The Zukunftkolleg has just published calls for applications for several funding programmes open to all non-tenured researchers of the University of Konstanz. Application deadline for all programmes is 15 February 2022.
We congratulate Valeria Vegh Weis (Research Fellow / Dept. of Literature & Law) who has been selected as the “Division on Critical Criminology & Social Justice Critical Criminologist of the Year 2021” by the American Society of Criminology.
Stephan Streuber (Research Fellow / Dept. Computer and Information Science) has been appointed as Professor (W2) for “Usability Engineering und User Interface Design in the area of Visual Computing" at Coburg University of applied sciences and arts in Bavaria. He will officially start there in September.
In the Assembly of Members on 13 July, the fellows reelected Cristina Ruiz Agudo (Research Fellow / Chemistry) and elected Gruia Badescu (Research Fellow / History and Sociology) as well as Violeta Ivanova-Rohling (Postdoctoral Fellow / Physics) to serve as members in the Executive Committee.
Ariane Bertogg (Postdoctoral Fellow / History and Sociology) and Cristina Ruiz Agudo (Research Fellow / Chemistry) are two out of three winners of this year´s Messmer research award 2021, which is conferred by the "Werner und Erika Messmer-Stiftung".
We congratulate Beatriz Puente-Ballesteros (Alumna / Dept. of History and Sociology) who was awarded the 2021 J. Worth Estes Prize at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine on 14 May 2021.
On 20 and 21 April, the European Institutes of Advanced Study came together virtually in their annual meeting of NetIAS (Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study) to foster cooperation between institutions and initiate new joint projects ranging from the funding programme CAT (Constructive Advanced Thinking) to the network's lecture series (European Lecture Series).
As part of the Zukunftskolleg’s annual day trip, on 23 March 2021 the fellows went on a virtual tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) of New York City, during which Margaret Samu explained the highlights of the museum.
We congratulate Pantelis Eleftheriou (Research Fellow / Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics) who has been awarded an EPSRC (=Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Early Career Fellowship, as well as a tenure-track position at the University of Leeds, UK.
Two new Senior Fellows will join the Zukunftskolleg in the summer semester 2021 for a period of 12 months: Professor Graham Underwood (School of Life Sciences, University of Essex, UK) and Babu Thaliath (School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies, Centre of German Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India).