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2017 OVPRED/HI Seed Money Awardees Announced

February 7, 2017

The UB Humanities Institute is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (OVPRED)/Humanities Institute Seed Money in the Arts and Humanities.

The awardees are:

Henry Berlin (Romance Languages & Literatures), “Prophecy, Retrospection, and the Writing of Portugal”

Tero Karppi (Media Study), “Living with Artificial Intelligence”

Ashima Krishna (Urban and Regional Planning), “A Study of the Conflicts and Contestations between Historic Preservation, Religious Cultural Heritage and the Practice of Religion”

Dalia Muller (History), “Resisting the Nation: “Africans,” Rights Struggles and Citizenship in Post-Emanciation Cuba”

Michael Rembis (History), ‘“A Secret Worth Knowing”: Living Mad Lives in the Shadow of the Asylum’

Camila Trumper (Transnational Studies), “Dictator’s Children: Schooling, Repression and Protest in Pinochet’s Chile”

The seed money award program provides awards of up to $5,000 for long-term projects, with the goal of generating applications for outside funding within two years of the start of funding.

For more information about the program, click here.

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