Smithsonian Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology

Dear Colleagues –
I am pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA), a research training initiative launched in 2009 by the Smithsonian Department of Anthropology with support from the National Science Foundation.
SIMA is an intensive four-week training program that teaches graduate students how to use museum collections in research, incorporating Smithsonian collections as an integral part of their anthropological training. Support from the Cultural Anthropology Program at NSF covers full tuition and living expenses for 12 students each summer.
Please help us get the word out on this program.
Where: Dept of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
When: June 28 – July 23, 2010
Application deadline: March 1, 2010
Full information including application instructions and dates is available
Candace Greene
Director, Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology
Ethnologist, Collections and Archives Program
Department of Anthropology
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution