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Current Fellows 2020/2021

Prof. Dr. Melanie Arndt

University of Freiburg
History
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2020 - September 2021

Fired Up: The Unintended Consequences of Energy Resilience

Dr. Jörg Arnold

The University of Nottingham, UK
History
External Senior Fellow
März 2020 - January 2021

From Loser to Winner – and back again: the British miner in the age of the de-industrial revolution, ca. 1967 to 1997

Prof. Dr. Sven Beckert

Harvard University
History
External Senior Fellow
August - November 2020

Capitalism: A Global History

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard

University of Freiburg
Computer Science
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2018 - February 2021

Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Normative aspects of the interaction of humans and intelligent systems

Prof. Dr. Jianshu Cao

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Chemical Physics
External Senior Fellow
September 2020 - September 2022

Light-harvesting Energy Transfer in Natural and Artificial Systems

JunProf. Dr. Eva von Contzen

University of Freiburg
English Literature
Junior Fellow
April 2017 - March 2022

Lists in Literature and Culture: Towards a Listology (LISTLIT)

Prof. Dr. Sabine Dabringhaus

University of Freiburg
East Asian History
Internal Senior Fellow
Oktober 2020 - Juli 2021

Cities and the Challenge of Water in Modern China

Prof. Dr. Petra Dolata

University of Calgary
Energy History
External Senior Fellow
February 2021 - April 2021

Women in Energy Transitions: Agency, Resilience and Complicity

Dr. Christoph Durt

University of Vienna | Parmenides Foundation
Philosophy
External Junior Fellow
March 2021 - February 2021

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Earnhart

University of Kansas
Economics
External Senior Fellow
May 2021 - June 2021

Information-Based Environmental Regulation: Testing the Porter Hypothesis

Dr. John Eicher

Pensylvania State University, Altoona
History
External Junior Fellow
September 2020 - September 2021

The Sword Outside, the Plague Within: Influenza, War, and Religion, 1918-1920

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Fünfgeld

University of Freiburg
Human Geography
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2020 - July 2021

From ‘sustainable’ to ‘resilient’?  The reframing of urban policy and planning in the Anthropocene

Dr. med. Philipp Kellmeyer

University of Freiburg
Neurology
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2018 - February 2021

Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Normative aspects of the interaction of humans and intelligent systems

Prof. Dr. Henrike Lähnemann

University of Oxford
German Medieval Studies
External Senior Fellow
July - August 2021

Internationalisation and Cooperation. Taking the Oxford - Freiburg connection further

Prof. Dr. Dr. Massimo Leone

University of Turin
Philosophy of Communication, Visual Semiotics
External Senior Fellow
October 2020 - February 2021

Transhuman Portraits: Artificial Faces in Art, Science, and Society.

Dr. Indrajit Maity

University of Freiburg
Organic Chemistry
Internal Junior Fellow
July 2020 - June 2021

Molecular Robotics to Actuate Mesoscopic and Macroscopic Functions

Prof. Dr. Dr. Javier Martínez-Torrón

Complutense University
Human Rights, Law
External Senior Fellow
October 2020 - July 2021

Human dignity and social cohesion: exploring ways to minimize the disruptive effect of conflicts between human rights in the area of freedom of religion or belief

Prof. Dr. Oliver Müller

University of Freiburg
Philosophy
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2018 - February 2021

Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Normative aspects of the interaction of humans and intelligent systems

Dr. Philipp Nothaft

University of Freiburg
Medieval History, History of Science
External Senior Fellow
September 2020 - January 2021

Transformations of Medieval Astronomy, 1000–1250

Prof. Dr. Onookome Okome

University of Alberta
African Studies, Literature and Cinema
External Senior Fellow
June 2021 - August 2021

Nollywood: Text, Context, Controversy

Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Osterhammel

University of Freiburg
History
Distinguished Fellow
Balzan Prize 2018
March 2019 - December 2022

Balzan Project in Global History: Global Processes and the Dynamics of Regions

Dr. Leonardo Patimo

University of Freiburg
Mathematics
Internal Junior Fellow
October 2020 - July 2021

Modular Representation Theory and Kazhdan-Lusztig Polynomials

Prof. Dr. Uri Peskin

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
Chemistry
External Senior Fellow
Okcober 2020 - February 2021

Field-induced Mechanical Stabilization of Molecular Electronic Devices

Dr. Friedemann Pestel

University of Freiburg
History
Internal Junior Fellow
November 2020 - March 2021

Global Players: Orchestral Tours and International Musical Life in the 20th Century

Dr. Martin Pfeiffer

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
German Linguistics
Internal Junior Fellow
October 2020 - July 2021

Exclamatives in face-to-face interaction

Prof. Dr. Klaus J. Puettmann

Oregon State University
Forest Ecology
External Senior Fellow
January 2021 - December 2025

Developing and managing new forest ecosystems in times of global change

Dr. Gesine Pufal

University of Freiburg
Ecology and Biodiversity
Junior Fellow
April 2020 - January 2021

Identifying causes for directionality of ecosystem functions under climate change

Prof. Dr. Jenny Reardon

University of California, Santa Cruz
Sociology and History of Science and Technology
External Senior Fellow
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow
June - July 2021

Interpretation in the Life Sciences Today: From Encode to Decode

Prof. Dr. Catherine Rigby

Bath Spa University
Environmental Humanities
External Senior Fellow
March 2021 - June 2021

Religion, Resilience and the Multispecies City

Prof. Dr. Walid Ahmad Saleh

University of Toronto
Islamic Studies
External Senior Fellow
Alexander von Humboldt Fellow
June - August 2021

A History of Qur’anic Exegesis