Year: 2003

Mytoan Nguyen

Project on immigration policy and Vietnamese refugee communities in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. At the time, Nguyen was at UC Berkeley.

RIck Anthony Furtak

Project on the stoicism of Kierkegaard, in preparation for a book entitled Truth, Love and Falsity: A Kierkegaardian Response to Stoicism. At the time, Furtak was at the University of Chicago.

Yuni Kim

Project on Swedish dialects in Finland, which is spoken by 6% of the population. At the time, Kim was at Harvard university.

Joshua Meltzer

Project on Finland’s role in multilateral diplomacy. At the time, Metzger was at Southern Cal.

Claudia Berguson

Project on the narrative authority of the author Sigrid Undset. At the time, Berguson was at the University of Washington.

Mara Fridell

Project on the interplay of immigration, politics and state capacity. At the time, Fridell was at the University of Oregon.

Salvatore Settis

Project on redefining Italian policy and legislation for managing Italy’s cultural heritage.

Omie Kerr

Exceptional second prize awarded for work as a Cultural Attaché in Mexico.

Sandra Kaiser

In recognition of her work as a gifted Public Affairs Officer in Athens.

Jerry Clinton

For his translation of the Rostam and Esfandyar episodes of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh, Iran’s national epic. It has been called “clearly the finest English verse translation of Ferdowsi in existence.”

Sabine Porte

For her translation of For the Time Being, by Annie Dillard.