Sample Fellowship Final Reports

Below are a few examples of final reports submitted by Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship recipients.  

The samples selected should not be taken to in any way indicate a preference on the part of the selection committee with respect to the nature of the project, its focus or the country or countries within which the project was undertaken.

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ALEXANDER J. BERMAN ’10
Harvard University
Project: Documentary film about the effort to reclaim volcanoes as a tool of cultural development in the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

LINDA JANDEJSKOVA ’09
City College of New York/CUNY
Project: Create a website capturing the work and lives of three agents of social transformation — Sr. Cyril Mooney (India), Mrs. Shanti Adhikari (Nepal) and Ms. Maria Alici de Campos (Brazil).

DOUGLAS E. ANDERSON '07
Harvard University
Project: Creating a film in Sardinia that explores cantu a tenores, a form of polyphonic vocal music that originated some 4,000 years ago.

SAMUEL ALLISON '06
Wesleyan University
Project: Photographing sites holy to the Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and Christian faiths in North India as well as making audio recordings and conducting interviews to generate a complementary text.

HRVOJE SLOVENC ’06
City College of New York
Project: Documenting the physical legacy of industrialism in Kabwe, Zambia; Linfen, China; and Dzerzhinsk, Russia.

TERRESSA DAVIS '04
Boston University
Project: Examination and documentation of looting at Cambodia's archaeological sites.

LARRISSA M. BABIJ '02
Columbia University
Project: Documenting architectural trends in Kiev, Ukraine, navigating between historic preservation and Western-style development.