File: Israeli Research Trust

Scope and Content

The Trust was set up by Sidney Bernstein (chairman, Granada TV) to support anthropological and sociological research projects in Israel. Its main academic sponsor in the University was Professor Max Gluckman. The file includes copy of the trust deed establishing the Fund (1963), progress reports for projects supported by the Fund, and an interesting letter from Emmanuel Marx of Tel Aviv University stating his belief that the Fund had made an important contribution to establishing social anthropology in Israeli universities. The Trust was wound up in 1977.

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