight Penn students to win the prestigious Thouron Award this year.  Sokolow will use the award to pursue a master’s degree in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh.

https://news.upenn.edu/news/university-pennsylvania-announces-2016-thouron-award-winners

Judith Rodin Fellowship

Mon, 03/21/2016

Iuliia Skubytska, who is currently conducting dissertation research in Ukraine and Russia, has been awarded a Judith Rodin Fellowship in support of her research.