The Quandt Fund for International Research announced grant winners for 2016.
Yaping Wang, for search in China and Vietnam on territorial disputes in southeast Asia.
Robert Kubinec, for continuation of his research in Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria on the role of businessmen in political change during the “Arab Spring” events.
Samuel Plapinger, for continuation of his research on the dynamics of internal conflicts, with case studies of the Jordan crisis of 1970, as well as cases in Oman and Eritrea.
Sonal Pandya, Associate Professor of Politics at U Va, for research in Bombay on how Foreign Direct Investment affects the status of women.
Nicholas Favaloro, for research in South Africa on the role of jazz in the anti-Apartheid struggle.