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2015–2016 Fellows in Residence

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

FREER|SACKLER CONSERVATION RESEARCH 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, Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

FREER|SACKLER CURATORIAL FELLOW
Simon Rettig
Islamic works on paper

FREER|SACKLER RESEARCH FELLOWS
Alessandro Bianchi
Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Digital cataloguing of the Gerhard Pulverer collection

Sana Mirza
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Qur’an manuscripts from the eighth to eighteenth century

FREER|SACKLER PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND MARKETING FELLOW
Melissa Brashear

FREER|SACKLER TRAINING FELLOW
Wen Li

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

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

KOREAN CULTURAL FOUNDATION GLOBAL MUSEUM FELLOW
Seung Hee Oh
Seoul National University Museum, Korea             
Goryeo Buddhist paintings

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION ARTIST RESEARCH FELLOWS
Lauren Jane Alexander
Ghalia Elsrakbi

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION HISTORY OF ART PREDOCTORAL FELLOW
Mira Xenia Schwerda
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Visualizing Modernity: Photography, Print Culture, and Painting in Nineteenth-Century Iran and Central Asia

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION MINORITY AWARDS PROGRAM FELLOW
Priyanka Srinivasa
Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Anthropological Perspectives and the Politics and Poetics of Displaying Religious Art

 

 

 




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