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UMass Amherst- NSF Grant Funds Anthro Research Experience for Students

The National Science Foundation has awarded $149,500 to the Department of Anthropology for implementation of "Cultural Heritage in European Societies and Spaces (CHESS)." Principle Investigators Krista Harper and Jacqueline Urla will direct this three-year International Research Experience for Students (IRES) project that will allow fifteen undergraduate and graduate students from UMass Amherst and the Five Colleges consortium to participate. Three cohorts of students, selected by Harper and Urla, will conduct systematic, comparative research around the theme of critical heritage anthropology in collaboration with the graduate program in Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona in Spain. More...