Current year 2021/2022

Dr. Nicholas Baer

Assistant Professor of Film Studies in the Department of Arts, Culture, and Media at the University of Groningen 

Fellow project: "The Ends of Perfection: On a Limit Concept in Global Film and Media Theory“

Dr. Hanna Engelmeier

Research assistant at the Institute for Cultural Studies in Essen

Fellow project: "Obsolescence. Aesthetics and media history of obsolescence, wear and tear, and becoming superfluous“

Professor Dr. Judith Gärtner

Professor for Old Testament, University of Rostock

Fellow project: "Resilience in Crisis Situations Ps 35–41 as Paradigmatic Interpretations of Life in the Psalter“

Privatdozent Dr. Mathias Grote

Heisenberg-Fellow at the Department of History, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Fellow project: „Worlds built from the small“ -  A history and epistemology of microbiology for the present

Professor Dr. Andreas Löschel

Professor of Environmental/Resource Economics and Sustainability at the Ruhr University Bochum

Fellow project: "Climate protection not just for the sake of the climate - The role of co-benefits of climate protection for climate neutrality“

Professor Dr. Dr. Andreas Maercker

Professor of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention at the University of Zurich and Co-Director of the Psychotherapeutic Center of the Psychological Institute

Fellow project: "Clinical psychological perspectives on historical trauma“


Privatdozentin Dr. Caroline Rothauge

until 10/2021 Assistant Professor in Modern and Contemporary History at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Fellow project: „‘Modern’ Times in Germany. Processes of Temporal Transformation between Appropriation and Defence since the End of the 19th Century"

Professor Dr. Johann Anselm Steiger

Professor for Church History and the History of Dogma at Hamburg University

Fellow project: "Ars baltico-emblematica. On the Multiformity of Spiritual Emblematics in the Early Modern Baltic Region“


Professor Dr. Wolfgang Stein

Professor for Neurophysiology, School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, Normal, USA

Fellow project: "The Neurophysiology of Global Ocean Change“

Professor Dr. Michael Stolz

Full Professor of German Medieval Studies at the University of Bern

Fellow project: „Poetics of Visuality in Wolfram's ›Parzival‹. Materiality and interculturality“

Dr. Naomi Truan

currently post-doc at the Institute for German Studies at the University of Leipzig

Fellow project: "Language Ideologies Through the Lens of Multilingual Speakers: How Language Ideologies Change in Globalized Societies"

Dr. Agnieszka Zaganczyk-Neufeld

Assistant Professor, Chair of East European History, Ruhr University Bochum

Fellow project: "Sects in Russia 1800-1917: A Social History of the Freedom of Faith“