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2014–2015 Fellows in Residence

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ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOW
Zhi Chao Lyu
Jinyuan Culture Development Co., Ltd, Shanghai
Chinese painting conservation

ANNE VAN BIEMA FELLOW
Kristopher Kersey
University of California, Berkeley
Manifold Implication: A Japanese Fan Inscribed by Hosokawa Yūsai (1535–1610)

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL FELLOW
Borbala Nyiri
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Study of Southeast Asian tradeware ceramics

FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FELLOW
Raquel Santos
Centre for Overseas History (CHAM-FCSH) and New University of Lisbon (UNL), Portugal
New Carpets for New Markets: The Production and Consumption of Indo-Persian Carpets, 16th and 17th Centuries

FREER AND SACKLER CURATORIAL FELLOW
Simon Rettig
Books for the Prince and Books for All? Rethinking the Workshop in the Persianate World (1300–1750)

FULBRIGHT FELLOW
Radchada Buntem
Silpakorn University, Thailand
Spectroscopic characterizations of ancient glass beads

HAGOP KEVORKIAN FUND FELLOWS
Claire Cuyaubere
National Institute for Cultural Heritage, Paris
Conservation of Islamic ceramics

Amanda Hope Malkin
Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Conservation of Islamic manuscripts

HIRAYAMA FELLOWSHIP
Eina Kirihara
National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo
Japanese painting conservation

KOREAN CULTURAL FOUNDATION GLOBAL MUSEUM FELLOW
Soojin Jung
Seoul National University, Korea             
Goryeo Buddhist paintings

ROBERT H. N. HO FOUNDATION OF HONG KONG VISITING SCHOLAR
Jie Chang
Palace Museum, Beijing
Chinese painting conservation

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ARTIST RESEARCH FELLOW
Praneet Soi
Research in the collections of south Asian art and arts of the Islamic world

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION FELLOWS
Amy E. Hughes
New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, Conservation Center
Analysis and examination of James McNeill Whistler’s watercolors

Chika Mori
Boston University
Analysis of dyes on east Asian textiles

Molly McGath
University of Arizona
Development of GCMS protocols for the analysis of artists’ materials

Stacy Bowe
University College of London
Whistler’s Watercolors: Radiographic Study of Watermarks

Waliporn Suthabanditpong
Silpakorn University, Thailand
Spectroscopic characterizations of ancient glass beads

Rong Wang
Fudan University, Shanghai
Alteration of Chinese jades

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION HISTORY OF ART POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
Moonsil Lee Kim
University of California, Santa Barbara
The Use-Context and the Potential Poisoning of Food and Liquid Caused by Containers from the Bronze Age to the Early Imperial Period (ca. 1600 BCE–220 CE)

Carmen Sarjeant
Australian National University, Canberra
Tracing prehistoric ceramic technologies in Southeast Asia with ethnoarchaeological methods

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION HISTORY OF ART PREDOCTORAL FELLOWS
Vivek Gupta
Columbia University, New York
The Art of Transcultural India and the Patronage of 'Abd al-Rahim Khan-i Khanan

Gregory Seiffert
Princeton University, New Jersey
The Album Format in Seventeenth-Century Nanjing Painting