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2016-17 Travel Grants

CAORC Funded

Dean Accardi
Affiliated Institution: Connecticut College
Conference Name: Preconference to the 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Dates: October 20, 2016
Title of Paper: Engendering Bhakti Networks in Kashmir and Tamil Nau
Paper Abstract                 Final Report

Elizabeth Bolton 
Affiliated Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Conference Name: 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Dates: October 21-23, 2016
Title of Paper: The Power of Place: Community and Newswork at Lahore's City 42 Channel
Paper Abstract               Final Report

Faris A. Khan
Affiliated Institution: Brandeis University 
Conference Name: Feminist Preconference to the 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Dates: October 20, 2016
Title of Paper: Dissent, Sedition and State Regulation
Paper Abstract                Final Report

Nabeeha Chaudhary 
Affiliated Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Conference Name: 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Dates: October 21-23, 2016
Title of Paper: This is Where You Belong - Shifting Representations of the Ideal Woman in Pakistani TV Serials from the 1980s to the Present
Paper Abstract                 Final Report

William Belcher 
Affiliated Institution: University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu 
Conference Name: 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Dates: October 21-23, 2016
Title of Paper: Subsistence Practices in the Indus Tradition: A Fishy Perspective
Paper Abstract                  Final Report

Elizabeth Lhost
Affiliated Institution: University of Chicago
Conference Name: Ocean of Law II
Conference Dates: December 12-14, 2016
Title of Paper: Mapping Legal Authority in the Indian Ocean: The Geography of 19th and 20th Century Fatwa Literature from South Asia
Paper Abstract                 Final Report

Jeffrey Diamond
Affiliated Institution: Clarion University 
Conference Name: 2017 Association for Asian Studies Conference 
Conference Dates: March 16 - 19, 2017 
Title of Paper: Building a new 'Paradise': Anjumans and Urdu Literary Culture in Late Nineteenth Century India
Paper Abstract                 Final Report

Carla Petievich
Affiliated Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Conference Name: 2017 Association for Asian Studies Conference
Conference Dates: March 16 - 18, 2017
Title of Paper: Notes on the Multiple Locations of Modern Punjabi Literature
Paper Abstract                       Final Report

Waqas H. Butt
Affiliated Institution: University of California - San Diego
Conference Name: Politics of Waste
Conference Dates: June 2 - 3, 2017
Title of Paper: Legitimacy as Fetish: Documenting Work in Lahore's Waste Infrastructure
Paper Abstract                       Final Report

Anita Weiss
Affiliated Institution: University of Oregon
Conference Name: ISA - CISS 2017 "Cooperation and Contestation in World Politics"
Conference Dates: June 28 - 30, 2017
Title of Paper: The Potential of State and Non-state Actors to Counter Violent Extremism: a Case Study of Pakistan
Paper Abstract                       Final Report

Alan Foster Lee
Affiliated Institution: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Conference Name: Red Sea VIII: Coveted Treasure - The Economy Natural Resources: Extraction, Processing, and Trade
Conference Dates: July 4 -9, 2017
Title of Paper: Crucible Steel Production: An Experimental Study of Crucible Composition and Structure 
Paper Abstract                       

Funded by AIPS Unrestricted Funds

Alizishaan Khatri
Affiliated Institution: University of Buffalo 
Conference Name: 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Date: October 21 - 23, 2016
Title of Paper: The Ethics of Digital Humanities Approaches to Cultural Studies: A Prespective from Computer Science
Paper Abstract             Final Report 

Osama Siddiqui 
Affiliated Institution: Cornell University 
Conference Name: 45th Annual Conference on South Asia
Conference Date: October 21 - 23, 2016
Title of Paper: The Enchantment of Political Economy: Wealth and its Sciences in Colonial India
Paper Abstract               Final Report

Abdul Haque Chang
Affiliated Institution: University of Texas at Austin  
Conference Name: 115th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association 
Conference Date: November 20, 2016
Title of Paper: Rethinking the Question of Fishermen through Gutka Piety
Paper Abstract                 Final Report

Abdul Aijaz
Affiliated Institution: Indiana University 
Conference Name: Annual Conferene of Association of American Geographers
Conference Date: April 5 - 9, 2017
Title of Paper: Reconfiguration of Interests and Identities: Symbolic Politics of Pak-China Economic Corridoe and Pakistani Federation
Paper Abstract                  Final Report