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Sigur Center Summer 2017 Student Research Fellows
Roundtable Discussion


Monday, September 25, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Elliott School of International Affairs
Chung-wen Shih Conference Room
1957 E St., NW, Suite 503
Washington, DC 20052



Taken by Sam Frantz, Summer 2017 Research Fellow, in Majnu ka Tilla, India

Each year, the Sigur Center awards a select number of graduate students with grants to conduct field research in Asia over the summer. Join the Summer 2017 Student Research Fellows as they share their findings and impressions.

This year's fellows include:

Sam Frantz (PhD, Political Science)
"The Politics and Strategy of Corporate Social Services in India"

Shweta Krishnan (PhD, Anthropology)
"Eroding Lives: Understanding How Hindu Nationalism and Transnational Interest in Hinduism Shape an Environmental Crisis in Majuli, Assam"

Learn more about Sigur Center Grants and Fellowships:

Please direct all inquiries regarding Sigur Center Summer Fellowships and Grants to Maggie Nelsen, Asian Studies Program Assistant at



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