57th Council of Voting Members Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Friday, April 28, 2006
Don Dyer - ddyer@crl.edu

The 57th annual meeting of the Center’s Council of Voting Members was held on Friday, April 28, 2006.

Thursday, April 27


Reception and Cocktails

The speaker was Kathleen D. Morrison, Director of the Center for International Studies, at the University of Chicago.

Kathleen Morrison earned her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1992. She is Professor of Anthropology and of Social Sciences in the College and studies the archaeology and historical anthropology of South Asia with a focus on pre-colonial and early colonial South India. Her interests include state formation and power relations in South Asia, agricultural intensification as a general historical problem, colonialism and imperialism, landscape history, and the integration of archaeological, historical, and ecological analysis. She was appointed Director of the CIS in 2003.

Dr. Morrison is editor of Forager-Traders in South and Southeast Asia: Long-Term Histories Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Friday, April 28


Business Meeting & Continental Breakfast

  • Chair’s Report
  • Secretary’s Report
  • Review and Approval of the New
  • Membership Model
  • Review and Approval of the Fiscal Year 2007 Budget
  • Election of New Board Members
  • President's Report




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