Monday, January 24, 2011

Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

SIMA: Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology
Supported by the Smithsonian Institution and the National Science Foundation

June 27 - July 22, 2011
Application deadline: MARCH 1

SIMA is a graduate student training program in museum research methods offered through the Dept. of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Students participate in seminars and hands-on workshops at the museum and at an off-site collections facility, learning to navigate museum systems and select methods for examination and analysis of museum specimens while collecting data for a project of their choice.

WHO: Graduate students interested in using museum collections as data
DATES: Applications are due MARCH 1, 2011; SIMA 2011 dates are June 27 – July 22, 2011
COST: The program covers tuition and housing (provided at a local university). A small stipend will be provided to assist with the cost of food and other local expenses. Participants are individually responsible for the cost of travel.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

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