The 16th annual Junior Scholars' Training Seminar (JSTS) was held at the Aspen Institute Wye River Conference Center from August 8-11, 2003. JSTS 2003 was another success with seven senior scholars and eighteen junior scholars participating. Disciplines represented at JSTS this year included: anthroplogy, history, literature, political science and sociology.

Both junior and senior scholars immediately get to work after arriving at the conference.

Lynn Tesser and senior scholar John Lampe take a quick break to smile for the camera.

Chris Corpora has a lively discussion with senior scholar Andrew Michta.

Vasiliki Neofotistos listens intently to senior scholar Ana Devic's advice.

Junior scholar Kimberly Elman grabs a sheet of paper to take notes while she and senior scholar David Ost discuss her project.

Lisa Fein and Martha Lampland take advantage of the beautiful weather to talk about Lisa's presentation.

Andrzej Tymowski and Marty Sletzinger smile for the camera while having a chat during a break in sessions.

Senior scholar Laurie Koloski and Natasha Margulis brainstorm for Nataha's project.

The political scientists take a break from their lively discussion during the dinner by disicpline.

A few of the junior scholars getting warmed up before the annual Junior Scholars vs. Senior Scholars volley ball game.

The senior scholars and staff preparing to defend their turf.

Nida Gelazis and Ron Linden look on as Martha Lampland only just misses a slam.

Ken Palmer prepares to face off against David Ost, Ana Devic and John Lampe.

The senior scholars and staff have a quick huddle to formulate a strategy.

Lisa Fein, Basia Nowak, Lisa Pohlman and Laurie Koloski look on as the senior scholars narrowly miss defeat.

A group of junior scholars unwind at the crab feast.

Others continue the discussions from earlier in the day.

The JSTS Group of 2003.

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