Current year 2020/2021

Professor Dr. Katharina Bluhm

Professor of Sociology with a focus on Eastern Europe at the Freie Universität Berlin

Fellow project: "Russia's conservative turnaround. Actors, concepts and reach“

Privatdozent Dr. Kyung-Ho Cha

Academic senior counselor at the chair for modern German literary studies at the University of Bayreuth

Fellow project: "Narrating citizenship. Stories of citizenship in literature, theatre, film and music since German reunification“

Professor Dr. Markus A. Denzel

Professor of social and economic history at the university of Leipzig

Fellow project: "Commercialization and Resilience Management. A Collective Business History of the ‘Long’ Sixteenth Century“

Dr. Sarah Hegenbart

Research assistant at the Chair for Theory and History of Architecture, Art and Design at the Technical University of Munich

Fellow project: "Diagnosing post-truth politics: Dialogical art and black aesthetics“

Dr. Anne Hemkendreis

Research assistant in the SFB 948 at the University of Freiburg

Fellow project: "Below Zero: The Visualization and Reception of Snow from the Romantic Era to today’s Eco Art“

Dr. Nicole Janz

Assistant Professor (with tenure) in International Relations, University of Nottingham

Fellow project: "Testing Business Impact on Society with Machine Learning“


Dr. Astrid Krenz

Research Fellow at the University of Sussex (Digit Research Centre)

Fellow project: „Digital infrastructure and regional disparities in comparison between eastern and western Germany"

Privatdozent Dr. Torben Lütjen

to 2021, substitute for the chair for comparative political science, Kiel University

Fellow project: "Political Conversions in the Age of Ideologies“


Dr. Robin Markwica

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence

Fellow project: "Rivalries between Great Powers in International Politics“


Professor Dr. Bettine Menke

Professor for General and Comparative Literature at the University of Erfurt 

Fellow project: „The unacountable other languages in the anguage i speak or write“

Professor Kathleen A. Moran, Ph.D./Professor Dr. Jens Timmermann

Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University/Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews

Tandem fellow project: "Forgiveness as duty"

Professor Dr. Gideon Reuveni

Professor for Modern History and director of the Sussex Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Sussex

Fellow project: "The Hidden, the Spoken, and the Historical: Individual Reparation Claims and the Jewish Experience after the Holocaust“

Dr. Hannah von Sass

From 2021 onwards postdoc with the DFG scholarship ‘Eigene Stelle’ at the Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature, Freie Universität Berlin

Fellow project: „Technology, frame, surfaces. On the metaphoricity of theatre texts“

Professor Dr. Dörte Schmidt

Professor of Musicology at the University of the Arts Berlin

Fellow project: "Exile at the back, post-war society in sight“