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.
We express our solidarity with the Central European University! For the Zukunftskolleg, as an institution which promotes the early careers of young international researchers of all disciplines, independence is the essential idea: researchers shall be able to do research free of restraints. Any act that endangers the freedom of academia and the independence of scientific institutions worldwide has to be resisted!
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Excavations in Taiwan by María Cruz Berrocal’s international research group demonstrate that the region was already a globalisation hub during the early 17th century. María Cruz Berrocal is a Research Fellow at the Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz and associated with the Department of History and Sociology.