Dear SEA members –

It is my pleasure to announce the winners and honorable mentions for this year’s Harold K. Schneider SEA student paper prize. It was a very competitive field, and our judging panel wishes to thank all of our participants for sharing their wonderful work – it is inspiring to engage the leading edge of economic anthropology!

Undergraduate Award:
Winner: Astrid Lang and Frederik Aude, University of Southern Denmark Department of Business and Management, for their paper “Sustaining the Community: An interpretation of the Nepali sharing practice, paincho

Honorable Mention: Alexandra Pyne, Georgetown University, for her paper “Identity and the Crisis of Communication: Conversations with Bankers in Sustainable Finance”

Graduate Award:
Winner: Myriam Amri, Harvard University, for her paper “Inflation as Talk, Economy as Feel: Notes Towards an Anthropology of Inflation”

Honorable Mention: Skyler Inman, Brandeis University, for her paper “Working to Belong, Belonging to Work: Israel’s Uneasy Search for “Perfect” Migrant Labor”

A big thank you to our judging panel for their thoughtful commentary, to our early career researchers who submitted excellent papers for our consideration, and to their mentors who wrote letters of support.

We hope to see many of you at the SEA Business Meeting in Toronto to celebrate the achievements of our Harold K. Schneider prize winners!

Caroline Schuster