Research Grants

As IITGN Faculty

2021-21

5000 USD

National Science Foundation’s additional support to the project on Western Indian Glass.

2021-22

5000 Euro

International Commission on Glass Research CTC Project Fund for Mapping Kapadvanj Glass: The Last Surviving Traditional Tank Furnace in India.

2021-22

5000 USD

Rakow Grant for Mapping Kapadvanj Glass: The Last Surviving Traditional Tank Furnace in India.

2019-21

5000 USD

Negaunee Foundation Grant for Traditional Glass-Making in India: Rediscovering the Manufacturing of Reh Glass (Jointly with Laure Dussubieux).

2019-22

97,23,515 INR

SPARC grant on Indigenous Cultural Heritage as a Facilitator for the Sustainable Development Goals (Indian co-PI Nishaant Choksi; International PI: Claire Smith, and co-PI: Christopher Wilson).
The collaboration has led to additional annual recurring invitation to four faculties and five students to participate in field work amongst the Barunga community and academic exposure in Australia.

2019-22

23, 83,740 INR

Flinders University Research Grant for Indigenous Science and Archaeology in Australia with special emphasis on Jawoyn people.

2017-22

23, 83,740 INR

A collaborator in NSF Archaeology grant for Reconstruction of Manufacturing Patterns through Elemental and Isotopic Characterization of Raw Materials. (Co-PIs: Laure Dussubieux, Thomas Fenn, and Shinu Abraham).
The collaboration has led to an additional invitation to a PDF for advanced training in LA-ICP-MS, Elemental analysis lab, Field Museum, Chicago. 

2016-18

2,55,000 INR

INTACH Research Grant (Indian Citizen) for Mapping Purdalpur: The Final Stage of one of the most Predominant Glass Bead Industry of the World.
This research work led to the ‘Martand Singh Memorial Awards 2020’ being bestowed on the craftsmen Mr. Sattar Bhai and Mr. Hasain Bhai.

As Independent Scholar

  • 2008 & 10
    Bead Society of Los Angeles Grant, for Research on North Indian Glass & Glass Beads
  • 2006-07
    Corning Museum of Glass Grant to work on Mapping Papanaidupet: The Final Stage of the most Predominant Glass Bead Industry of the World
  • 2005
    Open the main menu in the app and find the Extensions tab. Click on it to open the Extensions list
    North West Bead Society Fund, for partial support to Research at Kopia
  • 2004
    Bead Study Trust’s Guido Scholarship, to study Beads amongst the Nagas of Myanmar
  • 2003-04
    Centre for Archaeological Studies & Training, Eastern India, Financial Assistance, to study the Shell Ornaments from Bengal and the Nagas
  • 2002-03
    Small Study and Research Grants (India), Nehru Trust for the Indian Collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum, for researching on Furnace Wound Glass Beads in India
  • 2002
    Study and Travel Grant, Indian Council of Historical Research, for carrying out research on Glass Beads of South East Coast India
  • 1998
    Bead Society of Los Angeles Scholarship, for Chalcolithic Beads of Western India
    Bead Society of Greater Washington Scholarship, for Deccan Chalcolithic Beads
  • 1997-98
    Northwest Bead Society Fund, for the study of Beads of the Nagas
  • 1997
    Margaret Guido Fund, for the study of North Indian Early Historic Beads (jointly with Peter Francis Jr.)
  • 1996
    Horace C. Beck Fund, for the study of Beads of the Bondo
  • 1994
    Horace C. Beck Fund, for the study of Beads of the Juang

© Copyright 2021 | Alok Kumar Kanungo - All Rights Reserved

Mobirise web maker - Find out