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2016 Summer Scholar Fellowships at the School for Advanced Research

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, NM invites applications for its 2016 Summer Scholar Fellowships.

SAR awards fellowships each year to several scholars in anthropology and related fields to pursue research or writing projects that promote understanding of human behavior, culture, society, and the history of anthropology. Scholars from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply. 

'Origins of Halloween' Film for International Babel Festival in Italy

A film about the origins of Ireland's biggest Halloween Carnival has
has been selected for the Babel Festival in Sardinia, Italy in early December.
Babel is an international film festival promoting 'minority languages'.

The festival director believes they "are more oriented to a poetic
vision of the world and are closer to the life of communities, the
frame that makes life worth living day after day".

The European Parliament is a patron of the festival.

In this year's programme, languages range from Cree, Innu and Kurdish to