On the occasion of the Zukunftskolleg´s tenth anniversary Giovanni Galizia (Director of the Zukunftskolleg), Jennifer Randerath (Research Fellows/Dept. of Psychology) and Dennis Pingen (Postdoctoral Fellow/Dept. of Chemistry) were interviewed within the series “In dialogue”.
We are proud to welcome our first new Fellow from our 12th call for applications to the Zukunftskolleg: Udith Dematagoda has started his Postdoctoral Fellowship in December. For the next two years, he will be part of our community and work on his research project "Machine Men, Machine Minds, Machine Heart: Masculinity, Technology and Fascist Modernities". Udith is associated with the Department of Literature.
Doris Penka (Research Fellow/Dept. of Linguistics) and Sven Lauer (Postdoctoral Fellow/Dept. of Linguistics) have accepted and share a substitute professorship for General Linguistics with a focus on Semantics at the University of Konstanz in winter term 2017/18.
Maria Daniela Poli (Postdoctoral Fellow/Dept. of Law) has accepted a position as Visiting Professor at the Italian Center (Italienzentrum) of the Free University of Berlin for one academic year, starting from October 1.
"Linguistics and Philosophy" recently published the article "Number word constructions, degree semantics and the metaphysics of degrees" of Doris Penka (Research Fellow/Dept. of Linguistics) and Brendan Balcerak Jackson (Alumni/Dept. of Philosophy)
Roxana Halbleib, Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg affiliated with the Department of Economics, will participate in the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences together with Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
Tanja Rinker, Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg associated with the Department of Linguistics, and Valerie Shafer, Senior Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg, co-published a paper with Markus Kiefer, Nancy Vidal, and Yan H. Yu titled "T-complex measures in bilingual Spanish-English and Turkish-German children and monolingual peers".
The Zukunftskolleg opens its 12th Call for Applications. Three 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships, two 5-year Research Fellowships and one 5-year Hector Pioneer Fellowship are advertised. Deadline is June 13, 2017.