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Ongoing Research Projects

Our world class research is constantly winning grant competitions and other financial awards. We're honoured to see our work recognized as being among the world's best. We invite you to browse some of our best work listed below and seek inspiration for your projects.

Faculty MemberProject TitleYear
Rosemary J. CoombeThe paper "Accumulation by Dispossession in the Context of knowledge economies" was accepted for presentation at the Cultural Studies Association annual meetings, in Chicago, IL.2020
Rosemary J. CoombeThe paper "The Allure of Terroir: The Geopolitics and Moral Economies of Geographical Indicators for Development in Andean Community Countries" was accepted for presentation at the American Ethnological Society/Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Biennial Meetings, Austin, TX.2020
Rosemary J. CoombeIn 2020, Professor Coombe served as an External Referee for candidates in Social and Cultural Anthropology for REWIRE (Reinforcing Women in Research), the European Union’s Marie Skldowska-Curie COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition.  2020
Rosemary J. CoombeIn every month of 2019 and 2020 Professor Coombe was named as one of the Top 10% of authors on the Social Science Research Network by all-time downloads of her published scholarly work.  
Coombe supported the work and applications of two junior scholars who were awarded Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowships to work under her supervision in 2019 and 2020.
2020 and 2019
Rosemary J. CoombeIn 2019-2020, Professor Coombe continued to serve on the Editorial Board for the Political and Legal Anthropology Review.  2020 and 2019
Rosemary J. CoombeIn 2019, Professor Coombe was selected as the arms-length External Referee for two candidates being considered for tenure in Canada and the United States and two candidates being considered for promotion to Full Professor in Anthropology Departments in the United Kingdom and the United States.2019
Rosemary J. CoombeProfessor Coombe reviewed manuscripts for American Ethnologist, the Journal of Sustainability Research and Territory, Politics, Governance, Law & Critique, Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture and a book manuscript for Stanford University Press. 2019
Rosemary J. CoombeProfessor Coombe was chosen to serve on the Multidisciplinary Review Panel for the federal Tri-Council New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2019 Exploration Competition where she sat on one of six subpanels reviewing over 100 applications for $250,000 High Risk/High Reward three-year research grants.  2019
Rosemary J. CoombeProfessor Coombe was named to the Board of Directors for the Society for Cultural Property (publishers of the International Journal of Cultural Property) in 2019. 2019
Zulfikar HirjiSSHRC Exchange - Conference Grant, $1,190
YCAR Research Collaboration Grant, $4,000
LA&PS Experiential Education Development Fund, $894
Zulfikar Hirji"Re-presenting Islam and Muslims Post 9/11: Images, Words and Refusals," University of Western Sydney (Religion and Society Research Cluster), Sydney, Australia; University of Melbourne (Asia Institute), Melbourne, Australia; Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.2019
Zulfikar Hirji"Humanizing Muslims Post 9/11: Toward a Pluralistic Approach," Centre for the Study of Islam, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.2019