American Council of Learned Societies

Nadia El-Shaarawi, assistant professor of global studies, and Maple Razsa, associate professor of global studies, have received a prestigious ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship for their project “Insurgent Mobilities: An Ethnography of the Balkan Route as Movement.” Anthropologists El-Shaarawi and Razsa “will coauthor an ethnography of the Balkan route that tells the story of the migrants who challenged and circumvented borders in their efforts to reach Europe in a struggle for what they and their activist allies called freedom of movement,” according to the winners’ abstract. This is the 10th year that the ACLS has given these fellowships, which are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and “support small teams of scholars as they research and coauthor a major scholarly product.”

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